Aegon Life Pension Plans
Aegon Life Insurance Company Limited (formerly Aegon Religare Life Insurance Company Limited) launched its operations in India in July, 2008 and since then has emerged as a strong player in the insurance industry. AEGON is one of the world’s leading providers of financial services. Currently, the company enjoys a good market share and has launched different types of life insurance products for meeting all the varied needs of individuals at attractive premium rates.
What are Pension Plans?
Pension Plans or annuity plans are plans which are designed to take care of the income flow for the individual after retirement. Post retirement when the income of the individual dries up, the lifestyle expenses continue and there must be a provision to meet such expenses. Retirement plans in India help in providing a regular cash flow to individuals so that they can enjoy their retirement peacefully.
Pension Plans have some unique features which are listed below:
- There is a concept of vesting which is the date at which the plan terminates or matures
- Pension plans can be taken as Immediate Annuity Plans or Deferred Annuity Plans. Under Immediate Annuity Plans, a lump sum is paid by the policyholder and the annuity payments start immediately from the next period chosen. Under deferred annuity, premiums are first paid by the policyholder which accumulate into a corpus and thereafter annuity payments start from the vesting date
- There is no life cover. Annuity payments stop when the annuitant (or his spouse in case of joint life annuity) dies. However, under deferred annuity, death benefit is applicable if the annuitant dies in the deferment period
- On vesting, either the entire corpus can be used to avail annuity or 1/3rd of it can be withdrawn in cash and the rest 2/3rd can be used to avail annuity. The withdrawn part is called commuted pension.
Why Pension Plans
Being dependent on others, especially financially is a curse. It is always better to provide for one’s finances even when there is no income. Retirement is a period where the expenses remain the same or maybe increase but income either decreases or diminishes completely. Having an insurance plan is prudent in such a scenario as the plan will provide an individual with the necessary finance required in the old age. Pension plans offered by life insurance companies provide a regular stream of income and come in many variants. They can be taken to cover the life of the policyholder’s spouse as well under the joint annuity plans. So, buying a pension plan is a prudent step towards an individual’s retirement planning.
Aegon Life Pension Plan
Aegon Life Insurance Company offers one kind of pension plan in the traditional version which offers guaranteed benefits. Let us take a look at the plan in details.
Aegon Life Guaranteed Income Advantage Insurance Plan –
A traditional pension plan which provides guaranteed benefits. The features and benefits of the plan are as follows:
- The plan participates in the profits of the company by way of earning bonuses declared by the company from time to time
- Premiums are payable for a limited period only under the Limited Pay option of premium payment.
- Guaranteed payouts @ 7.5% of the Sum Assured is paid every year after the completion of the Premium Paying Term and till the policyholder attains 85 years of age
- Bonuses accruing during the premium paying term are paid at the end of the Premium Payment Term. Bonuses accruing post the premium paying term are paid either on death or maturity.
- On maturity when the policyholder attains 85 years of age, the accrued bonuses along with any Terminal Bonus is paid to the policyholder
- On death of the insured during the Premium Paying Term, higher of 10 times the annual premium or the chosen Sum Assured is paid. If death occurs after the completion of the Premium Paying Term, the accrued bonuses and any Terminal Bonus is paid to the nominee subject to a minimum of 05% of all premiums paid till the date of death
- Aegon Life ADDD Rider can be availed under the plan wherein additional benefit is paid in case of accidental death, dismemberment or disability
- Tax benefit is available on the premium paid and the claim received. The premiums paid are exempt from taxation under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act and the claim received in exempt under Section 10(10D) of the Income Tax Act.
