I have a PRUCASH policy that started in 2002. The annual premium is $3934. The coverage is very low at $50,000 because it is meant to be an endowment plan. The annual cashback is $2500.
I've only recently educated myself through your website and other sources on how insurance and savings should really work and realised how big a mistake I made when I bought that policy.
The cash value now is about $16000, whereas my premiums paid to date is about $27000.
If I surrender my policy now, I'll "lose" around $9000.
What is my best course of action?Should I continue with the policy and take out the cashback yearly to invest in a low-cost ETF? Or should I terminate the policy and invest in an ETF with the entire sum? The difference in yields required for me to make up that $9000 loss seems to be quite huge.
You should ask the insurance company to explain why you had to lose so much money, if you terminate it now. They owe an explanation to you.
To make a decision on whether to continue or terminate the policy, you should ask for additional information. Please read the relevant document in my website, www.tankinlian.com/faq
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