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Aug 26, 2015, 07:35 ET

10 años después, ¿qué podemos aprender del Huracán Katrina? Lecciones importantes para prepararse para el próximo gran desastre natural

Diez años después del huracán más costoso en la historia de Estados Unidos, el Huracán Katrina está...

Aug 25, 2015, 11:25 ET
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10 Years Later, What Can We Learn From Hurricane Katrina? Essential Preparedness Lessons For The Next Big Natural Disaster

Ten years after the costliest hurricane in U.S. history, Hurricane Katrina is being remembered for its devastating toll on residents in six coastal...

Aug 24, 2015, 16:54 ET
Insurance Information Institute Presents Katrina at 10: A Disaster and Its Impact by the Numbers

Contact The I.I.I. For Insurance Expertise, Information And Analysis On The 10-Year Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina

Reporters covering the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and interested in interviewing insurance experts about hurricanes, floods and other...

Aug 19, 2015, 08:56 ET

El ABC de los seguros para estudiantes universitarios: Pequeños detalles que evitan grandes problemas de cobertura para las pertenencias personales

Antes de que su hijo se vaya a vivir en el campus universitario, es una buena idea examinar sus pólizas de seguro para cerciorarse que las...

Aug 18, 2015, 11:47 ET
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Coverage 101: Minor Steps Can Prevent Major Headaches When Insuring College Students' Possessions Away From Home

 Before your college student heads off to campus, it is a good idea to review your insurance policies to make sure their personal possessions...

Jul 23, 2015, 15:03 ET
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How To Pick The Right Rental Car Insurance Options

 If renting a car is part of your summer vacation plans, the good news is you have a lot of options, according to the Insurance Information...

Jun 22, 2015, 11:32 ET
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Number Of Lightning Related Homeowners Insurance Claims Dropped In 2014, But Severity Up; Fewer Thunderstorms, Awareness And Protection Efforts Contributing Factors

 The number of insurance claims from lightning strikes in the United States continued its steady decline, as severe thunderstorm activity eased...

May 14, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Dog Bites Accounted For More Than One-Third Of All Homeowners Liability Pay Outs Last Year As Cost Per Claim Soars

 Dog bites (and other dog-related injuries) accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claim dollars paid out in...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:28 ET

¿Cómo puede usted evaluar si necesita seguro de vida? Hay cinco maneras para determinarlo...

Para muchas personas escoger el tipo y la cantidad de cobertura de seguro de vida es clave para establecer un plan financiero sólido, pero...

Apr 28, 2015, 12:03 ET
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How Can You Assess Whether You Need Life Insurance? Let Us Count The Five Ways…

Choosing the right type and amount of life insurance is key to a sound financial plan for many people—but how can you determine whether you...

Apr 17, 2015, 10:51 ET

Esté preparado financieramente para la temporada de huracanes con la nueva lista de verificación de seguro del I.I.I.

La temporada de huracanes de 2015 en el Atlántico comienza este 1 de junio, y el Insurance Information Institute (Instituto de...

Apr 16, 2015, 11:12 ET

Be Financially Prepared For Hurricane Season With The I.I.I.'s New Insurance Checklist

With the start of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season approaching on June 1, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) urges coastal...

Apr 13, 2015, 11:06 ET
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Winter Storms Followed by Spring Showers Can Lead to Flooding

 Now that spring is here, flooding will be a major concern for many parts of the country. Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release...

Mar 12, 2015, 12:05 ET
Join I.I.I. In Celebrating a Once-in-a-Century Occasion: Pi Day 2015

Join The I.I.I. In Celebrating A Very Special Pi Day On Saturday, 3/14

Known as the "Math Geek Mardi Gras", Pi Day is a growing international event that underscores the wonder of numbers, by celebrating everyone's...

Mar 09, 2015, 15:22 ET
You've Come A Long Way-- But Do You Have Enough Life Insurance? Celebrate Women's History Month By Financially Protecting Your Family

You've Come A Long Way… But Do You Have Enough Life Insurance? Celebrate Women's History Month By Financially Protecting Your Family

 Whether or not they hold down a paying job, many women contribute to the economic well-being of their family in important ways—from...

Feb 10, 2015, 09:12 ET

¿Va a comprometerse el Día de San Valentín? No se deje cegar por el brillo: consiga un seguro para su anillo

No hay nada más romántico que una proposición de matrimonio el Día de San Valentín. Pero con un bello anillo de compromiso...

Feb 09, 2015, 14:36 ET

Getting Engaged On Valentine's Day? Don't Be Blinded By The Bling--Get Insurance For Your Ring

There's nothing more romantic than a marriage proposal on Valentine's Day. But with a great engagement ring comes great responsibility… ...

Jan 26, 2015, 16:29 ET

With Another Blizzard In Sight, Brush Up On Facts, Statistics And Analyses Of Winter Storm Damage And Insurance

 The percentage of winter-caused insured catastrophe losses more than doubled last year, following the harsh winter of 2014 and a quiet...

Nov 24, 2014, 13:34 ET

Thanksgiving Marks The Official Beginning Of The Holiday Travel Season; I.I.I. Helps Consumers Navigate Car Rental Insurance Options

 If you're renting a car this holiday season, you have more choices than ever before. What hasn't changed is the importance of protecting...

Nov 24, 2014, 10:28 ET
POLAR VORTEX, PART II? WINTER STORM LOSSES COULD REACH $2.5 BILLION

Brrrrr… Ready for Polar Vortex, Part II? Insurance Losses from Winter Storms in 2014 Likely to Reach $2.5 Billion

With an arctic cold surge and heavy snow accumulations in large parts of the United States last week, potential hazards exist for homeowners and...