Insurance Articles

  1. 4 Massive Frauds You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Here are four historically significant, obscure, large-scale frauds from the previous two centuries.
  2. Healthcare Needs Of Retired Couples

    Here's a rundown of the expected costs to pay for healthcare for senior citizens once they reach retirement.
  3. Tips For The Prospective Landlord

    Investing in rental property can generate serious income, but there's more to it than collecting rent.
  4. Everything You Should Know About Corporate-Owned Life Insurance

    This type of insurance is a policy taken out on you by your company. Read on to find what it's all about.
  5. Maternity Leave Basics: Canada Vs. The U.S.

    When compared to its northern neighbor, the American maternity leave policy is embarrassingly sparse.
  6. 12 Car Insurance Cost-Cutters

    If car costs are dragging you down, find out how to free yourself from some of the extra weight.
  7. What You Need To Know About Pet Wellness Plans

    Here's a breakdown of wellness plans and pet insurance, and some tips for keeping your pet healthy.
  8. Free Car Payment Insurance: What's The Catch?

    Many dealers are offering payment protection plans on new cars. Are they right for you?
  9. Making A Larger Down Payment Vs. Buying a Cheaper House

    We look at the financial differences between purchasing a cheaper home and making a larger down payment on a more expensive home.
  10. Buying Private Health Insurance

    Getting your own policy isn't easy or cheap but in some cases, it's well worth the effort.
  11. Tuition Insurance Takes Sting Out Of Withdrawal

    Dropping out of school can mean forfeiting all your tuition. Find out what protection is available.
  12. Selecting The Right Mix Of Insurance Benefits

    Choosing employee benefits involves weighing the probability you will need them against taxes and cost.
  13. What You Don't Know About Auto Insurance May Cost You

    Here's a list of interesting things you may not know about auto insurance.
  14. 5 Services To Usher In New Clients

    Discover ways in which advisors are increasingly choosing to promote their businesses.
  15. Investing In Health Insurance Companies

    Health insurance companies work a little differently than most companies. Here's what you need to know as an investor.
  16. The Basics Of Travel Insurance

    Before going on your trip, find out what kind of insurance coverage you will need.
  17. The Importance Of Property Insurance

    Property insurance is important, but there's a lot you need to learn in order to get the proper coverage.
  18. Bundle Your Insurance For Big Savings

    Bundling your insurance can save you money and time. Read on to see how get the most out of multiline insurance discounts.
  19. Is Your Insurance Company Going Belly Up?

    When insurance companies go bankrupt or face financial difficulty, it's bad news for policy holders.
  20. 11 Hidden Costs Of Owning A Home

    The cost of buying a home extends beyond the down payment, closing costs and your mortgage. Watch out for these costs.
  21. An Introduction To Life Settlements

    A life settlement is the trading of a life insurance policy under specific circumstances. Learn what it's all about.
  22. New Construction's Hidden Costs Can Burn Buyers

    Before you buy that brand-new home, read this first. There are some things you should know about.
  23. Estate Planning: 16 Things To Do Before You Die

    Find out what you need to prepare to avoid serious estate planning mistakes.
  24. The Future Of Medicare: Why You Should Be Worried

    Younger generations might want to start preparing for retirement now. Some things may not last that much longer.
  25. Why Marriage Makes Financial Sense

    Getting married has many financial positives. Here are some of them.
  26. Getting The Most From Your Health Insurance Policy

    Don't get stuck with high out-of-pocket costs. Read on to see how you can save your money.
  27. Insurance Features That You Shouldn't Get

    Here's a rundown of what types of life insurance might be worthwhile for you, and which types aren't.
  28. What It Costs To Die

    Here's a rundown of what your funeral might cost. Make sure you're prepared so your family won't have to worry.
  29. Ways To Make Insurance Exciting

    If you have no interest in insurance, these practices might make you care.
  30. The Best Type Of Life Insurance For You Right Now

    Different stages of life call for different amounts of life insurance coverage. Find out what you need, when and why.
  31. Permanent Life Policies: Whole Vs. Universal

    If you're looking for life-long security, choosing between these two is the key.
  32. When Life Insurance Isn't Worth It

    So, you're thinking about buying life insurance, but do you really need it?
  33. Should You Bite On Dental Insurance?

    Don't pay for a plan that won't cover your pearly whites when you need it to.
  34. Are You Protected If Your Insurance Company Goes Belly-Up?

