Texting And Driving Putting America’s Highways In Peril

Texting And Driving Putting America’s Highways In Peril

Recent research reminds us that tragedy can strike with frightening regularity out on the highway – and lots of stories focus on increasingly careless drivers using mobile devices. In fact, a recent study appearing in the American Journal of Public Health revealed that fatalities connected to distracted driving increased nearly 30 percent between 2005 and 2008. Why the spike over that period of time?  It just so happens those years coincide with the rapid growth and popularity of…

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How Your Life Insurance Needs Vary Throughout Your Lifetime

How Your Life Insurance Needs Vary Throughout Your Lifetime

Married couples generally need more life insurance than single people, but it’s necessary for everyone to have at least enough life insurance to cover his or her final expenses. As you may expect, the amount of life insurance you’ll need will probably change throughout your lifetime. and your life stage will also determine how long your (recommended) term period should be, how much insurance you should purchase and the type of policy that best suits…

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How Safe Is Patient Data? Molina Healthcare Suffers Security Breach

How Safe Is Patient Data? Molina Healthcare Suffers Security Breach

Molina Healthcare, a major insurer in Medicaid and state exchanges across the country, has shut down its online patient portal as it investigates a potential data breach that may have exposed sensitive medical information. The company said Friday that it closed the online portal for medical claims and other customer information while it examined a “security vulnerability.” It’s not clear how many patient records might have been exposed and for how long. The company has…

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World and US Life Insurance News May, 2017

World and US Life Insurance News May, 2017

The latest life insurance news from around the world and U.S. markets. China Life Revenue Growth Solid, Rising Costs Raise Concerns Zacks.com China Life Insurance Company Ltd. (LFC – Free Report) shares have gained 24% outperforming the Zacks categorized Life Insurance industry’s gain … Flipping The Script On Life (Insurance) Forbes There are some things in retirement that can’t be explained or planned by numbers alone. This is because your finances carry a large emotional … LIAM-MTA…

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The IRS Cannot Take Your Life Insurance to Pay Back Taxes

The IRS Cannot Take Your Life Insurance to Pay Back Taxes

For the most part, life insurance policies are purchased with the intent to provide financial security for an insured’s beneficiaries when they pass away, and the goal of most policies is to allow loved ones to maintain the same lifestyle as if the insured had not died. These policies also contain a number of rights and options, some of which can help you get through your own financial hiccups. Term life insurance policies offer the most…

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Buying Life Insurance Should Be Like Buying Any Retail Product

Buying Life Insurance Should Be Like Buying Any Retail Product

A new LIMRA study says consumers expect transparency from a life insurance purchase, and they want that transparency to follow the same path as it would when they buy other retail or travel products. According to this latest study, consumers want simple-to-understand terms and a glossary of terms to help them make informed decisions. They’re also seeking clear and accurate ways to compare companies and products, and they want the ability to make a quick…

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The Indianapolis 500 and Planning For the Unthinkable

The Indianapolis 500 and Planning For the Unthinkable

The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 is set to kick off on May 28, and during the most storied race in motorsports, the cars and drivers cover 200 laps of the 2.5-mile track at blistering speeds in excess of 200 miles per hour. They rip along a course which remains very nearly the same as it was the year it was constructed back in 1909. At a capacity of 250,000 permanent seats, Indianapolis Motor…

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