Guaranteed life insurance for seniors
Whole life insurance for anyone 66-85. No medical exams or blood tests, just answer a few health questions online.
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For those who depend on you

Life insurance helps you leave your loved ones with some extra money when the time comes, to cover things like funeral expenses, outstanding loans, or anything else they might need the money for.

And while many life insurance companies don’t cover seniors, Ethos guarantees a policy for anyone 66-85 years old. You’ll be approved in a matter of minutes, regardless of your medical history and without medical exams – all you have to do is answer a few health questions.

Depending on certain factors, you can expect a policy for up to $30,000. And with a secure rate that will never increase, you’re covered for life.

Why Ethos is great for you
You’re guaranteed to get approved
If you’re between the ages of 66 and 85, you’re guaranteed to be approved, regardless of any health issues or pre-existing conditions – all you need to do is answer a few health questions. Seriously.
Same-day coverage
There’s no waiting, and you’re covered as soon as you purchase the policy.
Your policy lasts for life
As long as you keep up with premiums, this coverage will last your whole life. When you turn 100, you no longer need to make payments, but the coverage will remain in force.
Excellent customer service
Life insurance is an important purchase, and we're here to help. If you have any questions at all, you can call Ethos and speak with one of our licensed agents who are always there to help.
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Costs that never go up

Life insurance prices are a bit higher for seniors, but the good news is that your rates will never go up. As long as premiums are paid when due, the rate you see now will be locked in for as long as you have this insurance.

How it works
Apply in minutes
Fill out the super quick online application, and you’re guaranteed to be approved instantly. It’s that simple.
Choose your coverage
Choose how much coverage you'd like (up to $30k, depending on eligibility). As long as you keep up with your premiums, you’ll be covered for life.
Get covered
Once you attach a credit card and make your first payment, you’re covered for life.
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Ethos is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) with zero customer complaints.
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Frequently asked questions
What does this life insurance cover?

These policies can help your loved ones cover expenses like funeral costs or outstanding loans, but they can also use it for anything else they'd like. There are no restrictions for what they can use the money for (whether groceries, gas, or even some fun nights out in memory of you); the insurance policy simply provides the funds and your beneficiaries can use them how they see fit.

Does coronavirus impact life insurance?

Life insurance does cover deaths related to COVID-19, and life insurance rates are not impacted by the pandemic. You can still apply for life insurance online with Ethos. If your application is approved, you’ll be considered covered as soon as your first premium payment is made. Learn more

Can I get covered with preexisting conditions?

The short answer is yes. Millions of Americans have pre-existing medical conditions: these are health issues you had before you applied for coverage. With our whole life insurance for seniors, most applicants are offered coverage and don’t have to undergo medical exams; they just have to answer a few health questions.

How much coverage can I get?

Our whole life policies for seniors go up to $30k, depending on eligibility, and you can pick the right coverage amount that works for you.

How do I know I can trust Ethos?

Our policies are backed by established carriers – you get both the reassurance that your policy will withstand the test of time, plus the simplicity and ease of use of a modern tech company. Learn more about our carriers here.

Does Ethos require a long-term commitment?

Absolutely not. Our application is non-binding, 100% free, and won’t affect your credit score. Additionally, each policy has a 30-day free look period with a money-back guarantee. So if you aren't satisfied, you are eligible for a full refund if you cancel within the first 30 days after purchase. After the first 30 days, you may cancel your policy whenever you want to, for any reason. There are no cancellation fees or penalties if you choose to cancel your policy.

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© 2021 Ethos Technologies Inc. Ethos operates in some states as Ethos Life Insurance Services. CA license #0L28949; AR license #100164629. Ethos offers policies issued by the following carriers: Banner Life Insurance Company, a Legal & General America company (not available in NY); Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. (not licensed in NY), AAA Life Insurance Company (not licensed in NY, CA Certificate of Authority #07861); and by CMFG Life Insurance Company and TruStage Insurance Agency, LLC (TruStage Tracking Number: GEN-3258327.1-0920-1022). Products and their features may not be available in all states. To help avoid requiring a medical exam, our application asks certain health and lifestyle questions.