Rising to the Occasion

O'Neill, Frank; Karl, Kurt; Laster, David
April 2010
Best's Review;Apr2010, Vol. 110 Issue 12, p90
Trade Publication
The article reports that the term insurance writers have increased premiums on term life policies ensued by the financial crisis. It notes that the term life rates had been steady for the last 15 years. It adds that the changes in the financial market will challenge insurers and carriers to comply with the regulations.


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