Insurance Terminology

  1. Using Indexed Universal Life for Retirement Income

    Designed properly, indexed universal life insurance can be a great way to save for ...
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    Anthem and Cigna are facing opposition to their merger from California's Insurance ...
  3. 5 Best Car Insurance Providers for Retirees

    Some insurers offer discounts and resources that can significantly lower auto insurance ...
  4. Allstate Stock To Trade Ex-Dividend (ALL)

    Allstate will send its dividend payment on July 1 to shareholders of record as of ...
  5. How a Death Benefit in a Variable Annuity Works

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

    Wind and flood damage. Sewer backups. Sinkholes. What coverage are you missing that ...
  1. Regulators Tell DOJ to Block Anthem-Cigna Deal ...

    Anthem and Cigna are facing opposition to their merger from California's Insurance ...
  2. Allstate Stock To Trade Ex-Dividend (ALL)

    Allstate will send its dividend payment on July 1 to shareholders of record as of ...
  3. Are Icahn and Paulson enough to save AIG?

    After a difficult quarter for AIG, John Paulson and Carl Icahn are taking action ...
  4. Hartford Financial Services: An Activist Investment ...

    Read about the famous and profitable 2012 clash between activist hedge fund manager ...
  5. Aflac: How This Giant Insurer Makes Money

    One of America's largest insurers is also one of Japan's largest. See how Aflac became ...
  6. Prudential Financial's Profits Run on this Product

    Expansion into global markets while focussing on tried and true policies at home ...
  1. The Finances of (Actual) Retirement

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

    2016 Open Enrollment is Nov. 1 to Jan. 31. Here are five things you should know about ...
  1. What's the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental ...

    Both Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income are administered by the Social Security Administration, ...
  2. Does renters insurance cover personal injuries?

    Learn what kind of coverage renters insurance provides against personal injury, and find out how to get discounts when shopping ...
  3. Does renters insurance cover jewelry?

    Learn what kind of coverage renters insurance provides for your jewelry, and find out what steps you can take to optimize ...
  4. Why might landlords require renters insurance?

    Learn why landlords may require tenants have renters insurance, and find out what type of coverage landlords can request ...
Hot Definitions
  1. AAA

    The highest possible rating assigned to the bonds of an issuer by credit rating agencies. An issuer that is rated AAA has ...
  2. GBP

    The abbreviation for the British pound sterling, the official currency of the United Kingdom, the British Overseas Territories ...
  3. Diversification

    A risk management technique that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The rationale behind this technique ...
  4. European Union - EU

    A group of European countries that participates in the world economy as one economic unit and operates under one official ...
  5. Sell-Off

    The rapid selling of securities, such as stocks, bonds and commodities. The increase in supply leads to a decline in the ...
  6. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

    An acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. It has been speculated that by 2050 these four ...
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