Next Generation Insurance Blog

College Health Insurance Reviewed by the Wall Street Journal

By: nextgenins

The September 26th edition of the Wall Street Journal published an article titled How College Health Plans Are Failing Students. The article written by Jessical Silver-Greenberg and Mary Pilon, is comprehensive in its discussion of the limits of many school sponsored student health plans. However, it failed to address just how few affordable choices[…]

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Choosing Insurance for the College Life – NYTimes

By: nextgenins

Paul Sullivan of The New York Times describes some of the vital risks that college families should consider in his September 17th article. Please read the entire article here or see a summary of the highlights below. Sullivan commentary is mostly aimed for wealthy parents, but much of the advice he highlights[…]

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Flu Season Can Impact Students’ Ability to Succeed in School; Consider Protecting the Investment in College in Case of Medical Withdrawal

By: nextgenins

With college campuses again buzzing with students, the fall will bring concerns about the flu and other potentially serious illnesses. As parents remind their students to get flu shots, they should also consider how an illness like the flu or mononucleosis can impact academic performance – as well as their[…]

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Dealing with Claims – Understanding the Limits of Homeowners Insurance

By: nextgenins

This months Claim’s Magazine, the insurance industries news magazine on insurance claims, wrote a useful article on the limitations of homeowners insurance and the potential value of renters insurance to college students.  The entire article can be found here or for highlights read the summary below. “It’s September, traditionally the time of year[…]

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NPR’s Big 5 Health Issues Facing Students – Supports Need for Tuition Insurance

By: nextgenins

National Public Radio created a fantastic summary of the Big 5 Issues facing students on campus. NGI’s GradGuard recognizes that these health issues are also real potential risks that may interrupt an academic semester and also lead to a medical withdrawal.  These “Big 5″ reminders by NPR are another independent source recognizing the[…]

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With College Back In Session, Parents and Students Should Take an Insurance Inventory to Ensure Their Educational Investment Is Protected

By: nextgenins

NGI aims for its services to be educational. As a result, GradGuard recently suggested that college parents and students take an inventory of the insurance that may help them reduce the harm that results from real risks surrounding college life. Although, people often think of insurance as most important to[…]

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