7 Types of Insurance Every Millennial Must Consider

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If you were born between 1978 and 1999, you are classified as a millennial. The millennial generation is regarded as one of the most financially conservative generations since they are careful when it comes to investing and saving. Therefore, it’s surprising to look at the fact that a vast majority of individuals between 18 and 39 are underinsured. Here are 8 types of insurance plans millennials should consider: 1 Life Insurance  Life insurance isn’t something that only the wealthy need. Depending on your particular situation, perhaps, you need it as…

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Do Gamers Need Disability Insurance?

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While everyone already knows they need essential health and automotive insurance, other types of insurance aren’t well-known. Professional gaming is a new career pursuit that many of the younger generations are trying out. Many think gaming does not involve any risks and might not think they need any type of insurance, but that is far from the truth. What is Professional Gaming? With the development of game-streaming platforms such as Twitch, many gamers are competing with each other on a professional level. Even newcomers are able to participate, often opting…

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Do your employees need a supplemental accident benefit if they have a health plan?

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Savvy employers are using this insurance to help workers to fill coverage gaps. A supplemental accident benefit, like other types of supplemental insurance policy, is a type of coverage that fills the gap left behind by many types of traditional health plan. Employers are increasingly offering this coverage as an appealing way to draw talented, loyal employees.  Employers give the employee the option to pay all or some of the costs of this coverage. Adding a supplemental accident benefit and other similar forms of “sidekick” coverage to a benefits package,…

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US Senate passes bill to ease access to disability benefits for ALS patients

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This could make it easier for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis to use the coverage. The United States Senate recently passed a bill with the potential to make it easier for disability benefits for ALS patients to become accessible. The proposed legislation is called the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019. The U.S. House of Representatives must still approve the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019 in order for it to move forward. That said, if the bill is enacted, it would take away the current mandatory five-month…

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Breast cancer disability insurance claim length average dropped by 2 weeks

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Survivors are heading back to work notably sooner than had previously been recorded. Claims on breast cancer disability insurance have been a top cause of this type of coverage for more than a decade. However, the length of those claims has been getting shorter. In fact, survivors have shortened their time off work by an average of about two weeks. In 2019, the average length of a short-term breast cancer disability insurance claim was 64 days. In 2010, that figure was 78 days. This shows a meaningful change in trends…

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What Sort of Insurance Do Athletes and Sports Teams Need?

Insurance Do Athletes and Sports Teams Need

As we all know, if you’re prepared to pay enough, you can insure just about anything. For example, actors regularly insure parts (or all) of their bodies for eye-watering sums. Some of the most famous examples of this include Heidi Klum, who insured her legs for $2 million each, Julia Roberts insured her teeth for $30 million, and Daniel Craig who insured his entire body for $9.5 million.  While this may seem a little vein, it actually makes good business sense. Actors use their bodies to make big money, so…

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Disability insurance for professionals: Yes, they need it

Do Gamers Need Disability Insurance?

Medical and legal professionals need this coverage as much as – if not more than – other professions. Professionals need disability insurance to provide them with income for maintaining their accustomed lifestyle until they receive medical clearance to return to work again. Illness is the leading reason for claims filed on disability plans. Professionals such as doctors, dentists, lawyers and others often overlook disability insurance. This is often because the coverage is associated with jobs requiring physical labor. However, an illness or injury can interrupt a doctor or lawyer’s capacity…

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