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9 Reasons Why Stay-at-Home Parents Need Life Insurance
Stay-at-home parents are caretakers, tutors, cooks, housekeepers, chauffeurs, and so much more 365 days a year. And all that work comes with a price tag: com reports that stay-at-home-parents contribute the equivalent of a $162,581 annual salary to their households. If the unthinkable were to happen, a surviving partner would be on the hook for a slew of new expenses that the stay-at-home parent previously shouldered

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 8:00 PM
Hey, Millennials. Life Insurance Is Now 80% Off!
So many people get down on Millennials, telling them they are doing just about everything wrong. That's why when Life Happens and LIMRA did a joint Twitter chat for Life Insurance Awareness Month #LIAM18Chats, people had a lot of good insight and some great advice for Millennials about how to think about life insurance.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 06, 2018 8:34 PM
Danica Says It Best: Life Insurance Is Key on Your Financial Journey
It’s Life Insurance Awareness Month! And we will just step aside to let our spokesperson Danica Patrick tell you why life insurance has always been important to her—and why it should be for you, too. If you think you may need life insurance, or more of it, spend a few minutes with the Life Insurance […]

POSTED SEPTEMBER 01, 2018 11:00 AM
Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #LIAM18
Join Life Happens and LIMRA representatives as we moderate a Twitter Chat focused on findings from the 2018 Insurance Barometer Study. There will be plenty of activity from the media, insurance companies, agents and consumers. We hope the chat helps promote life insurance awareness among the public and allows agents and companies to discuss important […]

POSTED AUGUST 13, 2018 5:22 PM
5 Things to Know About Getting Life Insurance for Your Child
A great reason to invest in juvenile life insurance is to ensure that your children are covered from the get-go, and as they get older, may be able to take advantage of riders that allow them to expand their coverage at a guaranteed rate without any question about their respective health. People’s health changes, including children’s, and having a policy in place can ensure they’ll have the coverage they need, despite health changes.

POSTED JULY 31, 2018 11:00 AM

News – Insurance Journal

Donelon: Louisiana Auto Insurance Rate Hikes Lower This Year
Louisiana’s insurance commissioner says the state’s auto insurance market may be stabilizing, with a smaller rise in premiums expected this year compared with prior years. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says Louisiana’s auto market has seen a 2.1 percent average increase …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 3:26 PM
Parents Appealing Rulings in Colorado Ski Resort Death Case
The parents of a teenager who was killed in a 2012 avalanche at a Vail Resort property are appealing a judge and jury’s decision in their son’s death case. Dr. Louise Ingalls and Dr. Steve Conlin, the parents of Taft …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 2:37 PM
Arizona Uber Driver Suing NFL Quarterback in Groping Incident
A female Uber driver in Arizona is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, accusing him of sexual assault. Court documents say the woman filed the suit in Arizona this week and is seeking more than $75,000 in damages. She …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 2:28 PM
Cavignac & Associates in California Names Carrillo Account Executive
San Diego, Calif.-based Cavignac & Associates has named Fauntelle Carrillo an account executive within its personal lines department. Carrillo is charged with maintaining existing client relationships, educating clients on preventative risk measures and recommending appropriate levels of insurance coverage. She …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 2:18 PM
Bayer’s Monsanto Wants Judge to Nix $289M Roundup Verdict
Bayer AG unit Monsanto on Tuesday asked a California judge to throw out a $289 million jury verdict awarded to a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, gave him cancer. The company said in motions filed in …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 1:45 PM
Feds Say Maryland Man Stole Hurricane Victim’s IDs as Part of $8M Scam
A Maryland man is accused of stealing hurricane victim’s identities as part what the Secret Service describes as an $8 million effort to scam a Federal Emergency Management Agency program. News outlets reported Tuesday that 30-year-old Tare Stanley Okirika is …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 1:32 PM
Pennsylvania Catholic Dioceses Sued Over Disclosure of Abuse Allegations
Parents of children in the Roman Catholic Church and survivors of sexual abuse by clergy filed a lawsuit Monday against Pennsylvania’s eight dioceses and their bishops asking a judge to compel them to release information about abuse allegations. The lawsuit …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 1:28 PM
Foundation Being Set Up for Victims of Massachusetts Gas Explosions
A relief fund will be established to help Massachusetts residents whose lives were disrupted by a series of natural gas fires and explosions. The announcement was made Monday by Republican Governor Charlie Baker and leaders of the three affected communities. …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 1:23 PM
McDonald’s Workers in Several Cities Rally Against Sex Harassment
McDonald’s workers staged protests in several cities Tuesday in what organizers billed as the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. In Chicago, one of the targeted cities, several dozen protesters rallied in front of McDonald’s …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 12:52 PM
International Olympic Committee Signs Allianz as Sponsor from 2021 to 2028
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says insurance company Allianz signed as a worldwide sponsor from 2021 through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. The value of the deal, which includes becoming a partner of the Paralympics, was not given. The IOC …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 10:31 AM

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