17 Responses to “Philippine Bank Deposit Accounts With Free Life Insurance”


  1. Cris says:

    Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ I only know of BDO and BPI. Madami pa pala hehe

  2. Katherine Rogacion says:

    Hi sir Fitz. Veterans Bank has free insurance on their long-term time deposit products.

    Reference: https://www.veteransbank.com.ph/long-term-time-deposit.html

    Products:

    A. Hyper Saver Time Deposit (Php 100,000 minimum deposit)

    Inclusive of:
    1. Accidental Death or Loss of Life
    100% of Time Deposit amount but not to exceed Php 5 Million

    2. Cash Assistance Benefit Due to Loss of Life
    25% of Accidental Death Benefit but not to exceed Php 250,000
    Cash Assistance coverage for ages 71-75 years will be reduced to 12.5% of Accidental Death Benefit

    3. Permanent Disablement or Dismemberment Resulting from Accident
    100% of Time Deposit amount but not to exceed Php 5 Million

    4. Unprovoked Murder and Assault
    100% of Time Deposit amount but not to exceed Php 5 Million

    B. Maxi-Return Time Deposit (Php 100,000 minimum deposit)

    Inclusive of:
    1. Accidental Death or Loss of Life
    100% of Time Deposit amount but not to exceed Php 5 million

    2. Daily In-Hospital Income Benefit Due to Sickness or Accident-Related Confinement
    0.10% of Accidental Death Benefit
    Maximum of Php 5,000/day, with a minimum 1 day and a maximum 30 days confinement
    For ages 71-75, 0.05% of Accidental Death Benefit

    3. Cash Assistance Benefit due to sickness or illness
    25% of Accidental Death Benefit but not to exceed Php 250,000
    Cash Assistance coverage for ages 71-75 years will be reduced to 12.5% of

    4. Accidental Death Benefit Permanent Disablement or Dismemberment
    Resulting from Accident
    100% of Time Deposit amount but not to exceed Php 5 Million

    5. Unprovoked Murder and Assault
    100% of Time Deposit amount but not to exceed Php 5 Million

    C. Advantage Plus Time Deposit Advantage Plus Time Deposit

    Inclusive of:
    1. Accidental Death or Loss of Life
    100% of Time Deposit amount but not to exceed Php 5 Million

    2. Daily In-Hospital Income Benefit Due to Sickness or Accident-Related Confinement
    0.10% of Accidental Death Benefit
    Maximum of Php 5,000/day, with a minimum 1 day and a maximum 30 days confinement
    For ages 71-75, 0.05% of Accidental Death Benefit

    3. Cash Assistance Benefit Due to Loss of Life
    25% of Accidental Death Benefit but not to exceed Php 250,000
    Cash Assistance coverage for ages 71-75 years will be reduced to 12.5% of Accidental Death Benefit

    4. Permanent Disablement or Dismemberment Resulting from Accident
    100% of Time Deposit amount but not to exceed Php 5 Million

    5. Unprovoked Murder and Assault
    100% of Time Deposit amount but not to exceed Php 5 Million

  3. Mayroon din pala sa PNB ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thanks, sir Fitz!

  4. Francis says:

    RCBC offers free life insurance through their Hexagon Membership but the minimum initial deposit is 100k. Kinda like preferred banking. Metrobank’s savings accounts for kids has accident insurance.

  5. Gerald says:

    Hi Sir Fritz,

    Ano ba ang ADB or Average daily balance?thanks

  6. Fitz says:

    @Gerald
    Take how much money you have in your savings account at the end of every day, and find the average.

    If Monday your balance is P20k; then Tuesday, your balance is P25k; then Wednesday, your balance is P21k.

    It is said that your ADB for the past 3 days is (20k + 25k + 21k) / 3 = P22k

    For BPI Pamana, they take the ADB for the past 3 months. So you just take the average of the money at the end of the day the most recent 90 days. Then multiply that by 3 and you have your insurance coverage.

  7. Lilo says:

    Hello sir Fritz, if pamana needs 25K minimum balance of debit card with only 3x insurance coverage while the Save up needs only 1K balance with 10x insurance coverage.. then people will opt to choose the Save Up rather than the Pamana? what are the cons for this preference?

  8. Ces says:

    Hi Sir Fitz! Same question with Lilo. I’m planning to open a BPI Pamana account but stumbled upon this blog and realized that BPI Save-Up might be a better product given the maximum coverage of 4M, low maintaining balance, and 10x insurance coverage . What are your thoughts on this?

  9. Fitz says:

    @Lilo and @Ces
    Save Up can only be set up as an automatic debit – you’d need a salary account or another BPI account where the money will be transferred from. Pamana is like your usual savings account. If you can open a Save Up, then that is a better option in all aspects.

  10. Clar says:

    Hi Sir Fritz! My parents recently retired and they are planning to put their savings in BPI. They are 65y/o. Is there an age requirement to avail of the insurance?

  11. Oh, more banks to choose from! Thanks for sharing. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  13. Kathleen says:

    hi Sir Fitz!
    I have a dollar account po sa BPI kaso po di ko nahuhulugan regularly though balance is more than the initial deposit, im an OFW entitled po ba ako sa life insurance

  14. Sharon says:

    Thank you for coming up with the list of banks with life insurance.

  15. nigel says:

    I’m seeking a suitable bank account that is free to hold an account. This is for someone with very little money but to whom I can forward cash to internationally. The direct-save-up account looks good. what’s required to get an account?

  16. Jack says:

    Is there a curmudgeon in the house? Yes, I am present. I think we all love to get something for FREE, certainly an attractive price. Since first viewing an add for these “free” insurance products, my dark side went to work asking the question, is this really a good deal? The bank accepts your money and in return you receive abysmally low annual interest. Perhaps that is a fair trade-off for the free insurance?

    I then asked a what if question on that ADB (Average Daily Balance). What happens if the account holder is stricken with something long term that may well be terminal? Bankers are NOT stupid, they are very good with numbers. Hospitals often demand payment for service as you go along, not on the day of discharge when the full remaining balance due is usually expected to be paid.

    Somehow I get the feeling that the banks offering this insurance well know that many people will be drawing down their accounts to pay bills for medications, lab tests etc. As the average daily balance drops, so does your insurance coverage. Sadly, I can see in my mind that some folks will be ready to exit this life after a lengthy illness with their savings depleted. When they do pass, that insurance coverage, or most of it will not be there any longer. I am very aware that many (most?) hospitals will not allow you to leave (dead or alive) without payment. You go home to wait for the grim reaper and continue to use money in the account with free insurance,,,the ADB also continues to shrink.

    Am I wrong about this? For me, I would want to have in place other insurance and cash to pay those medical bills. In the event my loved ones must go to the bank to make a claim against my free life insurance, it would be nice if there were in fact something actually there for them. An almost empty account that has been drawn down over the past six months or one year could well mean no or very little free insurance for them. These are the thoughts of an old but still thinking curmudgeon.

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