- Looking for ways to build your savings alongside your RRSPs and TFSA
- Looking for a way to leave more money for your children and grandchildren
- A business owner looking for a tax-efficient way to protect the value of your business
Universal life insurance is an all-in-one way to get the protection you need and build your savings. The policy combines permanent life insurance protection for lifelong peace of mind with a broad range of investment account options for tax-preferred savings growth. You choose a guaranteed death benefit for your beneficiaries and the payments you make above the cost of insurance can grow in a tax-preferred savings account. Or you can use them to increase the amount of your death benefit.
You may be interested in universal life insurance if you are:
To get the most out of the meeting with your advisor, take some time beforehand to think carefully about what you want to achieve. And because your advisor will need a lot of information to help recommend the policy that's right for you, get together some basic information about your income, assets and liabilities.
Your advisor will handle the paperwork for you. You'll need to submit an application for a policy that will be evaluated by the insurance company. Depending on your age and the type and amount of coverage you want, you will need to answer a medical questionnaire. We may also ask you for additional medical or financial information.
Protect your savings with critical illness insurance
A serious illness can put your finances as well as your health at risk. Critical illness insurance can help offset the cost of a major illness.