Earning member of the family must have the life insurance policy to protect his family. But, the worrying factor is they are not spending enough time to understand the need of insurance and whether they are wasting money in the name of insurance. There are number of ways to save money while paying the premium for the insurance policies.
This article presents few tips for the policy holders to save the premium amount with little cleaver ideas. It is important to take the life insurance for every one and have the maximum cover to protect your family. As we know, while choosing the right insurance we normally look for the company which provides the maximum cover with the lowest premium. This article explains one small advice to the policy holders how choosing the frequency of the premium payment makes difference in the saving. If you have any doubts, please post it in the comments section. Subscribe to our future articles here.
1. Yearly Premium Payment
All the insurance companies come up with the monthly,quarterly, half yearly and yearly premium payment options. One would think that why would I pay the premium upfront of the year?. It is wise to pay monthly. But, the fact is that you will save month while paying as the yearly premium. Next time when you are buying an insurance policy, ask your agent about the monthly premium and the yearly premium, you will find the difference.
2. Single Premium
If you are wealthy and have enough money to pay your insurance premium in the single installment, it is always good idea to do that. You would save lot of money and need not remember the premium due date and pay every year. This option will not be suitable for every one because the single premium amount will be huge task for the middle class family.
3. Don’t Split the Policies
It is not good idea to take many policies to increase the coverage amount. For example, this year you have taken a policy for Rs. 3 lakh, then after three years again you are buying another policy for Rs.5lakh amount. If you analyse the premium payment for both the policies, it would make difference if the both the policies would have been clubbed together. It is good that you always have one policy with the highest coverage amount instead many policies splitting the coverage amount.
I hope this article would have given some basic idea to choosing the premium payment frequency. After reading the article, go through your policies and find out if you could have saved money money on the premium payment. If you have any doubts, please post it in the comments section.
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