‘Right to Apply’ helps widows in need
The laws and rules of our Order, as well as
state (provincial) laws, specify that the Knights of Columbus may accept
insurance applications only from Knights of Columbus members. As a member, you may apply for insurance on
yourself, your wife and your dependent, minor children.
The Order’s Board of Directors has taken
action, though, to assure that a brother Knight’s widow maintains the right to
purchase additional insurance for a limited time. This can be of great benefit and comfort to
those we leave behind.
This “right to apply” is available only to
the widows of insured members. If a
member has not availed himself of our top-rated life insurance program, or
purchased an annuity or long-term care policy, this benefit is not available to
But if the Knight was an insured member,
his widow has the right to apply for additional insurance on her life and on
the lives of the member’s minor children.
This right can be exercised for up to one year following the Order’s
receipt of proof of the insured’s death.
Know two things. First, I’ll assist your widow and children in
any way possible if you should die, both with your Knights of Columbus
insurance and any other life insurance you may have. Second, I’ll provide them my best
professional advice and service to ensure that they continue to have adequate
As a professional agent and a brother
Knight, I have no greater responsibility.
I’m at 780-986-5429 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Call me – let’s talk
Todd Bouchard BBA,FIC