We use a variety of insurance products to manage risk in different areas of our lives in order to protect our wealth from losses that can come from property damage, businesses we own, disability, retirement and death. Instead of considering these products as separate items, make them part of an integrated, overall risk management plan.
The Key Takeaways
o A variety of insurance products are used to help manage risk and protect wealth.
o The best results occur when separate insurance products are part of an integrated plan.
Different Kinds of Insurance for Different Risks
Most insurance can be grouped in these general categories.
Property: This would include insurance on automobiles and other vehicles; home, furnishings, jewelry and artwork, and personal liability insurance.
Business: Business owners need insurance on a building they own, office equipment and comput