Sunday, September 2, 2007

Homeowners Insurance and Health Insurance

The principle behind insurance is spreading risks. One is exposed to all kinds of risks, and if you don't provide protection against these risks by getting the relevant insurance, if you are unfortunate, and the risk happened to you and you are not protected by an insurance policy against that risk, you and your family can face great hardship and it may even bring bankruptcy upon you. It is wise to share the risks to which you may be exposed to by spreading the risks among many people via an insurance policy from a reputed insurance company. For most types of insurance policy, if the unfortunate didn't happen to you, your small premium you pay for the insurance policy is gone, but the unfortunate get compensated and a disaster can be averted. Getting an insurance policy to spread the risk is a highly advisable practice.

There are many many types of insurance which a common man may need. Most people just purchase an fire insurance policy for their home to provide for the contingency of a fire destroying their house, most because they obtained a bank loan for purchasing that house and the bank make it mandatory. However a fire insurance policy do not provide for many different contingency like the loss of the content of the house. A better insurance to go for is a Homeowners insurance which is more comprehensive.

Getting sick can be expensive and is getting more expensive by the day. Medical expenses can drain your savings and more. Some may even have to resort to selling their house to get the medical treatment they need or even go without the treatment they need. However, if you get a Health insurance, the insurance will pay for your medical treatment if you get sick. Of course, if you remain healthy, the premium you pay is gone, but to me that is a better alternative to getting sick and getting the benefits of the insurance police.

There are other types of insurance, and you can find out more about them from Insurance.

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