Oklahoma gap insurance to fill the additional need for flood coverage

According to a news release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, despite the fact that flooding is the most common form of natural disaster in the country, statistics continue to indicate that individuals are ignoring this risk and are failing to purchase the gap insurance required to cover them against this circumstance. There are approximately 1.7 million households in the state of Oklahoma, and fewer than 34,000 (approximately 2 percent) of them are covered in the event of flooding, from a policy…

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The increasing cost of care for cancer patients

The National Cancer Act’s “war on cancer” went into effect forty years ago, and throughout that time, the battle has yet to be won for finding a cure. Though better treatments are becoming available, there is another problem growing for cancer patients, and that is that these treatments are not becoming any more affordable. The newest drugs can easily cost $100,000 or more for a year’s worth of treatment. Patients are being prescribed these drugs earlier on in their illness, and they are required to use them for longer periods…

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Is a loan gap insurance policy voided by a late auto payment

Many loan gap policyholders wonder if their insurance becomes void if they are ever more than thirty days late with an auto payment. The answer to this common question is that a gap insurance policy is not voided by a late car payment. Gap insurance is not automatically cancelled when a policyholder is behind on a payment, but it will matter if the vehicle is ever totaled before the payments are brought up to date, the payouts from your coverage will not include those overdue payments though. What gap coverage…

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Highlighting the benefits of California GAP coverage

Gapinsuranceinfo.com has released a new resource that has outlined the details of California GAP (guaranteed asset protection) insurance and provides consumers with information that can help them to decide which form of this optional coverage will best suit their needs. In California, GAP provides motorists that have a new vehicle that was purchased through financing, with coverage that will save them from being required to pay for the remainder of the loan’s balance should that car be totaled or stolen. This is accomplished by filling in the gap between the…

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The increased popularity of health plans with high deductibles are causing workers to pay more

As a growing number of companies are seeking to be able to continue to afford to provide their workers with health insurance, plans with high deductibles are becoming increasingly popular and are requiring those employees to pay more while receiving less. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s survey data from December, 2011, 27.7 million people of working age had a health insurance plan with a deductible of a minimum of $1,000 for individuals and a minimum of $2,000 for families. According to the report on the survey, the percentage…

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Avoiding misconceptions about Medicare to sidestep financial struggles

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According to the outcome of a study performed by Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement, a startling number of retired individuals in the middle-income bracket who are on Medicare either do not understand or they misunderstand the costs and coverage provided by the program, which can lead to unexpected expenses. The research, whose findings were included in the report entitled “Retirement Healthcare for Middle-Income Americans”, examined data regarding 400 pre-Medicare individuals in the baby boomer generation (aged 47 to 64), as well as 400 adults in…

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What can you do to reduce your health insurance premiums

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The continued struggle of the economy has forced the country to try to keep healthcare spending down, and has forced many Americans to put off medical care due to financial constraints, but there are some things that can be done to minimize the amount that they spend on health insurance without sacrificing their coverage altogether. Being an informed customer can be a very important step to making sure that you are getting the most coverage at the lowest possible price, and to ensure that you are protected for everything that…

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