Insurance

  1. How Warren Buffett made Berkshire Hathaway a World-beater

    It would almost be easier to list the industry sectors in which Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) doesn’t turn gargantuan profits. Railroads? Hardly. BNSF Railway, the 2nd-biggest freight line in North America, is a wholly owned Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary[1].
  2. Obamacare May Reduce Auto Insurance Rates

    A benefit of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may be a drop in car insurance premiums as health care providers shoulder more of the treatment costs tied to accidents and injuries, according to a new report from a leading think-tank. The non-profit Rand Corporation says the rise in the number of people with ...
  3. 7 Ways To Save On Prescription Drugs

    If you have quality insurance you may not notice but if you don’t, you know that the price of prescription drugs is high. Here are seven ways to help reign in the costs.
  4. 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 file their taxes through an eligible preparer.
  5. Is Your Employer-Provided Life Insurance Coverage Enough?

    Learn about the several potential problems involved with obtaining life insurance through your employer.
  6. New Taxes Under The Affordable Care Act

    Find out what you need to know about the 21 new tax changes linked to the ACA.
  7. 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 are still living if they meet certain conditions. Knowing what you get for what you pay can help you to more intelligently purchase these products.
  8. Medicare Vs. Medicaid

    Medicare and Medicaid are often confused with one another, because they are both public health-care programs. This confusion likely arises from the similarities between the two programs. After all, both were created by the U.S. government in 1965, and both are funded by taxpayers.
  9. 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.
  10. Financial New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep

    Start the year off right by evaluating your financial health and setting impactful and achievable goals.
  11. 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 taxes will be affected in the years to come.
  12. 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, where health insurers will have to compete for our business.
  13. Obamacare Update: Canceled Health Plans And Subscriber Options

    The president's latest change to the Affordable Care Act has subscribers choosing between continuing coverage with an out-of-date plan, accepting their insurer’s proposed plan, or finding health insurance somewhere else.
  14. 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 paying for their "free" healthcare?
  15. 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 run, and what will replace it should it fail.
  16. 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 sign-up website.
  17. Don't Fall Victim To These Obamacare Scams

    There are numerous fake Obamacare websites that attempt to look like an insurance exchange, when they are really just individuals trying to take your money and obtain your personal information. Find out how to protect yourself.
  18. Lowering Your Costs For Marketplace Health Insurance Coverage

    Here, we take a look at how you may be able to lower your costs for health insurance coverage in 2014 though the Health Insurance Markerplace.
  19. 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 they rent from may be taking on risks they don’t fully understand.
  20. Essential Health Benefits Under The Affordable Care Act

    Under the Affordable Care Act, certain preventive health services and these 10 essential health benefits are the minimum requirements for many health insurance plans.
  21. How To Choose Between Bronze, Silver, Gold And Platinum Health Insurance Plans

    Here, we explain the different coverage levels within the new Health Insurance Marketplace and help you choose among the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum health insurance plans.
  22. 5 Things You Should Know About The New Health Insurance Marketplace

    Here are five things you should know about the new Health Insurance Marketplace (AKA Health Insurance Exchange), which launches on October 1.
  23. Introduction To The Continuing Claims Report

    This weekly economic release contains important information concerning unemployment levels and insurance.
  24. Retirement: The One Thing Couples Shouldn't Do Together

    Staggering retirement can have both financial and emotional benefits for married couples.
  25. Top 5 Budgeting Questions Answered

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

    Learn the basics about medical equipment companies and how investing in them can benefit growth and value investors alike.
  27. 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 considered when determining auto insurance rates include the driver's accident history, type of car they drive, state, age, gender and marital status.
  28. 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 back into civilian life.
  29. 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.
  30. New Year Planning For Business Owners

    Make a resolution to start your business off on the right foot in the new year.
  31. 8 Qualities That Make A Good Insurance Agent

    Insurance agents must possess each of the following qualities in order to be successful.
  32. Beware These Disaster-Related Scams

    Con artists prey on the weak. Those who just survived a natural disaster can be easy targets.
  33. In Retirement, Snowbirds Leave Cold Weather Behind

    Rather than shivering away their golden years, retirees can fly south to winter in sunny locales.
  34. 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.
  35. Reasons Renting Is Better Than Buying

    Owning a home is much more expensive than renting. Here are the places where the costs differ greatly.
  36. 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 An insurance company is not obligated to renew an insurance policy for one of its policyholders. Should the policyholder have excessive claims or a change in circumstances that ...
  37. 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.
  38. The Benefits Of Retiring Later

    Not only does retiring later give you more time to build your retirement nest eggs, but it may also keep you healthy.
  39. How To Avoid Going Broke After Retirement

    There are many things to consider when planning your retirement, including budgets, taxes and long-term care.
  40. How old should you be to get life insurance?

    There's really no pre-determined age when it suddenly becomes necessary to take out a life insurance policy. However, if there are people who depend on your income - especially children or a spouse - there's a major benefit to taking out a policy when you're young.
  41. 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 high-priced items.
  42. The Hidden Costs Of Wedding Insurance

    Weddings don't always go smoothly. Here's how you can protect yourself from things backfiring.
  43. 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 that applies to a car or truck while it is in use. In addition to accident insurance, comprehensive insurance will generally cover damage to an automobile that didn't stem from ...
  44. How Insurers Decide Your Auto Insurance Rate

    Shopping around for auto insurance rates is the first step to finding competitive auto insurance rates.
  45. 6 Things That Spike Your Auto Insurance

    Several factors can cause your auto insurance to rise. Knowing what these are can help you find the best deal.
  46. Can I Get Life Insurance?

    Find out what you can do to get the coverage you need for the right price.
  47. Selecting And Managing Insurance Payouts

    Find out which settlement option is right for you before you recieve your funds.
  48. Is Loan Protection Insurance Right For You?

    This coverage can keep you from defaulting on your loans when you're in financial trouble.
  49. 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.
  50. Will Filing An Insurance Claim Raise Your Rates?

    An accident can mean higher insurance costs - even if it wasn't your fault.
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