Insurance

4 Things to Watch for When Buying Life Insurance -- The Motley Fool

Here's what you need to know before buying a life insurance policy.<p>If you have people depending on you and your income, having a good life insurance …

Life Insurance

They Got Hurt At Work — Then They Got Deported

At age 31, Nixon Arias cut a profile similar to many unauthorized immigrants in the United States. A native of Honduras, he had been in the country for more than a decade and had worked off and on for a landscaping company for nine years. The money he earned went to building a future for his family …

News (U.S.)

UnitedHealth Names a New CEO

UnitedHealth Group (unh) said on Wednesday president David Wichmann will become the company's chief executive, succeeding Stephen Hemsley, who is …

UnitedHealth

20 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time, Money & Stress

Experienced travellers know that everything from overpriced flights and foreign transaction fees to the dreaded middle seat can put a serious damper …

Car Insurance

Texas governor signs controversial ‘rape insurance’ abortion coverage into law

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a bill Tuesday afternoon, approved by the Senate over the weekend, that would prohibit all insurance companies from …

Rights & Freedoms

How clever car insurers hike prices just as your old policy is about to expire - the best time to shop around for the cheapest deal

Shopping around for car insurance cover a week before the policy’s start date can produce significantly bigger savings than doing so on the start …

Car Insurance

Doctors, Not Insurance Companies, Should Take Medical Decisions

Insurers are refusing to cover prescribed treatments, even when patients have paid their premiums.

Health Care

Obamacare is about to get some much-needed good news

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval will announce that Centene, a low-cost health insurer, will enter the Obamacare markets in 14 rural Nevada counties that previously had no insurer for 2018, according to the Nevada Independent.<p>The Independent reports Sandoval will make a statement about the decision …

Business

Texas bans all insurance coverage for abortions, forcing women to take out 'rape insurance'

Texas has introduced a new law forcing women to pay a premium for health insurance to cover abortions – dubbed ‘rape insurance’.<p>Senators approved the …

Rights & Freedoms

How Many Keywords Can A Single Page Rank For?

Let’s say you are trying to write a page on auto insurance. You may have 2 or 3 main keywords you are targeting, such as “car insurance and auto …

Car Insurance

Admiral profits rise despite higher cost of personal injury claims

The insurer Admiral pushed up pre-tax profits by 2 per cent in the first half despite the impact of an unexpectedly large adjustment this year to a …

BRIEF-Inditrade Capital says IRDAI grants life insurance broking business license to unit

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Inditrade Capital Ltd ICLI.BO<p>* Grant of life insurance broking business license to Inditrade Insurance Broking by Insurance …

Health Insurance CEO On New CBO Report

Independence Blue Cross President and CEO Daniel Hilferty talks with Ailsa Chang about the Congressional Budget Office's latest report on payments the federal government makes to insurance companies.

Health Insurance

The push for faster aid to developing countries

In late September and early October last year Hurricane Matthew smashed through the Caribbean. Winds of up to 145 miles per hour killed hundreds of …

World Bank

New health insurance perk: free Apple Watches?

Prepare yourself to ship a brand-new healthy duo really hard: Aetna and Apple. And the health-insurance company’s customers may soon receive a fancy …

Health Insurance

This State’s New Abortion Law Is So Awful It’s Being Called “Rape Insurance”

The photo is telling. Three white men: one, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, sits, proudly displaying a newly signed law, while the other two flank him. …

Rights & Freedoms

How to Handle a Large, Unexpected Medical Bill

Financial professionals advise consumers to ask for a discount, question charges and move quickly to arrange payment plans<p>By<p>Veronica Dagher<p>Veronica Dagher<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@VeronicaDagher<p>Veronica.Dagher@dowjones.com<p>When clients worry about how they’re going to afford a big or …

Personal Finance

B.C. drivers could get insurance discount for using phone-disabling apps

British Columbia’s public auto insurance provider is considering a discount for drivers who use digital driving habit monitors or install app-based …

Car Insurance

Savvy Travelers Always Take These 8 Documents on the Road (From Essentials to Potential Sanity Savers)

List lovers — this is for you.<p>You want to maintain a sense of spontaneity to keep travel feeling light and liberating. But staying organized and …

Travel Insurance

Can My Boss Make Me Pay The Tax On My Great Health Plan? Maybe Yes

Support the news<p>Do I have to pay the health law's so-called "Cadillac tax" because I have good health insurance?When can I get Trumpcare plans for my …

Health Care

Admiral shares slide despite rise in profits

Insurer Admiral fell to the bottom of the FTSE 100 in early trade after disappointing analysts with its results for the first half of the year.<p>Shares plunged 7pc to £20.25 after the company posted a slight rise in pre-tax profits of £193m in the six months to June 30, up from £190m last …

Financial Conduct Authority

34 businesses sue Blue Cross over 'hidden' fees

Thirty-three Michigan businesses and Hillsdale College have sued Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in federal court in the past week, joining a …

A Kyrie Irving Trade Can Be The Cavaliers’ LeBron James Insurance Policy

The Cavaliers’ offseason may not have been especially productive in terms of pulling them closer to the Warriors, but no one could say that it hasn’t been eventful. Cleveland has dealt with as much drama as any team in the league this summer between rumors LeBron James could leave next summer, the …

NBA

The Unintended Consequences of Ending Insurer ‘Bailouts’

Under Obamacare, insurers are required to provide “cost-sharing reduction” (CSR) — lower deductibles and so on — to lower-income enrollees who buy …

Health Care

Obamacare Startup Oscar Posts $57.6 Million First-Half Loss

Oscar Insurance Corp., the health-insurance startup focused on selling Obamacare plans, posted a smaller first-half loss than a year earlier, …

Startups

Obamacare’s Bare County Problem Looks Mostly Solved, for Now

A few months ago, it looked as if large swaths of the country might end up without any insurers willing to sell Obamacare insurance in 2018. But in the last few weeks the “bare county” problem, which President Trump had cited as a sign the markets were failing, has nearly solved itself.<p>On Tuesday, …

Health

White House to pressure McConnell on ObamaCare

White House officials are exploring ways to pressure Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to return to the controversial issue of ObamaCare …

ObamaCare

Obamacare rates to rise 14 percent in New York

Rates for Obamacare's exchanges are expected to rise 14 percent in 2018, but some plans could see a 5 percent drop, the state's insurance regulator …

Health Care

Centene to offer Obamacare plans in Nevada next year

Centene (NYSE:CNC) says it will sell Obamacare plans in Nevada next year, filing the insurance void left when Anthem (NYSE:ANTM) said it would cut …

Business

Budget gimmicks undermine city’s cost-saving claims

More than $1.9 billion of the $3.4 billion the city claims to be saving in healthcare spending on municipal workers over four years is coming from …

New York City