The Positives and Negatives of Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance
If you’re looking for a quick life insurance policy without the hassle of having someone delve into your medical history, a guaranteed issue life policy might be right for you. As a general rule, guaranteed issue life insurance policies:
- Are much easier to get than other types of life insurance policies
- Do not involve medical questions or exams
- Usually take days, instead of weeks, to be approved
But, you can expect the positives to be offset with some negatives. Because the insurance company doesn’t know much about your current or past health, you will usually find that:
- You can’t purchase as much coverage as with other types of life insurance
- This type of life insurance policy is typically more expensive than other types
You should also be particularly aware of the return on your investment with a guaranteed issue life insurance policy. Because of the typically higher premium cost and the smaller amount of coverage, you could end up paying more for your premiums over time than your beneficiary will see in the resulting death benefits. And, if you die shortly after you buy a guaranteed issue life insurance policy, your beneficiary will receive only the premiums paid and possibly some interest, depending on the company that issued the policy.
True Blue Life Insurance can help you navigate through the confusion in your search for budget-friendly premiums and graded death benefits.
Once you select the amount of coverage you need, affordable premiums are guaranteed for as long as you hold the policy. Even if the cost of living keeps rising, you can be confident that you will pay the same premium rate 10, 20, even 30 years down the road.
If you are a U.S. citizen or a permanent legal resident between the ages of 50 and 80, you can receive graded death benefits for the first two years of coverage. If you die within the first two years of your policy for any reason other than an accident, all premiums plus 10% interest will be paid to your beneficiary. If death is due to accidental causes, the full death benefit will be paid. After the two-year graded death benefit period, if you die for any reason, the full face amount of the policy will be paid to your beneficiary.
When Does It Make Sense to Buy Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance?
If you have a health condition that prevents you from purchasing another type of life insurance policy, or if you need to get coverage quickly, a guaranteed issue policy might be right for you.
The form on this page will allow you to get an instant quote, evaluate your options, and apply for a guaranteed issue life insurance policy.
The application process is simple. No medical exam is required, and there are no health questions to answer. Your acceptance — regardless of your health — is guaranteed. Plus, your spouse, if he or she is between the ages of 50 and 80, can get up to $20,000 in guaranteed benefit protection, too.
If you still have questions or concerns, you can contact True Blue Life Insurance at 1-866-816-2100 to have a licensed insurance professional help find the best options available to you.