Metlife vs Transamerica Life Insurance

  • YEAR FOUNDED
    1868
  • CURRENT CEO
    Steven A. Kandarian
  • AVAILABLE
    All 50 States
  • ADDRESS
    New York, NY 10166
  • TOP AWARDS

    Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

    America's Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities

    Best Customer Experience, Product or Service Innovation with “Cogito — Real Time Customer Service Coaching"

  • PROS
    • High Security
    • Policy Variety
    • Additional Insurance Coverage Options
  • CONS
    • No Online Application
    • Major class action lawsuits
  • YEAR FOUNDED
    1928
  • CURRENT CEO
    Mark W. Mullin
  • AVAILABLE
    All 50 States
  • ADDRESS
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • TOP AWARDS

    Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

    2018 Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Award

  • PROS
    • Financially secure
    • Competitive life insurance products
    • Variety of products available
  • CONS
    • Some insureds have complained of having to deal with third-party representatives instead of direct sales agents.
    • No BBB accreditation
SOURCEMetlifeTransamerica
JD Power2/52/5
BBBC-N/A
AM BestA+A+
Moody'sAa3A1
FitchAA-A+
Standard & PoorAA-AA-
Comdex Score95N/A
SOURCEMetlifeTransamerica
Total Assets$719.892 billion $8.63 billion
Life Insurance in Force$4.662 trillion $1,018 billion
MetlifeTransamerica
Term Life InsuranceTrendsetter Super
Whole Life InsuranceTrendsetter Express
Universal Life InsuranceTrendsetter Living Benefits
Accidental Death and DismembermentTransamerica Universal Life
Transamerica Premier Financial Foundation IUL
Guaranteed Whole Life
MetlifeTransamerica
Basic Term Life Trendsetter Super
Supplemental LifeTrendsetter Express
Dependent LifeTrendsetter Living Benefits
Voluntary Retiree LifeTransamerica Universal Life
Whole life insuranceTransamerica Premier Financial Foundation IUL
Group Variable Universal Life (GVUL)Guaranteed Whole Life
Group Universal Life (GUL)
Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
Supplemental AD&D
Dependent AD&D
Voluntary AD&D
Business Travel Accident (BTA)
MetlifeTransamerica
accidental death riderChildren’s Insurance Rider
accelerated death benefit riderAccident Indemnity Rider
Return of Premium Rider (For 20- & 30 Year Terms)
Waiver of Premium Rider
Guaranteed Insurability Benefit Rider
Jonathan Holloway
October 13, 2019
John Holloway is a licensed life insurance agent and co-founder at NoExam.com
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