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Amy Danise

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What Your Choice of Car Insurance Company Says About You

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2012 | 10:16 AM

Your buying habits say a lot about you.

For example, on MSN Living, Rich Maloof makes the case that your car can reveal whether you're a Democrat or Republican: Drive a convertible or a large SUV? You're probably Republican. Honda Civic Hybrid? You are soooo Democrat.

And a...

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Top 10 Twister States

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2012 | 11:09 AM

A natural-disaster -- and damage to your house - can leave you feeling vulnerable. Along with repairs and reconstruction, you may see a long insurance claim stretching out ahead of you. This article, from our sister site, outlines the important steps to take right after a storm.

Preliminary data...

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Five Claims Insurance Companies Want You to Make

(0) Comments | Posted June 23, 2011 | 4:18 PM

Insurance companies are great judges of character. They've spent decades honing their skills at predicting whether you'll crash your car, burn your house down, fall ill or live a shorter-than-average life. That depth of knowledge is based on claims information -- who has made them, how often and how much...
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The 10 Most and Least Expensive 2011 Vehicles to Insure (PHOTOS)

(11) Comments | Posted March 16, 2011 | 5:34 PM's annual rankings of the most and least expensive vehicles to insure demonstrate how smart car choices are often also smart insurance decisions. The best car insurance rates go to vehicles that are practical: minivans and SUVs.

And then are the cars with the outrageous insurance price tags...

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8 big life insurance mistakes to avoid

(2) Comments | Posted January 10, 2011 | 12:00 PM

Life insurance is an important monetary investment, and you don’t want to buy an unsuitable policy or discover that you’ve purchased too much or too little. But if the fear of making a bad life insurance decision is stalling your effort, know that failing to buy...

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What's more dangerous? A surprising look at everyday risks

(1) Comments | Posted December 16, 2010 | 4:41 PM

Buying insurance is all about personal financial "risk management." There are also ways you can reduce your daily risks that you may not have even considered. We asked Fred Kilbourne, actuary with The Kilbourne Company in San Diego, to help us assess the risks we encounter every day....

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Cracking open the biggest life insurance myths

(1) Comments | Posted November 1, 2010 | 7:37 PM

I receive questions daily from consumers who are trying to understand their insurance policies. And for more than a decade of answering questions about auto, home, health and life insurance, the two top questions center on life insurance: How do I find the lost policy of a deceased...

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