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In this day and age, it is more important than ever for both individuals and businesses to be covered for the unexpected.  Do you know what types of coverage you should have?  There are many types to choose from the most popular to the most bizarre.

This course reviews what the most common and important types of insurance are available to you, as well as how insurance works.  You will learn about the different types of insurance and the many benefits it can have to your financial health.

Here are just a few topics that are covered in this thorough course:  1) life insurance, 2) health insurance, 3) auto insurance, and much more.  You will learn about important topics such as who is covered and how insurance coverage works from beginning to payout.

With the at times shaky financial state of the world, it is more important than ever to protect yourself, your family, and even your business from the unknown.  This course will teach you about different types of insurance coverage in great detail.

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Lesson 1: Introduction

One of the most important financial decisions one can make for their family is to purchase insurance coverage; however, there are various types of insurance to choose from. 12 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete: Exam 1

Lesson 2: Health Insurance

When it comes to insurance, health insurance is one of the most important types to have, if not the absolute must-have. 11 Total Points
  • Review Article: A Guide to Understanding Health Insurance
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete: Exam 2

Lesson 3: Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is important to have due to the devastating financial loss should an accident occur, and you arent covered. 11 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Understand car insurance coverage; Types of Auto Insurance
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Complete: Exam 3

Lesson 4: Life Insurance

If there is anyone who depends on you for income, then you will more than likely need to look at purchasing a life insurance policy. 10 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Understanding and Choosing Life Insurance; Types of life insurance policies
  • Complete: Exam 4

Lesson 5: Gap Insurance

One of the biggest misconceptions with gap insurance is that consumers think it is a catch-all policy that makes their car payments whenever they are needed; however, this is definitely not the case. 10 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Gap Insurance: What it is, how it works, and whether it's right for you; The 4 Best Gap Auto Insurance Providers
  • Complete: Exam 5

Lesson 6: Accident or Illness Insurance

Medical bills from an unexpected accident or illness is one of the largest reasons why people have to file for bankruptcy. 10 Total Points
  • Complete: Exam 6

Lesson 7: Property Insurance

Damage to property can end up costing a lot of money and can devastate family or business finances. 10 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Homeowners Insurance Basics; What Are Different Types of Homeowner's Insurance?
  • Complete: Exam 7

Lesson 8: Liability Insurance

Liability insurance can be added to a current policy to supplement coverage that is already in place. 10 Total Points
  • Review 2 Articles: Understanding General Liability Insurance; 13 Types of Insurance a Small Business Owner Should Have
  • Complete: Exam 8

Lesson 9: Other Types of Insurance

There have been many types of different of insurance explained in the first eight lessons, so this lesson will focus on the many other types of insurance that are available. 10 Total Points
  • Review Article: Top 10 Most Unusual Insurance Policies
  • Complete: Exam 9

Lesson 10: Conclusion

By now you should understand the many types of insurance coverage available to both individuals and businesses. 58 Total Points
  • Review Article: Why do we need insurance?
  • Take Poll: End of Course Poll
  • Complete: Exam 10
  • Complete: The Final Exam
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Course Title: Understanding Insurance Types
Course Number: 8900322
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: General Education
CEU Value: 0.2 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: John Chouinard
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