Have you thought about how you'd pay your bills if you were injured or ill and couldn't work? Income protection is a good way to protect what matters to you.
View the product features below to learn more about Platinum Advantage — our newest income protection product.
Everyday people talk about their typical expenses and the challenges they might face if they are unable to work.
Family Care Benefit
Our Family Care Benefit lets you take time away from work to care for a child, parent or spouse with a serious health condition. This benefit is exclusive to The Standard and continues the commitment of our Compassionate Care Benefit, providing a monthly benefit for an income loss of 20% or greater which helps to reduce the financial impact of income loss and medical expenses when caring for a family member.1
Automatic Increase Benefit Rider
Ensure your Platinum Advantage coverage keeps up with increases to your income. This rider automatically provides basic monthly benefit increases of 4% each year, for six consecutive years, without evidence of insurability.
Own Occupation Rider
For a highly specialized professionals, the optional Platinum Advantage Own Occupation Rider offers coverage if you become disabled and are unable to perform the substantial and material duties of your regular occupation, even if you can work in another gainful occupation.2
Residual Disability Optional Rider
The Residual Disability Rider provides a benefit if you are partially disabled, rather than totally disabled, based on loss of income, duties and/or time. Platinum Advantage comes with residual disability benefit options that can be tailored to fit your individual needs.
Benefit Increase Rider
The Benefit Increase Rider gives you the option to purchase additional coverage once every three years on your Platinum Advantage policy anniversary, without going through medical underwriting. This rider provides increased benefits to keep up with larger increases in income. You may also apply for an accelerated increase prior to the third anniversary, if you meet eligibility requirements stated in the rider.
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1 Family members include a client's spouse or domestic partner, parents and children (including adopted children, stepchildren and children of the client’s domestic partner).
2 Your regular occupation is the occupation in which you’re regularly engaged at the time your disability begins and can include a professionally recognized specialty in medicine or dentistry or as a trial attorney.