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What is an annuity?

Millions of Americans invest in them, though they do have some notable drawbacks.

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    Many of us are familiar with credit scores, but did you know there’s another score generated from your credit report? Credit-based insurance scores, like credit scores, are calculated based on information [...]

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  • Non-Owner Car Insurance

    Believe it or not, it’s important to carry car insurance even if you don’t own a car. There are a couple of scenarios we will delve into, in which you may be a driver of a vehicle you do not own. Even [...]

    4 min read Aug 10, 2020
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  • Auto-Owners Insurance Review

    Headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, Auto-Owners has been in the insurance business for more than 100 years. The provider sells insurance products through 48,000 independent agents in 26 states and boasts [...]

    6 min read Aug 07, 2020
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  • Guaranteed Life Insurance

    To purchase a life insurance policy, most people have to undergo extensive medical evaluations and health history checks. It’s a lot less risky for the insurance company to insure a healthy person than [...]

    4 min read Aug 07, 2020
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  • Loss of Use Coverage

    A home insurance policy covers damage to the physical structure of your home and your personal belongings. But what happens when your home is severely damaged and you have to temporarily move out while [...]

    4 min read Aug 07, 2020
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  • Group Life Insurance

    Group life insurance can be an excellent way to save money on your policy while still getting the coverage you need. Although it may be uncomfortable to think about, there are steps we can take to reduce [...]

    4 min read Aug 06, 2020
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  • What Is a Homeowners Insurance Deductible?

    When shopping for homeowners insurance, we most commonly hear about looking for the best premiums. While insurance premiums are important, understanding and choosing the right deductible is just as vital. [...]

    4 min read Aug 06, 2020
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