Can Someone with depression get life insurance? The short answer is probably. Most insurers will issue a policy unless the depression is very severe, there have been multiple hospitalizations, or there has been suicide attempts. Most life insurers have concluded that the extra mortality risk is due to suicide, cardiovascular disease , and substance abuse. […]
Cash Value Life Insurance as an Investment “Cash value life insurance is a good long term investment” “Whole life insurance returns dividends in excess of seven percent” “Indexed universal life lets you accumulate money tax deferred and withdrawal at retirement time tax free” Truth or Hype The downside details that are downplayed, not mentioned, or […]
Life Insurance for Marijuana Users According to new research from the NIH, over 22 million people smoke marijuana regularly. Now, more than ever, marijuana is becoming acceptable in everyday life and in government policy. For this reason, life insurance for marijuana users is becoming more prevalent. Marijuana users who refrained from seeking insurance in the […]
Rheumatoid Arthritis and life insurance Someone with Rheumatoid Arthritis can usually get life insurance, but they may have to pay increased premiums. This is because statistics show the people with Rheumatoid Arthritis have a shortened life expectancy. The increased mortality is not from the rheumatoid arthritis itself, but rather the complications that develop. Rheumatoid Arthritis […]
What happened to all those term policies you sold in the last 10 plus years? Term life insurance is bought more than any other life insurance. Some purchasers may only want it for the term period they selected. But many may want to continue coverage past the selected level premium period. For many purchasers this […]
Skin cancer and life insurance Many people with skin cancer think that it might be difficult getting affordable life insurance. Some people may have difficulty if their cancer has spread. Fortunately most people that have had skin cancer can get standard rates on their life insurance. The extra rating, if any, will depend on the […]
Prostate Cancer and Life Insurance According to The American Cancer Society about 14% of men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime, 60 % of diagnosed cases are for men older than 65. It is the second leading cause of cancer death’s in men, behind lung cancer. What are life insurers concerned with? Most prostate […]
Do you have clients that are “too old” for term life insurance? The current financial pundits like Dave Ramsey and Suze Orman recommend term life instead of cash value plans. But, what if your client is too old for your term life plans. At age 60 most companies will not offer anything longer than a […]
Can someone with abnormal liver function get life insurance?
It is possible for someone with atrial fibrillation to get standard life insurance rates. It is best to ‘shop’ the market because insurance carriers views on this risk vary widely. Treatments are constantly being improved, and those companies they keep up with the associated mortality improvements may be able to offer better classes.