|How to Build Wealth & More With Permanent Life Insurance
Many people know how term life insurance works. But they often don’t know how permanent insurance works. To refresh, term life insurance provides protection for a specific period of time. This is known as the “term.” If you pass away during the term, your loved ones receive a set amount of money. This money is […]
The post How to Build Wealth & More With Permanent Life Insurance appeared first on Life Happens.
POSTED JULY 13, 2021 2:30 PM
|Life Insurance: A Key Piece of Protection for LGBTQ Families
If you’re LGBTQ, you may be fully exploring what it means to be able to build your life around who you love. Strong legal protections in the last 15 years have ushered in more than just external changes. According to MassMutual financial advisor Mindi Wernick with Lee, Nolan & Koroghlian in New York City, these […]
The post Life Insurance: A Key Piece of Protection for LGBTQ Families appeared first on Life Happens.
POSTED JUNE 23, 2021 5:50 PM
|Kelly Rowland Shares Her Life Insurance “Why”
You may know Kelly Rowland as an award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and humanitarian. But she’s also a mom to two young boys, and this September, she’ll join us as the spokesperson for Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM), coordinated by Life Happens, to share the important message that life insurance is her way of saying to […]
The post Kelly Rowland Shares Her Life Insurance “Why” appeared first on Life Happens.
POSTED JUNE 16, 2021 1:27 PM
|The American Dream Secured With Life Insurance
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, a time when we celebrate AAPI voices and stories and highlight how they are woven into our national fabric and the success of our country. At Life Happens, we want to pay tribute to Steven and Ngoc Anh Tang, who knew that America held the dream for their future. […]
The post The American Dream Secured With Life Insurance appeared first on Life Happens.
POSTED MAY 24, 2021 3:59 PM
|5 Ways Disability Insurance Kept Life Normal for This Athlete
Scott Rider is one of the most optimistic and energetic people you could meet. He’s an avid biker, engaged in his community, and loves nothing more than to spend time with his family. He also needs help tying his shoes. At 47, this Olympic-caliber runner, athlete, businessman, husband and father found out he has Parkinson’s […]
The post 5 Ways Disability Insurance Kept Life Normal for This Athlete appeared first on Life Happens.
POSTED MAY 05, 2021 3:04 PM
|16 Commonly Misunderstood Insurance Words
Underwriting, premiums, contestability period—terms like these can make insurance words seem like a foreign language. Fortunately, a good insurance professional can help you make sense of it all. So can the definitions below. We explained them in recognition of Financial Literacy Month. Read on to understand some commonly misunderstood insurance words. 16 Commonly Misunderstood Insurance […]
The post 16 Commonly Misunderstood Insurance Words appeared first on Life Happens.
POSTED APRIL 27, 2021 2:00 PM
|Life Insurance Isn’t a Waiting Game
Americans can no longer make excuses for why they haven’t purchased life insurance. According to the 2021 Insurance Barometer Study, those who are uninsured appear to want more convenience in the life insurance process, citing that they haven’t been approached about it (46%), it isn’t offered through their employer (42%), and they haven’t gotten around to it (62%) as reasons they don’t have coverage.
The post Life Insurance Isn’t a Waiting Game appeared first on Life Happens.
POSTED APRIL 12, 2021 3:50 PM
|Women and the Life Insurance Gender Gap
Women’s History Month is a time to reflect on women’s many contributions to American life. It’s also a time to gauge how far women have come in achieving true equality. Many people are aware of the gender pay gap of women earning on average only 82 cents to every dollar earned by men. Another troubling […]
The post Women and the Life Insurance Gender Gap appeared first on Life Happens.
POSTED MARCH 23, 2021 11:00 AM
|5 Myths the Black Community Has About Life Insurance
Financial planner Delvin Joyce has worked hard to dispel myths that the Black community holds about life insurance. The founder and president of Prosperity Wealth Group in Charlotte, N.C., regularly helps members of his local community get coverage. Here are the biggest misconceptions he encounters from his Black clients. 1. Life insurance is only for […]
The post 5 Myths the Black Community Has About Life Insurance appeared first on Life Happens.
POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2021 3:57 PM
|Join Life Happens’ Twitter Chat for Insure Your Love
Join Life Happens for a Twitter Chat during Insure Your Love month this February. We’ll discuss new data that shows Americans are shifting their priorities and focusing on financial security in response to COVID-19. The pandemic has helped many of us appreciate the little things more than ever, those small wins that carry us through […]
The post Join Life Happens’ Twitter Chat for Insure Your Love appeared first on Life Happens.
POSTED FEBRUARY 02, 2021 4:36 PM
News – Insurance Journal
|Oklahoma Court: Progressive’s Uninsured Motorist Exclusion Not Lawful
Oklahoma’s highest court recently found that an insurer’s uninsured motorist exclusion violates state law. The Oklahoma Supreme Court came to that conclusion in answering a certified question from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit about the UM …
POSTED JULY 30, 2021 4:36 PM
|Texas Doctor Convicted of Workers’ Comp Fraud, Drug Crimes
A North Texas doctor will pay $376,368 in restitution after pleading guilty to mail fraud conspiracy in federal court, the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation reported. Clinton Battle M.D. of Arlington pleaded guilty on July 22, 2021, …
POSTED JULY 30, 2021 4:31 PM
|Family of Boy Thrown From Balcony Sues Minnesota’s Mall of America
The family of a boy who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in April 2019 has filed a lawsuit accusing the mall of failing to provide proper security. The complaint filed says the mall and …
POSTED JULY 30, 2021 4:29 PM
|New Mexico Public Defender’s Office Settles Harassment Claims for $345K
Two lawsuits accusing an investigator in the state public defender’s office of sexual harassment have been settled. The Law Offices of the Public Defender agreed to pay $345,000 to resolve the lawsuits filed in 2019, the Albuquerque Journal reported. Neither …
POSTED JULY 30, 2021 4:27 PM
|Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires R.J. Riordan & Co. in Illinois
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. acquired Oakbrook, Illinois-based R.J. Riordan & Co. R.J. Riordan & Co. is a retail property/casualty broker offering a full range of insurance products and services to clients across the Chicago region. It specializes in serving …
POSTED JULY 30, 2021 4:21 PM
|Alaska Quake Triggers Prolonged Shaking, Small Tsunami
A powerful earthquake which struck just off Alaska’s southern coast caused prolonged shaking and prompted tsunami warnings that sent people scrambling for shelters. Residents reported only minor damage, but officials said that could change after sunrise and people get a …
POSTED JULY 30, 2021 4:20 PM
|Severe Weather Causes Widespread Damage in Wisconsin
Strong thunderstorms caused widespread damage across Wisconsin, left tens of thousands without power and triggered tornado warnings. The severe weather stretched from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan and began in the evening on July 28 in northwestern Wisconsin. By …
POSTED JULY 30, 2021 4:18 PM
|Monsanto Told to Pay Washington Teachers $185M Over PCB Exposure
Three schoolteachers in Washington state who sued chemical company Monsanto over exposure to materials in fluorescent lights have been awarded $185 million. The law firm that represented the teachers, Friedman Rubin, said a jury returned the verdict in King County …
POSTED JULY 30, 2021 4:17 PM
|Reinsurers Show Strong Profits During 2nd Half, Rebounding from 2020’s Challenges
The first half financial results, reported by a group of six reinsurers over the past week, generally show a strong return to profits after last year’s challenging market conditions. A wrap-up of these H1 results follows for Swiss Re, Everest …
POSTED JULY 30, 2021 3:01 PM
|Delaware Farm Receives Violation for Damaged Pipeline, Wastewater Spill
Delaware environmental officials have issued a notice of violation to Mountaire Farms in Millsboro after a contractor damaged a pipeline and treated wastewater spilled into Swan Creek. The notice from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control states a …
POSTED JULY 30, 2021 1:47 PM