Insurance

  1. 5 Financial Mistakes New Graduates Must Avoid

    College doesn't prepare grads for handling their personal finances. Find out what you need to know here.
  2. 8 Hobbies Your Life Insurer Won’t Approve Of

    If you partake in any of these hobbies on a regular basis, it may be difficult for you to get life insurance.
  3. 4 Natural Disasters Affecting The American Economy

    2012 has already seen more than its fair share of significant natural disasters and the economy is suffering for it.
  4. How Much Does Your Pet Truly Cost?

    Here's a look inside the visible and hidden costs of pet ownership. There are many costs that pet owners can overlook.
  5. Things To Do Before You Have Kids

    Once you have kids, your ability to save decreases dramatically. There are also a number of things you must do to prepare ...
  6. 9 Penalty-Free IRA Withdrawals

    If you need to take early distributions, find out which exemptions allow you to avoid expensive consequences.
  7. 5 Ways To Financially Prepare For A Natural Disaster

    Make sure you've got these tips covered before Mother Nature strikes.
  8. Plastic Surgery Worldwide: Which Countries Nip And Tuck The Most?

    South Korea and Greece are two nations that lead the world in per-capita plastic surgery procedures.
  9. The Pros Of An Endowment Life Insurance Policy

    Endowment life insurance is a way to save for your child's college education. Here's a look at the positives of a policy ...
  10. The Hidden Costs Of Self-Employment

    If you are self-employed, vacation time, health benefits, insurance and taxes are all things you will have to deal with on ...
  11. 5 Retirement-Wrecking Moves

    These common mistakes can sabotage your nest egg and your plans for retiring.
  12. The Financial Factors Behind Population Decline

    Here's a look at American cities that have seen drastic population decline in the last few years and the financial reasons ...
  13. Healthcare FSAs Increase Your Personal Savings

    This benefit could give you a return this year that puts many other investments to shame.
  14. Life Insurance Policies For Stay-At-Home Moms

    Here's a rundown of whether or not it is worth it to purchase life insurance if you are a stay-at-home mom.
  15. Do You Need Dental Coverage?

    Here's an overview of what dental insurance is and whether or not it would be a worthwhile purchase in your situation.
  16. Comparing Health Savings And Flexible Spending Accounts

    When it comes to medical expenses, there are many accounts that provide tax advantages. We look at two commonly seen among ...
  17. Is Insurance Underwriting Right For You?

    If you have excellent analytical skills and an eye for detail, this may be your calling.
  18. Financial Tips For The First-Time Traveler

    Safeguard your wallet and ensure that financial mishaps don't ruin this once-in-a-lifetime experience for you.
  19. 3 Inexpensive Healthcare Options For Young People

    From health co-ops to private plans, here's a rundown of some of the best healthcare options for young adults just out of ...
  20. 4 Massive Frauds You've Probably Never Heard Of

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

    Here's a rundown of the expected costs to pay for healthcare for senior citizens once they reach retirement.
  22. Maternity Leave Basics: Canada Vs. The U.S.

    When compared to its northern neighbor, the American maternity leave policy is embarrassingly sparse.
  23. 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.
  24. 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 ...
  25. Buying Private Health Insurance

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

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

    Choosing employee benefits involves weighing the probability you will need them against taxes and cost.
  28. 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.
  29. The Complete Guide To Retirement Planning For 40-Somethings

    Here is everything you need to know about retirement planning if you are in your 40s.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. Why Marriage Makes Financial Sense

    Getting married has many financial positives. Here are some of them.
  35. 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.
  36. Home Insurance

    Do your eyes glaze over just reading the word? It may not be the most thrilling subject, but it's essential for new homebuyers ...
  37. The Complete Guide To Vacation Properties

    A step by step look at everything you need to know about purchasing vacation properties.
  38. 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.
  39. Ways To Make Insurance Exciting

    If you have no interest in insurance, these practices might make you care.
  40. 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.
  41. Permanent Life Policies: Whole Vs. Universal

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

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

    Don't pay for a plan that won't cover your pearly whites when you need it to.
  44. The Complete Guide To Real Estate Renting

    Everything you need to know about renting property.
  45. Services That Health Insurers Often Decline

    Learning how to navigate health insurance pitfalls will make you a more educated healthcare consumer.
  46. 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 ...
  47. 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. ...
  48. 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. ...
  49. 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.
  50. Why Digital Insurance Is Important

    Don't get caught losing the files on your computer. Here are some insurance policies to think about.
Save Money
  1. 5 Ways To Make Your Home Remodels Pay Off

    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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