Most epic adventures don’t start out with an application and insurance waiver. My mother had told me that I needed to get a job this summer because she was tired of seeing me mope around the house. Throughout May she had been not so subtly putting application papers on my bedroom desk and other places in the house. Each time I saw one; I rolled my eyes then proceeded to throw it in the trash.
Life is full of wonder and beauty yet, life is also mysterious and unpredictable as well. With that said, it is best to prepare for the life ahead no matter how long and wild it could be. Insurance companies were created for this reason; preparing for the unexpected. Whether there is a hurricane, earthquake, or fire, there are insurance companies out there that allow people to buy coverage for the unpredictable future. Jackson National Life is such an insurance company that was founded on the principles of helping its customers prepare for the future ahead.
In the United States one sixth of the population is without health insurance. Uncompensated care is being provided not only to uninsured and disadvantaged, but also to a growing number of self-supporting, uninsured family, who cannot pay hospital bills (Sigmond, 2004-2005). It has been pointed out that 70% of people without insurance have access to health insurance but have elected not to carry it (Sataloff, 2010). Currently hospitals spend tens of billions of dollars annually providing care for the uninsured.
The break up with Great Britain in 1776 left American finance in a mess with no central bank or a proper taxation system. This left many states with significant debt burden and a country with high inflation and poor credit reputation. Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States and the first Secretary of the Treasury, came up with a financial plan hoping to bring America out of the mess that they were in. This plan involved giving federal government taxing authority over imports, consolidating state and national debt, having a clear national definition of the dollar in terms of specie, and creating a central bank. All these approaches
There have been some major changes over the past few years within the health insurance industry. There has been increasing demand for health insurance even through the market has reached its maturity. Cost increase throughout the market, companies need to change to maintain profitability. The legal landscape, increasing cost
Should the government play a key role in aiding the uninsured, or should market forces reign supreme?
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In Malta , we use the conventional liability coverage when it comes to motor, which is, the ‘at fault’ insurance cover, where the insurer’s driver who is at fault is responsible to pay for the damages and injuries caused to the other driver. However, in countries like Australia, Canada and USA, a different type of policy is used. This is known as ‘No-fault’ insurance cover and also called Personal injury protection.
Healthcare is something everyone needs and should be able to get, but right now that is not happening. In America there are millions of people who don’t have healthcare insurance. This is because some can’t afford the insurance plan. There are also millions more who have health insurance, but can’t afford using it. This means that they are paying for an insurance plan, but the deductibles are so high they can’t afford to go to the doctor. This is causing Americans to not be as healthy as they could be. Bernie Sanders came up with a plan that is very different than what is currently in place. Chris Jacobs who writes for the Wall Street Journal said, “While Mr. Sanders claims that his bill would extend Medicare for all, it would instead create and entirely new program while borrowing the Medicare name” (Jacobs). This is the right thing to do because right now the system needs help, and a big change is the best way to improve it. His plan includes many benefits that would solve the problems of the current plan.
Whole life insurance is a more traditional form of life insurance but it is more expensive compared to a term life insurance. This policy gives death benefits and accrues cash value overtime. The death benefit and premium typically remains the same over the span of the policy. One of the biggest advantages of this insurance is that the policy remains active even all the premiums have been paid in full. Building up cash value is another advantage of whole life insurance. The insurance company’s investment to the policyholder’s premium will return in the form of cash value. The policyholders will have tax benefits to the cash value that is generated and it can also be borrowed by the policyholder to a certain amount from the cash value
People will be unprepared to deal with future uncertainties, which would affect the well-being and quality of life of yourself and your loved ones.
As its name proposes, a whole life policy covers or protects the individual for their whole lifetime. Hence, the premiums that have to be paid are guaranteed for the lifetime of the individual and will not increase unlike other policies such as term policies. Since the lifespan of the policy is not limited, the beneficiaries and the family of the insured can be assured that the insured’s coverage will be obtainable later on to survive.