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Is Taking The Accelerated Death Benefit Worth It?

Accelerated death benefits are a relatively new option with life insurance policies. To qualify for these benefits, you must be terminally ill or chronically ill in some cases. For policyholders with severe health conditions, it may be worth it to take advantage of this option. How Do Accelerated Death Benefits Work? When you take accelerated death benefits, you get a portion of the benefits from...

Common Benefits Of Commercial Property Insurance

Owning commercial property carries significant risks, which is one reason many businesses elect to lease rather than own. Fire, theft, and natural disasters such as tornadoes and hurricanes can have a heavy financial impact. Commercial property insurance is designed to help mitigate the risk of owning commercial property. What Types Of Protection Does Commercial Property Insurance Provide? When a commercial property is leased or rented,...

Will My Auto Insurance Cover Me If I Drive Across The U.S. Border?

Your personal auto insurance policy provides protection against liability, bodily injury, and property damage in case you are involved in an accident in the U.S. But what happens if your travels take you into Canada, Mexico, or beyond? Are you still covered once you cross the U.S. border? The answer depends on which country you are driving to. Yes, if your trip is to Canada....

How To Handle A Hit-And-Run Accident

Getting in a car accident is enough to ruin anyone's day. But if you’re involved in a hit-and-run, the experience can be especially disorienting. You realize that your vehicle’s been hit and before you can step out to get the other driver’s information, their car is taking off into the distance. As overwhelming as the experience can be, how you react next can play an...

Does Auto Insurance Cover Stolen Cars?

Everyone knows auto insurance is there to help when your vehicle’s been damaged. But what happens when all you’re left with is an empty parking spot? According to the Insurance Information Institute, more than 700,000 vehicles are stolen in the United States every year. And compared to an auto accident or weather damage, a stolen car raises more questions than answers. How do I file...