Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance (8th Edition)

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9780131449589: Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance (8th Edition)

This book focuses on problem-solving from managerial, consumer, and societal perspectives. It emphasizes both the business managerial aspects of risk management and insurance and the numerous consumer applications of the concept of risk management and insurance transaction. Specific chapter topics include insurance Regulation and contracts, basic property and liability insurance contracts, homeowners insurance, the personal auto policy, professional financial planning, life insurance policies, annuities, medical expense and disability insurance, standard life insurance contract provisions and options, commercial property insurance, general and special liability insurance, employee benefits, social security, and unemployment and workers' compensation insurance. For use by individuals in insurance occupations, and by those preparing for the certified financial planner board.

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Focusing on problem solving -- from the managerial, consumer and societal standpoints -- this insurance primer emphasizes both the business managerial aspects of risk management and insurance and the numerous consumer applications of the risk management concept and insurance transaction.

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Do you want to show your students how risk management and insurance will he important in their business and personal lives? Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance, Seventh Edition covers financial planning, risk management, and insurance in ways that illustrate how expertise in these fields can be used to solve real problems. Written from managerial, consumer, and societal points of view, this insurance primer deals with both business and consumer issues to give students broad coverage of a variety of topics.

Expanded coverage of current topics now includes:

  • The Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999, known as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.
  • Financial risk management techniques being used as substitutes for commercial insurance.
  • The problems facing the US. social security system.
  • The continuing difficulties facing the U.S. health care delivery program, including coverage of the Healthcare Bill of Rights and Patient Rights.
  • The potential for private insurance in Eastern Europe.
  • The impact and implications of the Internet.

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