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5 Common Insurance Coverage Gaps and how Insurtech can Help
20-Feb-2018

If you are like many Americans, you probably have multiple policies for home, auto, medical and life insurance.  And if you are lucky and working for a good employer, you might also have additional life insurance as well as disability insurance. But did you know that no matter how well covered you think you are, there are some gaps in coverage that can unexpectedly wreak havoc on your savings should the unthinkable strike?  Here are the common gaps many Americans have in their insurance coverage.
 

Home Safety - factors that affect a homeowners insurance policy - Part 2
6-Feb-2018

Having your home features assessed as suggested in the previous blog could offer you the reward of some insurance pricing reduction. This was just a part of all the factors that apply towards lowering of insurance rate. In this blog, I will expand upon factors related to home safety.

Smoke detector – These are the most common home safety item used in American households. You should install them in places where they can be easily heard. Moreover, all of them should be

8 Basic Tax-Filing Mistakes to Avoid
6-Feb-2018

Mistakes and omissions in preparing and filing taxes are very common.  Given the complexity and the nearly 10-million words in tax law, the instructions are pretty lengthy as well. It is not a surprise that according to a Pew Research Center Poll, 72% of Americans surveyed believe the federal tax code is too complex.
Given the tedious processes involved with filing taxes, it is not very uncommon to make mistakes. Filing mistakes on your tax returns might result in the IRS contacting

Factors that Lower your Homeowners’ Insurance Cost - Part 1
29-Jan-2018

A comprehensive guide to factors that lower your homeowners’ insurance premium
Buying a house and living the big dream doesn’t come easy. Since it is one of our biggest investments and an emotional one too, we do not buy a house in haste; it can certainly not be an impulsive decision. With the care and love that we buy our house, we also want to protect it by opting for a home insurance policy to insure our precious possession. Also it becomes compulsory for homeowners with a mortgage. Thus along comes buying homeowners insurance after the buying of house.
It is no

How digitization is transforming insurance experience
23-Jan-2018

It is next to impossible to find an industry that technology has not penetrated. Especially with the insurance industry, gone are the days of making appointments with the insurance agents, negotiating in person on the price, or making frequent trips to pay your premiums. With digitization, the click of a few buttons brings everything to your fingertips through downloading an app or logging in to a website. Transacting online has become the norm today for most people.  The Insurance sector, in particular, has benefited from this dramatic shift to