Financial Wellness FAQ's
Financial Wellness FAQ's
There are many factors to consider when choosing the correct coverage for you and your family.
The Family Security Plan® is committed to answering any and all questions to make sure you're comfortable with our solutions. Please browse the questions below that we frequently receive, but be sure to send us a note if you have more.
Life insurance is a contract in which an insurer guarantees payment of a death benefit to named beneficiaries upon the death of the insured. The insurer typically charges a premium in exchange for this protection.
Term life insurance provides protection for a specific period of time, such as 10, 20, or 30 years. Permanent life insurance, on the other hand, provides lifelong protection and also includes a savings component that can accumulate cash value.
Some term life insurance policies may offer the option to convert to a permanent policy at a later date. This can be a good option for those who want lifelong protection but are not yet ready to commit to a permanent policy.
The cost of life insurance depends on various factors such as the insured's age, health, and coverage amount. Premiums may be higher for those who are older or have health issues. Premiums may also be based on the type of policy chosen and the length of the policy term.
There are several types of life insurance policies available, including term life insurance, permanent life insurance (such as whole life or universal life), and group life insurance.
Determining how much coverage you need and for how long will depend on your individual circumstances, such as your income, debts, and financial responsibilities. A financial professional can help you assess your needs.
Most life insurance policies have exclusions and limitations, such as exclusions for suicide or self-inflicted injury. It's important to carefully review the policy to understand what is covered and what is not.
Smokers may be able to get life insurance, but they will typically pay higher premiums due to the increased health risks associated with smoking.
Most life insurance policies allow policyholders to name multiple beneficiaries, such as a spouse and children, or to specify a percentage of the death benefit to be paid to each beneficiary.
Some life insurance policies can be used as collateral for a loan, but this will depend on the specific terms of the policy and the lender's requirements.