    Consumer protection against insurance company failures actually falls into the hands of state governments. How much protection do you have?
  35. Services That Health Insurers Often Decline

    Learning how to navigate health insurance pitfalls will make you a more educated healthcare consumer.
  36. Insuring A Credit Card Against Job Loss

    Involuntary unemployment credit card insurance may help if you're laid off, but it may just help your credit card company.
  37. Making Sure Your Jewelry Is Insured

    Homeowners insurance only covers so much - find out how to make sure your jewelry is covered for theft, loss and damage.
  38. It's Raining Lawsuits: Do You Need An Umbrella Policy?

    This type of insurance protects your assets and future wages against lawsuits. Find out if it might benefit you.
  39. How Many Months Of Taxes Do You Need In An Escrow Account?

    Discvover how many months of taxes you need in an escrow account, and how you'll need to fund the account at closing.
  40. Affordable Healthcare Act 101: What To Expect Now And Later

    Here are how things will change, and what will happen when everyone is required to have health insurance.
  41. 20 Tax Changes You Need To Know About

    Don't miss out on the tax changes. Here's a list that you need to know about.
  42. Why Digital Insurance Is Important

    Don't get caught losing the files on your computer. Here are some insurance policies to think about.
  43. The Facts About Rental Car Insurance

    Find out if the extra insurance is really worth it.
  44. 6 Reasons To Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance

    This costly coverage protects your mortgage lender - not you.
  45. Insurance Tips For Homeowners

    Use these simple ideas to save money and get better coverage for your house.
  46. Cashing In Your Life Insurance Policy

    Tough times call for desperate measures, but is raiding your life insurance policy even worth considering?
  47. Insurance College Students May Need

    If you're heading to college or already there, get insured and set yourself up with the peace of mind that your finances are covered.
  48. Short Sell Your Home To Avoid Foreclosure

    Are you in danger of losing your home? Protect your credit score with a real estate short sale.
  49. Why You Should Buy Life Insurance

    If you haven't thought about life insurance or you're toying with the idea, we give you some reason why it might be wise to buy.
  50. Where America's Health Spending Goes

    You know you've wondered about it. So we give you a little peak into where the dollars go.
  51. Countries With The Highest Healthcare Spending

    Spending big doesn't necessarily mean it's the best. We take a look at the big spenders in healthcare.
  52. Biggest Expenses For Retirees

    Discover some of the costs that can eat away at your retirement savings and why you should get a comprehensive assessment of your plan.
  53. 4 Types Of Insurance Everyone Needs

    Here are four forms of insurance that are vital to have.
  54. Hidden Cost Of Weddings

    Gratuities and state taxes are just some of the hidden costs that could spoil the budget of your special day.
  55. What Health Insurance Covers

    It's rare to have a health insurance plan that covers all the bases, so make sure you know where you're protected and when you will have to pay.
  56. How Getting Sick Affects Your Finances

    Here are four ways to protect yourself financially should you develop an illness.
  57. Insuring Against The Loss Of A Homemaker

    Read on to uncover the hidden economic value of a stay-at-home parent.
  58. Additional Healthcare Coverage Needs For An Aging Population

    As our population ages and healthcare costs increase, retirees need to ensure that their medical coverage is complete.
  59. The Traveler's Checklist

    Are you traveling soon? Here are some tips you need to know about before leaving.
  60. Encumbrances And Nonpossessory Interests In Real Property

    Learn about nonpossessory interests and the various forms of encumbrances.
  61. How Does Your Homeowners Insurance Handle A Downed Tree?

    A downed tree can happen at any time due to a storm or old age. But when it falls, will your insurance cover it?
  62. Adjusting Your Life Insurance Policy After A Move

    Your life insurance policy needs to be updated numerous times during your life. After you move is one such time.
  63. Will Insurance Keep Your Business Safe?

    Skilled employees are key to a successful business. Find out how to avoid a financial setback if they leave.
  64. What You Need To Know About COBRA Health Insurance

    We go through everything you need to know about COBRA so that you can decide if it's right for you.
  65. Customers And Business Owners Turning To HSAs

    We tell you why more and more businesses are getting rid of PPOs in favor of HSAs.
  66. How To Transfer Your Homeowners Policy To Your New Home

    Home insurance policies need to be rewritten when you move. Here are the steps you need to follow to do so.
  67. 7 Last-Minute Ways To Spend Your FSA Dollars

    Your time is just about out for spending your FSA dollars. Here are some last-minute ways to do so.
  68. How Living Abroad Can Increase Your Insurance Premiums

    When you live outside the U.S for an extended period of time, your auto insurance resets. We look at how you can work around this.
  69. Why You Need Renters Insurance

    Renters insurance is vital to your well-being. Here are some reasons why you can't go without it.
  70. What PPACA Means For The Uninsured

    What will happen to the millions of uninsured Americans if the Supreme Court decides against the mandate that requires people to buy health insurance?
  71. A Guide To Financial Designations

    Find out which certifications can bring you the greatest career returns.
  72. What Is And Isn't Covered By Homeowners Insurance

    Understanding what your insurance covers can be confusing. Learn what almost all insurance policies have in common.
  73. Are Vision And Dental Plans Worth It?

