Notes On Life Insurance; The Theory Of Life Insurance Practically Explained: An Elementary Treatise On The Principles Governing Life Insurance, And ... For The Use Of Colleges, Students And All
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...the issue of a policy are much greater than the margin for expenses in the first year's premium, it may be that up to the time of surrender the company has expended, in connection wi...
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h this particular policy, considerably more than the margins in the premiums already received, depending for reimbursement on the margin in the future premiums which the insured has agreed to pay under the contract. Obviously, to allow a retiring policy-holder in such a case the full theoretical reserve, would not be just to the remaining policyholders, who are fulfilling their contracts to pay their premiums, and if the full reserve were allowed him on surrender they would in the end be forced to make good to the company part of the sums expended on account of his policy. A second reason for making the surrender allowance less in value, or in amount, than the full reserve held for the policy, lies in the danger that the exercise of the options of obtaining a loan or a cash surrender value by a large number of its policy-holders during hard times may involve financial loss to the company. Savings banks, with which life insurance companies have some points in common, usually reserve the right to defer payment, at their option, of all but a small part of the sums deposited with them, but life companies ordinarily make no such restriction. It is desirable for all persons connected with an insurance company that its assets shall be invested at the best rates of interest consistent with safety. This often involves the selection of investments which, though safe, are not readily convertible into cash. In times of business depression, such as this country has seen more than once, even the best securities will suffer serious depreciation though their certainty of payment...