Selling Your Term Insurance Policy?

Term policies are the most common life insurance policies on the market. 

If you’re age 75+ or living with significant health impairments, consider selling your term life insurance.

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Check If Your Term Policy Qualifies For Sale

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Is your Term policy convertible?

Find out if your policy is convertible to a permanent product.

Get Relief From Costly Premiums

The buyer will convert your policy into a permanent product, assuming future premiums once a policy is sold.

A Single Cash payment In Full To Help Fund Your Lifestyle

Term policies can rarely be converted after age 75. However, we've seen it happen before. Don't let this stop you from getting a quote today.

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Selling a Term Life Insurance Policy

In Many cases you can sell a term policy for cash.

In general, term life insurance policies do not have a cash value that can be surrendered for money. Term life insurance typically does not accumulate a cash value or have a savings component like some other types of life insurance, such as whole life or universal life.

If you have a term life insurance policy and no longer need the coverage, you usually have three main options:

The Options

  1. Convert to Permanent Insurance: Many term policies may offer a conversion option that allows you to convert the term policy into a permanent life insurance policy without the need for a medical exam. 
  2. Let the Policy Lapse: If you stop paying the premiums, the policy will lapse, and you will no longer have coverage.
  3. Sell The Policy:  Receive a single cash payment for the policy.

Factors That Determine The Size Of Your Cash Payment

It is generally more challenging to pursue a life settlement with a term policy compared to permanent life insurance policies.  However in many cases it can be done.

Here are some key points to consider:

  • Policy Size and Health Status: Life settlement providers often have specific criteria for the policies they are willing to purchase. Larger face amounts and policies covering individuals with shorter life expectancies are the most valuable.
  • Cash Value Requirement: Life settlements are more common with permanent life insurance policies (such as whole life or universal life) that have a cash value component. Term life insurance policies usually do not accumulate cash value, making them less likely candidates for life settlements.
  • Conversion Option: Some term life insurance policies come with a conversion option that allows you to convert the policy into a permanent one. If your term policy is convertible, you may have the option to convert it to a policy that qualifies for a life settlement.
  • State Regulations: Life settlements are subject to state regulations, and the availability of life settlements can vary. Some states have more robust regulations and protections for policyholders engaging in life settlements.

Before pursuing a life settlement, it’s crucial to:

  • Review your policy documents to understand its features.
  • Contact your insurance company to inquire about any conversion options.
  • Consult with a financial advisor or life settlement professional who can provide guidance based on your specific situation and state regulations.

Keep in mind that selling a life insurance policy can also have tax implications, and it’s important to fully understand the financial and legal implications before proceeding with a life settlement.

Why Do People Sell Their Term Insurance Policy For Cash?

Your life insurance policy is meant to protect your loved ones. But what many policyholders don’t know is that you can also use that long-term investment to tend to present needs.

If you want cash for current expenses as was the case with Ted Muller, you can consider selling your term life insurance policy as you would any other asset. By selling a term life insurance policy, you can stand to gain valuable resources to help contend with the day-to-day demands of your life or fund retirement.

Term policies are the most popular and the most-often sold

Term policies make up the majority of the life insurance market. They are most popular with younger investors. 

However, 95% of term policies never result in a death benefit claim.

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