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Manulife One Account

ManulifeInsurance companies like Manulife have been holding off on making these changed in the hope that interest rates will rise and the economy will recover to more robust growth. Well, as we all know, that has not yet happened. So, the companies have few options. They could tighten up their risk management even further, but that has already been forced as tight as it can go. It has become more and more difficult to qualify for insurance in Canada today than 10 years ago. More often people are being rated for insurance (asked to pay a higher price for substandard risk), and less and less clients are qualifying for preferred insurance rates (reduced premiums for healthy clients). The insurance companies can try and run a tighter ship, waste less money, but isn’t that how all corporations operate anyway. Good management will see the best run companies’ rise to the top.

At Life Guard Insurance we always partner with the best financial advisors to offer you products and services that will improve your overall financial plan. We are please to work with Bryan Baker from Manulife Bank as we know this revolutionary new home financing plan can:

Retirement planning and investing is not an ‘either or’ choice. Good luck with your investment strategy. There are many funds with low MER low load or no load funds as well as Manulife’s Income Plus which may charge a bit higher management expense ratio but could provide a more stable, GUARANTEED lifetime income. That would be very difficult to match for the rest of your life using funds with cheaper management costs. Cheaper MERs serve younger investors best because typically they don’t have as much to lose. Also if young people do take a loss it may not have the same serious impact that an investor nearing or in retirement would suffer.

At Life Guard Insurance we always partner with the best financial advisors to offer you products and services that will improve your overall financial plan. We are please to work with Bryan Baker from Manulife Bank as we know this revolutionary new home financing plan can:

At Life Guard Insurance we are partnered with one of the best Manulife Bankers in all Alberta, Bryan Baker. He is able to help our clients interested in a Manulife One home line of credit anywhere in Alberta. He has helped many of our clients save thousands of dollars in interest payments, get out of debt years sooner, and increase their monthly cash flow. The best way to contact Bryan is use our Manulife One request for service form. There is a cash flow questionnaire that you could complete to help Bryan know if and how a Manulife One Account could benefit you, and prepare the plan you need to get the most out of your new Manulife One home line of credit.

In 1999, its voting eligible policyholders approved demutualization, and the shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, the holding company of The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company and its subsidiaries, began trading on The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) under the ticker ‘MFC’, and on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) under the ticker ‘945’.

The Manulife One Account is only sold by specialized and highly trained Manulife Bankers. These bank advisors are able to evaluate your property using computer models of home prices in your area, based on recent sales, home value trends, and tax valuations from your municipality. They are then able to approve a loan up to 80% of the appraised value of your home. If you owe less than 80% of the appraised value, you can add other debts into the loan, like your line of credit and credit cards. You can then reduce your interest rate on all these loans to the very advantageous rate on the Manulife One account (prime plus 0.5%).

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Prudential annuities

Prudential annuitiesToday, Prudential annuities are just one of the many products and services offered by the company. Prudential also offers products in the following areas: mutual funds, investment management, life insurance, and real estate services.

What is there to do when we are all done with touring all the historical and cultural spots in Boston? Is it time to head home? Are we done with exploring Boston? No, this is not how we end the charter bus Boston trip. The one other thing that Bostonians are proud of is – the sheer number of shopping malls. Sometimes, we think that shopping in Boston and Cambridge is an event on its own. Upscale boutiques, eccentric malls, quaint retail outlets, clothing stores along Newbury Street, Copley Place and of course, we canAc€â„ct leave out mentioning the awesome shops at Prudential Center in Back Bay. We think you are going to have just as amazing time at Harvard Square and Kittery Outlets as well. Just mentioning them is making our wallets itch a little, admittedly.

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For more information about their products and services visit the site. http://www.philprudentiallife.com

With only a few years left in his tank before he completely takes much less time on the ice, one can’t help but imagine until when he will be able to play at such a high level. Whether he maintains this at his current pace or declines in the coming years, we can be sure that his number will eventually be raised to the rafters of the Prudential Center.

James Kobzeff is a real estate professional with over thirty years experience. He has won awards with such notable brokerages as Coldwell Banker and Prudential Real Estate Real Estate Professionals.

