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What are the disadvantages of a Modified whole life insurance policy?

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A major disadvantage of a modified whole life insurance policy is that you can never change the face value on your policy. Additional coverage would require the purchase of an another policy. Also the growth potential on your policy is limited.

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Modified whole life is a whole life policy that charges smaller premiums for a specified period of time after which the premiums increase for the remainder of the policy. Whole life often can change unrpedicatably due to inflation.


You can call a whole life insurance policy as a "Non-Endowment Life Insurance Policy".


Technically, there is no insurance policy called as permanent life insurance. However, you can treat whole life insurance policy as permanent since the policy covered the whole life span of the policy holder and benefit is payable to nominee in the event of any eventuality of the policy holder.



In Whole life policy, insurance claims are entertained in case of any eventuality of the policy holder during the tenure of the policy period only, like term assurance policy.


Government Owned Life Insurance Corporation of India's New Jeevan Anand Policy is at present the best insurance policy in India, which is a mixture of endowment and whole life policy, which is indeed novel and unique in the whole world.


Actually, whole life insurance policy other than endowment,single premia or ulip policy can be called ordinary life insurance policy.


The difference between term life insurance and whole life insurance is that a term policy covers the insured for a "term of years" whereas a whole insurance policy covers the insured for the entire life period.


The only disadvantage is the higher cost compared to a term policy.


both has certain advantages and disadvantages. one can go for either one depending on their economical and health condition. but to me life policy has a upper hand.


A term policy that can be converted to a whole life (or other) policy.


Some Canadian whole life insurance policy providers are State Farm Canada, LSM Insurance, MJW Insurance, Essential Benefits, and The Canada Life Assurance Company.


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.


A single pay whole life insurance policy is a permanent life insurance policy that requires a one time payment/premium. The policy is guaranteed to stay in force until age 121 (in USA) and no additional premiums need to be paid.


I have a whole life insurance policy, how long does it take to cancel it, also can I get money back from it.


A whole life insurance product is life insurance policy that lasts for the entire lifespan of the individual under the policy. New York Life and Mass Mutual are two popular companies that offer whole life insurance products. Check out their websites for more information.


Whole life insurance is the most expensive type of life insurance. The advantages of a whole life insurance policy include guaranteed death benefits, guaranteed cash values, fixed annual premiums. The primary disadvantages of whole life are premium inflexibility,the internal rate of return in the policy may not be competitive with other savings alternatives, and the cash values are generally kept by the insurance company at the time of death. Term life insurance provides life insurance coverage for a specified term of years in exchange for a specified premium. The policy does not accumulate cash value. A policy holder insures his life for a specified term. If he dies before that specified term is up, his estate or named beneficiary receives a payout. If he does not die before the term is up, he receives nothing.


If you have reached the age where your whole life policy matures, call your life insurance agent or the insurance company. They owe you a check. If you are talking about the end of a term policy, you are owed nothing.


A universal life insurance policy is a cash value type of life insurance policy. With universal life insurance, you policy may build up cash values over time, similar to a whole life policy, but typically less expensive than whole life insurance. Another feature of some universal life insurance policies is called a "no lapse guarantee" With this feature, as long as you pay your premiums, the policy is guaranteed to last to age 100 and beyond depending on the specific carrier you choose. Compare this to a whole life insurance policy where the premium requirements may vary and depend on how dividends and interest rates perform.


That basically the policy's are not disclosed to the owner of the policy. Also, that they are not as flexible as other insurance policies. If you run into a financial failure you have to find a way to use your own ways to come up with money.


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A paid-up policy is a whole life insurance policy for which no additional premium / payments are required to keep it in force.


This type of insurance is kind of like an ARM mortgage. You pay low premiums for a set time, but then they increase after that.


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A graded life insurance policy is a kind of whole life policy. Unlike the typical kind of whole life, a graded policy starts out with lower premiums, which increase, usually yearly. Therefore, in the early years of this kind of policy, they premiums are lower than in a customary whole life policy. This kind of policy is sometimes called a "graduated premium" whole life policy. Many life insurance companies sell this kind of policy, but this is not a forum in which to recommend one. You should go to a licensed life and health insurance agent or broker who can assess your needs and assist in finding an appropriate insurer. Be sure that the insurer is authorized (licensed) to conduct business in your state.



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