Disability insurance to cover new San Diego hires

Disability Insurance

The city has stated that it is likely to provide this coverage, as well as death policies to new workers. The mayor’s office in San Diego has revealed that the city will soon be issuing a proposal request in order to be able to obtain death and disability insurance that will be offered to its newly hired employees. It is expected that the request for the proposals will be made within the next few months. This change in the death and disability coverage for the workers hired by the city…

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Life insurance law in Vermont drives insurers to pay

Life insurance

Companies in the state were not adequately seeking beneficiaries are now paying out. Auditors in Vermont have determined that many of the life insurance companies in the state were not being adequately aggressive to seek out the beneficiaries of policyholders that had died, and steps have now been taken to remedy that trend. This has meant that many beneficiaries were not receiving the payments that were due to them. A number of large life insurance companies in Vermont, such as Lincoln Financial, Prudential, and AIG, have each reached settlements with…

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Points to think about when you buy life insurance

Life Insurance

The moment you decide to start a family life, your brain begins to plan for the future. It is natural for anyone of us to think and plan about the good life of our loved ones even when we are gone. This very moment is the point when you start to ponder over a life insurance policy. There are several insurance companies trying to attract you with various schemes and coverages but ultimately a long term plan comes down to deciding between universal life insurance or whole life insurance. The…

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Life insurance is being rediscovered as important to financial planning

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This shaky economy is encouraging consumers to take a second look at the coverage. For the last several years, the popularity of life insurance has been shrinking, reaching the lowest points that it has seen in decades, but with the state of the current economy, financial planners are beginning to turn their gaze back toward this coverage product and the security that it can offer. Though the policies should not be considered an investment, they do offer planning flexibility. To start, it should be understood that in the majority of…

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New death benefit battle rages on with life insurance companies

Insurance companies are now facing a new battle in the challenge for data management as state regulators are now requiring that they verify their life insurance policies against the data from the Social Security Death Master File. This is only the most recent of several changes that have been made by state regulators that are designed to help to identify life insurance policy beneficiaries by working with the Social Security Death Master File and checking it against the records for the insurance policies. While the actual regulations for this effort…

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