Insurance Terminology

  1. How a Death Benefit in a Variable Annuity Works

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

    Wind and flood damage. Sewer backups. Sinkholes. What coverage are you missing that ...
  3. How Linked Benefit Insurance Policies Work

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

    This type of insurance will reimburse your business if customers don’t pay their ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  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. Physical Capital

    Physical capital is one of the three main factors of production in economic theory. It consists of manmade goods that assist ...
  2. Reverse Mortgage

    A type of mortgage in which a homeowner can borrow money against the value of his or her home. No repayment of the mortgage ...
  3. Labor Market

    The labor market refers to the supply and demand for labor, in which employees provide the supply and employers the demand. ...
  4. Demand Curve

    The demand curve is a graphical representation of the relationship between the price of a good or service and the quantity ...
  5. Goldilocks Economy

    An economy that is not so hot that it causes inflation, and not so cold that it causes a recession. This term is used to ...
  6. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
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