There are many choices for insurance. Insurance is a
policy where you pay in a certain figure, that you do not
usually get back, and pays out in the event of a certain
situation. The details vary according to the type of
Health insurance was invented to help with your medical
care. You will typically pay in a certain amount every month
called premiums and you may have to invest a certain
on your prescriptions and doctor's visits but the insurance
is created to help you with the costs. It will also help
you in emergencies such as a broken bone, accident or a
sudden illness. Insurance is there to benefit you if you are
having a baby or any other time you require regular care.
Car insurance is intended for accidents; either your fault
or someone else's. You pay on your car insurance premium
every month (or quarterly or yearly) and if you are in an
accident, the insurance can cover damages. There are two
basic kinds of car insurance; liability and full-coverage.
Liability will only cover what you are liable for.
Full-coverage will cover anything that happens to your car,
your body or to the other party in an accident.
The main purpose of life insurance is to cover the survivors
of the person who dies. Life insurance can be used to pay
off debt, cover burial expenses or take care of surviving
children. Life insurance can be very important, especially
If you are leaving a spouse that does not work, young
children, or debts. In the event of your death, the life
insurance company would award the amount of the policy to
As the name implies, home insurance is meant to protect
home and property. There is home owner's insurance and
renter's insurance. Renter's insurance will take care of
personal items that are in the home and most often cover
damages to the house itself if there were a robbery or
similar damage to the property. This will keep the renter
from having to pay the owner personally if damage to the
property occurred as a result of a burglary.
The home owner's insurance will protect the same things;
damage to personal property and also to the concessions.
Many insurance plans cover natural events such as
floods or earthquakes. Some plans cover fire and others do
not. Most cover fire only if it was not set by the owner.
There are many other kinds of coverage that are necessary
for business owners, including disability and business
interruption insurance. The only way to insure proper
coverage is to consult with an agent and one that has your
particular situation in mind.