What is group life insurance?

Group life insurance is usually offered by employers as a part of a benefits package. Coverage tends to be inexpensive or free. However, most plans only cover one to two times your salary, which is less than what most people need.

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Benefits of group life insurance

Flexible coverage

You can often customize your group life insurance to meet your unique situation by buying additional coverage for yourself or even your spouse.

Guaranteed coverage

You usually don't need a health screening, and you can get group life insurance coverage regardless of your health or pre-existing conditions.

No medical exams

In most cases, you won't need a medical exam or have to answer any medical questions to qualify for group life insurance coverage through your employer.

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