    Weigh your options before you decide to change or stick with your current insurance coverage. Think about these before you sign on the dotted line.
  74. 6 Types Of Insurance Coverage You Didn't Think You Needed

    These different types of insurance coverage can be beneficial, but they're often overlooked and misunderstood.
  75. How To Prevent Identity Theft While Traveling

    When traveling this holiday season, use these tips to protect yourself from identity theft while on the road.
  76. 4 Reasons To Use Your Benefits Before Year-End

    In some situations, you're better off taking care of medical and dental work now than waiting until next year.
  77. Understanding Contents Coverage

    This type of insurance deals with personal belongings. Find out what it covers, and if you need to cover more expensive items.
  78. Everything You Need To Know About Warranties

    Warranties are often considered when purchasing gifts. When should you purchase warranties and for what?
  79. Considerations For Long-Term Care Coverage

    Medical and financial health determine whether long-term care insurance will pay off.
  80. 4 Overlooked Homeownership Costs

    Mortgage payments aren't the only expense. Find what else you'll be on the hook for.
  81. 5 Things To Know About Managing Your Healthcare Deductible

    Managing your deductible is a key component to help you get the most out of your health plan. Here are some tips that can be beneficial.
  82. What You Need To Know About Insurance Fraud

    Insurance fraud is as old as commerce. Discover the types of life insurance fraud and how they affect you.
  83. The Hidden Costs Of Home Ownership

    Mortgage lenders don't factor the extra costs into your loan amount. Make sure you save for the "little" things.
  84. Beginner's Guide To Auto Insurance

    Find the perfect policy that suits both your coverage and budgetary needs.
  85. How To Avoid Halloween Legal Issues

    Halloween can actually be a very dangerous holiday; learn about the pitfalls and legal liabilities.
  86. 5 Insurance Policies Everyone Should Have

    Insurance policies come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Shop carefully and the right policies will go a long way towards helping you protect your assets.
  87. Top 5 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Problem Renters

    Renting seems like the perfect way to mitigate the costs of an extra home that won’t sell; the intended course of action when a property was purchased for an unbelievable price, or many of the other reasons that people become landlords. Although it seems like a fail-proof plan on the surface, becoming a landlord can be a financially and mentally rewarding experience, or it could be the source of a large-scale loss of time and money.
  88. 5 Mistakes Real Estate Investors Should Avoid

    Don't let a slow real estate market drag you down - steer clear of these pitfalls.
  89. Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

    Follow this step-by-step guide to make your homeownership dreams a reality.
  90. Does Life Insurance Make Sense When You Retire?

    Whether you need life insurance in your retirement depends on your existing insurance and your goals for passing on your wealth.
  91. Lesser Known Insurance Policies

    These are the niche premiums that can be bought if you believe that your needs are not being met.
  92. How An Insurance Company Determines Your Premiums

    Find out how insurers use credit history to build an insurance score and how it could affect your bottom line.
  93. 4 Legal Documents You Should Have In The Wake Of September 11

    The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is a vivid reminder of how important it is to have your financial affairs in order.
  94. Weird Insurance Policies

    A lot of celebrities take out insurance on their assets.
  95. How To Reduce Auto Insurance Costs

    Owners can decrease their costs by following a few simple steps.
  96. 5 Things You Didn't Know About Life Insurance

    Life insurance policies can be simple or complex; make sure you know as much as you can before setting up yours.
  97. Vision Care Insurance: Will You See A Benefit?

    Find out everything there is to know about vision care insurance to see if it's the right choice for you.
  98. The History Of Insurance In America

    Insurance was a latecomer to the American landscape, largely due to the country's unknown risks.
  99. 5 Steps To A Retirement Plan

    These considerations will help you make a realistic and thorough retirement plan.
  100. Cover Your Company With Liability Insurance

    Every business is susceptible to legal action. Find out how to protect yours.
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