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Insurance is designed to protect the financial well-being of an individual, company or other entity in the case of unexpected loss. Some forms of insurance are required by law, while others are optional.

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Feb 23rd

Averting the Disability-Insurance Meltdown

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News from Wall Street Journal: Feb. 23, 2015 6:19 p.m. ET Sometime next year Social Security’s $ 150 billion disability-insurance program will become insolvent. The program, which offers income supplements to those who cannot work full time due to physical or mental disabilities, has buckled as the number of beneficiaries has soared to more than [...]

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Feb 14th

Health Insurance Enrollment: Beating the Deadline

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News from New York Times: Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue Reading … Related News: Extreme Producers: Their Insights And Secrets: Quick and easy-to-read ideas that will build your insurance and financial services careerIn more than 20 years in insurance and financial services sales, I’ve had the privilege to talk with many [...]

News from ZDNet: Summary:Fraud is costing investors dearly at a time when cyber insurance is beginning to matter. CNET Over half of US brokerage and investment firms have been targeted by scams designed to trick them into releasing client funds, regulators say. Research released by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) suggests that over [...]

News from OregonLive.com: If taxpayers didn’t get insurance and don’t qualify for an exemption from coverage, they’re supposed to pay a penalty. For 2014, this “shared responsibility payment” is $ 95 per adult and $ 47.50 per child, up to a family maximum of $ 285. Except when it isn’t. For singles with modified adjusted gross [...]

Jan 28th

Feds to Taxpayers: Did You Get Health Insurance?

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News from NBCNews.com: Two to 4 percent of taxpayers will end up paying a fine because they didn’t have health insurance last year, federal health officials predicted Wednesday. This is the first year that Americans will have to worry about health insurance at tax time. The 2010 Affordable Care Act requires that just about everyone [...]

Jan 27th

Insurance companies bracing for calls, claims

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News from Boston Globe: A view of the Chatham Fish Pier and parking lot shortly after high tide Tuesday morning. In the days and weeks that follow this blizzard, local insurance companies and agents say they expect a surge of phone calls as homeowners, businesses, and drivers try to recoup losses from snow, wind and [...]

Jan 26th

Three must-have insurance plans

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News from The Detroit News: Barry Glassman, AdviceIQ 12:06 a.m. EST January 26, 2015 insurance Your Money 1-26-15(Photo: Detroit News photo illustration) 11 CONNECT Continue Reading … Related News: Principles of Risk Management and Insurance (11th Edition)Complete and current coverage of major risk management and insurance topics. Focusing primarily on the consumers of insurance, th… [...]

Jan 18th

Workers ‘squeezed’ by health insurance costs

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News from USA TODAY: Dan Mangan, CNBC 12:04 p.m. EST January 17, 2015 Even when there’s good news for health insurance prices, workers still can’t catch a break.(Photo: Thinkstock) 98 CONNECT Continue Reading … Related News: Insurance for DummiesNow updated — your guide to getting the best insurance policyAre you intimidated by insurance? Have no [...]

Jan 17th

Six questions for your insurance agent

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News from Fox News: By Adam Verwymeren Published January 15, 2015 Before you sign off on your homeowners policy, make sure you know what’s being covered. Many policies fail to cover basic disasters, while other may offer extras that you didn’t know about. Here are six key questions to ask an agent to make sure [...]