whole life insurance


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whole life insurance

n.
Insurance that provides death protection for the insured's entire lifetime.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whole life insurance - insurance on the life of the insured for a fixed amount at a definite premium that is paid each year in the same amount during the entire lifetime of the insured
life assurance, life insurance - insurance paid to named beneficiaries when the insured person dies; "in England they call life insurance life assurance"
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In addition to receiving the dividend payouts in cash, other ways whole life insurance policyowners may use the dividends include paying premiums, buying additional insurance coverage, accumulating at interest, or repaying policy loans and policy loan interest.
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A whole life insurance policy will certainly provide benefits for your client's family if they pass away prematurely.
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With whole life insurance, people look to accrue an amount of capital to provide emergency funds in case the sole provider unexpectedly dies, provide college funding for their children, cover any other outstanding liabilities or debts or create a cash bequest for their dependents.
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For whole life insurance, the gift tax value equals the policy's "interpolated terminal reserve value" plus any premiums the donor paid before making the gift that cover the period extending past the gift date.
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Assuming no prior knowledge of life insurance, editorial includes definitions of terms, descriptions of policies and plans, and information on such topics as using life insurance to provide cash, taxation on gifts of policies, cash value and death benefit, consequences of using the transfer tax, tax advantages, and the difference between term and whole life insurance.
Whole life insurance gives more extensive protection - you know your family is financially protected if you die.