You hired a divorce attorney, split your possessions amicably, remarried, and lived happily ever after for 30 years. Everything’s been taken care of, right? Wrong.
Did you remember to change the beneficiary on your life insurance policy? If not, there’s a good chance your life insurance proceeds might go to your previous spouse, leaving your current partner with nothing more than a pile of bills.
Unreported life changes and little white lies have a big financial impact in the auto insurance industry – and in the end the everyday consumer.
Rate evasion, the term used to describe the inaccuracies on auto insurance policies – whether intentional or accidental – that result in lower than they should be premiums for the policyholder costs the insurance industry $16 billion a year, according to Bob U’Ren, senior vice president of San Francisco-based Quality Planning.
“They have an impact certainly,” U’Ren said.