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Insurance Operations

Insurance Operations
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By: Kathy Stokes

ISBN: 978-1-60525-774-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2013
Subject: Finance
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $88.00
School Price: $66.00


Insurance Operations provides students with an overview of the industry in addition to its products and career opportunities. While building the skills needed to be financially capable, students also learn about the way insurance companies operate and the laws and regulations governing their actions.
  • Students participating in Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) benefit from the included Event Prep activities.
  • The Careers in Finance feature highlights employment opportunities in the Insurance Services Pathway of the Finance Career Cluster.
  • Activities support college and career standards for reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: The World of Insurance
  1. Basics of Insurance
  2. Property and Casualty Insurance for Homes and Businesses
  3. Property and Casualty Insurance on Land, Sea, and Air
  4. Health Insurance
  5. Disability, Long-Term Care, and Life Insurance
  6. Additional Types of Insurance

Unit 2: Social Insurance
  7. Worker Protections
  8. Public Health Insurance Programs
  9. Social Security
Unit 3: Nature of the Industry
10. Nature of the Insurance Industry
11. How Insurance Companies Make Money
12. State Regulation of Insurance
13. Federal Insurance Industry Regulations
14. Legal Principles
15. Ethics and Social Responsibility

Unit 4: Careers
16. Roles and Responsibilities
17. Benefits of a Career in the Insurance Industry

Look Inside

   sample Chapter 2 (PDF, 1.33 MB)
   sample Chapter 10 (PDF, 1.48 MB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
   sample Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
   sample Chapter 10 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Finance)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Finance)
   sample View Mobile Site (m.g-wlearning.com, Finance)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


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   PDF Comprehensive Standard (PDF, 162 KB)
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   PDF Insurance (PDF, 521 KB)
   PDF Insurance Operations (PDF, 367 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Kathy Stokes - is a communication consultant for businesses and nonprofits. She has deep background in retirement income security and financial education. Kathy has worked on these and related issues with AARP, The American Savings Education Council, the Employee Benefit Research Institute, the MetLife Mature Market Institute, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement, and other organizations. She holds a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric and Communication from the University of Pittsburgh and a master's degree in American Government from the Johns Hopkins University. Prior to launching her own firm in 2006, Kathy was on the founding team of the Brookings Institution's Retirement Security Project. She first entered the retirement policy arena in 1993 with the Employee Benefit Research Institute. While at EBRI, Kathy served as the first executive director of the American Savings Education Council, a coalition aimed at promoting retirement planning and saving.


School PriceOrder Quantity
Text 320 978-1-60525-774-7 $88.00$66.00
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription Purchase
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 320 978-1-60525-888-1 $88.00$66.00
Bundle (Text + Online Text 6yr. Classroom Subscription, min. 15) 320 978-1-61960-067-6 $120.00$90.00
Workbook 978-1-60525-776-1 $24.00$18.00
* Instructor's Annotated Workbook 978-1-60525-904-8 $80.00$60.00*
* Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-60525-775-4 $260.00$195.00*
* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 500 test questions 978-1-60525-777-8 $248.00$186.00*
Mobile Companion Website View Site
Companion Website View Site
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