Insurance

  1. How to Outsmart Private Mortgage Insurance

    It's possible to use a second mortgage to avoid this fee, but is it in your best ...
  2. This is the Key to Financial Success

    The earlier you start planning and saving, the better your chances are of living ...
  3. How a Death Benefit in a Variable Annuity Works

    A look at how the death benefit in a variable annuity works.
  4. Homeowner’s Insurance Gaps to Watch Out For

    Wind and flood damage. Sewer backups. Sinkholes. What coverage are you missing that ...
  5. Avoid This Life Insurance Policy Pitfall

    Life insurance policies need to be reviewed regularly to make sure that the beneficiary ...
  6. The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on State ...

    Learn why a substantial increase in Medicaid enrollment may impact state general ...
  1. Will UnitedHealth Beat Earnings Expectations? ...

    The fact that both its earnings and revenue are projected to climb above 15% year ...
  2. Are Icahn and Paulson enough to save AIG?

    After a difficult quarter for AIG, John Paulson and Carl Icahn are taking action ...
  3. 5 Reasons to Pay Attention to UnitedHealth's ...

    Find out why you should care about the financial statements for UnitedHealth Group, ...
  4. Top 5 Companies Owned by American Express (JBLU, ...

    Read about the most important subsidiaries of American Express Company, including ...
  5. How the Affordable Care Act Affects UnitedHealth's ...

    Find out why the public exchanges in the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ...
  6. 3 Financials Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth ...

    Identify several financial sector stocks trading near their 52-week lows that might ...
  1. How HSAs Work

    Health savings accounts are a boon for covering current and future medical expenses, ...
  2. The Finances of (Actual) Retirement

    Now that you’re retired for real, what should you do with your 401(k) and other funds ...
  3. Learn About the Health Insurance Marketplace

    2016 Open Enrollment is Nov. 1 to Jan. 31. Here are five things you should know about ...
  4. Become Your Own Financial Advisor

    If you have some financial know-how, you don’t have to hire someone to advise you ...
  1. Why would a homebuyer need to take out PMI (private mortgage insurance)?

    Learn why some home buyers are required to take out private mortgage insurance (PMI), and how it affects the total monthly ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Why is accidental life insurance so inexpensive?

    Accidental life insurance is an inexpensive way of obtaining life insurance coverage for yourself or someone else in your ...
  4. Can I borrow from my annuity to put a down payment on a house?

    Learn how you can borrow money from an annuity for a house down payment, but also understand why fees and penalties make ...
  1. The 5 Largest U.S. Product Liability Cases

    General Motors has been making headlines again this ear, but it's the type of ...
  2. 5 Household Items You Should Insure

    Your homeowner's insurance doesn't cover everything you own and the items it does ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 5 Most Costly Product Recalls

    The recalls of these products not only affected consumers, but the companies that ...
  5. 6 Ways To Save On Insurance

    Love it or hate it, insurance policies are a necessary expense in everyone's life. ...
  6. 7 Insurance Tricks That Cost You Money

    Not all insurance companies are out to get you, but you should still learn how to ...
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