NerdWallet’s Life Insurance Reviews for 2017

Insurance, Life Insurance

Looking for life insurance reviews? NerdWallet has researched the top life insurance companies and compiled the results here. Browse our reviews below.

AAA

AAA Life Insurance

Offers life insurance even for those who aren’t members of AAA.

Aflac

AFLAC

Aflac is the No. 1 provider of voluntary insurance at U.S. workplaces.

AIG

AIG

Offers a full range of term, whole and universal life products.

AXA Equitable

AXA EQUITABLE

Offers term, whole, universal, variable and survivorship life insurance.

Banner

BANNER LIFE INSURANCE

One of the first insurance companies to market universal life insurance.

Colonial Penn

COLONIAL PENN

Offers guaranteed acceptance whole life coverage, but maximum coverage amounts are low.

Gerber

GERBEr Life

Well-known for offering life insurance for children but also has policies for adults.

Globe

GLOBE LIFE

Focuses on “simplified issue” policies for adults and children that require no medical exam.

Guardian

GUARDIAN LIFE

Offers a full menu of term, whole, universal and variable universal life insurance.

haven

HAVEN LIFE

This division of MassMutual offers instant acceptance and coverage. It’s geared toward healthy, younger applicants.

John Hancock

John Hancock Life Insurance

Policy options include one that gives you a discount for staying healthy.

Lincoln Financial

Lincoln Financial

The No. 4 largest life insurance provider.

MassMutual

MassMutual

Owned by its policyholders, which means customers could earn dividends.

Metlife

MetLife

The No. 3 largest life insurance provider.

Minnesota Life

Minnesota Life

Offers term, whole, universal, indexed, variable and survivorship life insurance.

Mutual of Omaha

Mutual of Omaha

The company, owned by its policyholders, offers term, whole and universal coverage.

New York Life

New York Life

The No. 2 largest life insurance provider.

Northwestern

Northwestern Mutual Life

The No. 1 largest life insurance provider.

Primerica

Primerica

Sells term life insurance policies via “networking” rather than through full-time agents who make a career of selling life insurance.

Principal

Principal Life

Offers term, universal, variable universal and survivorship life insurance.

Protective

Protective Life

Offers term, universal life, variable life and survivorship life insurance.

Prudential

Prudential

Insurance options include a term life insurance policy designed for those about to retire.

Transamerica

Transamerica

Offers term, whole, universal, variable universal and final expense life insurance.

Voya

Voya

Offers term, universal, indexed universal, variable universal and survivorship coverage.

Quick snapshots

Below are reviews of companies primarily known for auto insurance that also offer life insurance: