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Life Insurance Coverage Amount
The average person in Canada does not have enough life insurance. Research shows that for those people who actually have life insurance coverage (about 30% of Canadians have no life insurance what so ever) $156,200 for insured individuals and $312,200 for insured households. Most life insurance experts suggest a minimum of 10 times annual income to provide a satisfactory amount of life insurance protection.
You Should Avoid Mortgage Insurance In Canada
Reason #1 Generally, you should avoid mortgage insurance because mortgage life insurance from most lending institutions is non-convertible term insurance. Therefore there is no cash value.
Reason #2 No premium flexibility. You have no flexibility when it comes to premium payments.
Reason #3 No ability to move to a permanent life insurance policy if your needs change.
Reason #4 Usually mortgage life insurance covers the exact amount of your mortgage. Policy coverage decreases as the mortgage is paid down.
Reason #5 Coverage is lost when the mortgage is paid off.
Reason #6 Your lender owns the policy and if you find a better mortgage rate at another lending institution,