Life Insurance Rate Hike Denied by Federal Judge

Life Insurance Rate Hike Denied by Federal Judge

A life insurance rate hike was denied by a federal judge who argued the increase, which tripled policyholder’s current premiums, was a contract violation. Policyholders sued Indiana-based Conseco when the company wanted to raise premiums three-fold in 2002. Conseco Investment Failure Causes Rate Hike The rate hike was initiated by Conseco after the company lost a bundle in an ill-judged financial acquisition of mobile homes, according to Investment News. Conseco declared bankruptcy and it was…

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Why Women Are Suffering From a Life Insurance Gap

Why Women Are Suffering From a Life Insurance Gap

Consumers are nearly in full agreement that we all need life insurance. In fact, 85% of consumers say life insurance is a key element of their plans for the future. So why do only 62% of consumers report that they actually own a life insurance policy? To a great extent, those numbers are responsible for a more troubling trend: women are suffering from a Life Insurance Gap. And the story doesn’t end there; of those…

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How Non U.S. Residents Can Buy Life Insurance From US Companies

How Non U.S. Residents Can Buy Life Insurance From US Companies

People all over the world have been seeking life insurance coverage from U.S. based life insurance companies due to the strong reputation these companies possess – along with very competitive prices. So is it possible for you to get covered even though you’re a foreign national or a non-U.S. resident? The answer is yes, but the process generally takes longer to complete. Before discussing how a non-U.S. resident can get life insurance, it is important…

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Protecting Your Online Content and Reputation

Protecting Your Online Content and Reputation

Many people, through personal and professional endeavors, are posting online. Whether it be a creative writing venture, an email to a family or friend, or posting for a blog; you are leaving your digital footprint. So how can you protect your online content? Content theft is rampant on the Internet, so how do you secure your content? When plagiarized, your reputation becomes questionable, not only with your readers but with Google, Yahoo and Bing as well. What can you do about all…

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How Important Is Life Insurance to Good Financial Planning?

How Important Is Life Insurance to Good Financial Planning?

Life insurance is the cornerstone of sound financial planning. It provides financial security for your loved ones when you die, so picking the right life insurance company is an important decision, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). “The goal is to find a financially stable company with a solid reputation for customer service,” says Jeanne M. Salvatore, vice president for consumer affairs at I.I.I. “With nearly 1,500 insurers offering policies, life insurance is a…

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