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Term Conversion

Convert Your Life Insurance for a Lifetime of Value.

When you purchased your term life insurance policy, you recognized the need to protect your loved ones after you're gone. Now, you have an opportunity to make an even greater impact on the financial security of your family by converting your term policy to permanent life insurance. In addition to offering a death benefit, permanent life insurance also offers a number of benefits to you and your family while you're living.

Why convert now?

  • Your acceptance is guaranteed. No underwriting or medical exams are required.

  • You can lock in lower premiums. The younger you are when you convert, the lower your premiums, which can be guaranteed not to increase.
  • You'll have more time to accumulate cash value. The cash value of permanent life insurance increases every year. Guaranteed. Waiting to convert for five or ten years can have a significant impact on the cash value of your permanent life insurance policy.

  • Your conversion benefit won't last forever. The length of your conversion period varies according to the details of your term policy.

Living benefits of
permanent life insurance

Permanent life insurance is a flexible financial asset that provides benefits for you and your family while you're living. As you pay premiums, the policy builds equity that grows tax deferred and could become a source of funding you can access at any age, for any reason. You can take a loan against the cash value, use it as collateral, take a portion of the cash outright or surrender the policy. No questions asked. 1

The power of
converting now

The cash value of a permanent life insurance policy increases every year. Guaranteed. So when it comes to converting your term policy to permanent life insurance, time is money. A delay of just five or ten years can have a significant impact on your policy's accumulated cash value.

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Term to perm insurance cash flow chart
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Take the next step.

Contact your Northwestern Mutual financial advisor to learn more and discuss your conversion options.

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1All references to permanent life insurance reflect features of permanent whole life insurance. Dividends are reviewed annually, are subject to change, and are not guaranteed. Utilizing the cash values through policy loans, surrenders, or cash withdrawals will reduce the death benefit; and may necessitate greater outlay than anticipated and/or result in an unexpected taxable event.