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All You Folks Snickering About The Idea Of A Stock-Market Crash Should Read This

They're down!<p>Fortunately, they're not down much. Yet. But one alarming thing about making any negative observation about the stock market these days is that you quickly get heaped with scorn and ridicule. Meanwhile, Wall Street strategists are already one-upping each other in the race to be the …

Stock Markets

Eight ways to make life insurance work for you

I realize that insurance agents get a bad rap. There are few people on the face of the Earth who can be more persistent than an insurance adviser.<p>I often tell the story of the time I met with my own adviser who was trying to sell me a policy. I told him I would sleep on it. He then said: "Tim, that …

Why Health Insurance is Not the Same Thing as Health Care

For most people in the health policy community, the word “coverage” carries a certain emotional power. People without health insurance coverage, we believe, are one bad break away from disability and destitution. Hence, many politicians, researchers, and activists believe that expanding coverage is …

Long-Term Care Insurance Becoming Tougher For Women To Purchase

It’s true that men have always paid more for life insurance then women based simply on the fact that women statistically live longer.<p>A similar pricing structure is about to come to the long-term care insurance industry, only in favor of men this time around, and for the exact same reason.<p>On …

Life insurance: missing details that could leave your family penniless

The terrible consequences of omitting a single detail from an insurance application have been underlined by the tragic case of a father who died …

The Facts on Life Insurance

| <b>source:</b> Jan 26th, 2013<p>Fifty percent of all adults do not have adequate health insurance. I can’t believe this, but I guess I’m being a hypocrite as …

Retirement

How Much Life Insurance Do You Actually Need?

According to LIMRA's 2011 Life Insurance Ownership Study, only one-third of Americans have individual life insurance coverage. While 56% of all …

Personal Finance

Taxes From A To Z (2013): L Is For Life Insurance

<b>L is for Life Insurance.</b><p>Life insurance is one those tricky concepts that make figuring federal income tax so frustrating for taxpayers. That’s because the question “Is life insurance taxable?” is properly answered, “It depends.”<p>Here’s the scoop. Generally, for federal income tax purposes, life …

Do You Need Life Insurance after You Retire?

Some life insurance agents suggest (strongly) that having life insurance after you retire is a great idea. And it is great … for the agents and for …

Retirement

'Dear Mom, I Wish You'd Had Life Insurance'

I live in St. Petersburg, Florida. On May 8th, 2011, my mother, two younger sisters and I drove to a local campsite for our annual Mother's Day …

A Beginner's Guide to Understanding Annuities

Updated August 30, 2017<p>An annuity is an insurance contract. Many people think of an annuity as an investment, but when you purchase an annuity, you …

Medicare News and Updates | Find Comprehensive Medicare Info

Health & Wellness | Tue, May 15, 2018 @ 09:00 AM<p>Posted by Medicare Made Clear<p>Some diseases don’t fight fair. Why do we say that? Well, some diseases …

Retirement

Medicare News and Updates | Find Comprehensive Medicare Info

Medicare Tips & Resources, OEP | Tue, May 01, 2018 @ 09:00 AM<p>Posted by Medicare Made Clear<p>Medicare fraud can be big business for fraudsters and a big …

Health Care

Student uses twelve apps to monitor her every move

Are you one of those people who uses their smartphone to check things like how well you're sleeping, how far you're running, or how much you're drinking?<p>If so, you're part of a growing movement called "Quantified Self" - that's people using technology to analyse their lives.<p>A recent report found …

Consumer Assistance Program - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Many states offer help to consumers with health insurance problems through Consumer Assistance Programs*. (CAPs). Through a federal grant, many …

Some States Will Make It Easier To Get Insurance Answers

Who are you going to call for help when it comes to figuring out your health insurance?<p>Next year, when insurance marketplaces open under the federal health law and many job-based and individual plans have to meet new standards for coverage and costs, chances are that lots of people are going to …

Watch a Cicada Metamorphose

The surprisingly beautiful conclusion to the cicada's life. Also, basically, what HD was made for.<p>You all may have just started to pay attention to cicadas this year, when they're emerging from the ground to mate and die, but filmmaker Samuel Orr has been working on a documentary about the special …