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  2. Who Should Buy a Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance ...

    Guaranteed issue life insurance policies have added costs and reduced benefits that ...
  3. What Is Mode of Premium?

    Your decision on how frequently to make life insurance payments, or your mode of ...
  4. The 10 Best Life Insurance Companies for Veterans

    There are certain companies that cater to the needs of military veterans and have ...
  5. Cash Value vs. Surrender Value: What Is the Difference?

    How much you actually receive from the cash value of your life insurance policy is ...
  6. Donate Your Body. Save on Your Funeral

    Funeral costs can be a strain on your loved ones. Donating your body to science is ...
  1. Insurance, Excess Insurance and Reinsurance: ...

    Understanding the differences might help you avoid being overinsured or underinsured. ...
  2. The Reinsurance Industry: An Inside Look (BRK.A)

    Warren Buffett has a major influence on the global reinsurance market, which has ...
  3. Third Point Reinsurance Notes Largest Profit ...

    Third Point Reinsurance saw a tripling of net income in the second quarter of 2016 ...
  4. Regulators Tell DOJ to Block Anthem-Cigna Deal ...

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

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

    After a difficult quarter for AIG, John Paulson and Carl Icahn are taking action ...
  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. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  2. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  3. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  4. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  5. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
  6. Retained Earnings

    Retained earnings is the percentage of net earnings not paid out as dividends, but retained by the company to be reinvested ...
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