Life Insurance

Stanford CS 007-08: Personal Finance for Engineers / Financial Planning & Goals

These are the slides from the 8th session of the Stanford University class, CS 007 "Personal Finance for Engineers" This seminar covers financial planning, financial goals, couples & life insurance.

Personal Finance

Prudential Nine-Month Life Insurance New Business Profit Rose 17%

Prudential PLC (PRU.LN) said Thursday that life-insurance new-business profit for the first nine months of the year increased 17% to 2.47 billion pounds ($3.26 million), reflecting higher sales and more favorable economics.<p>It added that the group continues to benefit from powerful and enduring …


Can you buy life insurance on sale?

Everywhere you look, you see announcements, signs, banners, and flashing lights promoting a momentary lowering of the cost for just about everything. …


Have you updated who should get your money once you pass?

You might be due some money, but unless your loved one kept track of his or her paperwork, it might take years to get to you.<p>California helped …

Southern California

Health nut? This startup wants to sell you cheaper life insurance

At San Diego’s Health IQ, selling life insurance to healthy people comes with the added perk — or punishment, depending on your outlook — of …


Accountant arrested for insurance fraud

An accountant has been arrested for allegedly falsifying multiple life insurance applications and collecting more than $11,000 in death …


25 Investments: Municipal Bonds

Individuals buy life insurance to provide a benefit to a spouse, children, or heirs (collectively known as beneficiaries) in case they die. The …


Simply Financial Services innovates in group life insurance for SMEs in SA

Business (South Africa)

Don't Leave Your Surviving Spouse in Dire Straits

The death of a spouse has wide-ranging financial ramifications. Here are eight moves you could make right now to help ease some future burdens on the …


China's foreign ownership cap change may stir interest in smaller banks: Fitch

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing's landmark move to ease or remove limits on foreign ownership in China's financial sector will likely stoke acquisition …


How High-End Life Insurance Agents Excel With A Doubling Of The Exemption Levels

When it comes to the federal estate tax, a very likely outcome is a doubling of the exemption levels. Such a scenario will eliminate the need for a substantial number of affluent individuals to purchase life insurance to pay estate taxes.<p>For the wealthy, there are certainly other uses for life …


When Dropping Your Life Insurance Is the Right Decision

Life insurance is a crucial way to protect your family if you should suddenly pass away. The payout from a life insurance policy can help your loved …


Life Insurance Needs For Foreign Nationals

We’ve all heard stories about the number of students in top-tier universities, medical programs and law schools flooding in from other countries to take advantage of our education system. Along with these tales also comes the idea that many of these students are living in multi-million dollar …


Louisiana officials scurrying to stop ‘drastic’ insurance rate increases for retirees

State officials were closeted behind closed doors Monday trying to find a way to keep monthly life insurance rates from dramatically rising for state …


Give Yourself a Raise with a FEGLI Option B Alternative

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You have reached the point in your life where you want to change many things and become a better version of yourself. You are not completely satisfied with how things are going at this particular moment and you know that you can be much better. What can be done to make sure that you are […]

Negativity Outweighs Positivity but How Much Positivity Is Actually Needed to Equalize the Two?<p>Published<p>2 days ago<p>on<p>Nov 7, 2017<p>Walking out of a …


Revised House Tax Bill Calls for Higher Repatriation Rates

A sweeping amendment from the chairman of the House tax writing committee transformed key provisions of the GOP tax overhaul bill to boost the rate …


Grind City Media announces partnership with Direct Auto & Life Insurance

Grind City Media today announced a partnership with <b>Direct Auto & Life Insurance</b>, making the Tennessee-based insurance provider the official and …


Investec bolsters its product arsenal with life insurance

But Ursula Nobrega, Investec’s head of investor relations, said internal data analytics showed that a small portion of Investec’s 80,000-odd domestic …

Business (South Africa)