Something quite interesting about today’s life insurance market is that very few people pay more premium for being affected by asthma. In the grand scheme of things, only the worst cases of asthma are rated sub-standard by most life insurance companies. Yes, there is affordable life insurance with asthma. When someone is shopping for life […]
Value of a business (or individual) calculated by subtracting its total liabilities from its total assets.
No-lapse guarantee rider:
A rider sometimes offered with a universal life insurance policy that guarantees that the policy will never lapse, and the death benefit and premiums will never rise, even if the cash value of the policy falls to zero, provided that premiums are paid when due. Also know as lapse protection.
Life insurance issued without requiring the applicant to submit to a regular medical examination. In passing on the risk, the insurance company relies on the applicant’s own answers to questions regarding his or her physical condition, and on personal references and inspection reports. Because of the limited underwriting, this type of policy usually has much higher premiums than fully underwritten policies.
A life insurance policy which does not pay policy dividends and under which the insured is note entitled to share in any divisible surplus of the company. Any profits from the excess of the premium over the cost of insurance revert to stockholder.
Notice of cancellation:
A written notice from the insurance company to the insured, notifying the policyowner of cancellation of the policy.
A policy that has been issued, but not accepted and paid for by the prospective policyowner and, therefore, is returned to the company without ever having been in force.
A danger inherent in the insured’s line of work. This often results in higher premiums.
Visit these links to learn about:
Get instant life insurance quotes:
To speak with a licensed representative, contact us or call 866-691-0100
The Medical Information Bureau (MIB) provides a collection of private medical and non-medical (hazardous avocations, hobbies, and driving violations) data. The primary purpose of the MIB is to furnish the exchange of underwriting information between its member companies. Member companies are compelled to report a coded summary of conditions and conclusions which may be important […]
Although we grow into adults year by year, there can still be a shock to our systems when we find ourselves out of school and out of our parents’ home. Regardless of how prepared we may believe we are, complicated issues are thrown at us every day and in every manner. Yes, there is the […]