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Best Life Insurance rates for a 26 year old.

Life insurance 26 year oldMost 26 year olds looking for life insurance rates by age will have their choice from among the top rated life insurance companies and no exam life insurance companies available. Our job is to make sure that everything goes nice and smooth. Give us a call today and experience the TermLife2Go difference.  Or you can check out our Life Insurance Quotes page and compare exam vs no medical exam life insurance options.

Affordable Life Insurance for a 26 year old

Buying life insurance while in your 20s is a perfect time to lock in a great rate on either a term life or whole life insurance policy.  At age 26, what you’re going to find is that life insurance is really inexpensive.  So inexpensive that usually the hardest thing about buying life insurance at age 26 is understanding all your options.


For this reason, clients in their 20’s should consider locking down a policy based on “price” not on the actual amount of coverage.  The reason for this is that at age 26, a million dollar life insurance policy may seem crazy, but when your 30 or 40 it may be what you really need.  So if you lock in a million dollar life insurance policy at age 26 you could save yourself thousands of dollars later on in life.

For example:

Client will often say that they just need a $100,000 dollars in coverage now but fail to realize that for $5 or $10 more a month they could be looking at having $500,000 to $1,000,000 dollars in coverage.

So rather than buy what you think you need, determine how much you want to spend and then look for a policy that will give you the most benefit for that amount.

Easy to qualify for:

Qualifying for life insurance at age 26 should also be pretty easy because as stated before, most 26 year old’s are in pretty good health.  At age 26 few have been clinically diagnosed with conditions that might make qualifying for life insurance more difficult or more expensive such as:

  • High cholesterol.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Diabetes
  • Etc…etc.

Now if you have been diagnosed with one of these conditions already, it’s not the end of the world, it just makes getting life insurance now all the more urgent. As you grow older, these health conditions may make life insurance very hard to get or may keep you from being able to get life insurance at all.

More options to choose from:

Buying life insurance at age 26 allows applicants to pick and choose among dozens of different options which may or may not be available to older applicants.  For example, polices such as:

These policies should be considered as viable options for most 26 year old’s simply because at age 26 they could be really affordable and provide some significant benefits that traditional term policies simply don’t have.

However, you need to do a thorough needs analysis to make sure your family is properly insured. If you have to choose between a long term or a whole life policy at the detriment of the correct face amount, you might want to choose a shorter term policy that allows you to get the necessary face amount. It is better to have a bigger face amount policy that a longer term because you may not need life insurance down the road, but you definitely need it now. If you are not sure which way to go, TermLife2Go can help.

But do I really need to buy a life insurance policy at age 26?

It all depends?  Do you have people you depend on your income?  Would people be affected financially if you were to pass away?  If so, does it really matter that you’re only 25?  Probably not, the only real difference is that the insurance that you purchase is probably going to be a lot cheaper than that of someone say who is in their 40’s or 50’s.

But dying shouldn’t be you’re only concern…

After all, you’re in your mid 20’s.  Do you really anticipate developing a disease that could kill you in the next 10 or 15 years?  Let’s hope not!  But statistically, dying from a disease in the next 10-15 years isn’t all that likely which is why your life insurance will be priced so low.

But what could happen…

Is that you could be killed in an accident, or you could be seriously injured in an accident.  For this reason alone, purchasing a term or whole life insurance policy can make a lot of sense.  It’s also a really good reason why you should check out what a long term disability insurance policy will cost as well.

Because you never know…

You may not die in your early 20’s, but you could become injured or develop an illness that could prevent you from being able to work in your early 20’s.  And having to rely on social security disability income isn’t much fun!


We know that for a lot of individuals, especially those who are just starting their careers, may not have a ton of extra discretionary income which they can use towards purchasing a term or whole life insurance policy.

For this reason…

We’ve also chosen to write several different articles sharing some of the knowledge that we have acquired over the years working with 1000’s of clients.   You see, nearly every time we complete a life insurance application for someone, one of the first questions that we need to ask is:

“what do you do for a living?” and “what would you estimate your annual income as?

Which means that over the years, we’ve become really familiar with a wide range of different career paths and opportunities some of which you would probably never think of on your own.

And because…

Our number one goal here at TermLife2Go is to help individuals and families secure their own financial security and independence, we wanted to share with you what we’ve learned.  So, once you’ve had a chance to visit our Life Insurance Quotes page feel free to check out our 100 Ways to Make Money Fast and our Top 23 Apps That Will Make You Money.

2 comments… add one
  • Kevin

    Will my fundral be covered if i were to die before the age 50

    • Kevin,

      We don’t have enough information to be able to answer that question accurately. Have you already purchased a life insurance policy? We don’t know. Which is why it’s probably best for you to just give us a call and we’ll be happy to answer any questions that you may have.



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