Different Life Insurance Products - Whole Life Insurance

By: Fred Romano

People are confused when it comes to buying life insurance, well you have to, after all this is a life time investment and it may decide your future. One wrong decision and you may find your self in trouble later on. Anyways one thing is for sure, no matter what kind of life insurance you take, you should at least take one life insurance policy so as to secure your and your family's future. The word insurance is soothing when you find yourself in trouble and you know that you have a insurance policy backing you. Insurance is a cover that protects you from any untoward happening that may occur anytime and anywhere. It takes care of your losses, thus resulting in protection from adverse happening.

There are many types of life insurance products available in the market today, but the most popular of them all are the Term life insurance and Whole life insurance. Term life insurance is the cheapest in terms of monthly premium, while whole life insurance is slightly costly then the term life insurance. In term life insurance you can take the insurance cover according to the term you want and once the term is over you have to renew your policy. This way it is easy to handle this kind of insurance. But there is a backdrop also with this kind of policy. In term life insurance once your term of insurance expires you have to renew the policy and renewing the policy means that more premium. That's because in term life insurance while taking the insurance a person's age is taken into consideration. The younger the age the less the premium, while wherein if the age is more, you will have to shell out huge amount of monthly premium.

In the case of whole life insurance, although the premium is high, but at least you don't have to worry about your future. Once you take the insurance it is valid for you whole life. Also since this insurance has the money return policy, it has a face value. This means, that you can consider this insurance as your asset and you can even look out for a bank mortgage against this insurance. In whole life insurance the money that you invest as monthly premium is again invested in the market by the insurance company in the form of debts or equity and the companies earn profits out of it. The profit that is earned from the investment is adjusted against your insurance policy according to the size of your investment. There are some times that your insurance premiums are settled with this profit and you don't have to pay that month premium. So in certain cases this insurance is found to be cheaper then other life insurances.

In term life insurance the person insured does not gets any benefit in his life, since this insurance is designed in such a way that it benefits the person who is the nominee, because this kind of insurance policy comes into the play once the insurer is dead. Where as in whole life insurance both the parties the insurer and the nominee are benefitted. So based on these facts you can decide which insurance is good for you.

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