The Belvedere is one of Boston’s newest and must ultra modern of luxury buildings. It is located directly next to the Prudential Center, in the heart of the neighborhood. The 360 Newbury Street lofts is one of Boston’s most coveted loft developments. 360 Newbury is located on the corner of Newbury Street & Mass Ave. This 54-unit luxury building boasts a 24-hour concierge, polished concrete floors, huge windows, and extremely high ceilings up to 12 feet high. The 285 Columbus Lofts are located on the South End line, directly next to Back Bay Station. These ultra modern state-of-the-art lofts were completed in 2008, and is one of Boston’s most coveted loft developments.

The majority of the Prudential annuities are variable products. With a Prudential variable annuity, the investor can choose between three different groups of annuities: B Series, L Series, and X Series. Each offers different charges and fee structures. Annual costs for mortality expense and administration fees range between 0.65% and 1.65%. Additional fees for the investment options also apply. No matter which annuity series is selected, Prudential provides management services and a guaranteed death benefit.

I can’t wait to see this fight UFC 128 Shogun Vs Jones this Saturday March 19,2011.This Fight is one of the greatest fight will happen in the history of Mix Martial Arts.So don’t miss to watch this fight.Unable to find the perfect live streaming website where you can see the highly anticipated game of the year the UFC 128: Shogun cons Jones Fight video on the Net? If you answered yes! Now you have time to watch the video game line between Mauricio Rua vs. Jon Jones free. UFC 128: Mauricio Rua vs. Jon Jones is an upcoming mixed martial arts event to be held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, March 19, 2011 Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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Recently, we held a UK CIO Roundtable on the myths versus realities of ‘Big Data’.  The roundtable was made up of a mix of insurers from both the P&C and Life industry.

I guess that it will come as no surprise that finding new ways to extract insight from data is a hot topic.  In a low interest rate environment, improving results from the core disciplines of sales, underwriting and expense management take on a greater level of importance within many firms, and data is at the heart of this.

For many firms, the business drivers for investment in data and analytics have not really changed in recent years, i.e.

  • Risk mitigation – Minimising the frequency and impact of losses, through fraud detection and loss scenarios.
  • Growth / Maintaining market position – Identifying profitable segments and understanding the propensity to take a particular course of action.
  • Improving service – Identifying ways to improve the quality of service through ensuring that the right data is in the right place at the right time to aid decision making.

What has changed, however, is the increased focus on using data to make a difference to business performance coupled with a growing interest in the search for and use of new alternative external sources of data to augment with existing internal data, such as social profiles, health app data, public records, etc.

Unsurprisingly, many of the firms represented stated that they were active in experimentation with new external data sources, albeit on a small scale.  What I personally found fascinating was when one insurer, having been questioned about the motivation for experimentation in new sources of data, gave the following refreshingly honest answers:

  • Competitive threat – Concern that a competitor or start-up could use data in a way that threatens their current position, rendering the way they underwrite and service customers obsolete.  Telematics in auto-insurance and use of public health records & personal health tracker apps for enhanced annuities being two examples.
  • Regulatory threat – Concern that local market regulators may extend anti-discrimination laws to prevent the use of existing rating factors used for pricing risk, such as age.  The origins for this concern were triggered by the European Union’s decision to implement the Gender Directive that came into law at the end of last year. (For non-EU citizens, the Gender Directive prevents insurers from using gender for pricing within Europe.  Since its implementation, there has been an increased interest in telematics across the region as insurers look to use the data generated to predict driving behaviour).

When I reflect on this further, the insurer’s stance makes perfect sense to me. For years, established players have relied on their scale and the history captured within their systems to provide them with a competitive edge.  All of the time that market rules of engagement remain unchanged, the insurer is better off prioritising investment towards making use of the data it already has, rather than place a big bet on a risky source of new data or a new data led propositions for unproven markets. However, in maintaining a capability to search for and then experiment with these new sources of data, this insurer has enabled themselves to be better placed to respond when the threat finally occurs.  This is a fast follower strategy (or ‘Fast Second’ to use a phrase coined by Constantinos C. Markides in his book of the same name).  For incumbent players in service industries, this strategy can often prove to be highly successful as a response to a disruptive play by a new entrant.

