Dealing with insurance is one of the least pleasant parts of getting your finances together, because we all know we need back up plans in place, but it's tough to figure out exactly what is both best and the most economical.
If you collect speeding tickets like a magnet collects metal and are on a first-name basis with the staff at your local body shop, it should be no surprise that you pay a lot more for auto insurance.
It struck me that we Americans have lost something. Ironically the market has limited some of our freedom. But it is more than being able to dive off a springboard. Over exposure to the message that things are dangerous and we need to be stopped from doing them because they are uninsurable has had a more pernicious effect
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Peruvian Amazon forests disappear, so does this insect, and webs of amazing be...
While it is likely true that some colleges and universities may not endure, the teaching of a broad non-professional curriculum will always be needed.
Many of us have had questions about our coverage. How do I select a doctor or other practitioner from my health plan's list of providers? What kind of care comes free of additional costs, and when may I be charged out-of-pocket payments - and how much will those payments be?
Insurance is having a close link up with uncertainty. As people can't see their future they try to protect with some insurance policy. Whether it is a nonliving product like a car or it about our own health, we don't want take any chances and hence we go to shop for an insurance.
We tend to use the Internet and view it as a sort of alternative reality where there are no repercussions for our words. After all, it's "just the Internet." As my platform gets larger and larger, I realize more and more that what we do on the Internet does, indeed, have an impact on our offline lives.
Taking an accounting of liabilities and expenses -- ie. what's owed -- is an essential first step to taking full financial control. In the case of divorce, which spouse will continue to pay for certain expenses is typically decided in the settlement.
Have you ever made a list of all our personal risks and vulnerabilities? It can be a shocking undertaking. But corporations across America are now required to do "enterprise risk management" (ERM) studies. And so should you.
When a 12-year old boy armed with soda meets an expensive painting, guess who wins? It's not the painting, the displaying museum, or the insurance company, that's for sure.
As a science writer, I am only too familiar with jargon as a way to intimidate and confuse the public. Often, and not by accident, terms are abused and conflated to hide data cherry-picking, if not totally false claims.
New data, with help from Google, illustrate unprecedented -- and until now, largely overlooked -- forest loss in Southeast Asia and West Africa, among other hotspots.
I have recently seen a spate of advertisements from "Securefamily.org." that attempts to discredit the work being done on pending fiduciary rules and ...
Insuring crops against unforeseen weather events is a standard practice among farmers in rich countries. Traditional insurance is either unavailable or is very expensive in many developing countries, leaving small farmers particularly vulnerable.
No matter how much you want to protect the privacy of someone receiving a structured settlement, someone else with a fancy computer or data mining program is going to find them and make them an offer to buy their payments.