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How the rich spoil their kids: too much cash, too soon

With great wealth comes a conundrum: How do you pass down money to the next generation without them squandering it?<p>Some of the best strategies to ensure an inheritance doesn't spoil your children or grandchildren may not show up in textbook estate-planning sessions, experts say.<p>One method is …

Financial advice from 12-year-old who's already saving income for a house or business

Brisbane schoolgirl Riata Baker is 12, and she is already saving her hard-earned cash for a house or shares in a business.<p>The youngster said she was …

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

IDG Contributor Network: Taking to the skies – using drones in the insurance industry

When it comes to digital transformation in the financial industry, insurance companies have been lagging far behind in some ways. Encumbered with …

Car Insurance

Disaster-Proof Your Retirement Plan

It's an unfortunate fact of life, but disasters happen. How you prepare for them makes a huge difference. Here's how to protect yourself from two of …

Why the 4% Withdrawal Rule Is Wrong

If you think it’s because retirees should withdraw less than 4% to make their nest eggs last, that's not quite it. In fact, maybe they could withdraw …

What is an Exchange Traded Fund? (Psst... It's a Pretty Simple Way to Invest for Retirement)

If you do not entirely know what is an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)… it may be well worth your while to find out.<p>ETFs have become very popular …

Your Neighbor's Burst Pipe Damages Your Townhouse. Now What?

It can take a while to sort out who's at fault, but if you file a claim with your insurer, it will ensure you get the money to make repairs.<p>Q<i>I read</i> …

Health Care

How to Save for Retirement in the Gig Economy

The traditional nine-to-five job is increasingly giving way to freelancing and side businesses. According to Intuit, the gig economy now accounts for …

Retirement

Too Many Older Patients Get Cancer Screenings

Elena Altemus is 89 and has dementia. She often forgets her children’s names, and sometimes can’t recall whether she lives in Maryland or Italy.<p>Mrs. Altemus, who entered a nursing home in November, was screened for breast cancer this summer. “If the screening is not too invasive, why not?” asked …

Cancer

Amazon is coming. Game over for the insurance industry?

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Choosing Your Cyber Insurance Policy

The recent well publicized data breaches of Equifax, Uber and other companies underscore the need for businesses of all sizes to protect themselves …

"Cheated and Lied to": How Insurers and Manufacturers Mask the Truth About High Drug Prices

(Photo: AndrijTer / Getty Images)Frustrated by the ever-increasing price of insulin, advocates for people living with diabetes decided to educate …

Pharma

Insurance Is Changing In A Big Way That Will Affect You: Here Is What You Need To Know | Inc.com

The insurance industry as we know it is undergoing a huge change - representing perhaps the biggest transformation in over a century - and that change will affect you. Here is what you need to know:<p><b>A New Firm Arrives With A Totally New Model, New Offerings, And Lower Costs</b><p>A young firm called …

Health Care

Elderly couple's plight over expiring life insurance a 'timely reminder' to others, say Kiwi experts

New Zealand insurance experts say an Australian case where a couple has been told their life insurance will expire soon unless they die is a timely …

Personal Finance

4 Billion People At Risk Of Being Infected With The Fastest Growing Mosquito-Borne Disease

<b>What is the fastest growing mosquito-borne disease in the world? (HINT: It’s not Zika!)</b><p>Zika and Yellow Fever have been vying for the spot of the most talked about insect-borne disease lately, but one mosquito-borne disease has been consistently spreading over the past 50 years. <b>Dengue is ranked by</b> …

Public Health

3 Serious Problems With the 4% Retirement Rule

The "4% rule" is extremely handy and can help you figure out how much to save for retirement -- but it could also be dangerous, if you're not aware …

20 Retirement Stats That Will Blow You Away

These facts and figures will likely impress you -- or depress you. See how far your retirement savings might take you and how you can beef up your …

Retirement

Risky online dating apps putting your privacy in danger

If you weren't nervous enough about the prospect of meeting a complete stranger after connecting on an online dating app, there's something else to …

Apps

Advice for boomers who fear running out of money in retirement more than death

While we all share concerns about our financial future, the baby boomer generation is seemingly feeling better about retirement.<p>According to a new study, “Generations Ahead,” from Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, more than seven in 10 baby boomers (72%) said they feel financially …

What to Do When You Get a Cancelation Non-Payment Letter From Insurance

How Do I Stop My Insurance Policy From Being Canceled for Non-Payment?<p>Take Action Immediately<p>Updated October 12, 2016<p>How did this happen? You thought …

How to Get Group Health Insurance Without an Employer Plan

Membership Organizations and Health Insurance<p>Learn How to Get Group Health Insurance Through a Membership Organization<p>Updated March 26, 2018<p>Most …

Health Care

Should You Invest or Pay Off Debt?

Comparing your cost of borrowing to your expected return is only part of the decision.<p>Is it better to invest or pay off debt? Unfortunately, there's …

InfoSec Pros Among Worst Offenders of Employer Snooping

A majority of IT security professionals admit to trolling through company information unrelated to their work -- even sensitive material.<p>IT security …

Information Security