What are Traditional / Investment Plans?Key Features
Traditional plans, also called Conventional Insurance Plans are plans where money is invested as per the guidelines laid down in the Insurance Act. The whereabouts of the invested premium is not known to the policyholder. The policyholder is simply promised certain benefits payable on death, maturity or as money back. Traditional Investment Plans have some of the basic features which are mentioned below:
These plans are issued for a longer term perspective and money cannot be withdrawn from the plans.
In case of stopping the premium payment, the plan becomes paid-up if at least three full years premiums have been paid. A paid-up plan has a reduced Sum Assured and the policyholder has a choice to either run the plan at the reduced coverage or surrender the plan.
The plans may be offered as participating or non-participating plans. Participating plans are entitled to participate in the companys profits and earn bonuses which are not true for non-participating plans.
The plans may be issued either as Endowment Plans or Money Back Planse
Applying for a Traditional / Investment Plan from the company:
The company offers specific plans which are available online only. The customer only needs to log into the companys website, choose the required plan, choose the coverage and provide the details. The premium will be determined using the filled details. The customer then needs to pay the premium online through credit card, debit card or net banking facilities and the policy will be issued
Plans which are not available online can be purchased from agents, brokers, banks, etc. where the intermediaries help with the application process.
Applying For Traditional Insurance through PolicyBazaar
On the PolicyBazaar homepage, click on Traditional Insurance under the Personal tab.
Click New Quotes to compare and choose from top insurance providers.
Fill your date of birth (DOB), whether you are a smoker/non-smoker, and the payout amount. On the basis of your payout amount, you will get an estimate of your premium. Next click Continue.
Fill in your name, email address, city, country code, and mobile number. Click Continue.
You will be taken to the Life Insurance quotes page where you will see life insurance quotes of more than 10 insurers. Next, choose the plan as per payment schedule – One Time Payout and Monthly Payout Plans.
After reviewing and comparing each life insurance quote, click the premium amount to buy the desired plan.
You will see a pop-up on the screen which will give you an overview of the chosen plan like premium, plan features, exclusions, additional riders, etc. Click Proceed.
This will take you to the insurers website. Fill in the necessary details to buy the plan.