Insurance

  1. The Getty Oil Takeover Fiasco

    It was the largest takeover in history and one of the most dramatic. Learn all about the fate of Getty Oil.
  2. 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.
  3. A New Approach To Long-Term Care Insurance

    This practical product can protect you from the rising cost of care and provide for your beneficiaries at the same time. ...
  4. Pros And Cons Of A Health Savings Account (HSA)

    Health Savings Accounts let you pay healthcare costs with pre-tax dollars and keep money you don't spend now for future use. ...
  5. How To Compare Home Insurance Companies

    There's a ton of information out there. Here's how to organize it and find the best company and best rates when you insure ...
  6. Top Tips For First-Time Home Buyers

    Follow this step-by-step guide to make your homeownership dreams a reality.
  7. Filling The Gaps In General Liability Insurance

    Standard liability coverage may not be enough. Special needs call for specialized policies.
  8. Understanding The Insurance Transfer-For-Value Rule

    If you are banking on your life insurance payout being tax-free, you may be in for a surprise.
  9. How Much Life Insurance Should You Carry?

    Learn how much - if any - insurance you really need.
  10. Free Car Payment Insurance: What's The Catch?

    Many dealers are offering payment protection plans on new cars. Are they right for you?
  11. The Dangers Of Stranger-Owned Life Insurance

    Find out how these policies can be used to abuse the system that many people rely on for protection.
  12. Laid Off? You Can Still Retire

    Joblessness is temporary, but neglecting your retirement savings has permanent consequences.
  13. A Closer Look At Accelerated Benefit Riders

    Accelerated benefit riders can allow policy holders to access the death benefit in their life insurance policy while they ...
  14. The Unique Advantages Of VA Mortgages

    Find out how being a veteran can save you money on your mortgage.
  15. How Google's Self-Driving Car Will Change Everything

    Self-driving vehicles are coming fast, and they’re going to radically change what it’s like to get from point A to point ...
  16. Will Filing An Insurance Claim Raise Your Rates?

    An accident can mean higher insurance costs - even if it wasn't your fault.
  17. Choosing The Best Life Insurance Company For You

    What to consider before you choose the life insurance company that can give you the policy you need now – and meet your needs ...
  18. What is Underwriting?

    Underwriting is a term most often used in investment banking, insurance and commercial banking. Generally, underwriting means ...
  19. 6 Good Reasons To Get Renter's Insurance

    If you rent, you still need insurance for personal property and if anyone is injured at your place. The good news: It also ...
  20. Cheap Car Insurance For College Students

    6 ways to get the best car insurance quotes during those years when insurance companies rate you as a high-risk customer.
  21. How Cash Value Builds In A Life Insurance Policy

    If you have permanent life insurance, more of your insurance premium goes to cash value in the early years of your policy: ...
  22. 6 Ways To Capture The Cash Value In Life Insurance

    If you die with cash value left in your life insurance policy, the money goes to the insurance company – not to your beneficiaries. ...
  23. Passing Boomers Will Leave A Big Economic Wake

    While baby boomers keep the longevity economy surging, look out for a dark fiscal forecast when it comes to retirement planning ...
  24. The 5 Largest U.S. Product Liability Cases

    General Motors has been making headlines again this ear, but it's the type of press that no corporation ever wants to ...
  25. 5 Keys To Lower Life Insurance Quotes

    If you get no-frills coverage early and adopt a healthy lifestyle, you’ll almost always enjoy considerable savings from lower ...
  26. On average, what can I expect my private mortgage insurance (PMI) rate to be?

    Learn the several factors that come into play when insurance companies determine the private mortgage insurance rate for ...
  27. Why do I need to pay private mortgage insurance (PMI)?

    The extra interest payments caused by private mortgage insurance may seem excessive, but there's a good reason lenders need ...
  28. What Your Life Insurance Agent Makes – On You

    Being paid by commission gives life insurance agents an incentive to sell bigger policies and specialized financial products. ...
  29. How To Apply For Unemployment Insurance

    Unemployment compensation is a federal program administered by each state. Here's how to connect to your state's unemployment ...
  30. How An Advisor Can Help Cut Your Healthcare Costs

    Even with healthcare costs on the rise, few people are adequately planning for the burden. Here's how a financial advisor ...
  31. Find The Best Home Insurance Quotes

    Home insurance rates are on the rise. Analysts expect the cost to insure your home will continue to inch upward, putting ...
  32. How Are Home Insurance Rates Determined?

    You home's value is one of the driving forces behind your home insurance premium and the amount of coverage you receive. ...
  33. Could Your Job Make You Uninsurable?

    Some jobs – even hobbies – can put you on a high-risk list and make it tough to get life insurance. How to lower your rates ...
  34. What are the different types of private mortgage insurance (PMI)?

    Private mortgage insurance (PMI) is an insurance policy that protects lenders from the risk of default and foreclosure, and ...
  35. What's the difference between private mortgage insurance (PMI) and mortgage insurance ...

    Private mortgage insurance (PMI) is an insurance policy used in conventional loans that protects lenders from the risk of ...
  36. How can I avoid paying private mortgage insurance (PMI)?

    Private mortgage insurance (PMI) is an insurance policy that protects lenders from the risk of default and foreclosure, and ...
  37. Medigap Vs. Medicare Advantage: Which Is Better?

    To protect against a huge bill for health costs Medicare doesn't cover, you need Medigap insurance or an HMO-like Medicare ...
  38. Is Whole Life An Obsolete Product?

    New, more-flexible features and current market conditions make traditional whole life insurance worth another look.
  39. Disability Insurance For Business Owners

    If you become injured and no longer able to work, would your business survive?
  40. Pay Less For Medicine By Not Using Health Insurance

    You might be paying more for your prescriptions at the pharmacy if you use your health insurance than if you pay cash out ...
  41. Why Caregivers Should Enlist A Financial Advisor

    Stressed caregivers in need of help managing their loved one's affairs should consider enlisting a financial advisor.
  42. 7 Reasons You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Home Insurance

    What is covered in a policy can vary widely by company, so you’d better know what to look for when shopping for home insurance.
  43. What's the Best Time to Get Long-Term Care Insurance?

    Consider applying for long-term care insurance much sooner than you'll need it. If you wait too long, premiums will likely ...
  44. Insurance for Millennials

    Four insurance must-haves – and one maybe – for Generation Y
  45. Dental Insurance: Is It Worth the Cost?

    A trip to the dentist can take a big bite out of your wallet, which is why it’s important for some people to purchase dental ...
  46. Need To Enroll In Obamacare? File Your Taxes

    Taxpayers who need to obtain health coverage under the Affordable Care Act can now do so easily and conveniently when they ...
  47. New Taxes Under The Affordable Care Act

    Find out what you need to know about the 21 new tax changes linked to the ACA.
  48. Medicare Vs. Medicaid

    Medicare and Medicaid are often confused with one another, because they are both public health-care programs. This confusion ...
  49. State-By-State Comparison Of What You’ll Pay Under Obamacare

    Check out our interactive map to get a better idea of the premiums you'll pay under Obamacare.
  50. Financial New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep

    Start the year off right by evaluating your financial health and setting impactful and achievable goals.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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