Insurance for Dummies

Insurance for Dummies

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Insurance For Dummies introduces readers to the basics as well as the more complicated issues of every kind of insurance. Packed with expert advice and step-by-step guidance, it shows you how to find the right amount of protection at the best possible price, for your life, health, car, home, and anything else you can think of. Thinking about insurance makes many people cringe with fear; this handy guide makes insurance make sense. It demystifies complicated policies and points out all the traps and pitfalls you need to avoid when buying coverage. Whether you're a homeowner or a small business owner or you just need a basic policy for your car, you'll find all the advice you need on: * Managing your risk * Reducing your liability * Insuring a home business * Buying an umbrella policy * Dealing with insurers and filing claims * Assessing your life insurance needs * Decidin g between group and individual policies Author Jack Hungelmann uses his twenty-five years of experience in the insurance industry to make buying insurance as simple as possible even for those who've never bought a policy in their lives.
Armed with the kind of straightforward, commonsense knowledge and advice you'll find here, you'll be able to handle any insurance question that comes up. Keep it on your reference shelf for quick-and-easy answers for all your insurance-related questions: * Everything you should know about auto insurance * Choosing cost-effective deductibles * Picking the right property coverage for your home * Estimating the value of your assets * Insuring valuable portable items and collectibles * Special advice on insuring condos and townhouses * Getting the most coverage at the best price * Filing claims and getting back the most * Plus, online insurance resources Knowing what kind of coverage you need for yourself and your possessions is a complicated process. With more competition than ever in the insurance business, finding a great deal on the coverage you need can be a challenge. Insurance For Dummies is the fun and friendly guide that gives you with all the essential knowledge it takes to get the maximum coverage at the minimum price.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 657.71g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • illustrations, index
  • 0764552945
  • 9780764552946
  • 1,895,341

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Covering the Basics. Chapter 2: The ARRT of Risk Management. PART II: Understanding Automobile Insurance. Chapter 3: Managing Your Personal Automobile Risks. Chapter 4: Dealing with Special Auto Insurance Situations. PART III: Understanding Home Insurance. Chapter 5: Understanding the Basics of Homeowners Insurance. Chapter 6: Avoiding Homeowners Personal Property Pitfalls. Chapter 7: Protecting Yourself from Major Homeowners Exclusions. Chapter 8: Managing the Special Risks of Condominium and Town House Owners. Chapter 9: Managing the Risks of Your Home Business. PART IV: Buying an Umbrella Policy. Chapter 10: Introducing the Personal Umbrella Policy. Chapter 11: Choosing the Right Umbrella for Your Lifestyle. PART V: Dealing with Insurance Companies. Chapter 12: Buying Insurance the Right Way. Chapter 13: Getting What You Deserve for Automobile Claims. Chapter 14: Getting What You Deserve at Property Claim Time. PART VI: Managing Life, Health, and Disability Risks. Chapter 15: Understanding Group Health Insurance. Chapter 16: Buying Individual Health Insurance. Chapter 17: Managing the Risk of Long--Term Disability. Chapter 18: Buying Life Insurance. PART VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten Strategies for Managing Life's Changes. Chapter 20: Ten Ingredients for a Watertight Insurance Program. Chapter 21: Ten Online Insurance Resources. Appendix. Index. Book Registration Information.
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About Jack Hungelmann

Jack Hungelmann, CIC, CPCU, has over 25 years of insurance experience and has taught several classes on personal risk management and insurance.
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