Pros and Cons of Personalized Insurance Services Independent insurance agents, unlike insurance agents employed by a large national insurance provider, have access to many insurance companies. Agents who work for a big insurer can only offer you insurance plans provided by their company. Independent insurance agents, however, work for you, and they have access to
Build a Safer Workplace in 9 Easy Steps Whatever business you’re in, making your workplace safer can save your company money, build employee morale and create a positive culture that increases your chances of success. Follow these easy steps to keep your workplace–and your employees–safe. Review the OSHA standards for your industry. All businesses must
The Internet, due to this medium’s connection to savvy, technologically astute consumers, has become an ideal method for promoting and selling insurance products. However, even as greater advantage is being taken of electronic insurance transactions, it is important to keep a bit of old, yet still excellent advice – “Let the buyer beware.” Possible Danger
Insurance companies use different sources of information about a person that supplements an application. For auto coverage, motor vehicle reports are ordered. For home coverage, physical inspections may be needed. Another tool that is widely used for underwriting is credit-based scoring. Use of this method was once controversial but, by and large, it has gained
Insurance fraud makes victims out of insurance companies and their customers. In common terms, insurance fraud is lying to or deceiving an insurer in order to make money or to become insured. Some common fraud schemes include: “padding” (inflating the true amount of) a claim lying or hiding (concealing) important information when applying for insurance
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[clear]After making the effort to identify what you need to insure, what company you want to handle your protection, and working to understand the various policies that cover you and your possessions, isn’t the importance of telling your agent or insurance company about a loss obvious? Surprisingly, no, it isn’t. The Notification Obligation Fulfilling the
Business transactions frequently require insurance coverage. A Certificate of Insurance is a document that is often requested as proof that adequate insurance exists. A certificate is not the same as a policy and certificates do not affect the coverage provided by a particular insurance policy. Therefore, requests to “endorse the certificate of insurance” are inappropriate