Perhaps today more than in recent history, it could be argued that new entrants and small agile competitors using alternative sources of data to gain a competitive advantage are becoming a real threat to established insurers.  We have seen early examples within the industry already, such as with the Climate Corporation’s entry into the crop insurance market (and then its subsequent acquisition by Monsanto for an eye watering ~$1B earlier this month), the positioning of personal health apps to assist in managing risk for health insurance, and the growth of telematics for ‘pay how you drive’ insurance models.

Once these new non-traditional data sources and data-led propositions start to gain real market traction, the key to success for industry incumbents may not lie in being first but instead in first being aware followed by being the fastest to execute.

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Guest post: Does Wireless Cause Radiation?

Does wireless cause radiationMany computer users needlessly scare themselves about unwarranted fears that their monitors and computer hardware are slowly killing them. The truth, however, is that you will not contract cancer by being exposed to the radiation given off your computer monitor. Neither will you become infertile or suffer from any other debilitating or terminal disease.

It’s supposed to rain today and there could be radiation from Japan in the atmosphere above where I live. But my dog has to go potty outside and I have to take her out for her to do her business. If it’s raining the rain will be bringing the radiation down to the ground. No longer will it be widely dispersed in the atmosphere where concentration levels are said to be low but, at ground level, it will be more concentrated. Safe? I don’t know. My dog will get wet, my shoes, pants and umbrella will also get wet. How much radiation will there be? When we come inside we will bring the radiation with us. I can dry off my dog, remove my shoes and change my pants at the door but, is that enough? I have to breathe while I’m outside. The air will be filled with humidity, is the air going to be safe? Once I open the door to go out the outside air will come in. What do I do with my shoes, pants, umbrella, and the towel I dried the dog off with? What about the lawn now? Will it be safe for tomorrow? Will it contaminate our ground water?

Developing the right treatment plan for cancer patients typically requires a team of medical professionals. This may include general physicians, surgeons, radiation therapists, social workers, nurses, and more. The only way to answer the question of how to treat cancer is to first examine several factors like age, the lifecycle of the disease, size of cancerous growth and general health of the patient. All of these must all be considered before a treatment plan can be formed.

This procedure is minimally invasive and requires very little time to complete. External beam radiation therapy requires a five days a week for a period of six to nine weeks. On the other hand, prostate seed implants require only outpatient treatment and have a very quick recovery time.

Graded-Z shielding is a laminate of several materials with different Z values (atomic numbers) designed to protect against ionizing radiation. Compared to single-material shielding, the same mass of graded-Z shielding has been shown to reduce electron penetration over 60%. It is commonly used in satellite-based particle detectors, offering several benefits:

In an article written by Ryoko Ohara (200about the experiences of nurses immediately following the bombing, the author writes, “Within hours, the enormity of the attacks had become apparent; long queues formed at first aid stations and hospitals, but most of the Atomic Bomb Victims with third-degree burns were unable to reach first aid stations and died on the way” (Ohara, 12). She also states that, “Those who did make it to help had burns so severe that, not only were the person’s clothes completely burned away, the extent of their injuries made it impossible to establish their gender”. Due to their wounds, only ten percent of the bombing victims were expected to live past two weeks. Not only were the nurses were exhausted, but they quickly ran out of supplies, and their available treatment was not sophisticated enough to help the worst wounded. Ultimately, there was no cure for the unbelievable pain that the victims endured. Feeling helpless, the nurses could only wait for the Atomic Bomb Victims to die. In 1945, there was almost no experience with acute radiation poisoning, and so the nurses believed that the city had been struck with an outbreak of dysentery in the first few weeks following the explosion. Official Figures confirm that 89,833 people died, and probably another 50,000 were killed (but were not identified and cannot be included in official figures) and between

The genetic effects of radiation, including an increased risk of cancer, were recognized much later. In 1927 Hermann Joseph Muller published research showing genetic effects, the results obtained in this research, he received the Nobel Prize in 1946.

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