My bank is always asking me to sit down and sign up for Life Insurance from them. Is this a good thing for me?
Most banks are always looking to increase their revenue with fees and ‘value-added products’ for sale. The bank will usually have one company they represent. We call this the Red option. The Red option may not be the best fit for all people as the premiums may be higher for some and as a captive client of the bank this could be the only option offered to you. An important question you should ask is: do other options exist for me and are the other options a richer fit for my needs based on my health and budget?