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How Traveling Overseas Can Disqualify Your Eligibility to Purchase Life Insurance

Original Post: June 5th 2017 It might seem illogical that international travel can affect your eligibility for life insurance, but it is true. If you are traveling overseas and you have diabetes, then it may add another hurdle to jump in order to qualify for a life insurance policy. We have written this article to help those who have Diabetes, and who travel for a living, find an affordable diabetic life insurance policy. Many people don’t realize, especially insulin controlled diabetics, that one of the most common reasons to be declined for life insurance is due to travel destinations. Finding [...]

2018-11-29T16:37:20+00:00 November 28th, 2018|

Life Insurance Riders you Should Consider

Life insurance can address numerous financial objectives, at various stages of your life.  As you get older, perhaps have children, move into a larger home, your life insurance needs to change with you. As you know, people with Diabetes can qualify for life insurance coverage, at affordable rates.  But in addition to obtaining Diabetes life insurance to protect your family, you will want to review what possible ‘riders’ your term life insurance, or permanent life insurance policy can provide. What is a Rider on a Life Insurance Policy? When you purchase a life insurance policy, your policy’s terms and conditions [...]

2018-11-15T16:32:34+00:00 November 15th, 2018|

What is the Process of Underwriting? What Does It Mean?

Original Post: May 9th, 2017 If you plan on purchasing life insurance for the first time, the whole process can feel a bit overwhelming – or a lot overwhelming. Especially if you have Diabetes. As you are discovering, not all life insurance companies offer life insurance to Diabetics. NOR do all companies offer the same diabetic life insurance rates. Which policy type do you choose? What is a fair premium? What kinds of information will you be asked to provide and how will your answers affect the outcome of your application? These are all important questions to consider when applying for [...]

2018-11-09T14:07:42+00:00 November 8th, 2018|

Term Life Insurance vs. Whole Life Insurance

Having Diabetes and searching for life insurance isn’t the easiest thing to do. Like most people, you know you need life insurance. But what type of coverage is best for you and you family? Good news for people with Diabetes. You will likely have no issues getting approved for both Term Life Insurance and Whole Life Insurance policies. Simply speak with one of our agents, and we’ll happily explain your options to you. People with Type 1, and Type 2 Diabetes can qualify for all types of Life Insurance policies. Two of the most common talked about policies are term [...]

2018-11-05T15:13:11+00:00 November 5th, 2018|

Is Insulin Pump Therapy Better for Diabetic Life Insurance Rates?

Original Post: July 21, 2017 It’s no secret that anyone with a chronic health condition such as Diabetes, will inevitably – more than likely – end up paying a higher premium for their Diabetes life insurance policy than someone who is in predominantly perfect health. Most people don’t know that despite a chronic health diagnosis, it is possible to avoid excessively high premiums while maintaining a policy that is suitable for your family.  But how will a life insurance company view your use of an insulin pump? If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes – even if you’re receiving insulin therapy [...]

2018-10-29T21:50:21+00:00 October 29th, 2018|

How Glucose Levels Impact Your Life Insurance Premiums

Original Post: September 25, 2014 For anyone who has an adverse health condition, qualifying for a life insurance policy can become more difficult. Especially for a person with Diabetes. This is because anything that has an effect on life expectancy can be considered as an increased risk to the insurance company, and in turn, a potential for an increased risk of claim. Therefore, oftentimes applicants who have various health issues are either turned down or coverage, or they are rated as Substandard and required to pay an additional amount of premium in order to compensate for the increased risk to [...]

2018-10-25T20:27:57+00:00 October 25th, 2018|

Life Insurance For Type 2 Diabetics

Original Post: February 16, 2017 Having Type 2 Diabetes is more common than you think. As of 2018, there are over 30 million people in the United States alone, with this chronic illness. We know that having Type 2 Diabetes isn’t a death sentence, and that diabetics can live a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, you may have heard that life insurance for Type 2 Diabetics isn’t obtainable, or affordable. That simply is not true!!! However, when it comes to obtaining life insurance with Type 2 Diabetes, it can be a little tricky, navigating the diabetes life insurance market place. It should [...]

2018-10-29T21:54:09+00:00 October 20th, 2018|

The Importance of Life Insurance for the Stay-at-Home Parent

Original Post: July 2nd, 2017 The working parent isn’t the only one that should purchase a life insurance policy; both parents are equally as valuable to a family, but often the value of a stay-at-home parent is overlooked. This is presumably due to the fact that the stay-at-home parent is not generating income, but it is important to understand the expenses that would be placed upon the family in the event of the absence of the stay-at-home mom or dad. Stay-at-home parents are truly a financial value to a family – especially families that have several small children or even [...]

2018-10-29T21:53:33+00:00 October 16th, 2018|

Life Insurance for Gestational Diabetics

Last Updated: Gestational Diabetes is usually a temporary type of diabetes that occurs during 18 percent of pregnancies, however, studies show that people who develop Gestational Diabetes are more at risk to develop Type 2 Diabetes later on in life. So what does this mean for you when you are trying to get life insurance, if you have Gestational Diabetes? What exactly is Gestational Diabetes? Below is how the American Diabetes Association, defines Gestational Diabetes: Pregnant women who have never had diabetes before but who have high blood glucose (sugar) levels during pregnancy are said to have gestational [...]

2018-10-16T21:25:04+00:00 September 25th, 2018|

Whole Life Insurance For Diabetics

Last Updated: Life insurance is an excellent safety net that you can purchase to ensure that your loved ones have the money that they need, regardless of what happens to you. When you’re applying for life insurance, there are dozens of different factors that the insurance company is going to look at when reviewing your application. Diabetes is impacting nearly 31 million people in the United States alone. Not to mention almost 85 million people having pre-diabetes. Having this type of chronic illness makes applying for life insurance, a little tricky. Whole Life Insurance for Diabetics may be [...]

2018-10-16T21:26:02+00:00 September 21st, 2018|