Disability income insurance

Do you have life insurance or disability income insurance through your employer? If so, it’s important to make sure that the payment – if deducted from payroll – uses after-tax dollars. Likewise, if you’re self-employed or a small business owner, you should not pay for the policy through the company. Instead, you should […]

Be Sure to Use After-Tax Dollars to Pay for Disability ...

Compared to other disability income insurance plans, accident only disability is perhaps the most inexpensive. And like many other insurance policies, accident only disability income insurance gives the policyholder benefits so long as they pay the premiums on time. If injured and unable to work, accident only disability income insurance replaces a portion of […]

Accident Only Disability Income Insurance

Guaranteed Renewable Though different, guaranteed renewable is something else everyone should consider when shopping for disability income insurance. Essentially, this rider renews the policy each and every year so long as premiums are paid on time. This removes the hassle of reapplying. With this guaranteed renewable, rates can still increase. Contrastly, […]

Know the Difference: Guarantee of Insurability vs. Guaranteed Renewability

Why You Need Non-Cancellable Riders on Your Disability Income Policy Non-cancellable riders are a must-have on a disability income policy. If the carrier allows this rider, then it’s definitely worth considering. Essentially, a non-cancellable rider ensures static rates. In other words, once the policy is in effect, the insurance company cannot […]

Non-Cancellable Riders on Disability Income Insurance

Residual disability insurance is a rider that can be put on a long-term disability income policy. It is something that everyone should consider. If disabled, this rider guarantees that when you return to work you don’t lose all your disability income at once. Since recovery takes time, not everyone can return to […]

Residual Disability Benefits

Long-term disability income insurance ranges in how long it will cover an individual. Someone can purchase this type of disability income insurance for as little as one year; however, it can cover someone until age 67. Ideally, a person should consider purchasing this type of insurance while they’re young because […]

What to Expect When Applying for Long-Term Disability Income Insurance

Business overhead is another type of disability income insurance that’s incredibly popular. This plan type is designed for those who own their own business. For instance, if a business owner becomes disabled, then they can insure their company continues to run smoothly without them. Many business owners get both a business overhead plan and a […]

Business Overhead Disability Income Insurance

Short-term disability (STD) income insurance is fairly self-explanatory; it is only available for short-term coverage periods. In other words, once a person becomes disabled, the benefit period kicks in. The benefit period varies; it can last for 13 weeks, six months, or up to one or two years. From the time a person […]

Short-Term Disability Income Insurance

It’s important to know the differences between job specific disability coverage and general disability income insurance. If you specialize in a certain field, you can get a disability plan for your own-occupation. Take for instance a veterinarian, who works exclusively with horses; they may want to take out a disability income plan […]

The Difference Between Own-Occupation and General Disability Income Insurance

Simplified-issue disability income insurance is as it sounds. Meaning, a person doesn’t have to go through stringent underwriting for health and finances. To get the plan, an individual simply answers a few questions. Then, based on the answers to those questions, the insurer either will issue them a policy or they won’t. […]

Simplified-Issue Disability Income Insurance