This is a guide to better insurance for less money and covers all types:- fire and theft insurance on personal property; fire and theft for homeowners; various types of automobile insurance; life insurance in all its aspects; savings plans; group insurance; annuities; hospitalization plans; accident and illness policies, etc. In each category the author analyzes the types, the yardsticks of values; how to judge the amount to carry; danger spots to watch for in policies; preference towards mutual dividend paying companies, or some other type; special assets and additions; state variants; the do's and dont's. He goes into what social security will mean- he discusses veterans' policies. He names names-listing reliable companies, factors determining their acceptance in one category or another. A valuable handbook.