Here are five quick facts you should know about term life insurance.
Since September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, take a moment to see how life insurance can be a smart move to protect your family.
Here are 5 quick facts about term life insurance that you should know:
Fact #1: Getting term coverage is easy. You can compare insurance prices from many top insurers at once when you use online sites that aggregate quote data.
Fact #2: Term coverage is for a limited period of time. You pay a level premium for a set period of time, such as 20 or 30 years. If you die during the term, your beneficiaries receive the death benefit.
Fact #3: Term life is a good planning tool. A term policy gives you confidence that during a certain period of time, your family could handle potential expenses that will eventually disappear, such as paying for college or a mortgage.
Fact #4: A term policy is inexpensive. Compared to a permanent policy—which pays a death benefit no matter when you die—term coverage is very affordable. That means you can get more coverage to protect your family when they’ll need it most.
Fact #5: You can get your term premiums back. Many term policies allow you to add a feature called Return of Premium (ROP). If you live to the end of the term, 100% of the premiums paid will be returned to you.
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