Life Insurance and Cash Accumulation

Traditionally, the primary purpose of life insurance was to protect the insured’s family from financial hardship in the event of the insured’s death. As the life insurance industry evolved, the complexity of many of the products increased. Now there are a myriad of life insurance policies that allow the policyholder to use life insurance as an investment. This page provides a detailed overview of key terms and answers related to life insurance and cash accumulation.

Life Insurance and Cash Accumulation: Background
What type of life insurance has cash value?
What is the cash value of a life insurance policy?
What is the cash surrender value of life insurance?
How to calculate the cash value of life insurance
What is term life insurance cash value?
How to cash out life insurance?
How to borrow from your life insurance’s cash value
What happens to the cash value of life insurance when you die?
How to cancel cash value life insurance