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Learn the differences between the life insurance options offered by Banner Life and Protective.
Banner Life and Protective are both established life insurance companies that provide competitive rates and are good choices for most applicants. But which one is right for you? Besides looking at price, anyone trying to decide between Banner and Protective should consider the riders offered by each company, as well as the consumer ratings assigned by independent organizations.
If you’re looking for the most affordable life insurance option, here are the average monthly premiums for Banner Life and Protective term life insurance policies.
Average premium cost based on $500,000/20-year term life insurance policies for healthy, nonsmoking applicants in California.
Life insurance companies base your premium price largely on your current health and health history. Some companies are more lenient and provide better pricing for some health conditions than others.
|Cancer Survivor/Family History||Excellent||Good|
|Recent Weight Loss||Good||Good|
|Former Tobacco Use||Good||Fair|
|High Blood Pressure||Good||Good|
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Riders let you customize your life insurance policy so it fits your specific needs. Compare the riders offered by Banner Life and Protective to choose the company that works best for you.
|Child Protection Rider||X||X|
|Accelerated Death Benefit Rider||X||X|
|Accidental Death Benefit Rider||X|
|Disability Waiver of Premium Rider||X||X|
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Life insurance companies can be ranked in several different ways. A.M. Best provides ratings based on the financial strength of the company, while J.D. Power conducts surveys based on customer service, product quality, and buyer behavior, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) provides grades based on consumer feedback.
How do Banner Life and Protective compare in financial and customer service ratings?
|J.D. Power||N/A||3 out of 5|
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So, is Banner Life the right life insurance company for you, or is it Protective? It depends on your individual situation, which is why it's important to look at policy cost, health considerations, riders, and customer service provided by each company before you buy.
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