MRTA vs MLTA. Which is better for that property and you?
One needs you to pay all at one go. Not enough funds… The other one needs you to pay and pay and pay. It’s like paying forever? So, which one is better? Actually, it’s more like which one is more suitable to you. If there’s one which is better, then no one would continue to write all these MRTA vs MLTA articles yeah.
Haha. So, here’s another one and this article is written by kopiandproperty.com where there are NO LINKS anywhere in this article for you to buy any product whether MRTA or MLTA. Happy reading and sharing yeah. Congratulations in advance because if you are interested in reading this, it meant that you are buying a property or thinking of buying one.
MRTA vs MLTA, general differences
There are two mortgage life insurance that we may consider. They are the Mortgage Reducing Term Assurance (MRTA) and Mortgage Level Term Assurance (MLTA). What would be the differences between them? Let’s look at them briefly.
Mortgage Reducing Term Assurance (MRTA) is a life insurance plan with decreasing sum assured over period of time and it helps to cover our remaining home loan. This is usually offered by banks when we take loans from them. If something were to happen to us during the mortgage loan period and we could no longer repay the loan, the MRTA kicks in and takes care of it.
Mortgage Level Term Assurance is for borrowers who prefers to buy a life insurance which offers both protection plus savings and maybe even returns on the premium. So, this can act like a personal insurance designed to protect you and your dependents in the event of death or TPD which had befallen the borrower causing him / her the inability to continue repaying the home loan. So, which one should we take then?
Differences Between MRTA And MLTA
MRTA is cheaper since it’s one time payment
When we look at the amount, it’s cheaper to get the MRTA. However, always remember that MRTA provides protection on a reducing balance basis and the beneficiary basically gets just the home. If homeowners are already protected by life and medical insurance and does not have other financial burdens, MRTA is suitable.
MLTA is also cheaper! Since it can be paid by monthly basis
MLTA meanwhile provides homeowners with extra financial protection in the event of death or Total Permanent Disability (TPD) because it has a cash value at the end of the policy. For families with kids or even a housewife spouse, this would provide a better protection.
Protection is beyond just the MRTA or MLTA yeah
Remember though that we should always protect our wealth. There are certainly other types of insurance which we should have beyond just these two; MRTA or MLTA. For example, medical cards will help pay medical and hospital bills (usually unforeseen circumstances) and saves us from using a lot of our own hard earned savings / funds.
There’s also life insurance which is to protect one’s life over uncertainty that may occur at any point in time. Policyholder pays their premium regularly for an agreed amount of coverage and if the specified event such as death or an accident resulting in death or disability, the amount of coverage will be paid.
Get protected yeah. Wealth is not just about earning more but also to stop any potential losses yeah. Cheers.
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