Blog - Illinois Insurance Hotline

Information covered in the Illinois Insurance Hotline blog is intended to provide general information and guidance, and should not be considered legal advice.

Cashing out your life insurance policy?

May 11, 2022, 10:30 AM

This is an option only if you have a permanent life policy. Term life insurance does not build cash value. Click on the link for insight into the amount you can expect and how long it takes to receive a check.

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Focus Behind the Steering Wheel!

May 4, 2022, 10:24 AM

Distracted driving is a serious problem in Illinois and across the nation. Distractions contribute to thousands of crashes each year and make roadways dangerous for drivers, passengers, first responders, pedestrians, construction workers, and more. Click on the link below for ideas to limit driving distractions.

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How can I find out if my dad has life insurance?

Apr 27, 2022, 10:42 AM

Ideally, you can ask him directly. Investigative work is necessary if this is not an option as life insurance policies are not public records. Having power of attorney will aid the process. Click on the link below to learn more.

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Ready for Severe Weather? (Part 3)

Apr 13, 2022, 10:20 AM

Straight line winds, tornadoes, and hail from spring storms can cause serious destruction to property on the ground. Homeowners often have insurance to help them recover from storm-related property loss. Know what to do if you're a victim of storm damage. Click on the link below to learn more.

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