Are you considering taking out Life Insurance for your parents? Read more to find out what conditions need to be met and what types of Life Insurance are available. Hippo.co.za
Are there any conditions that need to be met?
If you decide to purchase a policy on your parents’ behalf, you first need to notify them of your intention to do so and have their consent. Secondly, you will need to prove insurable interest to the insurance company. Insurable interest means that you would suffer a financial loss if your parents passed away. If you had to take over certain financial obligations that you could not afford, you would then have insurable interest.
What type of Life Insurance is available?
When you consider Life Insurance for your parents you can choose any type on the market, but the primary policy to go for is whole Life Insurance. This type of Life Insurance is a comprehensive policy that offers a guaranteed payout that covers your parents for their entire life. The best way to determine which policy meets your parents’ and family's needs, is to compare quotes online. If you have a parent or parents that already have Life Insurance, you can simply take over their payments. If they don’t have a policy yet, you can open up a new one on their behalf.
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