85 – entry age
Annual Premium Amount
Depends on the cover, age, term and PPT
Premium Payment Term
15 or 20 years
Premium Payment Frequency
Yearly, half-yearly or monthly
Applying for a Traditional / Investment Plan from the company:
The company offers specific plans which are available online only. The customer only needs to log into the company’s website, choose the required plan, choose the coverage and provide the details. The premium will be determined using the filled details. The customer then needs to pay the premium online through credit card, debit card or net banking facilities and the policy will be issued
Plans which are not available online can be purchased from agents, brokers, banks, etc. where the intermediaries help with the application process.
Aegon Life Child Plans - FAQs
1. How to pay premium? What are the modes of payment available?
There are six modes of payment as offered by Aegon Life Insurance:
- Credit Card
- Internet banking
- Pay via phone app
- Pay at Aegon Life branches
There is also an option of paying via cash or cheque personally in any of the branch offices in your city. IVR method of payment is possible where one needs to keep in handy the credit card information along with date of birth.
2. How can I check policy status for Aegon Life pension Plan?
You can check policy status via online and SMS.
For online log into the website with your Customer ID and password to check the policy status.
3. What is the policy renewal process for Aegon Life pension Plan?
You can renew your policy online by login into the e-portal - with valid details- policy number and policyholder’s date of birth.
For offline mode, you can approach any of the branch office to drop your cheque.
4. What is the company’s process to settle claim for Aegon Life pension Plan?
We offer elicit three step processes for claim settlement which includes the following:
- Claim intimation and registration.
- Payment of fund value
- Settlement Payout
E settlement facility via NEFT mode option is also available with us.
5. What is the policy cancellation process for Aegon Life pension Plan?
In case you are not satisfied with an existing policy, you can fill the surrender form along with the policy documents and submit it in any of the branch office, along with the cancellation charges. The policy cancellation takes 30 days to process and the refund will be submitted in your bank account.
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For new policyholders, a grace period of about 15 days is given, wherein you have the option of cancelling the policy and receiving back the premium.
In either case the Unit price is calculated as per the current market value of NAV if the documents are submitted before 3:00 PM, else the next day’s NAV value is applied to calculate the refund.
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Aegon Life Pension Plans Reviews
Bought Pension plan few days back so far policybazaar is offering best services wish them best of luck
Pension insurance plan from aegon life insurance for my parents in low budget. The premium of the insurance policy is less and the return after the policy get matured is a big amount. Service facilitate by the team of the insurance company is quick and always on time.
Pension Insurance Policy
I got my future secured with aegon life insurance. I purchased pension insurance policy, investment is less and returns are high after maturation of insurance policy. Coverage is maximum and claims are simple to sanctioned by the help of executives of the company.
Aegon life insurance is the best insurer, i buy the pension insurance policy from them. Premium is less and coverage is high. Service you provided is fabulous guys. Claims are easily sanctioned and the amount is big. Updates are also mailed to my email address.
The future on mine and my family is secure with aegon life pension insurance plan. The service is fast and the refund are very much amazing. Claiming process is never this easy, all because of good follow ups and on time service given by the staff group of the insurance company.
After long search i found good policy i.e., aegon pension plan in low investment but at the retirement it gives huge returns. Perfect insurance plan for future life. Coverage is high, claims are easily cleared and service is all time favourite because of good behaviour from the company staff.
My pension plan is very good which i buy from aegon life insurance. Premium is less and the returns are high. Service is good and the documentation is hassle free. Policy coverage is approx. 89% and claims are high. Good plan and investment for future security.
Nice Pension Plan
I bought pension plan which reduces my lot of tension for my future. The investment is less but the returns are high. Hassle free documentations and paperwork due to fantastic service given by the staff members. Policy coverage is high approx. 89% and premiums are less.
The pension plan I have is good future investment which secure my future. The policy has less investment and the premium is low. Service is good which make's claiming part easier. Policy coverage is excellent which has accidental death benefits, health emergency, etc. Updates of the policy is mailed regularly.
Service Is Bit Slow
Policy coverage is 92%, claims are 39 K per month after policy get mature. Premium is 15 K quarterly per years. Service is bit slow. Aegon life pension plan is good. The policy is nice future investment and tax saver also. Claims are high and coverage too.
