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  • China increases financial reforms as their central bank will now insure deposits
    China increases financial reforms as their central bank will now insure deposits
    In the United States we have the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to protect depositors and account holders in the case of a bank failure. This institution was an outcome from the early days of the Great Depression, when banks for the...
  • Advice
    Couch Sessions: How do I generate leads and clients as a new business owner
    In today’s fast-paced world, small business owners are even more hyper-connected and overloaded with information, choices, and distractions. One of the hardest things to determine is whether you’re on the right path or not. Great work...
  • Rolling-Stones-2014
    Rolling Stones settle insurance lawsuit over postponed '14 on Fire' concerts
    The Rolling Stones have settled an insurance lawsuit over the band's postponed "14 on Fire" concerts in Australia and New Zealand. As previously reported, the Rolling Stones were embroiled in a legal dispute with an insurance company...
  • Woman taken to 'wrong' hospital for insurance: Bills leaving her in bankruptcy
    Woman taken to 'wrong' hospital for insurance: Facing bankruptcy? $50,000 bills
    A woman taken to the “wrong” hospital for her insurance, Blue Cross Blue Shield, is now facing bankruptcy. Megan Rothbauer of Madison, Wisconsin, says that after she was taken to a local hospital for emergency treatment, she was...
  • Healthcare is changing
    Do I need a cancer, accident, or specified illness plan?
    As we enter the open enrollment season for individual health insurance for the 2015 calendar benefit year, a lot of advertising will point buyers to also buy various specialty health plans. These health plans pay specifically based on the terms of...
  • Pet insurance can help you with unexpected vet expenses
    Pet insurance: Pros, cons, and whether it's right for you and your pets
    Do you have pet insurance? This is a concept that's getting more popular in the U.S., as veterinary costs continue to rise. According to The Huffington Post, money spent on veterinary care for pets went from $13 billion in 2010 to more than ...
  • Tax Deduction for Health Insurance
    When to claim a tax deduction for health insurance
    June 28th is National Insurance Awareness Day, which provides Americans with a notice that they need to review their insurance coverage to make sure that it is meeting their requirements. This is true when it comes to health insurance because you...
  • Internet or face-to-face: buy your insurance from an agent
    Internet or face-to-face: buy your insurance from an agent
    Recently, there have been a slew of radio ads touting why you should buy your life insurance over the internet. These ads lead you to believe that you save money by using their service; that even if you have a medical condition, it's ok, you...
  • More insurance cancellations compliments of Obamacare
    More health insurance cancellations will help secure midterms victory for GOP
    In the coming weeks, over a dozen states plan to cancel health insurance policies not in compliance with Obamacare. This will affect thousands of individuals just prior to the upcoming midterms election. Jim Capretta of the Ethics and Public...
  • Obamacare sign up round two
    ACA health insurance open enrollment round two
    Here we are on the first day of October 2014 and we can look back a year and recall the horrible Affordable Care Act (ACA) aka Obamacare open enrollment process that opened its doors a year ago today. We look forward to the upcoming open...
  • Medicare options
    Medicare annual enrollment is time to change
    This year October 15 through December 7 is time for a change if your current Part D, Prescription drug plan, or Medicare Advantage plans, no longer give the best coverage for your needs. These plans change every year and it is really important...
  • Beware of scam artists after a disaster
    Beware of scam artists after a disaster
    After a disaster, the affected people are in shock and usually are not thinking clearly. This is a perfect environment for the scam artist. This article will discuss how to recognize these despicable people and how preppers can keep from being...
  • Look at insurance as a benefit not a bill
    Look at your insurance as a benefit, not a bill
    How do you feel when your insurance statements come in each month? It's pretty certain you don't jump for joy. You probably shuffle them to the bottom of your bill pile. Why? Because in our mind's eye, they are bills that have to be...
  • Do you know what you have?
    Group insurance and group benefits – know what you have and what you don’t have
    If you’re an employer or an employee, group insurance is a good thing. For employers, a group insurance plan helps strengthen compensation packages making it easier to recruit and retain quality people. For both employers and employees, a...
  • Church with a Cross
    Church, Stewardship, and Insurance
    This week strategy struck when an object fell off a historic church in the south loop of Chicago killing a young mother of two. Since I work in the south loop this hit very close to home, as many of us either have driven or walked past that very...