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Pet Insurance: Compare Pet Insurance Policies

Who offers pet insurance in Australia?

Canstar’s most recent pet insurance star ratings report collated more than 2,600 quotes to compare 81 policies from 19 providers to determine which ones offer outstanding value for pet owners. To be eligible to be rated, a provider had to meet the following criteria:

  • Had to be available directly to the consumer through its website and not just through an affiliated organisation, e.g. pet shop.
  • Had to be a standalone cover, e.g. not pet cover as an additional extra to home and contents insurance.

The following pet insurance providers were included in our 2015 pet insurance comparison.

1300 Insurance was founded in 2008 as an affordable, Australian insurance provider for individuals, families and businesses. 1300 Insurance offer Accident Only cover (Protect), Accident and Illness cover (Pet Protect), and Comprehensive Accident, Illness and Routine Care cover. All of their insurance policies are available online without

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Insurance Quotes for Home, Car, Life, Business & Travel


*A multi-policy discount (MPD) rewards you with a discount off your premium for holding three or more eligible paid general insurance policies with GIO. There must be a common mailing address and the person(s) seeking the discount must be nominated as an insured with the same name on each eligible policy. If you take out a new policy and then qualify for the multi-policy discount, you are eligible to receive the discount on that new policy immediately and on your other existing eligible policies from their next renewal date, provided you still qualify. If you become eligible around the time of policy renewal and the discount is not shown on your certificate of insurance, please contact us as the MPD may not have been applied to the renewing policies. See below for eligible policies. Discount not applicable to Roadside Assist or Domestic Workers Compensation optional cover(s). See terms and conditions

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New Hampshire Insurance Department – Consumer, Health Insurance

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Consumer Health Insurance Guides

Getting Health Insurance:

Navigating the System:

If You Have Problems With Your Coverage:

Managing Your Costs:

Senior Services (Including Medicare and Long Term Care)

COBRA and New Hampshire State Continuation Coverage

Self-Funded Employer Plans:

  • If your plan is a “self-funded” benefit plan offered by an employer or bona fide union trust under a union contract, state insurance departments have no jurisdiction. Instead, you may file a complaint with the US Department of Labor Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration at 866-444-3272 or 617-565-9600.
  • If you are uncertain which type of benefit plan you have i.e., fully insured, self-insured, or self-funded you should contact your human resource department or your insurance carrier for clarification.

Government/Church Plans:

If your health plan is self-funded but offered through a government or church employer, follow the appeals

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How COVID-19 Could Affect Your Life Insurance Coverage

It’s mostly good news.


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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.


The coronavirus pandemic has many of us thinking about worst case scenarios. It’s only natural that people are considering whether, in the event of their absence, their loved ones would be financially protected. If you’re reading this, you’ve probably given it some thought yourself. 

Here’s the good news: 

If you have an active life insurance policy and you were to die of a pandemic illness such as COVID-19, your family would receive the death benefit — even if you had traveled to an area with a known outbreak of the coronavirus. 

The only situation in which that might not be true is if you were just recently approved and you failed to disclose certain information on your application about your travel plans and/or exposure to the coronavirus. 

Also, if you keep your 

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Axis Bank set to acquire 29% stake in Max Life Insurance for Rs 1,592 crore


Private sector lender Axis Bank on Tuesday said it would acquire an additional 29 per cent stake in Max Life Insurance for an estimated price of Rs 1,592 crore, raising its total holding in the life insurer to 30 per cent after the completion of the deal.


Max Financial Services will hold the remaining 70 per cent in the joint venture.


Axis is looking to purchase around 556 million shares of Max Life Insurance at a price of Rs 28.61 per share, but the estimate will change based on the date when the deal is closed. The bank will acquire the shares from Max Financial Services and sign a shareholders’ agreement and a share-purchase agreement.


The boards of Axis Bank and Max Financial Services (MFS) met on April 27 and gave the go-ahead to the deal. This comes after the signing of

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FHA Requirements: Mortgage Insurance for 2020

Mortgage Insurance (MIP) for FHA Insured Loan

Mortgage insurance is a policy that protects lenders against losses that result from defaults on home mortgages. FHA requires both upfront and annual mortgage insurance for all borrowers, regardless of the amount of down payment.

2020 MIP Rates for FHA Loans Over 15 Years

If you take out a typical 30-year mortgage or anything greater than 15 years, your annual mortgage insurance premium will be as follows:

Base Loan Amount LTV Annual MIP
≤ $625,500 ≤ 95% 80 bps (0.80%)
≤ $625,500 > 95% 85 bps (0.85%)
>$625,500 ≤ 95% 100 bps (1.00%)
> $625,500 > 95% 105 bps (1.05%)

2020 MIP Rates for FHA Loans Up to 15 Years

Homebuyers who can afford to pay off their loans quicker and opt for a shorter term, such as a 15-year mortgage, will benefit from lower mortgage insurance premiums, as follows:

Base Loan Amount
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Healey pushes insurance regulators to cut Massachusetts auto rates amid coronavirus pandemic

Attorney General Maura Healey is asking the state to make auto insurance companies cut rates during the coronavirus crisis, when travel has dropped significantly.

“There is already data showing a large decrease in travel in Massachusetts,” Glenn Kaplan, chief of Healey’s Insurance & Financial Services Division, wrote in a letter Monday, saying that recent data has shown that people are traveling 50% to 55% less.

The letter was sent to Commissioner Gary Anderson of the Massachusetts’ Division of Insurance, which regulates the providers.

The DOI said in a statement that it’s working with insurers individually, and will keep doing so. A spokewman said, “As a direct result of conversations the Division of Insurance has had with a number of carriers, as of Friday, April 10, carriers representing 80% of the private passenger auto insurance market have filed or identified that they will file to make these refunds.”

Healey said in

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