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Mortgage Insurance Plans: How Good Is Yours?
Mortgage insurance, to pay off a mortgage, is something you'll inevitably be asked to take out by the bank. Mortgage insurance is necessary so that if something happens to you or your spouse then your loan will be paid off which is good news for your family and the bank. Banks act as if doing you a favour by offering mortgage insurance through their own group plan. Are they?
Mortgage Insurance Is Probably A Much Better Deal From Any Number Of Insurance Companies.
Mortgage insurance is no different than term life insurance; in fact it is term life insurance. With either, your policy lasts for a specified period of time and pays if something happens to you or your spouse if you are both insured. The real difference is how much control you'll have over your policy and how much you'll pay for it.
Mortgage insurance offered by the bank, does not allow you to customize a policy to fit your needs and you'll be lumped together with other borrowers under a group plan. So, you will have no control over your policy. For example, through a company of your choice, such as Canada Life or National Life, you would be able to choose your own beneficiary and decide how to spend the proceeds. These options are not available with a mortgage taken from a lending institution. If the insured party dies, the mortgage loan is completely paid off, even if you need some money for other things.
Additionally, the bank has the right to not renew your policy and to cancel the policy when you sell the house. Do you want to give up this control as now you may have become uninsurable?
MORTGAGE INSURANCE COSTS MORE FROM A BANK
Your own premiums will not go up in the life of a 20 year policy so you would pay the same premium today that you'd pay ten years from now. You won't get that same guarantee from a bank which can increase your premiums during the life of the policy. In addition, you could pay as much as 40% more right now than if you shopped around and found your own insurance provider. Not to mention that the policy you take out through your bank will gradually decrease in face value while a plan you select from an outside source will have the same face value during the entire policy period.
Of course, many people don't mind paying more for their mortgage insurance because it's more convenient than dealing with insurance agents. But the truth is that you can easily find a policy that fits your needs and provides affordable premiums via the Internet. An organization, such as The Hughes Trustco Group, can generate quotes for you from all the providers so you'll know that you're receiving the best deal possible on the policy you want.
Mortgage insurance is important and should be part of your home buying or refinancing preparations, but that does not mean you need to pay more or let the bank make important decisions for you. Instead, you should find your own personal plan at a company that you choose which will let you stay in control of your policy and will save you money in the long run. You can get a quote right here at Mortgage Insurance.
Term Life Insurance Quotes for Singles
Term life insurance quotes are rarely a concern of single people, but they should be. Unfortunately, there is a misconception that term life is something owned only by families in the event that the chief breadwinner dies.
Protecting Your Expatriate Family
If you and your family relocate overseas, one of your first priorities from a financial planning point of view may very well be establishing health care.Costs and services abroad can differ greatly to what you are accustomed to 'back home'.
Why Should You Purchase Your Auto Insurance Online?
If you're interested in slashing your auto insurance bill in half then there's no reason why you shouldn't consider purchasing auto insurance online. Buying your auto insurance online is extremely easy and very convenient.
Senior Life Settlement-Uses and Applications
In a recent article in the National Underwriter (April, 2005) a Senior Life Settlement is depicted as an ingenious financial planning option available to consumers by providing access to secondary life insurance market through life insurance valuation - a new trend, tool in the financial advisory services industry unlocking opportunity for many.Sound investment practices require diligence and regular appraisal and valuation of assets.
Health Insurance Coverage
Health insurance is something that everyone needs today. The rising cost of visiting a health care provider or a hospital stay makes it imperative that everyone have some type of health care coverage.
Life Insurance: Why Theres No Need to be a Desperate Housewife
Life insurance looks set to make a comeback in the UK, after a period of neglect by consumers who were simply occupied with affording a home. The stabilising of the UK house market has made many consumers take a broader view to their personal finances.
Choosing Buy-To-Let Property Insurance
Risk is an area often overlooked by landlords, but failing to protect the main assets of your business, which often have borrowings secured against them could lead to ruin.Landlords often fail to understand the types of insurance risks that they are exposed to and are unaware that insurance coverage for buy-to-let investments is very different to the standard household insurance policies that cover owner-occupied dwellings.
Car Insurance Monitoring for Discounted Insurance Rates - Privacy Devouring Monster Eating Us One Bi
For a price, would you let car insurer along for the ride? - asks a USA Today technology story by Kevin Maney. It seems that Progressive Insurance and IBM have worked out a scheme to pay drivers to be safer - by monitoring their every move in their own cars, and how fast they make that move, and where they park, and what time they drive.
How To Save Money On Your Homeowners Insurance?
In order to save money on your homeowners insurance you have to consider several price determining factors. One of the biggest factors is whom your insurance provider ends up becoming.
Finding Term Life Insurance Online
What exactly is Term Life Insurance?Term life is a form of life insurance where you're covered for a number of years - the number of years is called the term. Term life insurance policies can be for as long as 30 years or for 20 years, 15, 10 or 5.
Term Life Insurance - Buy Term and Invest the Difference!
The phrase "BUY TERM AND INVEST THE DIFFERENCE" evolves around the concept of term life policy which is a basic protection policy and the endowment/ whole life policy which has protection and investment/saving features. To put it simply, the phrase means that instead of taking up the endowment/whole life policy, an individual should buy a term policy for protection and the difference between the premiums of the two policies is to be invested by the individual himself to earn some dividend on the investment.
Car Insurance No Claims Bonus Explained
No Claims Bonus is a term used to describe the number of years you have had Car Insurance without making a claim. Put simply, if you have had Car Insurance for 4 years and you have not made a claim in that time, then you have 4 years No Claims Bonus.
A Life Insurance Quote Became Reality
Life insurance quoteThank goodness John took his life insurance quote seriously. It didn't prevent our daughters from wishing he were still here but thanks to his foresight they and I still have the things he worked for because he turned that life insurance quote into a policy before his untimely death.
Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance Claim Guide
This is a FREE Insurance Claim GuideYour "Motor Vehicle" can be a truck, car, motorcycle - - you name it! If it's powered by a motor and has one, two, three, four (or even more) wheels this "Guide" is for you.The information below is a bare-bones "Guide" for those who have had such a motor vehicle accident.
Finding Health Insurance for Self-Employed Individuals: A Guide For the Freelance Newbie
With a rise in those looking to venture out on their own in the business world, health insurance for self-employed workers is a priority. At first glance, obtaining health insurance for self-employed individuals may seem difficult and quite overwhelming.
How Many Homeowner Insurance Quotes Do I Need To Save Money?
Homeowner insurance quotes can vary in the amount they cost you based on a variety of factors - many that you can control. There are of course some variables that are common among all house insurance policies.
Term Life Insurance Help
Life insurance can be a very scary thing. If you buy insurance when you're 30, but don't die until you're 90, chances are you're going to come out on the loosing end of insurance.
Consumer Directed Health Plans
Most of you have heard about "consumer directed health plans". The Bush administration has been a strong supporter of this concept as a way to get a handle on soaring healthcare costs.
What is Consumer-Driven Healthcare?
Consumer-driven healthcare is a label that we've put on a movement in America to change the way decisions are made in our healthcare system. Instead of insurance companies making all the decisions about how people will receive their healthcare, consumers are taking back the power over their own lives.
Insurance Credit Scoring: An Ethical Issue
The issue at hand is the use of a consumer's credit score as an underwriting tool for auto insurance rates. What is a credit score or FICO score? A FICO score is a credit score developed by Fair Isaac & Co.
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