Insurance FAQ’s

What Is the Medical Information Bureau?

Applying for life insurance is pretty simple, when it you think about it. A specific company is going to ask various health questions, and they will do a ‘background check’ on you. After all, they are considering insuring you – so they want to know just how great a risk you are. When applying for coverage, you may be tempted to reduce your weight or deny having a particular medical condition. Or maybe you say your type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes is under better control than it actually is. Who would know? Your underwriter. And, it is all [...]

2019-03-29T14:12:54-04:00March 20th, 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|

Life Insurance and a SBA Loan

If you are actively seeking a business loan, then that means you likely have a business plan and great idea that you want to get started on. With all the excitement of starting your business and getting your plan rolling, you may feel a bit discouraged and come to a screeching halt when you learn that in order to obtain your loan, you need life insurance. You may find yourself asking these questions: Why? How much is that going to cost? And How where do I even start searching for life insurance with type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Or [...]

2019-01-09T10:05:47-04:00January 7th, 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|

Life Insurance and Your Divorce

Divorces are rarely ever wonderful. And, why would they be? They are the finalized product of a love-went-wrong. Most people want to get over it and move on as quick as possible. For some, without any kids or accounting nightmares, that may be possible. However, for others, not so much. There is a lot to be considered in a divorce – especially when it means separating a family. It takes time to sort through finances, assets, property, and such. Dissolving the marriage – a life together – is no easy feat. So, while the details are being worked out, there [...]

2018-12-03T19:24:35-04:00December 3rd, 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|

Obtaining Life Insurance for Diabetics: Specifically on SGLT2 Inhibitors

Original Post: October 11th, 2018 Life insurance is hands down one of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime. It will single handedly help to provide for your family’s financial future in the scenario that you’re no longer there to help support them. The problem with obtaining life insurance with Diabetes is there's a lot of bad information out there on the internet, or over your TV and Radio airwaves. Every commercial or website advertises rates that seem too good to be true, when it comes to diabetic life insurance. Truth is, the rates you hear about, [...]

2018-11-15T13:11:25-04:00November 12th, 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|

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 [...]

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