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Paying Your (Un)Fair Share on Tax Day

Martha Burk | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

We keep hearing that if corporations have to pay more taxes, the economy will suffer, because they won't hire more workers. Well, if you hadn't noticed, for the last five years they've hardly been on a hiring spree.

Final Expense Insurance

Francis Levy | Posted 11.06.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

MetLife was advertising for "final expense insurance" on CNN the other day. A 30's something woman is talking to her 60's something mother. "Let's ma...

Newlywed? How To Maximize Your Insurance For Every Stage of Life (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 10.09.2013 | Business

Getting married, having kids and buying a house are a few of the major milestones that you may experience in your life. And while many of these life s...

John Cena Brings WrestleMania to SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Twelve-time WWE World Champion John Cena joined What's Trending at the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge to talk some smack about The Rock, tease WrestleMania 29 and share how he engages with fans on Twitter and YouTube.

MetLife Sues Morgan Stanley

The Huffington Post | D.M. Levine | Posted 04.27.2012 | Business

Insurance giant MetLife is suing Morgan Stanley for fraud. The suit, filed in state court in New York on Wednesday, seeks $757 million over reside...

Walmart Executive Resigns From MetLife Board Amid Scandal

Posted 04.24.2012 | Business

The former CEO of Walmart de Mexico has resigned from the board of directors of a major life insurance company amid claims that Walmart de Mexico syst...

No, Social Security Is Not Broke

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business

There's good reason to doubt that the Trojan Horse entered Troy on this very date in 1184 BC, but there's no doubt you need to know seven and one half...

America's Largest Life Insurer Settles 'Death Master' Probe

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2012 | Business

April 23 (Reuters) - MetLife Inc, the largest life insurer in the United States, will pay $500 million to settle a multi-state investigation into cl...

Contrary To Prediction, Post 50s Are Actually Retiring: Study

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Although many experts have been predicted that midlifers would opt to remain in the workforce long after retirement age, a rising number of them are c...

Fed Fines Big Banks For Alleged Foreclosure Abuse

AP | DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve said Monday that it plans to fine eight additional U.S. bank holding companies for improperly foreclosing on homeown...

BofA May Get To Move Its $8.5 Billion Settlement Back To State Court

Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

(JONATHAN STEMPEL, Reuters) - An appeals court on Tuesday granted an appeal of a controversial ruling that moved consideration of Bank of America ...

With Metlife Deal, GE Takes On $7.5 Billion In Consumer Banking Deposits

Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

(BEN BERKOWITZ and TANYA AGRAWAL, Reuters) - General Electric Co jumped into the retail deposits business on Tuesday, buying the online bank fro...

Post50s Embrace 'Encore' Careers

USA Today | Sandra Block | Posted 11.23.2011 | Fifty

Lara Hara, 56, an engineer at Intel in Cupertino, Calif., isn't ready to retire, but he wants a break from his high-pressure job. Like many Boomers, h...

Will The Madison Avenue Clock Tower Turn Into A Marriot?

Posted 12.26.2011 | New York

By Craig Carmin, Wall Street Journal Marriott International Inc. has agreed to buy Manhattan's famous Clock Tower building, raising the prospect th...

Getting Going: Funding The Post-Pension Retirement

wsj.com | KAREN BLUMENTHAL | Posted 12.24.2011 | Fifty

The great scramble for retirement income is coming. Are you ready? Many aren't....

BofA's Huge Mortgage Settlement Challenged By Bondholders

Posted 09.04.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Jonathan Stempel) - A group of bondholders plans to challenge Bank of America Corp's $8.5 billion settlement with holders in soured mort...

Life Insurers Subpoenaed By New York AG Over Customer Payouts

Posted 09.04.2011 | Business

New York Attorney General has issued subpoenas to at least nine leading life insurers to examine whether the firms have adequately ensured payouts...

Government Sale Of AIG Stock Could Be Halted If Deemed Unprofitable

Posted 07.12.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Ben Berkowitz and Clare Baldwin) - American International Group and the Treasury on Wednesday said they will sell around $9 billion in A...

States Loosen Insurance Rules To Woo Business

The New York Times | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH and LOUISE STORY | Posted 07.09.2011 | Business

Companies looking to do business in secret once had to travel to places like the Cayman Islands or Bermuda. Today, all it takes is a trip to Vermon...

Teens Say 5 Or More Drinks A Day No Big Deal

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 06.06.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON -- Downing five or more alcoholic drinks nearly every day isn't seen as a big problem for many of the nation's teens, says a new report. W...

Following Floods, MetLife Brings Life to Budapur Village, Pakistan

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

MetLife, which closed its acquisition of Alico late last year, is set to rebuild an entire village in Pakistan in less than six months following the disaster.

Government Recovers Large Chunk Of TARP Money

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New York (Reuters) - American International Group (AIG.N) repaid another $6.9 billion of its bailout on Tuesday, the U.S. Treasury said. With ...

How Some Life Insurers Deny Paying Benefits

Bloomberg | David Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jane Pierce spent nine years struggling alongside her husband, Todd, as he fought cancer in his sinus cavity. The treatments were working. Then, in Ju...

AIG To Repay $37 Billion In Bailout Funds

AP | STEPHEN BERNARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — AIG said Monday it raised nearly $37 billion from the divestment of two foreign insurance units and will use that money to repay a go...

Banks Are Scamming Dead Soldiers' Families

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Allen Smith

Banks that used to distribute SGLI funds are apparently engaging in a shameless scam that uses SGLI money entitled to Gold Star families to make profits for themselves.