You are here

Web News

Monday, February 23, 2009 - 07:00

Many consumers are finding they can drive down the cost of car insurance—and the time it takes to select the right policy— by contacting an independent insurance agent or broker.

Tags:
Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 07:00

Like a teenager eager to try a new video game, playing before reading the rules, many drivers buy insurance without really understanding what they're buying. In the rush to feel “covered,” they can skip the details. That can lead to frustration. Following are five insurance myths heard by some of the more than 13,000 claims people at Progressive, one of the country’s largest auto insurance companies.

Tags:
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 07:00

To get the best deal on insurance, many people consult an insurance agent or broker. But did you know that there are different kinds of insurance agents and brokers and the one you choose can make a big difference in the type of service you get and the choices you're offered?

Tags:
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 07:00

Understanding insurance can often be like trying to learn a foreign language. Many find it confusing and intimidating. Fortunately, there's help. Here is a quick reference designed to help you understand some of the most common kinds of coverages. The reference was put together by The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies.

Tags:
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 07:00

If, like many Americans, your family car is also used for purposes that could be considered commercial use, you may want to steer yourself into a chair and look over your insurance policy.

Tags:
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 18:00

This is a subject that has been debated over the years many times. In essence, honesty is one of the bedrocks of the insurance product. Without an honest insured, it is very difficult for an insurance comp...

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 18:00

This is a subject that has been debated over the years many times. In essence, honesty is one of the bedrocks of the insurance product. Without an honest insured, it is very difficult for an insurance comp...

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 18:00

Over the past several weeks, I've received a number of inquiries that follow this general form:

I'm unhappy with my [pick a service provider] because he [describe an act of negligence]. I think he owes me money. How do I file a claim...

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 18:00

Since the e-Insure Journal first visited the domestic partner issue in July 2003, gay marriage has come to dominate headlines nationwide. Many see 2004 as the year that "moral values" re-emerged as a potent political and social force. We thought this w...

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 18:00

Medicare supplement coverage—often called Medigap—has often bewildered elderly patients and their caregivers. Should one choose to join an HMO or a PPO? Should one purchase from the large menu of standardized policies? Once the final decisi...

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 18:00

In my years of experience I have noticed that, when most people buy life insurance, the premiums are higher than what they expected when they filled out the application. A lot of people are misled about the cost of Term Life Insurance before they s...

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 18:00

The whole insurance business is a numbers game, based on the odds of something happening... or not happening. Probabilities. Statistics. Tables. The average life expectancy for U.S. adults is currently 77.2 years. It's 74.4 for males and 79.8 for femal...

Read More:
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 18:00

I read with interest GAO report 03-702 on the subject of medical malpractice insurance rates, published in June of 2003. It is an excellent example of how government sidesteps an issue by claiming a need for more data.
Production of this report cer...

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 18:00

Joe Brancatelli has a great article in USA Today on travel insurance. Not just the kind you buy at e-Insure Services, either: Joe covers the topic from the first-aid kit in your overnight bag to medical evacuation options in case of the unthinkable.
<...>

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 18:00

There's a statistical theory that if you gave a million monkeys typewriters and set them to work, they'd eventually come up with the complete works of Shakespeare. Thanks to the Internet, we now know t...

Pages