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New honors for Haven Life

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We don’t do it for the recognition.

At Haven Life, our goal is to make life insurance less hard. We do that through our simple, easy-to-understand online life insurance application. We do that through innovative underwriting that allows us to offer highly competitive rates. We do that through our best-in-class customer success team, which helps guide applicants and policyholders through their life insurance journeys, before and after they buy life insurance..

In other words, we do it for you.

But… the recognition is nice.

Which brings us to the two latest pieces of praise for Haven Life. They come from the hallowed corners of Money and the Wall Street Journal. Here’s what they had to say.

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From the WSJ: “Best Coverage Without a Medical Exam”

Did you know you can get 100% no-medical-exam-required life insurance coverage from Haven Life, in the form of a simplified issue life insurance product we call Haven Simple? It’s true — applicants can get up to $1 million in coverage, without the hassle of a medical exam, so long as they’re truthful in their application. (Failing to be honest could result in the non-issuance of policy or non-payment of the death benefit.)

The Wall Street Journal was clearly aware, and their Buy Side site recognized it as “best coverage without a medical exam,” citing the available coverage amount, term lengths, level term premiums (that is, premiums that stay the same throughout the term of the policy), and the inclusion of an accelerated death benefit rider.

“Our Haven Life team is committed to making it as easy and convenient as possible for people to secure life insurance coverage and protect the ones they love,” said Mitch Ocampo, Head of Haven Life. “We are honored by this recognition and will continue to redefine the life insurance buying process by providing innovative online financial solutions that help bring financial security to everyday American households.”

Buy Side from WSJ’s “Best Life Insurance Companies” selections were based on available policies, coverage amounts, medical exam requirements, insurance riders and customer satisfaction ratings. The editors, writers and contributors who made the selections looked for companies and agencies (like Haven Life) that offered online quotes and applications rather than in-person applications with an insurance agent. More than 20 leading companies were evaluated using the companies listed in the 2022 J.D. Power Individual Life Insurance Study.

All in all, not too shabby.

Money: Best for Term Life Insurance

Another esteemed financial publication, another piece of high praise. The full write-up supports Money’s selection of Haven Life as “best for term life insurance,” and again, Haven Simple earned a starring role in the review:

“If you’re looking for a simple term life policy — the most affordable type of life insurance — Haven Life could be a helpful option to financially protect your loved ones in the event of your death. You can apply and purchase insurance online, without having to meet with an insurance agent. And, some Haven Life policies are simplified issues, so you don’t have to get a medical exam, making Haven Life our pick for best term life insurance.”

We’re blushing over here. If you’d like to find out what the fuss is about, start by getting a free online life insurance quote today.

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About Louis Wilson

Louis Wilson is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in a wide array of publications, both online and in print. He often writes about travel, sports, popular culture, men’s fashion and grooming, and more. He lives in Austin, Texas, where he has developed an unbridled passion for breakfast tacos, with his wife and two children.

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Our editorial policy

Haven Life is a customer-centric life insurance agency that’s backed and wholly owned by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). We believe navigating decisions about life insurance, your personal finances and overall wellness can be refreshingly simple.

Our editorial policy

Haven Life is a customer centric life insurance agency that’s backed and wholly owned by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). We believe navigating decisions about life insurance, your personal finances and overall wellness can be refreshingly simple.

Our content is created for educational purposes only. Haven Life does not endorse the companies, products, services or strategies discussed here, but we hope they can make your life a little less hard if they are a fit for your situation.

Haven Life is not authorized to give tax, legal or investment advice. This material is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for tax, legal, or investment advice. Individuals are encouraged to seed advice from their own tax or legal counsel.

Our disclosures

Haven Term is a Term Life Insurance Policy (DTC and ICC17DTC in certain states, including NC) issued by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), Springfield, MA 01111-0001 and offered exclusively through Haven Life Insurance Agency, LLC. In NY, Haven Term is DTC-NY 1017. In CA, Haven Term is DTC-CA 042017. Haven Term Simplified is a Simplified Issue Term Life Insurance Policy (ICC19PCM-SI 0819 in certain states, including NC) issued by the C.M. Life Insurance Company, Enfield, CT 06082. Policy and rider form numbers and features may vary by state and may not be available in all states. Our Agency license number in California is OK71922 and in Arkansas 100139527.

MassMutual is rated by A.M. Best Company as A++ (Superior; Top category of 15). The rating is as of Aril 1, 2020 and is subject to change. MassMutual has received different ratings from other rating agencies.

Haven Life Plus (Plus) is the marketing name for the Plus rider, which is included as part of the Haven Term policy and offers access to additional services and benefits at no cost or at a discount. The rider is not available in every state and is subject to change at any time. Neither Haven Life nor MassMutual are responsible for the provision of the benefits and services made accessible under the Plus Rider, which are provided by third party vendors (partners). For more information about Haven Life Plus, please visit:

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