In today’s fast paced world of rising income and better career opportunities, many are able to take life’s key decisions early on in life. The decision to travel, buy a house, opt for higher education at home or abroad, invest in financial securities or even start a family are no longer far-fetched. This is possible due to a dramatic increase in the social mobility, easy access to inexpensive credit and rise in the standards of living.
With the focus mainly on improving one’s life and growing assets, it has become even important to protect and secure this growth from uncertainties. For example, the event of sudden demise of a key member in the family or coming down with severe illness or disability can damage one’s finances.
Importantly, it has repercussions on the lives and future goals of dependents. Events like these can derail one’s path in life and even be a cause for further problems.
Fortunately, there are solutions available today that are easy and affordable, and provide great value. Kotak Life’s e-Term plan protects your loved ones during critical moments to safeguard your family’s financial security. Kotak e-Term plan is a pure protection term insurance plan.
is type of insurance availed for certain amount of time. When you get a term insurance, your family and dependents become financially secured, even when you are not around.
If the insured dies over the policy tenure a death benefit (or sum assured) is paid out. No payout is made if the insured survives the tenure. Unlike other types of life insurance products, term insurance offers a large sum assured at an affordable cost.
Some of the features that make Kotak e-Term worth your time and money:
1. Low cost long-term coverage
Kotak e-Term offers life cover till the age of 75 years, and at an affordable premium cost. The annual premium for a 35 year old healthy, non-smoker male for cover of Rs1 crore till age 75 is only Rs9,400 (exclusive of taxes).
2. Three plans to choose from
3. Choose from three pay-out options
Policyholder can choose for the death benefit to be paid to nominee either as entirely lump sum, in annual instalments or as increasing annual instalments.
4. Increase risk cover at life’s key milestones or decrease it
Kotak’s e-Term offers the option to increase risk cover at important life stages such as marriage, child birth and others without undergoing any further medical examination. The policy also offers an option to decrease risk cover to a lower amount anytime during the policy term.
5. Enhance protection against critical illnesses, permanent disability
Policyholder can get enhanced protection against any one of 37 critical illnesses, above the basic life cover, by adding the critical illness rider to the base policy. There is a permanent disability rider as well.
6. Tax benefits
The premiums paid for your Kotak e-Term plan are tax-deductible up to Rs1.50 lakh per financial year under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
How the plan works?
Where can one buy Kotak’s e-Term plan?
Kotak Life offers the policy on its website and the same can also be purchased offline through an agent.