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Best Insurance Books Reviewed & Ranked

Here is a list of the best Insurance books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. The End of Insurance As We Know It: How Millennials, Insurtech, and Venture Capital Will Disrupt the Ecosystem (2019)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedChange is coming to insurance. The tradition-bound P&C industry is on the cusp of the most radical change since the invention of the automobile. And leaders are unprepared for the size, scale, and speed of what’s to come from the wave of millennials, new technology, and venture capital funding coming our way.Insurance has been largely immune to upheavals for reasons that startups do not comprehend. Brand recognition, reams of customer data, legal contracts and regulation all make insurance much harder to conquer for insurtech startups. But this time is truly…
Author(s): Galbraith, CPCU, CLU, ChFC, Rob

2. If I Were You: The Complete Guide To Thriving In The Insurance Industry (2019)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedAs the insurance industry enters the digital age, agencies are getting disrupted by all of the technological advancements and change. This book shows agents how to look into the chaos and find opportunity in a new landscape of being an insurance professional. In this dynamic new guide, Preston Schmidli leads you on a journey of agency growth, revealing strategies that the most successful agencies use (but would never admit to) that help them consistently grow double-digits every year. Based on his personal experience and consulting for other agencies, the techniques described…
Author(s): Preston Schmidli , Lacey Johnson, et al.

3. Understanding the Insurance Industry – 2018 Edition: An overview for those working with and in one of the world’s most interesting and vital industries. (2018)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedAn Overview for Those Interested In the Insurance Industry. A.M. Best Company publishes Understanding the Insurance Industry annually explain how the insurance industry operates, generates revenue and provides opportunities for people of a wide range of talents and interests. It’s also designed to be an easy-to-follow introduction to the insurance industry for students, new employees, prospects and those who would like to learn more about one of the world’s most interesting and important financial service industries. We’ve designed this book in six sections: the overview, property/casualty sector (also…
Author(s): A.M.Best

4. Insurance for Dummies (2009)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedNow updated — your guide to getting the best insurance policy Are you intimidated by insurance? Have no fear — this easy-to-understand guide explains everything you need to know, from getting the most coverage at the best price to dealing with adjusters, filing claims, and more. Whether you’re looking for personal or business insurance, you’ll see how to avoid common pitfalls, lower your costs, and get what you deserve at claim time. Open the book and find:…
Author(s): Jack Hungelmann

5. How Any Agent Can Escape the Price Battlefield: Insurance Sales Secrets – 20 Years of My Best Secrets for Winning New Business Outside of Price, Coverage, or a Value Pitch (2019)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedIn How Any Agent Can Escape the Price Battlefield, Ben Page shares his proven step-by-step method for winning more quality clients BEFORE any talk of price, coverage, service, or value pitch. This isn’t theory, it’s the result of a 20-year quest to sell more insurance inside of his agencies.It also is NOT what you’d expect. It is NOT the tired old (and limited) advice to sell value. It’s unlike anything you’re likely to hear from marketing reps, well-meaning managers, or self-proclaimed gurus who aren’t in the trenches selling. They often…
Author(s): Ben Page

6. Insurance Agency Optimization: A Proven Step-by-Step Guide to Market Domination (2019)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & Rankedwas written by a multi-line insurance agency owner, for multi-line insurance agency owners. It was written to help agency owners understand that they are not alone. The reality is almost nobody who owns an insurance agency ever planned on owning an insurance agency. Once upon a time I was a highly successful salesperson, or sales manager, or corporate executive or somebody special in some other field. Then, I got sick of working for somebody else and I thought it would be awesome to own my own business, create my own schedule, make tons of money, travel the world and golf a lot….
Author(s): Scott Grates

7. Property and Casualty Insurance Concepts Simplified: The Ultimate ‘How to’ Insurance Guide for Agents, Brokers, Underwriters, and Adjusters (2018)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedThis book details key property and casualty concepts rarely discussed or found in print; rather they are often left to be “discovered” over time. These important concepts are now written down for all insurance practitioners to easily access. Examples of the topics and concepts found in this book include rules for reading ANY insurance policy; why losses are excluded; contractual risk transfer; legal liability theories; “COPE” details; and the proper explanation of coinsurance concepts. Also included is a rather extensive glossary of insurance and…
Author(s): Christopher J. Boggs

