Archive for December 2010

Volunteer Health Insurance Counselors Needed

Dec 26th, 2010 | Category: Insurance Today

The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), a free health insurance counseling service in Iowa, is seeking volunteer health insurance counselors. SHIIP counselors assist older adults with questions related to Medicare, Medicare drug coverage, Medicare supplement insurance, long-term-care insurance and other issues. Most volunteers are on Medicare. Counselors receive six days of intensive training, a […]

Short-Term Car Insurance: How to Find The Best Deals

Dec 24th, 2010 | Category: Insurance Today

Short term car insurance is a temporary car insurance coverage. It only offers coverage for a short time period. It is suitable for people that seldom drive their cars. If you are going outstation and be back for several months, you can get a short term car insurance. The advantage of short term car insurance […]

Allstate raising homeowner insurance rates

Dec 15th, 2010 | Category: Insurance Today

Allstate Insurance has notified the Texas Department of Insurance that it will increase homeowner rates — some by almost 10 percent. About 450,000 homeowners covered by Allstate Texas Lloyds will see a rate increase of 5.4 percent, effective Jan. 20. Rates for the estimated 175,000 homeowners covered by Allstate Texas Fire and Casualty will increase 9.7 […]

How Much Teachers Can Get Car Insurance Discounts?

Dec 10th, 2010 | Category: Insurance Today

Teachers often get discounts for their auto insurance premiums. Many insurance companies reward teachers with low premium rate because they have good driving habits. Every year, insurance companies will do research on the risk level of drivers that hold different occupations. The survey consistently shows that educators such as teachers and professors are low risk […]