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Group Life Insurance: The Pros and Cons of Obtaining Diabetes Life Insurance Through Your Workplace

Original Post: March 31, 2018 | Updated Post: July 29,  2019 You finally think that you have scored the perfect job. You love what you do, you love your co-workers, and you love your company’s benefits package. It even comes with a free or discounted group life insurance policy. You find yourself jumping at this bonus because, well, it’s free or cheap. Who wouldn’t be excited, right? Free is always good. Cheap may be good. But, when it comes to group life insurance, do you really want to put your family’s security in the hands of your employer’s group policy? [...]

2019-08-02T15:37:43-04:00July 27th, 2019|

Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance With Diabetes

Original Post: March 21, 2018 | Updated Post: July 23,  2019 Finding affordable life insurance with Diabetes can feel like a challenge at times. It’s easy to feel frustrated if certain companies, or agents, are telling you that you can’t get approved for life insurance. Since Diabetes is a chronic illness, you’re already being viewed as a high risk, in the eyes of insurance companies. But what if you have other significant health issues? Maybe you’ve been declined for life insurance as a diabetic over and over. Can you still get approved for coverage? The answer is YES!!! There are [...]

2019-08-02T15:38:48-04:00July 23rd, 2019|

Whole Life Insurance For Diabetics

Original Article: September 21st, 2018 | Last Updated: May 31st, 2019 Whole 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. Your Diabetes history will be one of many determining factors, when a life insurance company reviews your complete health profile. Diabetes is impacting nearly 31 million people in the United States alone. Not to [...]

2019-05-31T02:20:20-04:00May 27th, 2019|

What Happens if you Outlive Your Term Life Insurance Policy?

Years ago, you made the decision to purchase a term life insurance policy. Now, you are faced with a dilemma. You still have a need for life insurance coverage and your insurance policy is due to expire – and you don’t want to be left empty-handed. Reviewing your life insurance policy from time to time is vital in making sure you have the proper coverage in place, to protect your family. If your term life insurance policy is about to expire, don’t be alarmed. Good news! You have choices. Choice 1: Renew your term policy at an annual renewable rate. [...]

2019-03-06T10:04:00-04:00March 6th, 2019|

When Should You Review Your Life Insurance Policies?

You purchased life insurance because you wanted to make sure everything is taken care of for your loved ones when you pass away. However, your policy is based on your life and situation at the time you take out the policy. But life doesn’t sit still, does it? Life insurance policies can last a lifetime and you may want your policy or policies, to match your financial objectives. As you move through the stages of your life, reviewing your insurance policy is a good habit to get into. This will allow you to rest easy knowing that – no matter [...]

2019-02-21T23:46:42-04:00February 21st, 2019|

Why You Should Buy Life Insurance from An Independent Agent

Original Post: May 11th, 2017 Wouldn’t it be nice to have the option to purchase your life insurance policy from a licensed agent who is equally as knowledgeable about your medical conditions and the difficulties they might present to a specific life insurance company? And wouldn’t it be nice if the agent would have access to various life insurance carriers, that would provide the best rates, given your Diabetes history? Well, this is an option when you choose to purchase your life insurance policy from an agent that works with Diabetes Life Solutions. Taking extra initiative to remain current in [...]

2018-12-19T18:58:34-04:00December 11th, 2018|

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 [...]

2018-11-29T16:37:20-04:00November 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 [...]

2018-11-15T16:32:34-04:00November 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 [...]

2018-11-09T14:07:42-04:00November 8th, 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 [...]

2018-10-25T20:27:57-04:00October 25th, 2018|