Posts Tagged ‘ insurance ’

New Long-Term Care Insurance In Health Care Reform Will Provide Flexible Cash Benefits

Apr 15th, 2010 | Category: Insurance Today

(Senior Journal) – Millie Toda of Toledo, Ohio, takes cares of her husband Richard, 83, who is severely disabled from Parkinson’s Disease. She’s grateful that with the help of government-paid home health aides and adult day care, he’s able to continue living at home rather than move to a nursing home. Even with that aid, […]

Oxford residents should see savings in insurance

Jan 31st, 2010 | Category: Insurance Today

(The Oakland Press) – Improvements to the Oxford Fire Department may pay off in real dollars for homeowners in both the village and the township. “It’s very much something to be proud of,” said Peter Scholz, chief of the fire department. The fire department got its ISO rating lowered from a 9 to a 3 […]

Bank insurance levy gaining support at Davos

Jan 31st, 2010 | Category: Insurance Today

(BBC NEWS) – Politicians and bankers have expressed support for the idea, while the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has described it as “practical”. The levy would go into a fund which could be used to bail out the banks instead of taxpayer money. Governments across the world have spent billions of dollars saving banks. ‘Rescue […]

Five Insurance Mistakes to Avoid!

Dec 28th, 2009 | Category: Insurance Today

Avoiding these mistakes can save money on insurance and keep you financially protected. (PRNewswire) –  The Insurance Information Institute says you can save money on insurance if you avoid five big insurance mistakes: To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: Mistake #1: Insuring a home for its real estate value […]

Annuity Services Insurance Center Fined $15,000

Dec 18th, 2009 | Category: Insurance Today

The California Department of Insurance has fined Annuity Services Insurance Center $15,000 for deceptive advertising practices targeting senior citizens in California, Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner said. Beginning in August 2004, Investor’s Union LLC, doing business as Annuity Service Insurance Center, sent out at least 235,000 unsolicited mailers to California residents, CDI said. The notices stated […]

Michigan Automobile and Home Insurance Consumer Advocate Urges Michigan Supreme Court to Ban Use of Credit Scores

Oct 7th, 2009 | Category: Insurance Today

Lansing – Michigan’s Automobile and Home Insurance Consumer Advocate Melvin Butch Hollowell today urged the Michigan Supreme Court to affirm the state’s right to prohibit auto insurance companies from using occupation, education, and credit scores in setting auto insurance rates. Hollowell’s comments came on the same day the court heard oral arguments in Insurance Institute […]

Government insurance always inadequate

Sep 26th, 2009 | Category: Insurance Today

(Daily Herald) – In his speech to Congress, President Obama said “under my plan, individuals will be required to carry basic health insurance – just as most states require you to carry auto insurance.” I was surprised President Obama compared his plan to auto insurance. Illinois requires a meager $40,000 coverage for death or injury […]

Pennsylvania Insurance Department Urges Parents To Consider Coverage Needs Before College Starts

Aug 21st, 2009 | Category: Insurance Today

As college classes are set to begin, Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Joel Ario reminded parents to consider their family’s changing insurance needs. “Hundreds of thousands of young Pennsylvanians will be heading to college in the next few weeks,” Commissioner Ario reported. “It can be a hectic and emotional time, but in the rush to begin the […]

Insurance estimates begin after Ontario tornados

Aug 21st, 2009 | Category: Insurance Today

(Reuters) – Insurers began to assess the damage on Friday after massive storms, including tornadoes, hit southern Ontario late on Thursday, killing one person and destroying homes, businesses and cars. “At this point it is still too early to say how many of our policy holders are affected. What I can say is that it […]

Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association distributes $10.6 million in worker compensation, property casualty rebates to municipalities

Aug 11th, 2009 | Category: Insurance Today

SPRINGFIELD. The Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association is distributing $10.6 million in rebates to cities and towns that buy their workers compensation and property casualty insurance through the association.