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American Family Insurance Provides Valuable Insight on How to Choose the Best Life Insurance Policy for You and Your Family

American Family Insurance Provides Valuable Insight on How to Choose the Best Life Insurance Policy for You and Your Family

In a Nutshell: Choosing the best life insurance policy for you and your family can be a tough decision, and, the truth is, there is not an easy answer as to which policy is the correct choice. American Family Insurance offers some valuable insider information on how to go about making this very important decision. From considerations on income level and age to length of coverage, this life insurance overview can help you know what to expect as you dive into the vast world of life... read more »

How Your Credit Score Can Affect Your Insurance Rates and Policy Eligibility

How Your Credit Score Can Affect Your Insurance Rates and Policy Eligibility

In a Nutshell: Consumers already know how their credit scores can affect their ability to purchase a home, a car, or other high-dollar item. What some consumers don’t realize, though, is that credit issues can also affect the premium price, or even their overall eligibility, for many types of insurance. Most states allow insurance providers to use credit-based insurance scores to predict the likelihood of a consumer having an insurance loss. The office of an insurance commissioner,... read more »

Homeowners Turn to the IBHS Fortified Home™ Program for Solid Structures that Stand Up to Natural Disasters After Record-Setting Storm Season

Homeowners Turn to the IBHS Fortified Home™ Program for Solid Structures that Stand Up to Natural Disasters After Record-Setting Storm Season

In a Nutshell: Hundreds of thousands of homes were either damaged or destroyed by hurricanes and high-wind storms in 2017. Many of those homes were built in high-risk areas with materials not suited to stand up to hurricane force winds. As reconstruction takes place on these dwellings, many are using the same materials to rebuild their home. To offer a stronger, safer alternative, the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) has increased the scope of its Fortified Home... read more »

Anthem® Survey Finds Many Millennials Lack a Long-Term Financial Wellness Plan

Anthem® Survey Finds Many Millennials Lack a Long-Term Financial Wellness Plan

In a Nutshell: A recent survey conducted by health benefits provider Anthem, Inc. revealed a somewhat startling trend in how millennials view their financial futures. A key aspect of the study found that only 39% of millennials believed that life insurance offered as part of an employer-provided package was an important benefit. In 2015, millennials surpassed baby boomers as the largest generational demographic in our country. If this emerging generation has a different view of... read more »

InsuranceHotline.com — Helping Millions of Canadians Save on Coverage by Comparing Rates from 30+ Competing Providers

InsuranceHotline.com — Helping Millions of Canadians Save on Coverage by Comparing Rates from 30+ Competing Providers

In a Nutshell: One of the most intelligent things you can do when shopping for insurance is to compare quotes from several providers. After all, taking the time to look around for competing rates and knowing what each provides in terms of coverage leads to better value. As Canada’s largest online insurance comparison network, InsuranceHotline.com does the legwork in helping people get ideal rates on coverage by leveraging its network of more than 30 providers. Consumers who use... read more »

ValuePenguin’s Data-Driven Research Simplifies Complicated Financial Decisions & Finds You the Best Car Insurance Rates

ValuePenguin’s Data-Driven Research Simplifies Complicated Financial Decisions & Finds You the Best Car Insurance Rates

In a Nutshell: No one likes to feel as though they got a bad deal when they make a purchase, and insurance shoppers are no exception. Unfortunately, comparing the insurance options in today's crowded marketplace can be a daunting -- and complicated -- task. Pro-consumer site ValuePenguin simplifies those complex financial decisions by providing high-quality resources to help you understand which options are the best for you. Their redesigned site is easy to navigate and packed full of... read more »