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Tips for Choosing a Life Insurance Website

There are a ton of websites out there offering life insurance. Picking one as the source for your quote requires some analysis. Here are some tips: Choose one website that represents many major life insurance companies, rather than wasting your time going from site to site. Whether you go through a broker or directly to […]

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Insurance Brief: PA City Regulates Sledding

It’s mid-December, and in places where there’s snow kids are playing in it, especially on sleds. (I remember sledding down the hill behind a local brewery when I was a kid – we always just managed not to end up in the busy cross street at the bottom. ) But a town in western Pennsylvania, […]

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Weather Affects Citrus Crops

Cold weather affects us all, especially since all the extra time indoors in close quarters means we’re passing colds and flu back and forth with greater than average efficiency. Cold weather affects more than just people however, and, in fact, unseasonably cold weather in Florida – including ice storms – has caused citrus growers in […]

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Statewide Covers Medical Marijuana…Nationwide

If you live in one of the fifteen states where medical marijuana is legal, and are concerned about the cost of being involved in the medical cannabis industry, you can rest a little easier. Last March, an insurance company based in Rancho Cordova, CA launched the first nationally available coverage designed specifically for the medical […]

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Cyber Crime on the Rise

If you think the concept of cyber-insurance is just a scam, consider this: last Tuesday (November 9th), the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) logged its two millionth complaint of online criminal activity. The IC3 began operating in May, 2000, as a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center, and it took […]

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Connecticut Has New Interim Insurance Commissioner

Days before the Connecticut state insurance department is due to hear a rate increase request from a major health insurance company, Governor M. Jodi Rell has appointed an acting insurance commissioner. According to the Insurance Journal, Governor Rell’s representatives confirmed the official appointment of Barbara C. Spear on Friday. Spear will take over the position […]

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California Insurance Commissioner Files Lawsuit to Prevent Iranian Investments

Steve Poizner -a California Insurance Commissioner, has stated that he is filing a lawsuit challenging last month’s decision from the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) that his efforts to prevent insurance companies from investing in Iran constituted an “underground regulation.” Poizner’s lawsut contests the OA’s analysis of this issue and also seeks to clarify […]

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Oklahoma Has New Insurance Commissioner

Among several gubernatorial and congressional races that were decided in Tuesday’s election, there were also a few Insurance Commissioner positions up for grabs. One such race was in Oklahoma, where insurance agent John Doak defeated incumbent Commissioner Kim Holland with approximately 54.5 percent of the vote. Doak, a Republican who campaigned against the federal health […]

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Got Zombies? File Insurance Claaaaaaims

In honor of Halloween, and because we believe that sometimes you just have to have a sense of humor, we’ve culled YouTube, and found this commercial parody. Enjoy:

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