History of Insurance

History of Insurance

The history of insurance can be traced, in some form or other, back to prehistory and to the world of barter and trade. In this video, Ted covers the history of the various types of insurance, some of which include, property insurance, life insurance, and national insurance.
Overview

The world of insurance has a long and illustrious history. In this video Ted traces the business of insurance back to its roots and outlines out how this multi-trillion dollar business started.

Key learning objectives:

  • What are the earliest forms of insurance?

  • What is the difference between insurance and assurance?

  • When was Life Insurance conceived?

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Ted Wainman

Ted Wainman

Ted Wainman trained and qualified as an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) with Ernst & Young before joining JPMorgan on the Investment Management side of the business. He since has over 17 years of experience in designing, developing and delivering financial & business skills training workshops for over 275 clients in more than 35 countries.

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