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BRASS Business Guide - INSURANCE: Insurance Policies Coverage

Sponsored by the BRASS Education Committee.

Where Can I Learn What Insurance Policies Generally Cover?

Be careful when you review coverages. In many cases, it's better to check with your carriers agent or claim department.

Motely Fool Insurance Center - The basics about why insurance is important and the main kinds of insurance for property, life, and employment. Includes advice on buying, finding agents, pricing, and industry websites.

Who Writes What in Life and Health Insurance (Chicago: National Underwriter Co.).- This annual supplement to the National Underwriter magazine provides detailed policy and coverage information for life and health insurance.

Best's Aggregates and Averages. Life/Health and the Best's Aggregates and Averages. Property/Casualty (Oldwick, N.J.: A.M. Best) - Annual benchmarking editions include lists leading companies for various lines of insurance underwriting. Aggregated data and statistical indicators for evaluating the financial ratios, premiums, and losses for individual companies or entire groups.

CPCU Handbook of Insurance Policies 7th ed. (Malvern, PA: American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters ; Insurance Institute of America) - Text used by AICPCU for training courses on property and casuality insurance. 

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