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Jun 10, 2008
According to a study conducted in the U.S. from year 2000-2006, it was found out that the number of uninsured U.S. residents increased by 3.4 million from 2004 to 2006. In the study, it was found that factors like racial and ethnic health care disparities in the U.S. affect whether they would be insured or not. Because of this, it is important that racial disparities be reduced in health care. A step towards achieving this goal is to teach insurance company employees not to be picky in their customers. Another is buying insurance in advance so that people, despite their race, would be given immediate access to healthcare in an emergency.

Life insurance may not be included in the list of 'light topics' that can sparkle up any conversation. However if we think about it, it should be talked about because it is an important topic. There's a lot of things happening, both good and bad, and it is better to prepare for any untoward event than hope for the best and be bombarded with bad news. The right time to deal with it is now. It is not practical to forego buying an insurance until an event compels them to do so. Life insurance should cover your income seven to ten times security. Now that's something worth talking about, right?

In Iowa, the house representatives approves the reform of the health care system. The goal of the reform is to expand access to and improve the quality and affordability of health care in Iowa. The project began by providing health insurance to Iowans and helping small businesses manage the high costs of health insurance. After months of bi-partisan work, there was a noted increase in the quality of health care and thus the project is said to be a success. This is an inspiring example for the rest of the world to follow.

Among the many different type of life insurance in the market today, many people prefer to have a Term Life Insurance. Based from the name itself, Term Life Insurance is specifically designed for a period of time. This length of time is called "term". You purchase this type of insurance and you are guaranteed to be covered for a specified number of years. It may be 10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 years as the case may be. Some insurance companies even offer a term life insurance with an option of returning the premium. This means that you will receive 100 percent of the amount of premiums you have paid for the plan.

Term life insurance is very popular and purchased by many because it is considered the more affordable type of insurance despite the fact that it expires without maturity. However, this type of insurance is normally renewable and it is non-taxable. Because term life insurance is not that expensive compared to other types of life insurance and since it is not permanent, it is best suited for people with temporary need of insurance. It is also for people who are just starting to work and are not financially capable to spend much on life insurance. Unfortunately, the amount of money insured can only be paid if the time of the death of the insured is within the specific term or period of time the policy is still in effect.
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