Awareness Of Life Insurance Essay

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Awareness of life insurance

INTRODUCTION
Life insurance was initially designed to protect the income of families, particularly young families in the wealth accumulation phase, in the event of the head of household's death. Today, life insurance is used for many reasons, including wealth preservation and estate tax planning.
Life insurance (or commonly final expense insurance or life assurance, especially in the Commonwealth) is a contract between an insured (insurance policy holder) and an insurer or assurer, where the insurer promises to pay a designatedbeneficiary a sum of money (the "benefits") in exchange for a premium, upon the death of the insured person. Depending on the contract, other events such as terminal illness or critical illness
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The fear whether he will be able to meet the basic needs of the life i.e. Food, Clothing and Housing (Roti, Kapda and Makkan). He has fear not only for himself but also for his dependents. The source of income to meet his basic needs may be through service or business. If he is able to meet his basic needs then he acquires the assets i.e. vehicles, property or jewellery etc. Then he gets additional fear of saving the assets from destruction. (The assets may be destroyed through accident, fire or earthquake etc. and the income may be cut off due to certainty i.e. old age and death or uncertainty i.e. accident, illness or disability.) As you know, the old age and death is certain for every human being while the accident, illness, disability and destruction of assets may be by random. The number of accidents will take place but with whom is uncertain. Therefore, to overcome this problem, the Insurance plays a very important role. The principal source of income of an individual comes from the compensation for work performed by him. If this source of income gets cut off then: - Family will make social and economic adjustments like: … Wife may take employment at the cost of home making responsibilities … Children may have to go for work at the cost of education. … Family members might have to accept charity from relatives, friends etc. at the cost of their independence and self-respect. … Family standard of living might have to be reduced to a level below the essentials for health and

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