With Transamerica’s term insurance you get the flexibility to tailor your coverage directly to your needs. Let’s say you want low-cost protection for the next 30 years but you also have a mortgage with 10 years remaining. You can purchase a 30-year term policy and then add a 10-year term policy to it. This way you only pay for the additional coverage while you have the mortgage.
While anyone can purchase term insurance, it is a particularly good choice if you are young and in good general health because you can benefit from affordable rates and guarantee your future insurability. As well, if your need for protection is only temporary, then you should consider a term policy. Your advisor can help you decide if term insurance is right for you.
Term insurance offers affordable protection for a specific period of time – usually 10, 20 or 30 years depending on your need. You pay a set premium only for the number of years you require coverage and when the time is up, you can choose from several options. Plus, at any time up to the policy anniversary closest to your 71st birthday, you can convert your term policy to a permanent form of insurance should your needs change!
When the term of your policy is up, you can stop paying and cancel the coverage, convert your policy to a permanent form of insurance or allow your policy to automatically renew for another 10-, 20- or 30-year term. Each of these options comes with specific requirements. Your advisor can help you decide which option is right for you.
Should the unexpected happen and you pass away, a term insurance policy will provide a tax-free death benefit for your loved ones. The proceeds from the policy may be used to replace lost income, cover living expenses or pay off debts, such as your mortgage.
Your home may be the single largest investment you will ever have. Protecting it through mortgage insurance or term insurance is something every homeowner should consider. Today, many people are opting for term insurance instead of mortgage insurance because it offers more flexibility, more guarantees and more protection – often for a better price. Ask your advisor how term insurance can provide flexible, affordable mortgage protection.
Plus, a 30-year term policy automatically renews at year 30 into permanent protection for life, with premiums payable to age 100. Your advisor can help you decide if a 30-year term policy is right for you.
Your advisor can help you understand these options and how they can work for you.
You may want to consider a solution called layered insurance. With layered insurance you can get permanent insurance protection layered with a boost of temporary insurance for when you need it.
Term insurance from Transamerica Life Canada offers flexible benefits to fit every budget and every need.
Term insurance, such as TERMSelect™ from Transamerica Life Canada, offers easy-to-understand, affordable protection for a specific period of time – 10, 20 or 30 years, depending on your need. Term policies can be converted to an eligible permanent insurance product at any time up to the policy anniversary closest to your 71st birthday should your needs change. Shorter-term policies for 10 or 20 years can be renewed up until the policy anniversary closest to your 80th birthday while a 30-year term policy renews at year 30 into permanent protection with coverage for life. Plus, you get guaranteed premiums and renewal rates for the life of your policy.
Your advisor can help you understand these SelectOPTIONS and how they can best be used to achieve your personal financial and protection goals.
With term insurance from Transamerica Life Canada you can add optional benefits to create a policy that meets your specifics needs.
Optional benefits let you tailor a policy by layering additional features and benefits onto your base term policy. Let’s take a look at some of the various optional benefits you can add to your term policy.
These offer an affordable way to add additional, temporary insurance protection for 10-, 20- or 30-year terms.
These can be added to an existing universal life policy or a 30-year term policy.
Provides an additional benefit in the case of dismemberment or death resulting from an accident.
In the case of accidental dismemberment, an AD&D Rider can help you cope with loss of income and/or extra expenses not covered by provincial health care programs.
In the case of a disability before the age of 65, this rider maintains your coverage at no cost to you.
By letting you leave your retirement savings untouched, this type of optional benefit is important to ensure your coverage remains in place should you suffer a loss of income or experience high health care costs if a disability is incurred before the age of 65.
Allows you to cover up to 17 lives on one policy and pay only one administrative fee, which can save you a significant amount of money.
A multiple coverage can be split into separate, individual life insurance policies if your needs should change while the term coverage is in effect.
Your financial advisor can help you decide which optional benefits are right for you.
This used to be a tricky question that required a lot of charts and graphs and endless questions but not anymore. Now there’s LifeScripter® from Transamerica. Whether you are focused on saving for your future or paying down your debt…or both, LifeScripter can find the right solution for you.
The online LifeScripter tool from Transamerica lets you quickly and easily find out exactly how much coverage you need – now and for the future. On your own, or with the help of your advisor, simply answer a few questions and LifeScripter will analyze your needs and create a solution just for you. This solution can be used as the basis for discussions with your advisor about the right mix of products to best meet your needs.
In a word, yes. Like doctors, lawyers and other professionals, a financial advisor is a highly skilled and well-trained licensed professional. You can expect a financial advisor to make your individual financial interests a top priority, from helping you to understand how much insurance you need to finding the right products to meet those needs. Prior to your initial meeting, your financial advisor may recommend that you use an online tool like LifeScripter which will provide a starting point for your discussions.
Use this interactive tool to learn how much protection you need at every stage of life.
Combine term and/or universal life insurance from Transamerica for flexibility, competitive rates and great value.
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