Insurance Terminology

  1. How Linked Benefit Insurance Policies Work

    Linked benefit policies can be a viable alternative to traditional long-term care ...
  2. Credit (Receivables) Insurance: Does Your Business ...

    This type of insurance will reimburse your business if customers don’t pay their ...
  3. Should You Buy A Life Insurance Disability Rider?

    Does it make sense to pay an additional cost for a waiver of premium rider on a life ...
  4. How to Protect Your Income No Matter What

    What does it mean to insure your income? Here are a variety of ways to do it and ...
  5. 7 Issues to Consider When Determining Life Insurance ...

    Seven issues to consider when buying life insurance to ensure the coverage is tailored ...
  6. Life Insurance With an Increasing Death Benefit

    Why buy a life insurance policy with an increasing rather than level death benefit
  1. Are Icahn and Paulson enough to save AIG?

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

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

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

    Expansion into global markets while focussing on tried and true policies at home ...
  5. Top 5 Car Insurance Companies in Texas (PGR, ...

    Examine the five biggest automobile insurance companies operating in the state of ...
  6. How MetLife Became a Global Insurance Giant

    MetLife is the largest life insurer in the United States. Here's how it has managed ...
  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. Goodwill

    An account that can be found in the assets portion of a company's balance sheet. Goodwill can often arise when one company ...
  2. Return On Invested Capital - ROIC

    A calculation used to assess a company's efficiency at allocating the capital under its control to profitable investments. ...
  3. Law Of Demand

    A microeconomic law that states that, all other factors being equal, as the price of a good or service increases, consumer ...
  4. Cost Of Debt

    The effective rate that a company pays on its current debt. This can be measured in either before- or after-tax returns; ...
  5. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
  6. Stop-Limit Order

    An order placed with a broker that combines the features of stop order with those of a limit order. A stop-limit order will ...
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