Why You Want Insurance Part 3 - It Costs More to Self-Insure

To navigate your insurance decisions, you must weigh the costs and opportunity costs of each option.  While some choose to self-insure as a solution to reduce insurance costs, there are additional costs hidden beneath the surface that you need to be aware of. Insurance is fairly polarizing.  Chances are, you either love it or you…

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Why You Want Insurance Part 2 - Insurance Protects Your Human Life Value

Insurance is about more than protecting your stuff. It’s about protecting your human life value. Often, you need insurance ranks pretty close on the motivation list with you need to change the oil in your car. Here’s the filtering mechanism your brain goes through when you hear it:  Not that pressing.  Things are going fine without it.  Why…

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Why You Want Insurance Part 1 - Transfer Risk

Throughout civilization, people have created tools to transfer risk, protecting themselves from negative circumstances.  This is the core function of insurance: to transfer risk.  It’s what makes insurance not only something you want but something to love. However, many people have a misguided and negative view of insurance, being inadequately insured or uninsured altogether.  As…

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