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An anonymous reader writes: The best life insurance in Alberta is the type of policy that is flexible and covers three basic requirements — present needs, future needs and budget. Life is always changing so when it comes to important aspects such as insuring your life, a one-size-fits all product will not work.

Some individuals don't see the value of purchasing life insurance. However, it is valuable because it ensures that loved ones can live comfortably after the loss of someone they rely on. Not only financially, but emotionally as well. Think of the stress they will go through. This is why the best life insurance in Alberta considers the key aspects of one's life.

The purpose of the best life insurance in Alberta is to provide financial protection or reimbursement against losses. This can be to replace income, provide a lump sum payment to a beneficiary, offset capital gains taxes, or build up accessible cash savings (permanent insurance discussed later).

As well, the best life insurance in Alberta can provide other types of coverage, such as future potential earning protection, terminal illness and guaranteed insurability. These can be added to a policy via riders.

3 Things to Consider With the Best Life Insurance in Alberta

1. The Best Life Insurance in Alberta — Present Needs

Whether your single, married, or are a senior, life insurance is a product you might need. For example, if you're single, you may want coverage to pay for your funeral and final expenses so your parents don't have to while they're grieving. If you're married with children, you'll need a larger policy which varies depending on the age of your children.

2. The Best Life Insurance in Alberta — Future Needs

If you're single, you might get married in the future. If you rent, you'll probably buy a home in the future. When purchasing life insurance, it's a good idea to consider different scenarios as they pertain to your future plans. This way you can make sure you get a policy that will allow you to make changes as you need them.

3. The Best Life Insurance in Alberta — Budget

There are two types of insurance: term life insurance and permanent life insurance. Term insurance provides coverage for a set number of years and the coverage amount ranges depending on the needs of the policy holder, as discussed above. Thus it costs less. Alternatively permanent insurance provides coverage for life, and it has an accumulated cash component. The cash component can be borrowed against and money can be withdrawn free of penalty, thus it is more expensive.

How much an individual can afford is important to consider when looking for the best life insurance in Alberta. One doesn't want to purchase a policy they can't afford, and then lose it in the end because they can't keep up with the payments.

For more information about where to find the best life insurance in Alberta, or to find out more about term life insurance versus permanent insurance, please speak with an insurance broker.

Reassured For Life is an Alberta life insurance brokerage providing advisor services that fit your needs, budget and lifestyle. To know more, visit Reassured.ca/blog.
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