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    The Fort McMurray, Canada, fire is a reminder to take these easy steps to protect ...
  2. Don't Miss These Tax Deductions

    Knowing the tax deductions you're entitled to can make or break your bank account. ...
  3. Creating a Risk Management Plan for Your Small ...

    Learn how a complete risk management plan can minimize or eliminate your financial ...
  4. Identifying And Managing Business Risks

    There are a lot of risks associated with running a business, but there are an equal ...
  5. Make This The Year You Get Vacation Insurance

    With a few simple policy additions you can protect your holiday plans from being ...
  6. How To Choose The Right Bond For You

    Bond investing is a stable and low-risk way to diversify a portfolio. However, knowing ...
  1. Why Did Tokio Marine Buy HCC Holdings for $7.5 ...

    Learn about the main reasons Tokio Marine paid $7.5 billion for HCC Holdings, including ...
  2. Property And Casualty Insurance: Things Could ...

    The property and casualty industry is profitable so far in 2010, but it faces sluggish ...
  3. The Annuity Gorilla In The Room

    Regulators are concerned about variable annuities. Should stockholders share in this ...
  1. Introduction To Insurance

    Having the right kind of insurance is a critical component of any good financial ...
  1. 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" ...
  2. How are life insurance proceeds taxed?

    Generally, life insurance death benefits that are paid out to a beneficiary in lump sum are not included as income to the ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. What is the usual profit margin for a company in the insurance sector?

    Learn what the average profit margin is within the insurance industry, and what factors can affect the profitability of an ...
  1. 5 Most Costly Product Recalls

    The recalls of these products not only affected consumers, but the companies that ...
  2. 6 Ways To Save On Insurance

    Love it or hate it, insurance policies are a necessary expense in everyone's life. ...
  3. 8 Steps To Teach Your Partner Household Finances

    Follow these steps to give your partner a clear picture of your household's financial ...
  4. 10 Ways To Prepare For Nature's Worst

    Protect your financial interests from earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, hail, hurricanes, ...
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    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  2. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
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