Michigan Senate adopts Life Insurance Awareness Month resolution

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Sponsored by Senator Lana Theis, it recognizes September as a time to learn about the benefits. The Michigan state senate has adopted a Life Insurance Awareness Month resolution sponsored by Senator Lana Theis. The resolution recognizes September as the time for state residents to learn about policies. Michigan’s Senate recognized September as Life Insurance Awareness Month, a time in which residents are encouraged to learn about these policies, their premiums, and the way in which their families may benefit in case the worst should happen. The goal is to help…

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New York state pushes insurance companies to provide faster storm claim response

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The remnants of Hurricane Ida brought record-breaking rain, flooding large parts of NYC. Insurance companies are braced for a massive wave of claims in New York following record-breaking rains left behind by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. State officials are calling for insurers to step up their processing, to help flood victims to recover more quickly from the damage they suffered. Large areas of New York City were submerged by the massive rainfall that came on fast. The New York State Department of Financial Services, which regulates insurance companies in…

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Insurance companies have teams ready for Hurricane Ida response

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Home and auto insurers are confirming their availability for customers who need to reach them. Insurance companies always recommend that anyone affected by major events contact their insurers sooner rather than later. This is the case in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida as news releases remind policyholders of what they need to do to file a claim. GEICO has announced that its Response Team is in place and prepared to assist customers. This year, like last year, insurance companies face the additional challenge of helping their customers while preventing the…

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Electric vehicle insurance is cheapest for these 10 models, says Mercury

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The insurer has released a list of the top 10 models of EVs for affordable coverage. Electric vehicle insurance is one of the main costs potential owners consider before they decide that an EV is the right choice for them. After all, this is an ongoing expense that will help to determine the amount paid for the vehicle’s lifetime. Mercury has released a list of the top 10 most affordable electric vehicle insurance models, based on calculations for the coverage they provide. This was, in part, to place the spotlight…

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State Farm Neighborhood Assist seeks votes for 2021 grant finalists

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The insurance company is holding its annual support event for non-profits for the tenth year. This year marks the tenth anniversary that State Farm Neighborhood Assist will be awarding 40 non-profit organizations with $25,000 each. The grants are meant to help the non-profits to fund local community improvement projects. Voting for the finalists for the State Farm Neighborhood Assist grants is already underway. The public can continue to vote for the organizations they want to win from now through August 27. Any individual is able to vote up to 10…

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Allstate finds Americans aren’t protecting themselves against identity theft

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Despite their serious and genuine concerns about their data security, most aren’t doing much for protection. A recent news release from Allstate insurance revealed that while Americans are highly concerned about identity theft, they’re doing very little to actively protect themselves against becoming a victim of it. Americans rank their data security as the third most important thing they should insure. Only cars and homes are more important to Americans to cover with insurance than identity theft. However, Allstate’s research showed that four out of every five people are not…

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Homeowners insurance self-service apps are changing the game

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Consumers enjoy the shopping experience and the chance to reduce costs, but not all features are replaced. Self-serve homeowners insurance apps can help consumers and insurers alike to cut costs, and can create a shopping experience people enjoy, but while they are shaking up the industry, they haven’t yet reached the point that they can do everything. The manual claims process continues to exist even as applications increase available features. According to a recent LexisNexis Risk Solutions study, 93 percent – the vast majority – of homeowners insurance companies feel…

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