When should I buy Term Insurance?

• Term Insurance is a ‘must-have’ if you have a family that is financially dependent on you and if you are the primary source of income for your family. There’s never really a good time to die, but dying during one’s earning years is particularly burdensome to those who depend on us for income and support. Not having you around in such a scenario can impose a significant financial burden on your loved ones especially if you have outstanding liabilities as well such as Home Loans, Car Loans etc.
• It may not be as important a product to have if you are single with no financial dependents and limited or no liabilities.
• It is always better to start your coverage at an earlier age. With age, the associated risk to our life only increases, consequently making insurance more expensive with age.
• If securing your family’s financial future is a primary need, then you should actively consider a Term Insurance plan. If however, there is already adequate financial protection available for your dependents you may want to look at enhancing your long term savings and investments portfolio.

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