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Underwriting

Longevity favours the rich, but poor also benefit in new generation life annuities

Those from poorer backgrounds tend to have a shorter lifespan than those who are wealthier. People have a right to purchase a life annuity at a price that fairly reflects their individual risk.

While life insurance policies use medical underwriting to charge those who are ill a higher premium, life annuities use underwriting as a fair way of ensuring you get the right income, for life.

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