College, as well as private schooling fees, are rapidly hiking, as are all the other aspects related to education. This is also true for student loans, with the interests burning a substantial hole in people’s pockets, and being the cause of considerable stress. However, education is not an aspect one can compromise on, important as it is in the job industry today. As a parent, paying for your child’s education can be quite stressful, but, surprising though it may seem, a life insurance policy can elevate the stress. This is mainly through the financial resources that life insurance allows, therefore making room for more savings, which could then translate into fulfilling part or all of the child’s education.
The tax advantages that buying and regularly paying life insurance allows for extra financial resources. In the event of your death, your family can also opt for a tax-free benefit to pay off education fees.
In addition, insurance allows for guaranteed cash value – you can be sure therefore that at least a certain amount of the cash you invested will always be available at your disposal. In addition, your money will always be accessible, and, moreover, will have the potential to grow through market participation.
However, the education industry is now constantly introducing new policies, which could add further burdens to your financial planning with regard to education. It pays, therefore – quite literally – to consider every aspect involved and plan accordingly; calculate the totals, account for the extras – instrumental tuition, stationery, and so on – and keep a budget that you keep track of.
Life insurance policies can be unlikely allies, securing not only your family’s finances but also taking care of their educational needs.