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Life Insurance: Perception v. Reality

Many insurance companies are changing and enhancing life products aimed at the employee benefits market right now.<p>This creates new opportunities for …

Retirement

Claims & Risk Management Services

A service experience to make your life easier.<p>We understand your time is valuable, so our services are designed to minimize the demands of insurance …

5 Reasons Why It’s (Super) Smart for Women to Get Life Insurance—or More of It

One of the most harrowing experiences I’ve ever had was during the sixth month of my pregnancy. My husband was out late, hadn’t called, and I was, of …

Nature or Nurture? Why Women Don't Save for Retirement

The good news coming out of this year's "New Retirement Mindscape City Pulse Index," an <b>annual survey</b> conducted by Ameriprise Financial Services, is …

Four Uses for Life Insurance You Never Thought Of

We all know the drill about death and taxes. For the first, there's life insurance. But it may surprise some to know that a life policy can also be a …

20 Creative Ways to Use Life Insurance

The majority of people who buy <b>life insurance</b> usually do so to provide income replacement for their families.<p>…but, did you know that there are <b>many</b> …

Americans Have So Much Debt They're Taking It to The Grave

New numbers show how much and what kind of debt.<p>Americans will likely take their debt to the grave.<p>New data shows that 73% of American consumers die …

You're Going to Spend $280,000 on Interest in Your Lifetime

And a lot more in some states.<p>The typical American consumer will fork over an average of $279,002 in interest payments during the course of his or …

Personal Finance

How Much Do Americans Pay In Interest On Their Debt?

This chart released quarterly by the Federal Reserve presents several learning opportunities:<p><b>Lesson 1</b>: Mortgage debt far exceeds all other consumer …

23 Consumer Spending Statistics That Will Surprise You

What is the average monthly household expense and how much do we spend on clothing per month? How much money is flowing in and out? Read on for 23 …

American Household Credit Card Debt Statistics: 2017 - NerdWallet

Footnotes<p>[1] This $931 billion total is a NerdWallet-adjusted version of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Household Debt and Credit report …

Personal Finance

How The Average U.S. Consumer Spends Their Paycheck

If you're already thinking ahead to your 2018 budget, it may be helpful to look back on previous years to understand where money has previously been …

How to Have the Life Insurance Conversation With Your Partner

LearnVest<p>Posted on May 1, 2013<p>Talking about life insurance can be awkward. After all, it’s based around an uncomfortable fact: One day you won’t be …

The 1 Consequence of the Pay Gap You May Not Be Prepared For

Being underpaid could have a big effect on your long-term financial plan. MoreThe post The 1 Consequence of the Pay Gap You May Not Be Prepared For …

Retirement Savings by Age: How Do You Compare?

You asked us how much, according to a nationwide survey by LearnVest and Chase Blueprint conducted in 2012, people had saved in their retirement …

The Troubling News About Student Loan Forgiveness

Why borrowers who thought they were eligible for this government program may no longer be. MoreThe post The Troubling News About Student Loan …

Life Insurance 101

There are so many ways to be a good spouse and parent: washing the dishes unasked, supporting your family's <b></b>ambitions and dreams, throwing a surprise …

'I Sure Could Have Used Life Insurance': 3 True Stories

Life insurance is one of those things—you don’t want to learn how important it is once it’s too late.<p>But that doesn’t mean we know all the right things to do when it comes to getting a policy.<p>According to a nationwide study conducted by LearnVest and Guardian, over a third of respondents, if they …

Basic concepts of insurance

Insurance is an economic institution that allows the transfer of financial risk from an individual to a pooled group of risks by means of a two-party …

Fearless Thinking: The Power of Unconventional Thought

If the HR profession coheres around an accepted purpose<i>,</i> it can become more aggressive, proactive, and bold. A shared sense of purpose enables faster …

Innovation

Unconventional Thinking: How Neurodiversity Benefits the Tech Community

On April 5th, MassTLC Trustee Dan Bricklin, President of Software Garden and “Father of the Spreadsheet,” along with a line-up of other creative …

Autism

Net Neutrality: A Victory for Digital Innovation

It’s the quintessential Silicon Valley fairy tale. In the autumn of 1998, two students went about formally incorporating a company that was to spend …

In another brilliant move, IBM just budgeted $1 billion to take down EMC

IBM IBM CEO Ginni Rometty On Tuesday, IBM announced that it is investing $1 billion over the next five years in a hot new area of enterprise tech …

Verizon warns enterprise cloud users of 48-hour shutdown

Verizon is warning users of its new cloud service to brace for a two-day outage late this week.<p>The company confirmed this afternoon that its new …

Why your smart goals will fail (unless you do this one thing).

It’s happening. The weather has changed, malls are full, ads are pushing Christmas, and we haven’t wrapped up 2014 yet. Ugh.<p>Maybe, like me, you have …

Angry Birds

Warren Buffett's 25-5 Rule: How To Master Your Life In Your 20s

With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the …

Self-improvement

5 Things Every Meeting is Doomed Without

Jason Shah, CEO of Do.com, which recently launched a tool promising less-painful meetings, may have spent hundreds of hours speaking to knowledge …

10 Rules to Being a VP of Sales in a Startup

• If you come from a large software company, don’t implement their methodology. It isn’t going to work in a startup. Literally 100% failure rate. Let …

Startups