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By: jsheehan

Insurance can be confusing. There are many different types of plans, within those plans are different levels of coverage, and policies often come with exclusions. Understanding your own risk, where you are vulnerable and what you should do to mitigate that risk is often overwhelming. Thinking about the “what if’s”[…]

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Study Finds That Today’s Students are More Confident Than Ever – But They Need to Become More Educated on Life-Stage Risks

By: nextgenins

The Boston Globe recently ran a story about a study by Jean Twenge, San Diego State University psychology professor, finding that today’s students are more confident than ever (read the entire article here). “Among other things, Twenge and her colleagues found that a larger percentage of incoming college freshmen rated themselves as[…]

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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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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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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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