Insurance

  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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. ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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. ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. Is Whole Life An Obsolete Product?

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

    If you become injured and no longer able to work, would your business survive?
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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 ...
  21. Insurance for Millennials

    Four insurance must-haves – and one maybe – for Generation Y
  22. 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 ...
  23. 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 ...
  24. New Taxes Under The Affordable Care Act

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

    Medicare and Medicaid are often confused with one another, because they are both public health-care programs. This confusion ...
  26. 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.
  27. Financial New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep

    Start the year off right by evaluating your financial health and setting impactful and achievable goals.
  28. How Obamacare Is Raising Your Taxes

    There are literally dozens of new, amended or broadened tax provisions under the Obamacare legislation. Find out how your ...
  29. Healthcare 2.0 - Obamacare Reboots The Health Insurance Market

    People who want to buy or switch their health insurance will have access to a much wider array of choices through the web, ...
  30. The Drawbacks Of Single-Payer Healthcare

    Universal healthcare has many benefits, but if there's no such thing as a free lunch, then in what ways are single-pay citizens ...
  31. The Main Flaw With Obamacare

    Given how rocky its first few weeks of existence have been, it's time to start assessing how viable Obamacare is in the long ...
  32. How To Get Around The Health Insurance Marketplace Glitches

    When concussive maintenance fails you, we have the solution for working around the technical problems plaguing the Obamacare ...
  33. Beware The Liability Of Sharing Your Car With Strangers

    Car sharing, the newest way to rent a car, is catching on in the U.S., Canada and Europe. But both renters and the car owners ...
  34. Top 5 Budgeting Questions Answered

    You don't need a degree to understand your money, begin saving and pay down debt.
  35. Investing In Medical Equipment Companies

    Learn the basics about medical equipment companies and how investing in them can benefit growth and value investors alike. ...
  36. What is pay-as-you-drive auto insurance?

    To an extent, auto insurance rates are specifically developed based on individual user information. The criteria traditionally ...
  37. Tax Variations Of The HEART Act

    The HEART Act is designed to allow service members and reservists make a smooth financial transition into active duty and ...
  38. Automatic Cancellation Of PMI When You're Underwater On Your Mortgage

    You might be suprised to learn that after reaching certain criteria, your PMI will be automatically cancelled.
  39. New Year Planning For Business Owners

    Make a resolution to start your business off on the right foot in the new year.
  40. 8 Qualities That Make A Good Insurance Agent

    Insurance agents must possess each of the following qualities in order to be successful.
  41. Reasons Renting Is Better Than Buying

    Owning a home is much more expensive than renting. Here are the places where the costs differ greatly.
  42. 5 Most Expensive Cities In The U.S. For Car Insurance

    It costs a lot to insure your vehicle in these cities across the U.S.
  43. In Retirement, Snowbirds Leave Cold Weather Behind

    Rather than shivering away their golden years, retirees can fly south to winter in sunny locales.
  44. Can my insurance company refuse me coverage?

    Insurance isn't always as straightforward as other products. Insurers can deny coverage in many different instances:Non-Renewal ...
  45. How Much Will Hurricane Sandy Cost Insurance Companies?

    Hurricane Sandy's economic cost is staggering, but insurance companies will be paying out less than you might think.
  46. How To Avoid Going Broke After Retirement

    There are many things to consider when planning your retirement, including budgets, taxes and long-term care.
  47. 5 Household Items You Should Insure

    Your homeowner's insurance doesn't cover everything you own and the items it does cover are only partially insured if theyre ...
  48. The Hidden Costs Of Wedding Insurance

    Weddings don't always go smoothly. Here's how you can protect yourself from things backfiring.
  49. Suppose my garage collapsed onto my car. Are damages covered by my home insurance ...

    Generally, damage to an automobile will be covered by comprehensive car insurance, which is in addition to collision coverage ...
  50. How Insurers Decide Your Auto Insurance Rate

    Shopping around for auto insurance rates is the first step to finding competitive auto insurance rates.
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    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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