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Death of Local Insurance Agents

Dan Karr | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
Dan Karr

The rapidly emerging direct-to-consumer business model will be the death of local insurance agents. Today, we look at the building where the former bo...

5 Financial Advice Givers You Need to Ignore

David A. Dedman | Posted 02.15.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

Who did you turn to? Family, friends, online or your bank?

Financial Advisors v. Insurance Agents: Does One Want to Scam You?

Tim Chen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Tim Chen

A financial advisor and an insurance agent may sell similar products, but they can have very different motives. The worst agents will be beholden to their company's profit margin more than they are to your financial wellbeing.

Zach Carter

Warren Pushes Back On Insurance Deregulation | Zach Carter | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday approved new bipartisan legislation to deregulate the insurance indu...

Zach Carter

Insurance Industry Gets In Line For Deregulation With New Senate Bill | Zach Carter | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Banking Committee is considering a new bill to deregulate insurance agent licensing requirements, drawing ire from consumer a...

Will the Gecko Slay All Insurance Agents?

Don McNay | Posted 06.07.2013 | Business
Don McNay

After 30 years of affiliation with the insurance industry, I have a deep appreciation for insurance agents. I wonder how many will be left five years from now?

Don't Let State Lawmakers Game Obamacare to Benefit the Few

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

In the past, agents and brokers have largely had the insurance marketplace all to themselves. As you can imagine, agents and brokers are not happy that other organizations will be able to help folks "navigate" the health insurance world.

The Simple Health Insurance Solution

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I've had my own angry, screaming battles with my health insurance carrier. It seems everyone I've talked to has had a similar experience. I just don't see them marching on Washington about it.

Products Your Stock Broker and Insurance Agent Hope You'll Never Consider

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

The information disseminated by most stock brokers and advisors, and reinforced by the media, is the blueprint for financial disaster, as many investors now realize.