My friend suggested me to invest my money for future security so i buy aegon life pension plan. The policy coverage is high and the claim is around 41000 per month after policy get mature. Great services with fast interface. Good behaviour by executives and team members. Good decision of mine to take this policy. Now I'm tension free, I like my policy.
I have aegon life pension plan which has low premiums and payed thrice per year. Policy coverage is 89% and claims are high. The payback amount is around Rs.39 K per month after policy get mature. Service is very good and fast. The policy plan is nice investment and good tax cutter. Good behaviour from staff members.
I have aegon life pension plan. Policy coverage is good 89% and the amount of 36 L is in return after maturation of the policy. Claims are also high and the premiums are low. Service is first class with full care. Good service provided by the executives and the staff members. Nice future investment and tax saver.
The pension policy plan i bought from aegon religare life insurance is good. The policy coverage is 86% and the claims are of Rs.34 L after the policy ends. The investment is low approx. Rs.17 K thrice per year. The services is nice which provided by the executives and the staff members. Nice future savings which saves taxes also. I like my policy plan.
My aegon life pension policy plan is nice. The policy has good coverage approx. 89% with low premium. Claims are also high and the returns is Rs.39000 per month after policy end. Service is fantastic and the executives do best work. Good investment for future and taxes are also reduced. I must say guys, good job.
Aegon Religare Life Insurance provide's me the pension plan which is introduce by an agent of policybazaar and i took the policy plan because it has great benefits. Policy coverage is good 91% as i expected. Service is fast and always on time. Claims are also easily sanction. Good future investment and tax saver too. Fully satisfied.
High Returns In Low Premium
Service is bit slow but the work is completed. Claims are good and the policy coverage is high around 90%. Premiums are normal ~13 K thrice per year and the returns are Rs.39.2 L after policy get mature. Awesome pension policy plan which i buy from aegon religare life insurance.
Good Policy Coverage
I have aegon life pension plan from aegon religare life insurance. The policy is great with high returns and low premiums. Policy coverage is also good and service is fast and always which is on time too. Really good job guys, the behaviour by the executives and staff member is nice.
I buy pension plan because of my friends suggestion which is great future security, So i took it from aegon religare life insurance. Policy provide good and quick services. Policy coverage is good ~89% and the premiums are also high. Good terms and conditions in compare with others. Good tax cutter.
I Like The Policy
I gift the pension policy plan to my mother from aegon religare life insurance. Investment is average but the returns are very attractive i.e., 38 K per month after 37 years. Service is quick and the service of the executives are really very good. Policy coverage and claims are high. I like the policy plan.
I got aegon life pension plan. Nice investment and secure old age, the returns is around Rs.33 K per month after policy mature. Policy coverage is 85% and claims are high but the premium is low. The service provided by executives and staff members are very fast that's why claiming process become easy. Good tax saver.
I'm Securing my future by investing my money with aegon religare life insurance and purchase pension plans. The best investment according to me, the policy covers 90% and the claiming is easy due to fast services provided by the executives and staff members. The policy saves tax too. Nice future investment. I like my policy very much.
Superb Pension Policy
I purchase aegon life pension plan for my mother. I'm happy with the policy and its benefits. Policy coverage is high and the premium amount is low. The amount of Rs.38 K is given per month after the policy get mature. The service facilitate by the executives and the staff members is good and fast too.
Good Future Savings
I purchase aegon life pension plan. Plan is good with nice services and always on time. Policy coverage is 85% and the claim is of Rs.34 K per month after policy ends. Investment is low and returns are high, what else i needed. Great deal which is good future investment.
slow service issue
I buy pension plan from aegon religare life insurance but the policy is not that good according to my expectations. Service is slow and claim are take time to sanctioned. Even policy coverage is less ~67%. Good future investment which saves tax also.