How lifestyle insurance has become widespread

Lifestyle insurance sounds like a positive, affirming financial product. It sounds aspirational. For a specified premium, you can insure your clients’ lifestyle: their income, their home, their luxuries, the things they enjoy. As a marketing phrase, this seems to work so much better than ‘income protection’,…

Jaw dropping costs of falling ill abroad

The Association of British Insurers reveals the jaw-droppingpotential costs of emergency medical treatment faced by UK travellers abroad this year. Six-figure medical bills are now not uncommon.  Travel insurers are helping 3,000 travellers every week who need emergency medical treatment while abroad. £200 million paid out…

California Earthquake Authority Policy Sales up 5.4% in 2Q from Year Ago

Californians may be getting the idea that they live in earthquake country. That’s the underlying message that can be found in the latest figures out from the California Earthquake Authority. The CEA, a not-for-profit, publicly managed organization, announced at the end of July that it ended…