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401(K) PLAN
529 SAVINGS PLANS

A
ACCELERATED DEATH BENEFITS
ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE
ACTUARY
ADDITIONAL LIVING EXPENSES
ADJUSTER
AGENCY COMPANIES
AGENT
ALIEN INSURANCE COMPANY
ALLIED LINES
ALTERNATIVE MARKETS
ANNUAL STATEMENT
ANNUITANT
ANNUITIZATION
ANNUITY
ANNUITY BENEFICIARY
ANNUITY CONTRACT
ANNUITY CONTRACT OWNER
ANNUITY DEATH BENEFITS
ANNUITY ISSUER
ANNUITY PROSPECTUS
ANNUITY PURCHASE RATE
APPORTIONMENT
APPRAISAL
ASSETS
ASSIGNED RISK PLANS
AUTO INSURANCE
AUTO INSURANCE POLICY
AUTO INSURANCE PREMIUM

B
BEACH AND WINDSTORM PLANS
BENEFICIARY
BINDER
BLANKET INSURANCE
BODILY INJURY LIABILITY COVERAGE
BOILER AND MACHINERY INSURANCE
BROKER
BURGLARY AND THEFT INSURANCE
BUSINESS INCOME INSURANCE
BUSINESS INTERRUPTION INSURANCE

C
CAPACITY
CAPTIVE AGENT
CAR INSURANCE
CAR YEAR
CATASTROPHE
CELL PHONE INSURANCE
CLAIMS-MADE POLICY
COBRA
COINSURANCE
COLLATERAL
COLLISION COVERAGE
COMMERCIAL GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE
COMMISSION
COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE
COMPULSORY AUTO INSURANCE
CONTINGENT LIABILITY
COVERAGE
CRASH PARTS
CREDIT
CREDIT DERIVATIVES
CREDIT INSURANCE
CREDIT LIFE INSURANCE
CREDIT RATING
CREDIT SCORE
CRIME INSURANCE

D
DECLARATION
DEDUCTIBLE
DEFERRED ANNUITY
DEFINED BENEFIT PLAN
DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN
DEREGULATION
DIFFERENCE IN CONDITIONS
DIMINUTION OF VALUE
DIRECT PREMIUMS
DIRECT WRITERS
DIVIDENDS
DOMESTIC INSURANCE COMPANY

F
FEDERAL FUNDS
FEDERAL INSURANCE ADMINISTRATION
FIA
FIDUCIARY LIABILITY
FIRE INSURANCE
FIXED ANNUITY
FRAUD

G
GAP INSURANCE
GRAMM-LEACH-BLILEY ACT
GROUP INSURANCE
GUARANTEE PERIOD
GUN LIABILITY

H
HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE POLICY
HURRICANE DEDUCTIBLE

I
IDENTITY THEFT
IDENTITY THEFT INSURANCE
IMMEDIATE ANNUITY
INSURANCE
INSURANCE COMPANY
INSURANCE POLICY
INSURANCE QUOTE
INSURANCE SCORE
INSURED

    L
LAPSE
LAST SURVIVOR LIFE INSURANCE
LEVEL PREMIUM
LIABILITY INSURANCE
LIFE ASSURANCE
LIFE INSURANCE
LIMIT
LLOYD'S OF LONDON
LOAN
LONG TERM CARE BENEFIT
LOSS
LOSS COSTS
LTC BENEFIT

M
MALPRACTICE INSURANCE
MARINE INSURANCE
MATURITY
MATURITY DATE
MEDIATION
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE INSURANCE
MEDICAL PAYMENTS INSURANCE
MEDICARE
MORTGAGE INSURANCE
MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY

N
NAIC
NAMED PERIL
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE COMMISSIONERS
NO-FAULT
NO-PAY, NO-PLAY
NONSMOKER RISK CLASS
NURSING HOME INSURANCE

O
OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE
OPTION A PLAN
OPTION B PLAN
ORDINARY LIFE INSURANCE

P
PACKAGE POLICY
PAYEE
PERIL
PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION
PIP
POLICY
POLICY
POLICY ANNIVERSARY
POLICY HOLDER
POLICY LOAN
PREMIUM
PURE LIFE ANNUITY

Q
QUALIFIED ANNUITY
QUOTE

R
RATE
REINSURANCE
RENEWABLE TERM INSURANCE
RIDER
RISK

S
SCHEDULE
SECOND-TO-DIE LIFE INSURANCE
SELF-INSURANCE
SETTLEMENT OPTION
SURRENDER
SURRENDER CHARGES

T
TERM INSURANCE
TITLE INSURANCE
TRAVEL INSURANCE

U
UMBRELLA POLICY
UNDERWRITING
UNINSURABLE RISK
UNINSURED MOTORISTS COVERAGE
UNIVERSAL LIFE INSURANCE

V
VALUATION
VANISHING PREMIUM
VARIABLE ANNUITY
VARIABLE LIFE INSURANCE

W
WAIVER
WATER-DAMAGE INSURANCE
WHOLE LIFE INSURANCE
WITHDRAWAL
WORKERS COMPENSATION
WRITE

XYZ
YEARLY RENEWABLE TERM

 
 

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