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Posted: 1 Nov '19

Why Should Children Own Life Insurance?

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Secure Your Babies Future

The right life insurance plan can help secure your babies’ future. Your child will begin to grow up and a universal life insurance policy can help accumulate cash that can be a big help later on. The accumulated cash value in the policy can help pay for post-secondary education, their first car, a down payment on a home, or even help them start a business. Beside the cash value being useful in their growing years, the life insurance benefits are always there for their future family.

The Sooner the Better

Purchasing a policy sooner rather than later has a few advantages. First, the coverage may be less expensive because of their age. Second, a child has a longer window for the policy to accumulate a cash value. It is important to note, time is the most valuable thing your child has which is why they should have a policy as a baby. The sooner they are covered by a policy, the longer they have to accumulate and utilize the funds.

Choosing A Children’s policy

You no doubt have many things to consider when looking for the right children’s life insurance plans for your newborn. There are a few questions to ask yourself when looking at plans:

  • What financial situations and goals could your plan help your child with later in life?
  • What premium or month deposit would like to set aside for your child
  • How much coverage should you purchase?
  • What are the investment options for the policy?

When you have considered and answered all of these questions, you’ll know which policy is right for you.

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About the Author - David Motkoski

David Motkosk At the Helm of Vistaplan Financial Group

David is a well-respected insurance advisor with over 30 years of experience helping healthcare professionals, business owners, and their families secure their financial futures. He takes the time to make certain his clients understand the life, disability, and health insurance products they are purchasing, so they can make the right choices for their budgets, plans, and futures. CONNECT WITH ME ON LINKEDIN

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