You want 21 percent risk free? Pay off your credit cards.
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One of the advantages of the book's having been out there for more than a quarter century is that there's been time for people to report back on what it's done for them.
The life insurance industry is filled with good people who believe in their work and their companies, but who may never have challenged the assumptions underlying their efforts.
There's no question young drivers have far more accidents than older ones-but is it our aim to keep them off the roads? Or to allow only rich young people (who can afford the premiums) to drive?
The industry cannot long offer unneeded or overpriced insurance if people will not buy it.
Life insurance in America has traditionally been dominated by mutual insurers. Twelve of the fifteen largest life insurers are mutuals.
The life insurance policies advertised on the radio with the line You cannot be turned down for this coverage! are actually saying, For policies this small, it would cost us more to decide whom to turn down than simply to accept everybody-and make them pay through the nose.
Man's natural life span, 75 to 90 years or so, has not increased. It is the number of us who manage to attain it that has increased.
Life insurance is a commodity.
In short: Readily available low-cost life insurance would be a threat to the industry, and whatever threatens the life insurance industry threatens America.
The first American insurance company was the Friendly Society for the Mutual Insurance of Houses Against Fire, founded in Charles Town in South Carolina, in 1735.
No wonder lawyers, who control the legal system, have fought so hard, and with great success, against no fault insurance. No fault, no lawsuits. No lawsuits, no lunch.
Having no national system of catastrophic health insurance, we have, through the courts, managed to patch together pieces of a not very satisfactory one.