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Children Term Insurance Rider to be discontinued in Maryland


Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Children Term Insurance Rider will no longer be available with any new Principal® life insurance policy in Maryland due to applicable state regulation.

Here’s what you need to know:

Products impacted

  • This change applies to all currently marketed individual term and permanent life insurance products from Principal.
  • There is no impact to in force policies that have the rider.

Important dates

  • Dec. 30, 2018 – This is the last day to illustrate/quote a policy with the rider using the Principal Illustration system, WinFlex platform or third-party quoting platform.
  • Dec. 31, 2018 – A policy application with the Children Term Rider selected must be received in our home office by this date to get the rider.


Call the National Sales Desk at 800-654-4278.


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