Added peace of mind for your family—protection for their future
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No one wants to think about death, but if you avoid planning for the future, you could be forcing your family to abandon the lifestyle they are accustomed to.
The State Bar of Wisconsin Group Term Life Insurance Plan— with coverage issued by The Prudential Insurance Company of America (Prudential)—was designed for a simple purpose: to provide money to help keep your family’s hopes and dreams for the future on track following an untimely death. It’s money to help pay the mortgage, so they can continue to live in the family home; or to help with college expenses, so your children can get the education they deserve. It’s money to help ensure your family’s financial future is protected.
Eligibility for This Plan
All association members under the age of 65 are eligible to apply for the Term Life Insurance Plan. Term Life Insurance is available to you in amounts up to $1,000,000 in $50,000 increments. Covered members may also apply to insure their spouses under age 65. Spouse coverage may not exceed 100% of the member’s coverage amount. Eligible dependent children under age 26 can be insured for $10,000 or $20,000 per child. All coverage is subject to Prudential’s approval of satisfactory evidence of insurability.
Coverage designed with you in mind
- With coverage amounts up to $1,000,000, you can select the amount that best protects your loved ones. And, as your needs increase, you can simply apply for more coverage.
- Among other things, the insurance benefit can be used to help:
- Provide for your family’s expenses (mortgage, bills, car payments, etc.)
- Safeguard your children’s future (child care, college expenses, weddings, etc.)
- Secure retirement income for your spouse
- Help settle your estate, pay estate taxes, and satisfy other final expenses so your family won’t be burdened.
Coverage that you can take with you
- The Plan has a portability feature that allows you to keep your coverage even if you change jobs, as long as you remain a State Bar member.
How much does it cost?
- Rates for the State Bar of Wisconsin Term Life Insurance Plan are competitive, helping to make the decision to apply an easier one.
- Rates are based on your attained age and will increase as you enter higher age brackets, as shown in the rate chart.
- Like most insurance, rates are subject to change, but only on a class-wide basis—you can never be singled out for an increase.
Depending on your needs, additional options are available under the Plan.
- Optional Accidental Death (AD) Coverage:
The State Bar of Wisconsin Term Life Insurance Plan includes optional Accidental Death coverage, which provides an additional benefit if you die by accident. The AD insurance proceeds are payable in addition to any other life insurance benefit payable under the Plan.
- Accelerated Benefit Option
If you become terminally ill with a life expectancy of six months or less, the Accelerated Benefit Option lets you receive 75% of your coverage amount (not to exceed $250,000) while still living.Use the proceeds as you wish—for travel, medical bills, or family expenses. The amount payable at death is then reduced by the accelerated benefit amount paid. Please consult with your tax advisor to review any tax implications.
- Optional Dependent Coverage
Dependent Child Coverage— For $12 a year, you can insure your eligible dependent children with $10,000 of term life insurance or for $24 a year you can insure them with $20,000 of coverage. The cost is added to your Member Term Life premium. Spouse Coverage—Covered members may also request coverage for their eligible spouses under age 65. Spouse coverage may not exceed 100% of the member’s coverage amount.
Ownership Transfer Available
The provisions of the group policy allow you to transfer ownership of your coverage to your spouse, business partner, professional corporation or a trust. Transfer of ownership could result in a tax advantage for you. Contact your tax advisor for details.
How do I Apply?
- Simply Click Here to complete an application form and return it to Bultman Financial Services, Inc. by fax or mail. Use a separate form for your spouse.
- Some applicants may be required to have medical exam in order to apply for coverage. Contact Bultman Financial Services, Inc., for more information on medical requirements.
- Your coverage will become effective upon approval of your application and receipt of your premium. You will be billed semi-annually unless you request to be billed annually or by electronic fund transfer (EFT).
The only death claims against your group term life coverage to be denied will be for misrepresentation of your application or death by suicide within the first two years of coverage. Please read your insurance certificate for details. For information on termination of coverage, also consult your certificate.
For Information Contact:
Bultman Financial Services, Inc.
13625 Bishop’s Drive Suite #100
Brookfield, WI 53005
Accidental Death Benefit Exclusions A loss is not covered if it results from any of the following
1) Suicide or attempted suicide, while sane or insane.
2) Intentionally self-inflicted injuries, or any attempt to inflict such injuries.
3) Sickness, whether the loss results directly or indirectly from the sickness.
4) Medical or surgical treatment of sickness, whether the loss results directly or indirectly from the treatment.
5) Any bacterial or viral infection. This does not include pyogenic infection resulting from an accidental cut or wound or bacterial infection resulting from accidental ingestion of a contaminated substance.
6) War, or any act of war, except as provided by the War Risk Hazard provision. War means declared or undeclared war, and includes resistance to armed aggression.
7) An accident that occurs while the person is serving on full-time active duty for more than 30 days in any armed forces. But this does not include Reserve or National Guard active duty for training.
8) Travel or flight in any vehicle used for aerial navigation (includes getting in, out, on or off any such vehicle), except as provided by any Hazard provision, if the person is performing as a pilot or a crew member of any aircraft.
9) Commission of or attempt to commit an assault or a felony.
10) Being legally intoxicated or under the influence of any narcotic unless administered or consumed on the advice of a doctor.
This site may contain marketing language, on products issued by The Prudential Insurance Company of America, that have not yet been approved in all states.
Accelerated Death Benefit option is a feature that is made available to group life insurance participants. It is not a health, nursing home, or long-term care insurance benefit and is not designed to eliminate the need for those types of insurance coverage. The death benefit is reduced by the amount of the accelerated death benefit paid. There is no administrative fee to accelerate benefits. Receipt of accelerated death benefits may affect eligibility for public assistance and may be taxable. The federal income tax treatment of payments made under this rider depends upon whether the insured is the recipient of the benefits and is considered terminally ill. You may wish to seek professional tax advice before exercising this option.
This policy provides ACCIDENT insurance only. It does NOT provide basic hospital, basic medical or major medical insurance as defined by the New York Department of Financial Services. IMPORTANT NOTICE – THIS POLICY DOES NOT PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR SICKNESS.
State Bar of Wisconsin Group Term Life Insurance and Accidental Death coverages are issued by The Prudential Insurance Company of America, a Prudential Financial Company, Newark NJ. This presentation is intended to be a summary of benefits and does not include all policy provisions, exclusions and limitations. A Booklet-Certificate, with complete information, including limitations and exclusions, will be provided. If there is a discrepancy between this document and the Booklet- Certificate issued by Prudential, the terms of the Booklet-Certificate will govern. Contract series 83500. CA COA# 1179, NAIC# 68241