Insuring Your Child

The idea behind insurance is to make sure that you are prepared for the direct and indirect expenses that an accident can cause you to incur. There are several types of insurance, and these days, it is possible to insure just about anything and buffer yourself from costs, income loss and even liability. However, one area that many people don’t take into consideration is properly insuring their children.

Many people with children just cannot entertain the thought that their…

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Insurance – All The Basics

What is insurance?

Insurance is a means of providing protection against financial loss in a great variety of situations. It is a contract in which one party agrees to pay for another party’s financial loss resulting from a specified event.

Insurance works on the principal of sharing losses. If you wish to be insured, against any type of loss, agree to make regular payments, called premiums, to an insurance company. In return, the company gives you a contract, the insur…

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Is There Discount Term Life Insurance Out There?

First of all, we’ve all heard of life insurance. Many of us even have it. But what is term life insurance? The meaning of term life insurance is in its name—it covers its policyholders for a certain amount of time—a certain term. It costs much less (except for the very elderly) than whole life insurance and can be covered in two types of premiums—level-term and annual renewable. The premiums of level-term stay the same throughout the duration of the policy and can usually be …

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Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is just one of several types of life insurance policy available through life companies today. Unlike term life insurance or mortgage (reducing) life insurance, universal life insurance gives your insurance policy a cash-in value, allowing you to withdraw funds accumulated on your universal policy as and when needed.

This flexible approach to life insurance is very popular in the US and offers a real alternative to standard term & mortgage life poli…

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The Tough Task Of Being A Life Insurance Agent

Life insurance agents have a very challenging occupation. To be a life insurance agent, you must be able to combine the gentle and responsive nature of a friend with the cold and almost ruthless salesmanship of a hardened professional. The best life insurance agents are able to make this tough job look effortless, but making a good living in this field is more like a walk on a tightrope than like a walk in the park.

Selling people life insurance seems innately difficult, …

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