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How to Choose the Right Life Insurance Policy

Whether you’re getting life insurance to protect your partner or a houseful of dependents, getting the right policy should be your top priority. With so many options available, it’s easy to delay your decision if you’re overwhelmed by choices. Trying to weed your way through mounds of insurance jargon can impair your ability to choose the right insurance. Pay attention to the following suggestions to make the right decision for you and your family.

Get multiple quotes

Request multiple quotes with several options from different insurance providers. Ask the agents to include options and restrictions so you can pour over the numbers and make a decision. You might opt for term life or whole life. If you have a SMSF (self-managed superannuation fund), your agent might even present an option for SMSF and life insurance. In this instance, you’ll receive a significant tax advantage, in addition to a lump sum, paid to your beneficiaries when you die. Read More