Life to 95®
Life to 95 is group life insurance that you can begin as early as age 50 and continue to age 95. This is term life insurance, which, because of its low cost relative to other types of life insurance, continues to be a popular life insurance choice.
The following highlights can help you decide if Life to 95 is right for you:
- Lots of choices. Insurance amounts from $20,000 to $100,000.
- Great rates. Compare very favorably with other plans.
- Automatic premium payment option – straight from your bank account with no surcharge.
- Underwritten by New York Life Insurance Company.
Women and Life Insurance
Women are busy. So busy, in fact, that they may not stop to plan for their future. As economic contributors, caregivers of children and elderly parents, and household managers, women shoulder a large share of family responsibilities.
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New York Life Insurance Company is the largest mutual life-insurance company in the United States, and one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life remains one of only two life insurers with the highest financial strength ratings currently awarded by all four of the major rating agencies, out of 800 life insurers operating in the United States today.
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*Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 11/1/18
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Alumni/ae and their spouses and domestic partners may apply. Each must be at least age 50 but under 76 when applying and have a permanent home address in the United States. Your spouse or domestic partner may apply—even if you do not.
- Minimum: $20,000.
- Maximum: $100,000. In $1,000 increments.
You may apply for more insurance at any time while you are under age 76, subject to the plan maximum.
You may reduce your insurance through a simple signed request. Your coverage and premium are then reduced accordingly. Your insurance concludes at age 95.
Death by suicide within the first two years is the only exclusion.
A Living Benefit is designed to help a terminally ill patient during a difficult and often financially draining time. A person under age 70, insured for at least 30 days* and diagnosed with a life expectancy of 24 months or less, may request that up to 50% of the insurance amount be paid while he or she is still living. The remainder continues as life insurance.**
Determine how much insurance you need. The Life to 95 plan offers coverage amounts between $10,000 and $100,000, in $1,000 increments. If you seek more than $100,000 in coverage, call 800-635-7801, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send no money now. If your application is approved and you pay your first premium, you receive a Certificate with the details of your coverage. If you are not fully satisfied, simply return your Certificate within 30 days for a full refund.
Monthly automatic withdrawal from your bank. You do not write checks or worry about paying late. There is no processing fee for this convenience.
Semiannual bills payable by check. Semiannual premiums are six times monthly premiums. A fee of $6, subject to change, is added to each bill. To continue insurance, premiums must be paid on time. Therefore, monthly automatic withdrawal is recommended, but you can change your choice if you change your mind.
Acceptance is based on your current health, your health history, and other information you provide on your application. A physical examination is not routinely required, but when needed, it is conducted by a medical professional who visits at your convenience—usually at your home or business—at no cost to you. If more medical information is needed, it is requested from you or your medical providers.
Coverage (and any increase) usually begins on the day your application is approved if you are able to perform normal activities.*** If you receive approval, you may request a different effective date, such as when existing insurance ends or a new financial obligation begins. This term insurance continues to age 95 unless premiums are not paid on time or the policy ends.