Life Insurance, 15th Ed: A Review
The 15th edition of the book, “Life Insurance” heralds its 100th anniversary in print by one Dr. Solomon S. Huebner. The book serves the aim of introducing the theories surrounding insurance and its apparent practice. The book’s target audience is students of business, may they be coming from the undergraduate level or graduates who are seeking higher studies to be more equipped.
This edition had been the fruit of the desire to bring to its readers updated points pertaining to Life Insurances’ tax treatment and how the Health Care and Affordability Act of 2010 should be brought to effectiveness. This outing also clarifies and corrects erroneous entries, as pointed out by concerned readers.
What to Expect
Aptly titled, the book, “Life Insurance” discusses the following points:
- What Life Insurance exactly is
- The economic and finance basics that constitute the theory and practice of Life Insurance
- The latest updates and innovations in insurance products
- Life Insurance risk management
Given that the book had been written and published back in 1915, its continued existence and relevance is a testament to its effective writing and well-delineated aspects. The author, Dr. Huebner, had done well by delivering an erudite tone to the literature without alienating new readers or those who had been starting to discover the value of applying for Life insurance.
While written in a different era for a different audience, “Life Insurance” carries on to be instructive and uncompromising. The editors seamlessly integrated relevant information that contributes to the book’s timelessness. It continues to be authoritative text that gives a better handle of the financial industry and why it is pertinent for individuals or corporate entities to apply for Life Insurance.
Life Insurance is authored by Kenneth Black Jr., Kenneth Black, and Harold D. Skipper, a triumvirate of experts in the field of finance and life insurance, making the book a work to be trusted.