Insurance

Activity tracker like iPhone or Apple Watch now mandatory for John Hancock life insurance

It will no longer be possible to buy a life insurance policy from John Hancock – one of the largest insurers in the US – without agreeing to use an activity tracker. This can be either a wearable device like an Apple Watch or Fitbit, or a smartphone capable of logging activity, like an iPhone.<p>The …

Apple Watch

B-Mitch breaks down lifetime health insurance for NFL players

B-Mitch discusses how the NFL should seriously consider lifetime health insurance for its athletes.

Health Insurance

Universal Life Insurance, a 1980s Sensation, Has Backfired - WSJ

A popular insurance product of the 1980s and 1990s has come back to bite many older Americans.<p>Universal life was a sensation when it premiered, and for some years it worked as advertised. It included both insurance and a savings account that earns income to help pay future costs and keep the …

Interest Rates

Here Is What to Know About Florida's No-Fault Insurance Laws

The state of Florida’s car insurance laws are notably different from many other states. The state requires all drivers of vehicles with at least four …

Florida

Ant Financial Group to create one brand across its financial products

Ant Financial Services Group has launched a new, single, brand for its technology products and services, Ant Financial Technology.<p>The idea behind the …

Branding

Life insurance: what are the common pitfalls?

Life insurance can be a lifesaver, providing a financial safety net for your dependents and loved ones if the worst should happen.<p>People buy life cover for different reasons, but it is most commonly bought to cover the cost of large ongoing debts and expenses such as a mortgage, or the cost of …

Life Insurance

OPINION: Picking the right car insurance and understanding excesses

Here are answers to common questions about insurance excesses and tips to check on whether you have the right policy.

Car Insurance

Porsche 911 GT3 burns to a crisp at the Nürburgring

Imagine watching your supercar go up in flames while enjoying a day at the Nordschleife.<p>A 991-generation Porsche 911 GT3 had a premature end to its …

Fire Fighting

How Prior Lake boy's strep throat led to a rare and devastating disorder

What started as a typical case of strep throat has turned into a devastating, 18-month battle against a rare disorder for a Minnesota boy and his …

Immune System

N.J. chiropractor owes $500K in back taxes after admitting to evasion charge

Carlo Amato, 57, who ran a practice in Lakewood, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to tax evasion and failure to file a report of foreign …

New Jersey

Ad check: So who's really on the side of insurance companies — Hawley or McCaskill?

<b>WASHINGTON •</b> So who’s really on the side of insurance companies?<p>Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill’s new ad cites her successful battle against breast …

Senate Race

Can Insurance Help Californians Recover From Natural Disasters?

SB30 has bipartisan support in the state, and also enjoys the backing of Southern California Edison and representatives from the insurance …

Insurance Industry

Startup Aims To Be Millennials’ Bank With Cash-Back Debit Card, High Interest On Savings

The personal finance app Empower is throwing the kitchen sink at Millennials to recruit them as users. It’s offering traditional banking features like 1% cash back on debit card transactions and a 1.85% interest savings account, and it has secured $4.5 million in new investment, led by Alexis …

Customers

After Florence, Long Clean Up Now Begins in New Bern

The long clean up effort has begun in places devastated by Florence.<p>Days after Florence hit, towns like New Bern, North Carolina have been left with …

Switzerland

Financial stocks climb as 10-year yield breaches 3%

Banks and insurance companies advance as the 10-year Treasury note yield approaches 3.1%.<p>The 10-year yield breached 3% on Tuesday, the first time …

Business

World Retail Banking Report 2018: Banks Must Respond to Soaring Customer Expectations as Non-Traditional Competition Looms

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 20, 2018--In addition to traditional challenges, retail banks globally are now facing high-impact new forms of competition: the open banking ecosystem, emerging technologies, and soaring customer expectations. This is according to the(WRBR 2018) launched today fromand …

Financial Services

Health Care Is the Sleeper Issue of 2018

Republicans must counter Democratic attacks on pre-existing conditions.<p>The Democrats’ most potent national policy issue in the 2018 midterms is health care, and it’s showing up on TV. One Arizona ad says Martha McSally, the Republican congresswoman running for Senate, “voted to gut protections for …

Health Care

Promo: Earn National Rental Car Executive Status Through American Express

While airline and hotel loyalty programs come with all sorts perks that we know and love, rental car programs don’t always seem to get the same kind …

Loyalty

India Post invites proposal for consultancy on setting up insurance arm

<b>New Delhi:</b> India Post has invited bids to appoint consultant for consultancy on setting up separate insurance services arm, according to official …

The City

Drugmaker sues healthcare corporation; claims diabetic test strip fraud

A pharmaceutical company is suing a pharmacy network that operates in Alabama for fraudulently billing insurance companies for expensive blood …

Customers

Man Buys Car Insurance 1 Hour After Crash, Convicted Of Fraud

The Solano Co. motorist, who got 11-year sentence, even pleaded with the other driver to falsify time of accident, prosecutors said.<p>SOLANO COUNTY, CA …

Car Insurance

The Supreme Court of Finland (KKO) has expressed its concern about the lack of an independent authority that is responsible for issuing statements on medical insurance-related legal disputes.

Harry Harkimo (Now) lauded the proposal, predicting that it would spell the “end of the supremacy of medical insurance doctors”.<p>Timo Keistinen, a …

Finland

Scotland County residents dealing with massive storm in their community

SCOTLAND COUNTY, NC (WMBF) - While bigger towns like Wilmington and Lumberton are dealing with the aftermath of Florence, smaller towns on the border …

Myrtle Beach

Feds shut down Oregon man's website selling fake documents

A federal judge has ordered an Oregon man to stop the online sale or marketing of fake bank statements, fake tax forms, falsified bank statements and …

Selling

Autumn storm ‘hit harder’ than expected

Police along Norway’s West Coast were inundated with calls for help during the night, after hurricane-force winds slammed into the area from Bergen …

Norway

John Hancock to only provide data-driven life insurance

Marianne Harrison, CEO of John Hancock, joins Power Lunch to discuss her company's decision to only sell interactive life insurance policies that …

John Hancock

How to compare Medigap policies

Find out which insurance companies sell Medigap policies in your area.<p>Medigap policies are standardized<p>Every Medigap policy must follow federal and …

Deductible

Judge orders Beaverton business selling 'fake forms' to close

BEAVERTON, OR (KPTV) - A Beaverton-based business touting the sale of “fake forms” was ordered by a federal judge on Monday to cease operations.<p>The …

Oregon

What to Do If You Are Injured on the Job | Times Square Chronicles

What to Do If You Are Injured on the Job<p>Accidents at the workplace can occur when it is least expected hence it is a good idea to always be prepared …

Compensation

Discrepancies in crop insurance claims come to light in Kadapa

Farmers in Kadapa district have claimed crop insurance either for the crop they haven’t cultivated or for the extent of area under cultivation that …

Andhra Pradesh