From the mailbag: No Choice Health Insurance

December 1, 2017
So, received this in email this morning: “Hello, my family and I are looking into health insurance assistance. One of our concerns about it is that we are looking for PPO plan and not...

More Life Insurance Horribles

November 2, 2017
That’s not how this works: “Natalie Finn’s parents took out two life insurance policies on their adopted daughter before the 16-year-old died from starvation and abuse in the family’s West Des Moines home“ The...

The Obamacare Health Insurance Fee. It’s baaaaaack!

September 25, 2017
The so-called “Health Insurance Fee” levied as part of Obamacare was given a moratorium for one year, 2017, but will apply again in 2018. This Fee increased overall premiums by around $ 13 billion...

Home Run Insurance

September 12, 2017
Over the years, we’ve talked about Marathon insurance, Football insurance, even Snow insurance. But this is a new one: Baseball insurance. “Earlier this season, local window company Universal Windows Direct offered an intriguing promotion:...

In case you’re wondering why your health insurance is so expensive.…

September 6, 2017
Two weeks ago, I woke up with a minor pain in my back, which rapidly got worse. I had a small kidney stone.I went to the local ER, spent three excruciating hours(!) pacing the...

CCW Insurance (Redux)

August 31, 2017
We’ve blogged before on insurance designed to protect your assets should you be in a situation where you had to use deadly force: “Our ErieSecure Home policy with the Select bundle now includes criminal...

Houston, Flooding and Insurance: A Sad Tale

August 30, 2017
As Texans (and now Pelican Staters) deal with the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, some are learning that they’re on their own, insurance-wise: “Most Harvey flood victims on hook to pay for home repairs“...

The Cobbler’s Insurance

June 6, 2017
Everyone’s heard the old saw about how the cobbler’s kids go shoeless. Well, here’s a cautionary insurance tale along those lines. Two years ago, we lost our beloved 13 year old puppy to a...

Self Defense Insurance

June 5, 2017
We’ve blogged before about the challenges one faces if forced to use a weapon in self-defense, even folks with concealed carry permits. After all, you intentionally hurt or killed someone. The permit may help...

Outside the bun insurance

May 26, 2017
So, got a call the other day from one of our (numerous) long-term P&C clients asking for some help with a life policy. I’d met with her a few years ago to review it,...
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