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Wearable Technology Could Redefine Underwriting and Save the Life Insurance Industry

Wearable Technology Could Redefine Underwriting and Save the Life Insurance Industry
Biometric trackers could create a faster, less invasive underwriting process that appeals to younger generations.
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Tracking Down Billions in Unpaid Death Benefits

Tracking Down Billions in Unpaid Death Benefits
How a tiny, no-name auditing firm turned the life insurance industry upside down—and shook out its pockets
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Canada’s Life Insurers Do a 180 on Marijuana Use; Is the US Next?

Canada’s Life Insurers Do a 180 on Marijuana Use; Is the US Next?
Two major Canadian life insurance companies have agreed to classify marijuana users as non-smokers. Is the US next?
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Life Insurance Now Available for People with HIV

Life Insurance Now Available for People with HIV
Prudential broke down barriers by entering this underserved market in late 2015 with 10- and 15-year term life policies.
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Most Americans Support Life Insurance Ownership

Most Americans Support Life Insurance Ownership
Recent study finds a majority of US adults are willing to recommend life insurance. Also, most see the need for it, and many are thinking of buying it.
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