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Life Happens

Free Guide to Long-Term Care and Tweetable Facts
It’s Long-Term Care Insurance Awareness Month—and for good reason. Many people don’t know exactly what this type of insurance is or what kind of benefits it provides. But don’t worry if you fall into the “I don’t know” category. Enter the “What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance” guide, which we have just updated with the latest info. You can access it here, where you can also download it and read it at your leisure.

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 11:00 AM
4 Things Life Insurance Is Not
Life insurance through work is generally NOT enough. Since learning this myself some years back, I’ve noticed that many people never explore life insurance past what is offered through their work. Policies through work are a great benefit to have, but are usually limited to one- or two-times your salary or a fixed about like $50,000. Plus the coverage typically ends when you employment there does.

POSTED OCTOBER 30, 2018 8:37 PM
Here’s What People Are Worrying About (or not) When It Comes to Finances
Each year Life Happens and LIMRA join forces on the Insurance Barometer Study to get the latest and greatest information about what consumers are thinking when it comes to the financial concerns that are bothering them the most as well as what types of insurance they do or don’t have—and why!

POSTED OCTOBER 12, 2018 3:00 PM
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

News – Insurance Journal

California Commissioner Wants Fire Claims Expedited, 9K Properties Lost
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Thursday issued a notice to insurers requesting they agree to expediting claims handling for Camp and Woolsey wildfire survivors to help them begin the recovery and rebuilding process more quickly. The Camp Fire, the …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 11:41 PM
Flo, Jake, Gecko Lookalikes Part of Climate Change Protest at NAIC Meeting
An angry Flo, an unusually sullen Jake, a less-than cheeky Gecko and a hawkish duck stood outside the National Association of Insurance Commissioners meeting in San Francisco on Thursday in protest to call out the industry for its investments in …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 11:31 PM
Wells Media Group Names de la Mora Sales Manager of Claims Journal
San Diego, Calif.-based Wells Media Group Inc. has named Kelly de la Mora sales manager of Claims Journal. De La Mora is responsible for all sales of Claims Journal advertising products. She was previously senior sales and marketing coordinator for …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 6:42 PM
Ratings of Missouri’s Savers Property and Casualty Insurance Under Review
A.M. Best has placed under review with positive implications the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of B++ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “bbb+” of Savers Property and Casualty Insurance Co. (Savers) in Clayton, Missouri. The ratings …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:48 PM
Nebraska Seeking New Ways to Warn Drivers About Deer
You’ve seen them — the yellow signs along the state’s rural roadways that warn of a deer crossing ahead. Trouble is, researchers say, we mostly ignore such warnings. It presents a quandary for highway safety officials in Nebraska seeking to …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:43 PM
Company Faces OSHA Fines Due to Farmworker’s Death in Nebraska
A federal safety agency has proposed fining a company in connection with the death of an employee who was working in a Hall County, Nebraska, cornfield. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing penalties of more than $11,600 for …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:40 PM
Universal Insurance Adds Anderson in Oklahoma
Carol Anderson has joined Universal Insurance, a subsidiary of First United Bank, as an employee benefits insurance advisor in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. Operating out of First United Bank in Sapulpa, Anderson will be partnering with current bank locations and customers in …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:38 PM
Benefitfocus Opens New Tulsa Office
Benefitfocus Inc., a cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, has opened a new office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The company, headquartered in Charleston, has had a presence in Tulsa since 2010 and recently moved to a larger space to accommodate …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:33 PM
Tower Hill Specialty Expands Property Insurance Offerings to Missouri
Ohio-based insurance provider Tower Hill Specialty LLC says its property insurance products available are now available in Missouri. A subsidiary of Tower Hill Insurance Group LLC headquartered in Gainesville, Florida, Tower Hill Specialty provides homeowners, dwelling fire, manufactured housing and …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:27 PM
Gas Leak Blamed for Deadly Texas Hospital Blast
Investigators say an explosion that killed three people and injured 13 others at a Texas hospital this year was caused by natural gas that leaked into a boiler room and an adjacent mechanical room. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that investigators …

POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5:20 PM

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