8. Insurance: Concepts & Coverage: Property, Liability, Life, Health and Risk Management (2012)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedRISK IS UNCERTAINTY AS TO LOSS…RISK IS OMNIPRESENT AND ALL PERVASIVE…INSURANCE PROTECTS AGAINST THE ECONOMIC LOSS CAUSED BY RISKThis book provides an actionable approach to the functions of the insurance industry in an easy to use examination of property, liability, life and health insurance coverages plus information on the basics of a risk management program…….
Author(s): Reavis III, PhD Marshall Wilson

9. Understanding the Insurance Industry 2017 Edition: An overview for those working with and in one of the world’s most interesting and vital industries. (2017)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedAn Overview for Those Interested In the Insurance Industry. A.M. Best Company publishes Understanding the Insurance Industry annually explain how the insurance industry operates, generates revenue and provides opportunities for people of a wide range of talents and interests. It’s also designed to be an easy-to-follow introduction to the insurance industry for students, new employees, prospects and those who would like to learn more about one of the world’s most interesting and important financial service industries. We’ve designed this book in six sections: the overview, property/casualty sector (also known as nonlife…
Author(s): A.M. Best Company

10. Money. Wealth. Life Insurance.: How the Wealthy Use Life Insurance as a Tax-Free Personal Bank to Supercharge Their Savings (2014)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedAmerica’s elite have been using cash value life insurance to stockpile wealth for centuries. Used correctly, it is better described as a personal bank on steroids, and a financial bunker for tough times. To be clear, this book is not about the typical garbage peddled by most insurance agents. Rather, an alternative to the risky investment strategies taught by Wall Street. It details a highly efficient form of cash value life insurance designed to supercharge your savings and stockpile wealth. A product so powerful it’s responsible for the success of Walt Disney, JC Penney, Ray Kroc, and…
Author(s): Jake Thompson

11. The Digital Life Insurance Agent: How to Market Life Insurance Online and Sell Over the Phone (2016)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedIn the history of selling life insurance, the most exciting, profitable time to be doing it is right now. The advances in technology and the shifts in consumer behavior and psychology have redefined what it means to build a successful, long-term life insurance business. The Digital Life Insurance Agent is the essential guide for life insurance agents of all skill levels to transition into the digital age. This book outlines the steps new agents need to take in order to get their business up and running, and will also help experienced agents who want to transition their business online. The Digital Life…
Author(s): Jeff Root

12. Dictionary of Insurance Terms (Barron’s Business Dictionaries) (2013)

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & RankedTerms cover:…
Author(s): Rubin Ph.D., Harvey W.

Best Insurance Books Reviewed & Ranked

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some insurance books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Insurance Statistics Yearbook 1990/1997 (1999 Edition).

Author(s): OECD
Publisher: Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development, Year: June 1999, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2149990

Social Insurance and Older People in Cyprus: 1878–2004

Author(s): Gregory Neocleous
Publisher: Springer International Publishing,Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2310045

Japan's Shifting Status in the World and the Development of Japan's Medical Insurance Systems

Author(s): Yoneyuki Sugita
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2313731

Bayesian Claims Reserving Methods in Non-life Insurance with Stan: An Introduction

Author(s): Guangyuan Gao
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2336061

Agricultural risk transfer from insurance to reinsurance to capital markets

Author(s): Hohl, Roman
Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2350212

Contributions to the Economics of Index Based Insurance Schemes

Author(s): Matthias Rödl
Publisher: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden;Springer Gabler, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2355408

R3 Corda for Architects and Developers: With Case Studies in Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, Travel, Telecom, and Agriculture

Author(s): Debajani Mohanty
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2406618

Distribution of Insurance-Based Investment Products: The EU Regulation and the Liabilities​

Author(s): Pierpaolo Marano, Ioannis Rokas
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2407176

Technology and the Insurance Industry: Re-configuring the Competitive Landscape

Author(s): Antonella Cappiello
Publisher: Palgrave Pivot, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2204290

Securing the Belt and Road Initiative: Risk Assessment, Private Security and Special Insurances Along the New Wave of Chinese Outbound Investments

Author(s): Alessandro Arduino,Xue Gong (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2204484

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly hot items according to The New York Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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