Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Insurance agency named small business of the year

A company that was started four years ago has been named the Small Business of the Year for 2006 by the Lafayette-West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce. The Janice Gutwein Nielsen Allstate Insurance Co.


Insurance, in law and economics, is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent loss.

Pre-existing condiiton insurance?

This morning's second hour of Forum was about California's Governor Schwarzenegger's health care proposal.

Congress may scrutinize insurance industry

A federal judge’s recent ruling against State Farm Insurance has prompted Congress to look more closely at the insurance industry’s post-Hurricane Katrina practices, two members of the House Financial Services committee said Wednesday.

Insurance Venting

OK so here's what I've been dealing with for the past few days and my lovely car insurance company. Last December I ran into some financial problems and had to struggle a little bit with bills. My insurance is normally due on the 9th.

Flood Insurance

I got another call a few weeks ago from someone wondering if it is common for an insurance company to exclude damage by flood. Answer: yes, quite common. In fact, few property insurance policies cover flood damage.

Private mortgage insurance premiums now deductible

Beginning this month, many home buyers who must purchase private mortgage insurance to obtain needed financing will finally be getting a break.

Pre-existing condition insurance?

This morning’s second hour of Forum was about California’s Governor Schwarzenegger’s health care proposal.

Life Insurance and Estate Planning

One of the more common reasons to own life insurance is to help fund estate taxes after your death.

More bad news on insurance

(Return to New Orleans CityGuide). If you didn’t notice yesterday, Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Co., won approval for even more massive rate hikes that will automatically affect 140000 homeowners and more than 1200 businesses.