Does Domestic Violence Qualify as a Pre-Existing Condition?

Does Domestic Violence Qualify as a Pre-Existing Condition?

Insurance companies have a number of preexisting medical conditions that increase risk. Whereas most preexisting medical conditions are illnesses that directly impact the mortality of an individual, several politicians and advocacy groups question whether some insurers have taken these clauses too far. In the past, some insurance companies believed that a victim of domestic violence brought the same health risks to the table as those with pre-existing medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease….

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Life Insurance With Anxiety or Depression – What You Need to Know

Life Insurance With Anxiety or Depression – What You Need to Know

We’ve all had times in our lives when we didn’t feel at the top of our game. Maybe it was due to a job loss or the death of a family member; there are numerous reasons for feeling down.

However, according to the National Institutes of Mental Health, for 26.2 percent of Americans age 18 and older this feeling of hopelessness is due to a diagnosable mental disorder. That is approximately 14.8 million adults suffering from a major depressive disorder and about 40 million adults suffering from anxiety.

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What Is Underwriting for Life Insurance?

What Is Underwriting for Life Insurance?

Once you have examined various life insurance policies and insurance companies, you are ready to start applying for a policy. At this point, you should have selected a company or companies to which you are going to apply to and a life insurance adviser. Your adviser will help guide you through pre-writing, underwriting and will also help you maintain your policy.

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