Insurance Topic: Life Insurance

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CA News & Special Reports

CA News Logo Insurance Issue [Fall 2008] In the Fall 2008 issue, Consumer Action focuses on insurance. The results of an online poll reveal details about consumers and insurance coverage, including the downsides to filing a claim. Other topics include credit car rental car coverage, how to add "riders" to policies, the privacy implications of "pay-as-you-drive" insurance, increased FDIC deposit insurance, rental insurance and news of a new insurance web site created by Consumer Action. For much more, see the Table of Contents below. (Wednesday, November 12, 2008)

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Five Recent Publications

Time for an insurance checkup (Chinese)

Time for an insurance checkup (Chinese). Staying adequately insured means reassessing your coverage each year and adjusting it in response to specific life events. This Insurance Checkup fact sheet explains why it’s important to revisit your insurance policies regularly, lists specific life events that typically warrant a change in coverage, provides tips and tools for managing your insurance and offers links to resources where you can learn more.

Time for an insurance checkup (Spanish)

Time for an insurance checkup (Spanish). Para mantener un nivel adecuado de cobertura de seguro, todos los años se le debe reevaluar y ajustar en respuesta a eventos específicos en su vida. Esta hoja informativa para analizar su cobertura explica por qué es importante revisar con regularidad sus pólizas de seguro, enumera los eventos específicos de la vida que por lo general requieren un cambio en la cobertura, ofrece consejos y herramientas para manejar sus seguros y enlaces a recursos donde usted puede obtener más información.

Time for an insurance checkup

Time for an insurance checkup Assessing and adjusting your coverage. Staying adequately insured means reassessing your coverage each year and adjusting it in response to specific life events. This Insurance Checkup fact sheet explains why it’s important to revisit your insurance policies regularly, lists specific life events that typically warrant a change in coverage, provides tips and tools for managing your insurance and offers links to resources where you can learn more.

What Asian Americans Should Know About Insurance Fraud

What Asian Americans Should Know About Insurance Fraud A Training Manual for Community-Based Organizations. An 8-page, illustrated manual written to help agency staff answer their clients' questions about insurance fraud. Though written specifically for agencies that work with Asian Americans, it contains information relevant to any consumer's questions. It includes an appendix listing the insurance regulators for the top ten states with the largest Asian American populations.

Questions & Answers about Life Insurance

Questions & Answers about Life Insurance A training manual for community-based advocates. An 8-page manual written to help agency staff answer their clients' questions about life insurance.

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BookNotes

The Insurance Maze Cover ArtThe Insurance Maze 

Without proper insurance - health, auto, homeowners, life, disability, or long-term care - an unexpected event can quickly derail your financial plans and put your life savings at risk. Insurance is an essential part of financial planning, but many people are paying hundreds -…

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