Insurance

  1. 5 Health Insurance Considerations

    It may not be the most exciting of topics, but there are many ways to save on and increase the efficiency of your health ...
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    There are some safeguards in place to ensure that health benefits don't just disappear when a plan is canceled.
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    During a recession, there are still plenty of options for a business school graduate.
  4. Subaccounts: As Good Their Clone Funds?

    Variable annuity subaccounts are virtual clones of mutual funds but they have their own CUSIP number and their historical ...
  5. What is long-term care insurance?

    Long-term care insurance is an insurance policy that that helps a patient pay for long-term care. The policy usually covers ...
  6. What is indexed universal life insurance?

    Indexed univeral life insurance is a lot like universal life insurance, however it does have a couple of wrinkles not found ...
  7. 4 Wealth-Building Secrets

    Protect what you have while shifting risk is the motto of the rich. Find out how a life insurance policy can help you do ...
  8. 3 Things To Get In Order Before You Die

    In the aftermath of the Jackson death, it has become evident that you need to make your wishes known.
  9. What is moral hazard?

    An idea that a party that is protected in some way from risk will act differently than if they didn't have that protection. ...
  10. How To Buy Your First Home: A Step-By-Step Tutorial

    Find out everything you need to know to tackle this major purchase without fear.
  11. What are activities of daily living (ADL)?

    Activities of daily living (ADL) refer to daily activities that individuals normally do, unassisted, to take care of themselves. ...
  12. Employee Benefits: How To Know What To Choose

    Starting a new job is stressful but you don't need to sweat about setting up a benefits package.
  13. On This Day In Finance: June 16 - 76th Anniversary Of The FDIC

    The Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 would reform the banking indusry, and attempt to protect the average investor.
  14. Biggest Millionaire Flops

    The next time portfolio losses have you down, just be glad that you can blame some of your woes on the market, rather than ...
  15. Reverse Mortgages: Why They're Really Too Good To Be True

    Americans are increasingly turning home equity to cash - but this transaction is not as simple as it sounds.
  16. Four Inexpensive Ways To Get Healthcare

    Feeling stressed out? Your health could suffer and your budget might not be far behind.
  17. Travel Smart By Planning How You'll Pay

    With a little pre-trip planning, you can avoid being stranded without adequate funds.
  18. 10 Last-Minute Retirement Tips

    The months leading up to your retirement can be the most crucial in terms of planning. Review your insurance, make a budget ...
  19. Losing Your Job: From A To Z

    Job loss can be devastating. Learn how to anticipate it and quickly get back on your feet.
  20. 8 Steps To Teach Your Partner Household Finances

    Follow these steps to give your partner a clear picture of your household's financial situation and the confidence to take ...
  21. What is a "force majeure"?

    A force majeure is derived from the French term meaning "greater force" and refers to any natural and unavoidable catastrophe. ...
  22. The Fall Of The Market In The Fall Of 2008

    How did America's strong economy tumble so quickly? Find out here.
  23. Net Worth Nosedive: Can You Still Retire?

    If a dip in the economy has you worried about retirement, you still have options.
  24. Iceland's Near Collapse: What Can We Learn?

    This thriving country was brought to its knees by the rapid growth - and subsequent decline - of its banking industry.
  25. When Things Go Awry, Insurers Get Reinsured

    Guru Warren Buffett is making this sector popular. Learn more here.
  26. For Top-Notch Insurance Coverage, Compare Quotes

    Find out how to use and compare policy options to get the best coverage at the best price.
  27. What is a gatekeeper?

    A gatekeeper is a health insurance term used to describe the person in charge of a patient's treatment. Anyone who receives ...
  28. 10 Ways To Prepare For Nature's Worst

    Protect your financial interests from earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, hail, hurricanes, tornadoes and lightning strikes.
  29. Do You Need Casualty Insurance?

    Find out how different types of coverages can protect you and which policy is right for you.
  30. 3 Life Events That Can Ruin Retirement Plans

    Death, divorce and loss of income can leave retirees reeling. Learn how to prepare.
  31. I know there is a form of deposit insurance where a portion of my bank account deposits ...

    First things first, it's only partially correct to think that a portion of your bank deposits is protected. The Federal Deposit ...
  32. What is multiline insurance?

    The term "multiline insurance" can refer to multiline contracts and multiline insurers, so let's take a look at both variations. ...
  33. A Multipurpose Future Planning Tool

    Overfunded variable universal life insurance policies can be an all-in-one financial solution.
  34. 10 Insurance Tips For Homeowners

    Here are ten ways to make sure you get the right home insurance coverage and compensation for your property.
  35. Health-y Savings Accounts

    HSAs can provide a new way to save for retirement and medical expenses.
  36. 5 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Life (Insurance)

    Don't let these simple errors leave you unprotected. Read on to learn more.
  37. What To Do If Your Insurance Won't Pay

    Before paying for coverage, find out what you need to do to ensure you get paid.
  38. Does it make sense to get my house and car insurance at the same place?

    Some companies offer a "multi-policy" discount to people who buy auto and home insurance together, in which case it may save ...
  39. What is reinsurance?

    Reinsurance occurs when multiple insurance companies share risk by purchasing insurance policies from other insurers to limit ...
  40. Let Life Insurance Riders Drive Your Coverage

    Find out how these additional benefits can help you customize your policy.
  41. Why is my insurance premium so high/low?

    Insurance premiums can be affected by many factors including: type and amount of risk size of deductible amount of coverage ...
  42. Be Your Own Boss By Freelancing

    Learn the pros and cons before you bid adieu to sales meetings and power suits forever.
  43. Understanding The Escrow Process

    Learn the 10 steps that lead up to closing the deal on your new home and taking possession.
  44. What's the difference between casualty insurance and disability insurance?

    Casualty insurance is often called "property casualty insurance", and it provides insurance protection for your property ...
  45. What To Expect When Applying For Life Insurance

    Before jumping into a policy, check out these tips on how to score the best plan for you.
  46. Fatal Seduction Of The Municipal Bond Insurers

    Learn how a foray into CDOs and other exotic products ruined an industry's image.
  47. How does the 80% rule for home insurance work, and how do capital improvements affect ...

    The 80% rule refers to the fact that most insurance companies will not fully cover the cost of damage to a house due to the ...
  48. What is term insurance?

    Term insurance is a type of life insurance policy that provides coverage for a certain period of time, or a specified "term" ...
  49. What is the difference between term and universal life insurance?

    Term life insurance is the most basic of insurance policies. It is nothing more than an insurance policy that provides protection ...
  50. I have just been laid off. Can I use my 401(k) for living expenses now and report ...

    Any amounts withdrawn from your 401(k) plan must be treated as ordinary income for the year the amount is distributed from ...
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