In the News

Policies Available to Cover Tuition Loss if You Quit School Early

Next General recently began offering GradGuard, a national group policy available to students at any college. The program provides up to $50,000 of annual tuition insurance for the nonrefunded financial loss associated with attending college. Included in the package also is coverage for identify theft, emergency medical evacuation and even personal-computer coverage. The cost is $239 a year and up, depending on the level of coverage.

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Paying for College

Tuition Insurance – Don’t Go to College Without Knowing the Risks

Recently there has been some productive discussion regarding how necessary tuition insurance may be to the 19 million students starting college this year. Most of the discussion including today’s article in the Wall Street Journal incorrectly focus on the Dewars plan which is only offered to the 160 or so elite colleges. If you are like most college students, up until this year, you have never had the opportunity to even buy tuition insurance. Many families are not even aware that it is even possible to protect their families from the potential loss that can occur from an unexpected illness, accident, injury or even death. Moreover, most families and students are unaware of the real risks and problems that can interrupt a college education.

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Student Health

A Lesson in Health Insurance for College Students

Today’s story from USA Today on the options for health insurance for college students. GradGuard is mentioned within the story as a good alternative for students. We are pleased for the recognition, but also want to share that in addition to competitive pricing and strong coverage, the GradGuard student health plan also includes $5,000 of tuition refund insurance as well as emergency medical evacuation insurance. Both of these features are not only relevant but worth hundreds of dollars if students purchase them separately.

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Identity Theft
Student Health

Back to School: Health Insurance Options for College Students in a Post-Reform World

Back to School. Health Insurance Options for College Students. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions An estimated 19 million students will be enrolling in classes this fall(1), and as many as 12%(2) of these may be uninsured. GradGuard, featuring $5,000 of tuition refund insurance and emergency medical evacuation insurance with each policy, is mentioned by eHealth as a good alternative to consider for college students and their families.

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Paying for College
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Student Health

College Health Insurance

Many higher education institutions in the United States provide health insurance for their students.  Although a deeper look into these policies often reveals a limited amount of coverage.  Students looking for a broader coverage […]

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Life After College

Finding Employment After Graduation

It’s a daunting task to find a job these days, and graduates all across the country are finding themselves unemployed. With student loans and credit card debt, some graduates are […]

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