Insurance Articles

  1. 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.
  2. When Life Insurance Isn't Worth It

    So, you're thinking about buying life insurance, but do you really need it?
  3. Permanent Life Policies: Whole Vs. Universal

    If you're looking for life-long security, choosing between these two is the key.
  4. Should You Bite On Dental Insurance?

    Don't pay for a plan that won't cover your pearly whites when you need it to.
  5. 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?
  6. Services That Health Insurers Often Decline

    Learning how to navigate health insurance pitfalls will make you a more educated healthcare consumer.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. Why Digital Insurance Is Important

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

    Find out if the extra insurance is really worth it.
  15. 6 Reasons To Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance

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

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

    Tough times call for desperate measures, but is raiding your life insurance policy even worth considering?
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 4 Types Of Insurance Everyone Needs

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

    Gratuities and state taxes are just some of the hidden costs that could spoil the budget of your special day.
  26. 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.
  27. How Getting Sick Affects Your Finances

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

    Read on to uncover the hidden economic value of a stay-at-home parent.
  29. 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.
  30. The Traveler's Checklist

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

    Learn about nonpossessory interests and the various forms of encumbrances.
  32. 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?
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. Customers And Business Owners Turning To HSAs

    We tell you why more and more businesses are getting rid of PPOs in favor of HSAs.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. Why You Need Renters Insurance

    Renters insurance is vital to your well-being. Here are some reasons why you can't go without it.
  41. 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?
  42. A Guide To Financial Designations

    Find out which certifications can bring you the greatest career returns.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. Everything You Need To Know About Warranties

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

    Medical and financial health determine whether long-term care insurance will pay off.
  51. 4 Overlooked Homeownership Costs

    Mortgage payments aren't the only expense. Find what else you'll be on the hook for.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. Beginner's Guide To Auto Insurance

    Find the perfect policy that suits both your coverage and budgetary needs.
  56. 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.
  57. How To Avoid Halloween Legal Issues

    Halloween can actually be a very dangerous holiday; learn about the pitfalls and legal liabilities.
  58. 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.
  59. 5 Mistakes Real Estate Investors Should Avoid

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

    Follow this step-by-step guide to make your homeownership dreams a reality.
  61. 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.
  62. Lesser Known Insurance Policies

    These are the niche premiums that can be bought if you believe that your needs are not being met.
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. Weird Insurance Policies

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

    Owners can decrease their costs by following a few simple steps.
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. The History Of Insurance In America

    Insurance was a latecomer to the American landscape, largely due to the country's unknown risks.
  70. Cover Your Company With Liability Insurance

    Every business is susceptible to legal action. Find out how to protect yours.
  71. 5 Steps To A Retirement Plan

    These considerations will help you make a realistic and thorough retirement plan.
  72. LTC Annuities: 2 Safety Nets In 1

    Pairing insurance and an annuity sounds good, but do you really need this much coverage?
  73. 10 Considerations For Using Your Credit Card Abroad

    Credit cards can be the best item you pack when traveling, just make sure that you are taking the right card that suits your needs.
  74. Long-Term Care: More Than Just A Nursing Home

    Learn what you can do now to keep your options open in the future.
  75. Advisors: Tips For Providing For Older Clients

    Make sure the needs of baby boomers and their parents are met - if not exceeded.
  76. Profit From Unwanted Life Policies With Life Settlement

    With a life settlement you could cash in on your policy money now.
  77. 4 Things That Keep You From Getting Life Insurance

    We look at four common reasons people give for not applying for life insurance, and see if they're legitimate.
  78. 7 Smart Steps Every New Homeowner Should Take

    Don't let the excitement of owning your own home lead you to make bad financial decisions.
  79. 5 Signs You Need Life Insurance

    If you can only afford to invest or buy life insurance, experts say you should buy the insurance.
  80. Does Spiderman Need Life Insurance?

    Many people are convinced that life insurance is for everyone, but for some it's a waste of money.
  81. Car Insurance Add-Ons That May Be Worth The Money

    Many auto insurance add-ons are unnecessary in most situations and will simply drain money out of your pocket. There are several that are worth adding on to make sure that you are adequately protected in the event of a car accident.
  82. The Advantages Of Vacation Insurance

    With a few simple policy additions you can protect your holiday plans from being ruined.
  83. How To Get Affordable Insurance

    Many insurers are raising rates. What can you do to keep yourself insured at a rate you can afford?
  84. A Post-Graduation Financial Plan

    You've graduated; now what? It's time to organize your student debt, as well as create a budget taking into consideration you may not have work right away.
  85. 5 Money-Saving Reasons To Check Your Explanation Of Benefits Statement

    Your EOB isn't just trash; it contains valuable information about your health insurance coverage.
  86. Understanding Your Insurance Contract

    Learn how to read one of the most important documents you own.
  87. Do You Need A Home Warranty?

    A home warranty may sound like a great form of protection against expensive, unforeseen home repairs. But is it worth it?
  88. 5 Tips For Getting The Right Contents Insurance

    There are many options when it comes to insuring the contents of your home.
  89. The Best And Worst Ways To Raise Cash Quickly

    When the need for emergency cash arises, it is crucial to watch costs carefully.
  90. How To Assess A Group Health Insurance Plan

    Not all group healthcare plans will match up with your needs. Comparing coverage and costs will help you determine what you need and how much it should cost you.
  91. Top Tips For Cutting Pet Care Costs

    Find out how to ensure that the adorable addition to your family is also affordable.
  92. 8 Must-Have Numbers For Evaluating A Real Estate Investment

    These calculations can help you figure out if a particular property will be a valuable investment.
  93. 5 Disastrous Financial Moves We Can't Seem To Avoid

    These money errors are all too common. Make sure you know how to avoid them.
  94. Top 10 Features Of A Profitable Rental Property

    Find out what factors you should weigh when searching for income-producing real estate.
  95. 5 Reasons To Save For A Big Mortgage Down Payment

    You may be anxious to buy a home, but taking time to save a large down payment has numerous advantages.
  96. How To Avoid Medical Debt

    Find out what you can do to avoid a financial meltdown when there's a medical emergency.
  97. The $100 Million House: What It Really Costs

    Billionaire Yuri Milner just broke the record for the highest priced sale of a single family home in America - but it's even more expensive that it sounds.
  98. 10 Car Insurance Myths

    Things that are believed to raise insurance premium rates, rental car insurance, etc.
  99. 5 Myths About Homeowner's Insurance

    Many homeowners believe their policies will cover them for any and all damages, but the reality can be an expensive surprise.
  100. 5 Investment Risks Created By Global Warming

    Climate-change deniers and believers alike would be wise to prepare for the worst.
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