Mortgage Life vs. Personal Life

Life, Critical Illness, and Disability Insurance

At First Foundation we believe that the type and quality of insurance you carry is just as important as the amount of coverage. Owning a home and managing a mortgage involves large amounts of capital, and can therefore include a fairly significant amount of risk. We simply wouldn’t be offering a complete service if we didn’t offer a free, no obligation review of your situation to make sure that you and your family are properly protected.

The HUGE difference between Mortgage Life and Personal Term:

Insurance Coverage Benefit  Cost

Mortgage Insurance 


$200,000                         

$50 /month                         

Credit Card Insurance 


$10,000                                          

$10 / month                           

Car Loan Insurance 


$20,000                                          

$22 / month                         

Line of Credit Insurance


$7,000                                                  

$15 / month                         

 Total:


$237,000

$97 / month or $4.91 per $1,000

 

Vs. Personal Term Life



Insurance Coverage 


Benefit                              

Cost                                    
Personal Term Life Insurance $700,000 $93 / month or $1.60 /$1000         

Clearly not all insurance is created equal! 

As you can see above, mortgage life insurance (and other debt coverage insurance) is better than nothing, but clearly not competitive with personal term life insurance on a cost per thousand worth of coverage basis.  At First Foundation we believe you can do better than what the banks are offering.
 

Contact us today for a free, no obligation quote by our in-house Certified Financial Planner to see if you are properly insured.  Learn more about life insurance.