Student basics -_updated_2-2009


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  • Student basics -_updated_2-2009

    1. 1. INSURANCE BASICS Speaker name Date
    2. 2. Basic Concepts of Insurance <ul><li>Insurance Defined </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Contractual Agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Concept of Indemnity </li></ul>
    3. 3. Four Major Types of Insurance <ul><li>Life Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Disability Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Property Insurance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct, Indirect losses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Casualty Insurance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Liability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auto, Workers Comp </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Life Insurance <ul><li>Whole Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Straight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Universal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permanent </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Term Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single Year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-Year </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Cost Factors <ul><li>Contract Amount </li></ul><ul><li>Type of Policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whole, Term </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Probable Life Expectations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical History </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Health and Disability Insurance <ul><li>Types of Policies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Major Medical, Comprehensive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Types of Rating </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual, Group </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Health Insurance Options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HMO, PPO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Cost Factors <ul><li>Group Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Age, Gender </li></ul><ul><li>Medical History </li></ul><ul><li>Deductible </li></ul><ul><li>Co-Payment </li></ul><ul><li>Type of Policy </li></ul>
    8. 8. Property Insurance <ul><li>Fire and Other Perils </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Liability </li></ul>
    9. 9. Why Should You Buy? <ul><li>Mortgage Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Ruin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Damage to your home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Damage to your property and belongings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liability suits due to negligence </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Perils Protected Against <ul><li>Fire, Lightning, Smoke, Explosion </li></ul><ul><li>Windstorm, Hail, Weight of Ice </li></ul><ul><li>Riot, Civil Commotion </li></ul><ul><li>Aircraft, Vehicles, Falling Objects </li></ul><ul><li>Theft, Vandalism, Malicious Mischief </li></ul><ul><li>Accidental Overflow of Water, Freezing </li></ul><ul><li>of Plumbing </li></ul>
    11. 11. Usually Not Covered <ul><li>Flood </li></ul><ul><li>Earth Movement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landslide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mudflow </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intentional Loss by or at the direction </li></ul><ul><li>of an insured </li></ul>
    12. 12. Cost Factors <ul><li>Policy Limits </li></ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Type of Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Loss History </li></ul><ul><li>Policy Credits </li></ul>
    13. 13. Automobile Insurance <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>History of Automobile Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>State Regulation </li></ul>
    14. 14. Why Should You Buy? <ul><li>It’s the Law </li></ul><ul><li>Lienholder Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Ruin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Property damage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical damage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical costs </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. What If I Don’t? <ul><li>Rebuilding a Car </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A new Ford Taurus costs about $21,000. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If the same car was totaled in an accident it would cost about $75,000 to rebuild it using replacement parts. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Loss of Use </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Costs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At least $2,300 per day </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Primary Types of Coverage <ul><li>Liability </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Injury Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Collision </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive </li></ul><ul><li>Uninsured Motorists </li></ul><ul><li>Other Options </li></ul>
    17. 17. Cost Factors <ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Sex </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status </li></ul><ul><li>Amount You Drive </li></ul><ul><li>Where You Drive </li></ul><ul><li>What You Drive </li></ul><ul><li>Accident and Ticket Record </li></ul>
    18. 18. Ways to Save <ul><li>Clean Driving Record </li></ul><ul><li>Driver’s Training Course </li></ul><ul><li>Good Student Discount </li></ul><ul><li>Limits/Deductibles </li></ul><ul><li>Type of Car </li></ul><ul><li>Shop Your Company! </li></ul>
    19. 19. Insurance Grouping <ul><li>In 2008, motor vehicle crashes were the leading cause of death for 15-20 year olds. </li></ul><ul><li>Teen drivers were involved in 19% of all motor vehicle accidents. </li></ul><ul><li>Teens were involved in 12.9% of all fatal accidents. </li></ul><ul><li>The risk of being involved in a fatal crash for teens is three times greater than for drivers age 65 to 69. </li></ul>*Source: National Safety Council This information is located on the Insurance Information Institute website at
    20. 20. Are You a Safe Driver? <ul><li>A survey conducted in spring 2008 found that although the majority of teens (91 percent) believe they are driving safely, only about a third (34 percent) think their friends are good drivers. </li></ul><ul><li>97 percent said they had seen other teens engaging in risky behaviors such as speeding and not wearing seatbelts while driving. </li></ul><ul><li>76 percent talk on cell phones while driving, 57 percent read or send text messages, 93 percent play loud music and 48 percent say they are easily distracted when friends are passengers. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Careers in Insurance <ul><li>Marketing Agents </li></ul><ul><li>Underwriters, Actuaries </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Service Reps </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance Attorneys </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance Adjusters </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance Educators </li></ul><ul><li>… and more - over 350 different careers! </li></ul>
    22. 22. InVEST <ul><li>Students form and operate model </li></ul><ul><li>insurance agencies and an insurance </li></ul><ul><li>company home office in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Annually prepares high school and community college students for insurance careers </li></ul><ul><li>Teaches marketable business skills </li></ul>
    23. 23. Want to Know More? <ul><li>Visit </li></ul><ul><li>Contact the InVEST Program Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>at (800) 377-3985 or </li></ul>