Free insurance offered by U.K. theatre for scary movie protection

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The tongue in cheek coverage is provided at no cost to moviegoers who are afraid of being scared to death. A movie theater in the United Kingdom has taken a unique perspective on the release of a horror movie remake, and is providing viewers with a free insurance policy to pay for their funeral costs in the case that they are literally scared to death during the film. The coverage is being provided as a part of a unique marketing campaign by the cinema. The free insurance coverage will be…

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Insurance news from California insurer involves massive policy payments

Funeral insurance makes insurance news headlines

A Texas funeral policy company must pay out $25 million to its customers. A recent settlement in California has made insurance news as it has caused an insurer based in Texas to have to issue payments of $25 million in funeral policies to its customers. Officials in California have just reached this agreement with Forethought Group Inc. Forethought Group is a financial planning company and insurer that has been selling end-of-life and retirement planning. It underwent an audit in 2008, which identified an issue with the processes of the company,…

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Forms of insurance coverage not always considered by consumers

Though consumers are typically aware that they need homeowners’, renters’, and automobile insurance, there are other forms of coverage that can be offered by policies of which they may be entirely unaware unless they are highly knowledgeable about the various types of protection available. Some of them include: • Personal Electronic Equipment Insurance – this is a very practical insurance for consumers who have expensive electronic devices at home, such as televisions, audio equipment, or computers. It covers loss and damage and might even pay for repairs and replacement, depending…

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Employees are receiving more creative benefits from companies

Companies are providing a wider range of unique and creative benefits to their employees in 2012, with available services ranging from discounted jewelry to pet insurance, reduced funeral planning costs, cancer insurance and even meditation services at the desk. These additional benefits are arriving at a time when employers are trying to keep their workers content in their workplaces despite the higher workloads, pay cuts, reductions in matches for 401(k), and higher costs for health insurance. According to managing director John Breman, from the employer consultancy, Towers Watson, businesses are…

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Funeral insurance can help in a very difficult time

Many people consider funeral insurance, also referred to as burial insurance, to be much more expense than they will ever be worth, however, in a time when employment is unsecure, income is low, and savings have already withered to compensate for struggles during the global economic crisis, this protection can provide much needed assistance at a difficult time when no other help is available. Budgets in counties and states are rapidly shrinking, and while low-income individuals who could once turn to them for assistance if they found themselves facing the…

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How much life insurance do you need?

The best way to protect your family before you pass away is to have a life insurance policy. Upon the event of your death, your beneficiaries will receive the money tax-free.  Since your debts and income change frequently, you can estimate how much life insurance you need through some calculations. Here is important information to think about when figuring how much to cover.  In the event of your passing your family will be responsible for the debt that is left behind.  It is important to have enough coverage so your…

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