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    I have been very fortunate thus far in my college career to have had a lot of exposure to the world of my major. I have been able to talk to countless professionals in the insurance industry about possible jobs or positions that might interest me and fit my personality. After much thought I believe that underwriting is the career path that I am going to be getting into after graduating college. Since that is my choice, I decided it was a good idea to really look into what the day in the life of an underwriter is. I will be able to attain some firsthand experience this summer with my internship, but knowing what I’m throwing myself into will be more helpful than anything. According to the article, underwriting requires some skills such as being decisive and have excellent analytical skills (Struyk). Both of these reasons was something I weighed into my decision was I was picking insurance and finance as my majors.…

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    Underwriting In Insurance

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    For small businesses, or those who want to cover fewer employees, underwriting is more important because the effect one person has on the small pool of insureds has more of an impact on premiums than if they were covered in a large employer’s insurance pool. If one person is extremely ill or risky in a smaller setting, it has a larger effect that it would elsewhere. Insurance providers want to know this information beforehand so they are able to determine how much risk is present and determine…

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    However, rate-changing legislation isn’t on the political horizon in the United States and Canada. Insurance rates and underwriting practices are determined by statistical models that apportion costs--and insurance company profits--based on sharing the risks among certain demographic groups. Young drivers, male drivers and people with poor driving records are simply at higher risk of making insurance claims, so their rates are proportionately higher than seasoned drivers, people who work in…

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    IPO Analysis

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    the underwriting fees. These costs are higher than many CFOs calculate. Figure 1 shows graphically the percentage of CFOs that expected lowers cost that they ended up incurring with the IPO. Figure 1. According to PwC more than half of CFOs said that the one time cost related to an IPO was higher than they expected. Moreover, according to a publication from PwC’s Deal Practice (2012), a company going public experience $3.7 million of nonrecurring cost directly related to IPO. Figure 3 below…

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    also known as a full stroke. Typically, a person who has had a TIA will pay less in life insurance premiums than a person who has experienced a CVA. Cerebrovascular Accident or Full Stroke If you’ve experienced a CVA, then one of your blood vessels were blocked, or one may have ruptured. When this happens, you will likely experience permanent brain damage. Once discovered, underwriters will view your stroke as a health risk and rate your life insurance based their assessment. As a survivor of a…

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    The Traveler Companies

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    technology, insurance has been known to a conservative industry. However the X and Y generations are obsessed with technology, making it important in every industry. Insurance is primarily purchased over the phone, however the majority of the X and Y generation feels more comfortable purchasing insurance over the internet than talking with an agent over the phone. Other issues the insurance industry as a whole is having is trouble attracting young talent. According to Wall Street Journal…

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    1) What you did during the internship (include the specific tasks and responsibilities you performed during the internship) During my ten-week internship with AIG (American International Group) I was responsible for assisting lead underwriters in the underwriting of their accounts. To begin the AIG internship experience interns spent three days at home office, located in New York. During these three days interns were explained job roles, attended an Introduction to Insurance course, participated…

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    participants in a given Takaful mudarabah have the right to share the surplus profits generated, at the same time they are liable for additional sums if the initial premiums paid during a period are not sufficient to meet all the losses and risk incurred during that period. Takaful companies can also create reserves like conventional insurance companies as there is need for insured to make supplemental contributions if claims exceed premiums. In Wikala model, the poly holders and the Takaful…

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    Dead Peasant Insurance Policies It seems there are no easy answers regarding the issue of dead peasant insurance policies. These insurance policies are ones employers take out on their employees. When the employee dies, the employer is able to receive money from the insurance company (Kim). There are several different aspects of these insurance policies one must consider when attempting to determine if they are cause for public concern. One should think about how these policies function and whom…

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    Why Insurance is Important to Me My life is always going through stages. This also includes my money. Either it is growing or its going. My life and my money are always going through some risky events . I have to have that protector when risk presents itself. So I appreciate the invention of insurance. It was made to be a protector of all the things I treasure the most- my life, family, auto, home, etc. It is inevitable how much money plays such a major role in the events of our lives. It is…

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