There are numerous types of life coverage policies to choose from, but one of the most popular types of coverage is whole life insurance. Michigan carriers will, of course, help potential policyholders purchase coverage, but there are a few steps that they need to take themselves before it's time to buy.
First, make sure you want whole coverage.
Even though it offers perks that term coverage does not, not everyone wants whole life coverage. It tends to be on the pricier side, and the "perk" of a forced savings investment component is not always desirable.
Before they start taking steps to purchase whole life insurance, Michigan residents must first decide if it's the coverage they really want.
Then, do some research.
Once they've decided they want whole life insurance, Michigan residents need to do a bit of research. This may include talking to family members, friends, and co-workers about their experiences with various insurance agencies, as well as checking any reports other policyholders have filed with the Better Business Bureau.
The goal is to find out what actual customers have to say about their experiences. Remember, sometimes the best form of advertising is word of mouth, and people are not likely to recommend a company they've had bad experiences with.
Finally, contact insurance agents and make comparisons.
Now that they've talked with others and conducted some preliminary research about the various carriers of whole life insurance, Michigan residents are ready to choose a few companies and compare those companies' premiums. Shopping for life protection is much like shopping for any other coverage, after all; not every carrier is going to provide the same coverage for the same price. …