Cost of insurance too high for Maine town to fly American flag

Cost of insurance - American Flag

The smallest town in the state simply doesn’t have adequate liability coverage to honor its military veterans. The town of Randolph, Maine, wanted to honor military veterans by flying American flags. However, the cost of insurance to cover potential liabilities is too high. Therefore, the smallest town in the state will be unable to fly American flags on their utility poles. The liability insurance expense was too high for the budget associated with this project. The Randolph Fire Association held a fundraiser around a year ago. This fundraiser was to…

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Are teacher insurance benefits expenses making the job cost prohibitive?

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The latest increases for educators in Alabama have people wondering if the position will lose its appeal. Budget struggles in Alabama will likely be sending the out of pocket expenses for teacher insurance benefits upward, yet again, and while it may not have been as dramatic as some had predicted, it is still an added cost and there are worries with regards to the impact that this could have on the profession of the educator. The issue is that teachers will be paying higher insurance rates for their coverage which…

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Insurance premiums to be reimbursed to Marcus Mariota

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Three other Oregon players will also be receiving their reimbursements for similar reasons. Among the most recent trends that have been occurring in college football is that the schools direct some of the student assistance fund from the athletic department to pay for the insurance premiums for the coverage of players who look as though they will have a promising future in the NFL. Among the universities taking part in this practice, the Oregon Ducks have become the most recent to join. Four players from the state have been receiving…

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Auto insurance affordability is American government’s next focus

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Regulators are now taking a look at how much it costs to cover vehicles across the country. Over the last few years, the federal government has started to amass a list of consumer complaints and has built a database about credit card companies and banks, which has more recently included auto insurance companies. A federal office has now announced that they will be placing their focus on car insurance premiums. The office first made the announcement back in April that it would be increasing the efforts that it was making…

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Insurance news from Oregon brings 2015 health plan rates

Oregon Health Insurance exchange

These new figures show that there will be less of a gap between the most and least expensive policies. Recent insurance news out of Oregon has shown that residents in that state will be seeing a much slimmer range in the prices of health policies that will be sold on the exchange for individuals and small employers in 2015. This health insurance announcement was made by the regulators in the state. In essence, the primary message of this insurance news will be that the plans with the lowest premiums will…

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Insurance news looks great for people living in smaller cities

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A recent study has shown that costs are measurably lower than they are in larger urban centers. According to the insurance news making study that was conducted by ValuePenguin, there are some considerable advantages to living in smaller cities when compared to living in larger ones, and one of them is the fact that the cost of coverage is lower. The research found that in Ohio, people paid lower insurance rates in small cities than in larger ones. For example, in the insurance news report on the study, it showed…

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Ohio insurance costs deemed affordable, for the most part

Ohio insurance auto premiums

An industry trade association has stated that auto and homeowners coverage can be afforded by most people. According to the latest data that has been released from an Ohio insurance industry trade association, auto and homeowners premiums are low enough that they can be afforded by the majority of the people living within the state. In fact, the rates within this state are notably lower than the average in the rest of the country. A report was issued by the Ohio Insurance Institute (OII) which has said that this state…

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