Every individual has dreams and aspirations and most of them centre around wealth and all the advantages that come with it. Luxury vacations and beautiful houses are just some of the perks that come with wealth. In order to ensure that all dreams are realised IDBI Federal Life has introduced the Wealth Gain Insurance Plan that is a solution that provides not just life cover, but also works on building wealth over a long tenure. This unit linked insurance plan comes with 8 different fund offerings and also the choice to opt for more than one fund based on the policyholder’s financial aims. Additionally, a disability cover is also available. Policyholders, if are invested for a long time will receive guaranteed loyalty additions.
In order to avail the Wealth Gain plan, individuals will have to meet the following eligibility criteria:
|Age at Entry (in years)||5 years||60 years|
|Age at Maturity (in years)||18 years||74 years|
|Policy Tenure||10/15/20 years|
All ages are based on the last birthday of the individual.
Sum Assured is dependent on the policy tenure, premiums paid and premium payment frequency.
|Premium Payment Tenure||
|Premium Payment Frequency||Monthly and Yearly|
||For yearly mode of frequency -
|For monthly mode of frequency -
Customers should note that premium varies based on a number of factors such as age, policy tenure and location, among other factors.
Individuals will have to choose the premium amount that they wish to invest and also the mode of payment along with policy tenure. Once this is done, they will have to select their premium payment term and the fund that they would wish to invest in.
|Death Benefit||In case of death of policyholder during policy tenure as long as the policy is in-force, higher of the following will be paid-
|Maturity Benefit||This benefit amount is equal to the fund value and this includes total guaranteed loyalty additions in the policyholder’s investment account on the date of policy maturity. Once the maturity benefit has been paid, the policy will terminate.|
|Guaranteed Loyalty Additions||Individuals who stay invested in the policy for a long time will be rewarded with guaranteed loyalty additions at the end of the tenth policy year and also every 5 years after. In case policyholders have invested in numerous funds, loyalty additions will be added to all funds in the exact same proportion as the value of the fund bears to total fund value.|
|Flexibility with Investment Management||Policyholders have the option to take control of their investments with the flexibility to change them based on their needs and requirements. Realignment is also possible if the policyholder wishes to. Additionally, customers can also switch between funds any number of times without having to pay additional charges.|
|Waiver of Premium on Disability||In case of complete and permanent disability of policyholder during the premium payment tenure as long as the policy is in force, the following is applicable -
Customers have the option of choosing between two investment options and these are -
Funds provided by IDBI Federal Life invest in money market, bonds as well as stocks and all returns are dependent on the market conditions and performance. Returns as well as risk would vary based on the fund type chosen.
IDBI Federal Life also offers Systematic Allocator which is a programmed solution wherein the fund mix will become more conservative as the goal of the investment approaches.
Given below are the list of fund options provided by IDBI Federal Life.
|Fund Option||Risk and Return|
|Equity Growth Fund||High returns and high risk|
|Midcap Fund||High returns and high risk|
|Bond Fund||Moderate returns and Moderate risk|
|Income Fund||Returns related to short-term rate of interest and risk is low|
|Pure Fund||High returns and high risk|
|Aggressive Asset Allocator||High returns and high risk|
|Moderate Asset Allocator||High returns and high risk. However, risk and returns would be lower than Aggressive Asset Allocator fund due to low exposure to equity assets.|
|Cautious Asset Allocator||Moderate returns and Moderate risk due to low exposure to equity assets.|
In case the policyholder commits suicide, regardless of whether he/she is sane or insane within a period of 12 months from date of policy commencement or revival, the fund value will be paid.
The Total and Permanent Disability comes with its own set of exclusions, such as:
|Free Look Period||If policyholders are not satisfied with their plan they have the option to return the same along with stated reasons within a period of 15 days from the date of receipt of policy. In case the policy was sold through distance marketing channels such as internet, SMS and telephone, the free look period available is 30 days.|
|Child Policies||In case the person insured is a minor, the vesting age of this person will be given in the policy schedule. In case of untimely death of policyholder wherein the insured is a child, the legal guardian will be the policy owner until the child attains majority. In such scenarios, the legal guardian can either continue the policy or surrender the same as long as the lock-in period has been completed.|
|Nomination||Based on provisions of Section 39 of the Insurance Act of 1938, nomination will be allowed.|
|Assignment||Based on provisions of Section 38 of the Insurance Act of 1938, assignment will be allowed.|
|Partial Withdrawal||Policyholders can make partial withdrawals but only after the completion of 5 policy years and as long as the policy is in force.|
|Surrender||Policy can be surrendered after the completion of the lock-in period of 5 years. In case the policy is surrendered within the lock in period, a discontinuance charge will be applicable.|
|Total and Permanent Disability||For this benefit to be provided, one of the following conditions will have to be met-
|Settlement Option||Through this option, policyholders can withdraw their maturity benefit in the form of installments within a period of five years from the date of maturity rather than redeeming the complete amount on the date of maturity.|
Policyholders can avail 2 tax benefits when they invest in this ULIP.
However, individuals should note that tax laws are subject to change from time to time and are therefore advised to talk to their tax consults before investing.
IDBI Federal Life is sought after life insurance Company that is known for its transparency with regards to their communication and priority given to customer care. This prolific company provides a plethora of insurance products that are suited to a large number of customers. This customer-friendly company also employs state-of-the-art technology and has a very high claim-settlement ratio.
Keeping up with the digital age, IDBI Federal Life allows customers to apply for their policies and track the same online. Individuals can also make use of the numerous tools and calculators available for their needs and requirements. Due to these reasons, IDBI Federal Life is one of the most well-known life insurance providers in the country.