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2008-02-06 14:36:45
2008-02-06 14:36:45

Cash value of whole life insurance is referred to as the "Cash Surrender Value". The cash surrender value is money the policyholder is supposed to receive from the insurance company when surrendering the whole life insurance policy with cash value. The cash surrender value amount due is the sum of the cash value stated in the whole life insurance policy minus any surrender charge and any outstanding loans and interest due on the loans.

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Not all insurance policies have cash value. Term life has no cash value. Whole life does have cash value. You will have to talk to your insurance company and tell them what you want. If you have a whole life policy with cash value, then withdrawing that cash is essentially like taking money out of a bank account; very simple.


If you have a permanent type of policy such as whole life or universal life there may be some cash value to recover.If it is a term insurance policy there is no cash value so there is nothing to "cash out".


Yes, if your life insurance policy has accumulated cash value. Not all life insurance policies will accumulate cash value: for example, term life insurance policies will not accumulate any cash value. Whole Life and Universal life policies can accumulate cash value and the policy owner can take loans in the limit of the cash value (some companies limit loans to 70 - 80% of the cash value).


Cash value insurance can be "whole life insurance" or "universal life insurance". There are few differences on how the funds are invested and if dividends can be paid that would increase the cash value, but both types of permanent life insurance can accumulate cash value. There is also a type of term insurance that has a "return of premium" feature that will return all premiums back at the end of the term. This type of term life policy is not actually accumulating cash value because you only get back the premiums you paid.


No. Only whole life insurance policies (sometimes called "permanent insurance") accumulate cash value. Policy loans are generally available from the accrued cash value. Since term insurance does not gather cash value, policy loans are unavailable.


The key difference between life insurance and whole life insurance is that regular life insurance carries a fixed term while whole life insurance covers one's entire lifetime. Whole life insurance also accumulates a cash value that one can borrow money against.


Protection (term insurance), Accumulation (cash value insurance) and Distribution. You are making sure you protect your investments, family etc... You are making sure you have money to retire in the future with a cash building life insurance such as custom whole life, or whole life.


A whole life insurance provides coverage for an individual's whole life. A savings components which builds overtime and can be used for wealth accumulation. Whole life is the most basic form of cash value insurance.


Yes, Whole Life Insurance policies are designed to build cash value over time. The cash accumulated can then increase the death benefit, or can be borrowed as a loan against the policy, and re-paid back to the policy.


No. Term Life insurance does not have any cash value and expires at the end of the term, usually age 70.You can borrow against a permanent or whole life insurance policy however, but whatever amount is borrowed may reduce its cash value.


Initially, it is important to understand that cash value is a feature of whole life insurance only, not term life. The simple answer to the question is that cash value comes from premiums paid. The structure of a whole life policy is such that a portion of the premium is allocated to the actuarially determined cost of "protection", and the rest is allocated to an account that develops cash value. You can analogize cash value to a savings element within the policy, but it does differ in important ways from true savings and should not substitute for it. Whether whole life or term, life insurance should be purchased principally for the financial protection that it provides to survivors.


Google the types of life insurance first. You need to learn a little about life insurance. The terms you are using and spelling are weird. Most people use cash value insurance to describe a type of life insurance.I do not really understand what you mean but, from my experience, I can only guess that by life insurance you mean term life insurance. If that is the case, then, in most situations, term life insurance has lower premiums than cash value life insurance (whole life, universal life...). Be well! mcdlife.com


Term insurance may or may not have cash value at some point. It has no value when it expires. For example, If a person bought term insurance at 30 which would expire at 70, it could have some cash value when that person was between the ages of 40 and 60. Term life starts losing cash value when people start dying. It becomes worthless when it expires. If you want to use your term life insurance policy, you will need to die before it expires.


Interest-sensitive life insurance is a type of whole life insurance where the cash value can increase beyond the stated guarantee if economic conditions warrant. This is also called current assumption whole life insurance.


If your policy has a cash value associated with it you can get money for surrendering the policy. Term Life has no cash value, but a whole life or universal life policy may have a cash value in it. That depends on what type of policy it is, how long it has been in force, and assuming the payments have been made.


Most term life insurance policies do not have cash value unless the are "return of premium" type policies. Cash value is generally a part of whole life and some universal life policies. The latter policies are designed to accumulate cash for use as the policy matures. Generally, whole life endows at age 100 when the cash equals the death benefit. Cash value policies should be examined by your financial adviser (CPA) to make sure they will accomplish their goal.


don't know what to do with it, you should phone the insurance company and ask if the policy is still in force and if so, if it has any cash value. You might either want to cash it out, or to keep it as life insurance. It's up to you. If it has lapsed and has no cash value, then it is irrelevant.


Some types of life insurance develop cash value; these are called whole life policies. Term insurance has no cash value. So it depends upon the kind of life insurance you have, and it may also depend upon how long you have been paying premiums.


No, generally speaking, no term life insurance policies have cash value.


Yes, the types of permanent insurance policies - whole life and universal life - are designed to build cash value. There are permanent life insurance policies that offer guarantees over cash value accumulation, therefore staying in force until age 105, 115, 121, etc - and build very little cash value. The cost for this type of permanent insurance is often much lower than those that will build significant cash value.


== == * Whole Life Insurance policies lapse due to non-payment. Usually there is a provision that is called the Automatic Premium Loan that takes money out of the cash value to pay premiums if you stop. This is safety becasue most people do not conciously stop paying especialy when there is a cash value. Your policy lapsed which means you cash value is empty, sorry, no money for you. == == * Was it term or whole (permanent) life insurance? Do you have a copy of the policy? Was there cash value in it? Did you get statements showing the amount of cash value?


The difference between whole and life term insurance is that a term policy is life insurance only whereas the whole insurance combines a term policy and a investment component so one can build cash value and borrow against it.


Life insurance policies can not be rolled over, only can be replaced. If you want to replace a whole life policy, it only can Be done for another similar product that has a cash Value option. Term insurance does not have a cash value account. So the answer is no, you can not replace a whole life insurance policy for a term. Isidro Garcia-Loera


If you have an old life insurance policy can you cash it in for cash value


There are some types of life insurance, known as whole life, which in addition to paying a benefit when the insured person dies, also develop a cash value over time, as you pay premiums, which you can withdraw if you like, so they are really a combination of a savings account and a life insurance policy.



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