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Black box car insurance saves you a "staggering amount" but comes with huge restrictions - is it really worth it?

The average comprehensive car insurance policy will set you back £478 a year.<p>That’s according to the latest data from the Association of British …

What you need to know about private health insurance - Focus - ABC Radio

When you sift through your annual bills is private health insurance the one that hurts the most?<p>The cost varies depending on your level of cover but …

Health Care

Scoot vs Jetstar vs Air Asia vs SQ Travel Insurance – Is it Worth Buying?

Booking a flight online these days is less about making sure you get what you want than making sure you opt out of what you don’t want.<p>Whether you’re …

Do You Need Mortgage Protection Life Insurance?

Closing on the on the purchase of your first home is a major accomplishment. However, with this feeling of satisfaction comes a lot of work. In …

Personal Finance

Trump Proposes Bigger Role for Skimpy Insurance, Undermining Obamacare

The Trump administration is proposing to expand the availability of short-term insurance plans, offering a cheaper health coverage option for …

Still putting off buying cyber insurance?

Will cyber liability insurance become more widespread among dealerships? Considering the number of security breaches across many industries today, it …

Liability Insurance

These are the Next Big Things in Insurtech Believes this Insurance Top Honcho

It is important to embrace technology which brings efficiency and improves customer experience<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Gone are the days when the insurance industry struggled to find customers even though the agents were going from …

Cutting out these 15 expenses will you save you $9,650.34

When it comes to living expenses, the truth is that most Americans live on a very thin margin. Seventy-eight percent of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck to make ends meet, according to CareerBuilder. The good news is that if you take a closer look at how you live, you're likely to find …

Four ways to pay less taxes now

Four ways to pay less taxes now<p>Updated: 11:16 AM EST Feb 28, 2018<p>Hide Transcript Show Transcript<p>WEBVTT THEO: WELCOME BACK.ERIC BROTMAN, CERTIFIED>> …

Budget 2018: Urgent need for research, regulation and innovation in health insurance

The national health protection scheme announced in the 2018 Budget is a remarkable health insurance plan being offered anywhere in the world. Planned …

How To Use Life Insurance To Pay Your Student Loans

I’ve never thought of life insurance as something relevant to my current financial position. As a student accruing loans and not able to save much, life insurance is one of the last things I think about. I know the basics of life insurance: you pay a monthly fee (or something similar) and when a …

Personal Finance

Cybersecurity helps keep hospital patients safe and healthy

The Hippocratic Oath remains a rite of passage for medical students, who often take a modernized version of the oath when graduating medical school.

Depression is a physical illness which could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists suggest

Depression could be treated using anti-inflammatory drugs, scientists now believe, after determining that it is a physical illness caused by a faulty immune system.<p>Around one in 13 people in Britain suffers from anxiety or depression and last year the NHS issued 64.7 million prescriptions for …

Immune System

Some Harvey-battered homeowners thought skipping flood insurance was low-risk gamble

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas — Before he and his wife bought their comfortable red-brick house in this well-heeled Houston suburb, Michael Granberry recalled one of the first questions he asked his real estate agent before settling on the home: Will it flood?<p>The agent assured the couple before the biggest …

Extreme Weather

After Harvey, flood insurance needs reform

CONGRESS MUST be generous in helping to repair the damage, to lives and to property, from Hurricane Harvey. The full extent of the destruction may not be known for a long time but is evidently catastrophic, just as the damage wrought by Katrina and Sandy was. Even as they demonstrate that they have …

Long-Term-Care Insurance Gets a Makeover

Once you or a family member starts having trouble with everyday activities, such as preparing meals and showering alone, you might need some …

Best Ways to Get College Student Insurance and Save Money

3 Ways to Get College Student Insurance and Save Money<p>Updated September 01, 2017<p>Do you need to buy specific insurance to cover college students while …

Personal Finance

After Katrina, I fled to Houston. Now I'm reliving the nightmare.

I didn't think another storm could be so bad. I was wrong.<p>After Hurricane Katrina hit, some 100,000 New Orleans residents decided to stay in the Houston area to rebuild their lives. I was one of them, driving in bumper to bumper traffic heading to a new city, leaving my house behind me.<p>Now, 12 …

Hurricane Harvey Shows How Bad Flood Insurance Is in the U.S.

Over 50 inches of rain has fallen in less than a week in Houston—which exceeds the city’s annual average—and southwest Louisiana was shared in the …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact The Insurance Industry

If you’re like most people, calling an insurance company isn’t among your favorite activities. That’s because the insurance industry is one of the least innovative areas for customer experience, meaning that customers typically come away from their interactions disappointed and dissatisfied. …

Artificial Intelligence

Department of Risk Management & Insurance

The Department of Risk Management & Insurance is a world leader in risk management scholarship and education.<p>With one of the largest research …

Risk Management

To Fix the ACA, We Do Not Need a Public Option, We Need a Private Extraction

If we want to fix the Affordable Care Act, we can't spend more federal dollars trying to out-compete an industry that is more than twice as strong as …

Obamacare and Trumpcare Both Ignore This Massive Underlying Healthcare Issue

Who knew healthcare could be so complicated? Apparently not the president or Congress, as both are struggling to reach a consensus as to what to do with the future of healthcare in America.<p>Obamacare, which is officially known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and was signed into law by Barack Obama …

Canadian business must prepare for insurance in the age of climate change

<i>Dominic Clarke is partner, insurance practice, at Blaney McMurtry LLP in Toronto.</i><p>As Canadian business has discovered, the threat of global warming is no longer confined to disappearing icebergs and distant islands. Today, the risks hit much closer to home.<p>The 2013 Alberta floods and the 2016 Fort …

Obamacare’s Insurance Mandates Should Be The First Thing To Go

In 2014, Obamacare took effect. That year Line 61 in the “Other Taxes” section of our beloved 1040 tax form began to read: “61 Health care: …

For us, product will be the driver and we will use technology for distribution

Get ready for a new insurance company, Acko General Insurance. It has received in principle regulatory clearance to launch a general insurance …

Should you keep paying for life insurance after retirement?

<b>Conventional wisdom suggests you don’t need life insurance during retirement. By this point, the children are likely grown and financially</b> …

Who’s at fault when your self-driving car crashes?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>One day we’ll be able to let go of the wheel and truly let a computer do the driving. It’s …

What happens to US health insurance if the hasty Republican overhaul fails?

It’s no given that the top-secret health care plan being pondered by US Senate Republicans will be enacted, given the ideological divides within the party on basic issues like how much the government should subsidize health care. The bill isn’t popular with the American public and appears likely to …

The government's own rules are blocking people from getting off of disability

The Social Security Disability Insurance program provides benefits to nearly 8.8 million who can no longer work due to illness or injury. This …