Can Taking a Selfie Get You A Realistic Life Insurance Quote?

Can Taking a Selfie Get You A Realistic Life Insurance Quote?

Insurtech. It’s taking an ancient industry down some brand-new pathways and into uncharted territory.  Now a small number of life insurance companies are testing “facial analytics” and “facial recognition” aimed at estimating your life expectancy and the current state your health. Here’s the idea: A potential customer looking for life insurance coverage takes a selfie, uploads it an insurance company, and then facial analysis software compares thousands of sectors on your face to arrive at…

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Finding Unclaimed Cash – Apps to Recover Life Insurance Benefits

Finding Unclaimed Cash – Apps to Recover Life Insurance Benefits

The Georgia Insurance Commissioner says there are millions of dollars in unclaimed insurance benefits waiting to be claimed, and now their office has an app to help find the beneficiaries. The new Lost Life Insurance Policy service will help Georgians search to find out if they’re owed unclaimed benefits. This sort of app is also available nationally as the NAIC has recently launched their new Life Insurance Policy Locator as part of the total effort by state insurance…

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How Does Depression Impact Your Life Insurance

How Does Depression Impact Your Life Insurance

Nearly ten percent of the adults in the U.S. have reported issues with depression, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression have also been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Women are also more likely to suffer depression than men, but with the proper treatment and lacking other health complications, buying life insurance should be affordable. Keep in mind that a history of long-term hospitalizations or time…

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Information Security Key to Success and Customer Confidence for Insurtechs Like LifeQuotes

Information Security Key to Success and Customer Confidence for Insurtechs Like LifeQuotes

SOC 2 is a certification established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to evaluate companies regarding their Trust Services Principles and Criteria. The process involves testing companies for security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and the privacy of their data management systems. It’s become an industry standard for cloud-based technology companies and the certification is held by such tech heavy-hitters as Amazon Web Services and Google, and it validates the security of their…

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Can I Get Life Insurance If I Have Huntington’s Disease?

Can I Get Life Insurance If I Have Huntington’s Disease?

Back in 1956, a weathered looking, middle-aged man was found stumbling along the highway by the police in New Jersey. He was just 43 at the time, but he appeared much older. As they spoke to the man, they were convinced he might be mentally ill, but when he provided them an emergency phone number to call, the truth astonished them. They were in the company of the greatest American folk singer in history, Woody…

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