Aegon's Life Insurance offers a comprehensive policy with the option to combine different types of cover from their Personal Protection Solutions menu plan. The policies are really flexible, allowing you to choose the combination of cover to suit you from life & critical illness cover as well as income protection and permanent disability benefits.
Includes life cover and terminal illness cover Critical Illness cover can be added at an additional cost
Policyholders age You can take out a policy between 18 and 89 years of age (85 if it includes Critical Illness).
Types of cover available Aegon offer Level Term Cover, Decreasing Term Cover or Family Income Benefit.
Accidental Death Benefit Aegon's policy automatically includes accidental death benefit. You are covered for accidental death for up to 60 days whilst applying for the policy.
Available options with Aegon Life Insurance
|Life Insurance||Aviva Options|
|Types of Cover offered||
|Minimum Age Entry||18 years old|
|Maximum Age Entry||89 years old|
|Terminal Illness Cover||Yes|
You can also choose to pay extra for the following:
|Health Assured||Life Insurance policy holders have free access to Health Assured, Aegon's health and well-being support package. This gives you free access to their Online Health Assessment as well as access to qualified counsellors 24 hours a day.|
|Accidental Death Benefit||If the policyholder dies in the first 60 days during the application process, a £250,000 or lower benefit can still be applied for.|
|Funeral £10,000 advanced payment||A £10,000 payment can be made to the family or directly to a funeral director before probate has been completed.|
|Pre-completion Benefit||If you take out Life Insurance to cover your mortgage, this benefit ensures you have protection in place while you are waiting for the purchase of a property to complete.|
A Term Life Insurance policy does not provide a cash sum if you are still alive at the end of the term. Premiums tend to be lower for such policies as the majority will out-live their policy. Term Life Insurance policies are generally taken out by people who do not want to leave any financial burden on their family such as mortgage payments.
Both policies will pay out a lump sum upon your death at any age. Generally speaking, Whole of Life cover tends to have cheaper premiums over an Over 50’s plan as you have to disclose your medical information. The most cost effective option for you depends on whether you would benefit from your medical history being disclosed or not. Although the premiums of a Whole of Life policy tend to be lower, you will pay the premium until you pass away, whereas Over 50s plans often have an upper age limit. While your cover will remain, you are no longer required to make payments - usually when you reach 90 years old or the 30th anniversary of your policy.
Yes, should you suffer a serious illness Critical Illness cover will pay out a tax-free sum. This can be an add on to your Life Insurance policy or bought separately. Speak to one of our expert advisors to find out which policy would best suit your needs.
Setting up a Life Insurance policy is designed to protect loved ones and writing the policy into trust goes a step further in achieving this goal. This enables you to select who would hold the money for your children until they reach a certain age should you die. This will often be a partner, sibling or close friend as they will have a legal responsibility to carry out the wishes of the person creating the trust.
Life Insurance is a risk-based product and so with the significant health impacts that smoking can have on a person, the insurance companies will charge someone a higher premium should they smoke. A smoker is usually defined as someone who has used any nicotine product in the last 12 months although some insurance companies have changed this to longer periods. If you took a policy while smoking and you no longer smoke, you should contact us to review your policy.
Vaping is a recent trend which insurance companies and health bodies have had to educate themselves on. The vast majority of e-cigarettes still contain a level of nicotine which can be addictive and so anyone who uses such products will still be classed as a smoker.
Most people tend to like the idea of their premium never changing as it provides stability and peace of mind – these are known as guaranteed premiums. Reviewable premiums are sometimes opted for whereby the premium can start at a lower amount but increase over of the course of the policy.
No, your insurance payout will not be liable for tax.
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