Disability Insurance to Cover Business Loans
Apr 27, 2011
Jamie Fleischner

Jamie Fleischner

27 Apr, 2011

When business owners apply for a loan from a bank, oftentimes the bank wants the debt insured in the event the loan payer becomes sick or injured.

There is a specific type of disability insurance policy designed to cover these business loans.

For example, suppose a dentist is in the process of purchasing a practice for $500,000. The bank requires the dentist to insure the loan for the next 10 years.  At the time of claim, the policy will pay the balance of the loan. If the dentist becomes disabled in the first year, the policy would pay the remainder of the 10 years. If the dentist becomes disabled in the 5th year, the policy would pay the remaining 5 years of the loan.

The advantage of a disability business loan product versus an individual disability product is the business loan product is significantly less expensive. Furthermore, the premium can be deducted as a business expense since the benefits payable are paying down a deductible loan.

For more information about disability insurance to cover business loans, contact the Set for Life Insurance office today.

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