On the heels of Memorial Day in May and Flag Day in June, July is the month of patriotism since the 4th is the day we celebrate the birth of our country as a nation, independent from English rule.
Even though our break from the British Empire came in 1776, Insurance was sold in the Colonies as early as 1735 in South Carolina. In 1772 Benjamin Franklin along with more than 70 business owners formed a mutual company called “The Philadelphia Contributorship for the Insuring of Houses from Loss by Fire.”
We know from a previous post that Medicare was enacted in 1965, but did you know Life Insurance was established in the 1760’s? The Presbyterian Synods (an assembly of the clergy and sometimes also the laity in a diocese or other division of a particular church) created the “Corporation for Relief of Poor and Distressed Widows and Children of Presbyterian Ministers” in 1759 in New York and Philadelphia which was duplicated by Episcopalian priests in 1769. Auto insurance came about in 1897, health insurance in the 1920’s and home policies in the 1950’s.
So, how does Insurance and Patriotism go together?
If you call for a home, mobile home, or flood policy or to add comprehensive and/or collision insurance to your auto policy and are told no because the company is under binding restrictions, it may confuse or even irritate you.
What in the world are binding restrictions and why do insurance companies implement them?
Whether you think of moving as a grand adventure or one of the most stress-filled undertakings you ever endure, changing locations is something many of us do at least once in our lifetime. We’ve compiled a few tips to help you transition a little more smoothly.
Earlier this year we did a post on Three Things young people should take care of to help life in the ‘real’ world be less stressful. Today we’re discussing why it is important to list your teenage driver on your auto policy as soon as they get a permit.
Back in April we shared with you some facts concerning insurance history during the Civil War. Today we thought it would be interesting to share a few tidbits about Medicare History.
Many times in the Insurance Industry, we hear the term “SR-22 Insurance.” However, SR-22 is not a type of insurance.
Want to know more? Read on.....
Most states require liability insurance on automobiles and other vehicles registered for highway or “on road” use. Financial institutions usually require Comprehensive and Collision insurance to protect their interest in a vehicle. These three coverages are what many consider “full coverage.” However, in the insurance industry, “full coverage” means a whole lot more.
In this post we’ll discuss what “full coverage” auto insurance entails.
SW Louisiana has seen more record rain falls and flooding in the last two years than it has in numerous years before. Back in March we did a post about how important (and reasonable) flood insurance is when you’re located in a “preferred” zone.
In this article, we’ll talk about some things you should know (and do) if your home and/or auto are damaged by rising water.
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