Life Insurance: A Consumer's Handbook

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Indiana University Press, 1985 - Business & Economics - 216 pages

"It is almost impossible not to learn from this book.... " --Journal of American Society of CLU

"... clear and helpful guide to American law... Dworkin's calm and sensible approach should be heeded gratefully..." --Times Literary Supplement

A new and completely updated edition of Joseph Belth's classic work on life insurance. The major message is that the consumer can save thousands of dollars by shopping carefully for life insurance.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Financial Requirements
8
Other Considerations
15
OneYear Renewable Term
22
Other Types of Whole Life Policies
39
Income Tax Consequences
54
Forced Savings
59
Suggested Companies
73
How to Select a Life Insurance Agent
130
Buying Life Insurance Without an Agent
137
The Life Insurance Purchase
146
After the Life Insurance Purchase
161
How to Evaluate an Existing Life Insurance Policy
168
Conclusion
180
A Computation of Present Values
195
Addresses of State Insurance Regulatory Officials
202

Variable Life
88
Contract Provisions in OneYear Renewable
110
Contract Provisions in CashValue Policies
118
E Formula for Yearly Rates of Return
208
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