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Queer Money

Jan 29, 2019

Life Insurance When HIV+ with Sau El of Simply Insurance Life insurance is incredibly important. Not only does the death benefit cover funeral costs, the payout can provide long-term financial security for your loved ones. But what if you are HIV+? How challenging is it to secure a life insurance policy if you have the human immunodeficiency virus? Sau El is the Co-founder and CEO of Simply Insurance, a platform providing a simple and fast way to purchase insurance online. Sau is a licensed life and health insurance agent with 10-plus years of experience in the insurance industry. In addition to being an ambitious entrepreneur, Sau is an insurance educator and field underwriter on a mission to get one million families insured. Today, Sau joins us to explain the fundamentals of underwriting as well as the benefits of securing a no-exam policy. He offers a brief history of the no-exam option and discusses the difference between a group and individual policy. Sau walks us through the life insurance options available to people who are HIV+, covering the ONLY company willing to underwrite those individuals, the additional requirements for someone who’s HIV+, and what factors may STILL prevent them from being approved. Listen in to understand the benefits of buying a policy as soon as possible and serving as both owner and insured—and learn where to go for resources and support in choosing the most affordable life insurance product for your situation!