40 of the nation's largest life insurance companies have not tried to find policy beneficiaries, commissioner says.
Homeowners insurance rates are heading up in high-risk areas, but owners who fortify their homes can become eligible for discounts.
That's the difference young drivers can expect to find between the lowest auto insurance quote and the next lowest. The gap is also large for older drivers.
The highest medical and work loss costs were in California, with $4.16 billion. The lowest were in Vermont.
Insurance companies don't track when policyholders have died, although they could, instead leaving it to beneficiaries to file a claim. Some states are challenging that practice.
An easily accessible stash of cash is great when you're faced with unexpected bills or events. But you need more than that.
When disaster strikes, you think first about the lives of those closest to you, not about grabbing a strongbox full of financial documents.
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