California Department of InsuranceCDI helps protect consumers against fraudulent actions by insurance companies and includes much useful information on their site - from insurance guides, to tips on filing a claim or finding the best rates, to news releases and legal information.
A.M. BestA worldwide insurance-rating and information agency with more than 100 years of history, founded in 1899 by Alfred M. Best. Everything you ever wanted to know about insurance.
The Surplus Line Association of CaliforniaA private, non-profit association of 400-plus surplus line brokers who are licensed by the State of California to negotiate and place insurance with nonadmitted insurers. A non-admitted insurer is an insurance company which is licensed in its state or country of domicile but not in California. Go to their site to see a list of acceptable and unacceptable companies, and review FAQs.
Ballou Plum Wealth Advisors, LLCLynn Ballou, EA, CFP & Marilyn Plum, CFP, wealth management advisors and clients of Marina Associates. Contact them to help you determine an appropriate plan and strategy - (925) 283-2201.
Insurance Information InstituteA non-profit group sponsored by the insurance industry to provide general information about insurance. This is an excellent resource for unbiased information. Order publications at the web site.
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety & Highway Loss Data InstituteExcellent information and sobering statistics on automobile safety. Information on car theft, collision and injury listed by car make, model and year. Also contains extensive highway safety tips and information.
The Life and Health Insurance Foundation for EducationThe Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education (LIFE) is a non-profit organization designed to address the public's growing need for information and education on life, disability and long-term care insurance. LIFE also seeks to remind people of the important role agents perform in helping families, businesses, and individuals find the insurance products that best fit their needs.