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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How Can I Learn To Manage Stress – And Cut My Insurance Rates?

How Can I Learn To Manage Stress – And Cut My Insurance Rates?

Stress. If you’re an average American, you deal with too much stress every day and it can put you at risk of developing serious health conditions like depression, heart attack and a raft of other diseases. The start of summer is an excellent time to examine how you handle stress – and learn to manage it. According to the CDC, aside from the emotional tension that surrounds stressful events such as fear, anxiety, and sadness,…

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How Obesity Can Lead to Higher Insurance Premiums

How Obesity Can Lead to Higher Insurance Premiums

Obesity is one of the most common reasons a person might be declined – or charged higher rates – when applying for life insurance coverage. While it’s a fact that many who are overweight can remain healthy well into old age, insurance underwriters take a scientific approach to making the decisions. Using statistical analysis to arrive at health ratings and premium rates, underwriters know that being overweight increases an individual’s death rate in purely linear…

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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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