Insurance Operations by Kathy StokesInsurance Operations by Kathy Stokes

Insurance Operations

byKathy Stokes

Hardcover | February 21, 2012

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Insurance Operations prepares students for the real world of the insurance business. It is written specifically for teens and discusses how to become financially capable about insurance. Being financially capable means possessing the ability to understand basic topics related to finance, suchas understanding the importance of insurance as well as buying insurance as a consumer. The need for financial capability is growing, and relevant financial instruction is more important than ever. By studying Insurance Operations, students will learn about insurance operations and the laws andregulations of the industry. Consumer information about types of insurance available are covered as well as strategies to explore a career in the insurance business.Insurance Operations follows the Insurance Services Pathway in the Finance Career Cluster as established by the National Career Clusters Framework. This product also aligns with the National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education published by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal FinancialLiteracyRG.
Kathy Stokes is a communication consultant for businesses and nonprofits. She has deep background in retirement income security and financial education. Kathy has worked on these and related issues with AARP, The American Savings Education Council, the Employee Benefit Research Institute, the MetLife Mature Market Institute, the U.S. C...
Title:Insurance OperationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.7 inPublished:February 21, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605257745

ISBN - 13:9781605257747


Table of Contents

Unit 1: The World of Insurance1. Basics of Insurance2. Property and Casualty Insurance for Homes and Businesses3. Property and Casualty Insurance on Land, Sea, and Air4. Health Insurance5. Disability, Long-Term Care, and Life Insurance6. Additional Types of InsuranceUnit 2: Social Insurance7. Worker Protections8. Public Health Insurance Programs9. Social SecurityUnit 3: Nature of the Industry10. Nature of the Insurance Industry11. How Insurance Companies Make Money12. State Regulation of Insurance13. Federal Insurance Industry Regulations14. Legal Principles15. Ethics and Social ResponsibilityUnit 4: Careers16. Roles and Responsibilities17. Benefits of a Career in the Insurance Industry