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Consumer's Guide to Annuities

ANB-LP, ANB-LE, ANB-LS

While focusing on deferred annuity contracts, the publication covers the annuity purchasing process from start to finish and includes questions customers should ask their agent or company along the way.

  • ANB-LP

    Buyer’s Guide for Deferred Annuities

    Free Download
  • ANB-LE

    Buyer’s Guide to Fixed Deferred Annuities

    Free Download
  • ANB-LS

    Understanding Life Settlements: Selling Your Life Insurance Policy

    Free Download

Consumer's Guide to Auto Insurance

AUT-PP

Auto insurance is an expensive purchase for most Americans and shopping for it can be confusing. This publication simplifies the purchasing process and offers practical guidelines that can help lower the cost of coverage while increasing the value received. Complete with a listing of state laws governing the industry, the guide is a best bet for those looking to make informed decisions about auto insurance and get the most for their money.

Consumer's Guide to Cancer Insurance

CAX-PP

The decision of whether to purchase cancer insurance can be a challenging one. While cancer treatment accounts for 10 percent of all U.S. health expenses, the policy will only provide benefit if one is afflicted with the disease. This guide briefly discuses key questions regarding cancer insurance and advises on the variation in cost and coverage of policies sold. The issues brought forth in this publication may also be useful when considering the purchase of other disease-specific insurance policies.

Consumer's Guide to Earthquake Insurance

EQU-PP

Designed to educate consumers about the need to consider purchasing earthquake insurance. Helps consumers understand what earthquake policies cover and how they work. Also includes information on smart shopping strategies and steps to take in protecting homes. Illustrates the seismic risk the country faces and facilitates financial preparedness through an understanding of earthquake insurance.

Consumer's Guide to Homeowners Insurance

HOI-PP, HOI-CG

Delivers basic information to guide consumers through the assessment, selection and purchase of home insurance. Publication explains situations in which having homeowners' insurance may be mandatory, details the basic coverage options available to consumers and answers the most common questions associated with this offering. The guide aims to help consumers obtain a policy that provides them with a level of coverage that satisfies all their needs, but does so at the lowest possible cost. Includes a complete listing of state insurance departments.

Consumer's Guide to Life Insurance

LIG-LP

The Life Insurance Buyer's Guide is a one-stop-shop for information related to life insurance. It provides useful insight into the types of policies available and helps you estimate how much insurance will provide adequate coverage, depending on your individual need. With a focus on finding the right policy at a good value, the publication details important facts to discuss with insurance providers and addresses the implications associated with dropping a policy once it has been purchased.

Consumer's Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance

LTC-LP

This guide presents current and potential users of long-term care insurance with valuable information. For those considering the purchase of long-term care insurance, buyers' guidelines are incorporated in a consumer-friendly, easy-to-read format. The guide includes an overview of long-term care insurance, as well as payment and purchasing options, worksheets, shopping tips and the various policy and benefit plans available. The guide also contains a comprehensive contact list for every state insurance department. Updated annually. Revised in 2019. 

  • LTC-LP

    A Shopper's Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance

    Free Download

Consumer's Guide to Medigap

MED-LP

Provides advice for consumers faced with the decision of whether to purchase Medicare supplement insurance.

Insurance Implications of Home-Sharing: Regulator Insights and Consumer Awareness

IHS-OP

The purpose of the white paper is to provide a central resource for regulators and non-regulators regarding the insurance implications of home-sharing. The white paper describes common exclusions found in homeowners and dwelling policies and outlines the coverage options for home-sharing hosts and guests. The white paper also highlights legal restrictions that may prohibit home-sharing in some areas and describes the type of coverage available by the largest home-sharing companies currently operating in the U.S. Copyright 2016.

  • IHS-OP

    Insurance Implications of Home-Sharing: Regulator Insights and Consumer Awareness

    Free Download

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Consumer's Guide to Annuities

ANB-LP, ANB-LE, ANB-LS

While focusing on deferred annuity contracts, the publication covers the annuity purchasing process from start to finish and includes questions customers should ask their agent or company along the way.

  • ANB-LP

    Buyer’s Guide for Deferred Annuities

    Free Download
  • ANB-LE

    Buyer’s Guide to Fixed Deferred Annuities

    Free Download
  • ANB-LS

    Understanding Life Settlements: Selling Your Life Insurance Policy

    Free Download

Consumer's Guide to Auto Insurance

AUT-PP

Auto insurance is an expensive purchase for most Americans and shopping for it can be confusing. This publication simplifies the purchasing process and offers practical guidelines that can help lower the cost of coverage while increasing the value received. Complete with a listing of state laws governing the industry, the guide is a best bet for those looking to make informed decisions about auto insurance and get the most for their money.

Consumer's Guide to Cancer Insurance

CAX-PP

The decision of whether to purchase cancer insurance can be a challenging one. While cancer treatment accounts for 10 percent of all U.S. health expenses, the policy will only provide benefit if one is afflicted with the disease. This guide briefly discuses key questions regarding cancer insurance and advises on the variation in cost and coverage of policies sold. The issues brought forth in this publication may also be useful when considering the purchase of other disease-specific insurance policies.

Consumer's Guide to Earthquake Insurance

EQU-PP

Designed to educate consumers about the need to consider purchasing earthquake insurance. Helps consumers understand what earthquake policies cover and how they work. Also includes information on smart shopping strategies and steps to take in protecting homes. Illustrates the seismic risk the country faces and facilitates financial preparedness through an understanding of earthquake insurance.

Consumer's Guide to Homeowners Insurance

HOI-PP, HOI-CG

Delivers basic information to guide consumers through the assessment, selection and purchase of home insurance. Publication explains situations in which having homeowners' insurance may be mandatory, details the basic coverage options available to consumers and answers the most common questions associated with this offering. The guide aims to help consumers obtain a policy that provides them with a level of coverage that satisfies all their needs, but does so at the lowest possible cost. Includes a complete listing of state insurance departments.

Consumer's Guide to Life Insurance

LIG-LP

The Life Insurance Buyer's Guide is a one-stop-shop for information related to life insurance. It provides useful insight into the types of policies available and helps you estimate how much insurance will provide adequate coverage, depending on your individual need. With a focus on finding the right policy at a good value, the publication details important facts to discuss with insurance providers and addresses the implications associated with dropping a policy once it has been purchased.

Consumer's Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance

LTC-LP

This guide presents current and potential users of long-term care insurance with valuable information. For those considering the purchase of long-term care insurance, buyers' guidelines are incorporated in a consumer-friendly, easy-to-read format. The guide includes an overview of long-term care insurance, as well as payment and purchasing options, worksheets, shopping tips and the various policy and benefit plans available. The guide also contains a comprehensive contact list for every state insurance department. Updated annually. Revised in 2019. 

  • LTC-LP

    A Shopper's Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance

    Free Download

Consumer's Guide to Medigap

MED-LP

Provides advice for consumers faced with the decision of whether to purchase Medicare supplement insurance.

Insurance Implications of Home-Sharing: Regulator Insights and Consumer Awareness

IHS-OP

The purpose of the white paper is to provide a central resource for regulators and non-regulators regarding the insurance implications of home-sharing. The white paper describes common exclusions found in homeowners and dwelling policies and outlines the coverage options for home-sharing hosts and guests. The white paper also highlights legal restrictions that may prohibit home-sharing in some areas and describes the type of coverage available by the largest home-sharing companies currently operating in the U.S. Copyright 2016.

  • IHS-OP

    Insurance Implications of Home-Sharing: Regulator Insights and Consumer Awareness

    Free Download

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