Sometimes college students need parents to co-sign the student loans. Although it's unfair, if the student dies, the parents could be on the hook for the college education. An inexpensive life insurance policy protects against that risk. Read more...
I don’t think anyone saw this one coming down the pike (NY Times) Just as millions of people are gaining insurance through Medicaid, the program is poised to make deep
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Born in the USA June. Oh, June. June was the month the Supreme Court decided that employers had the religious right to decide what medical treatments their insurance would or would not cover. Your employer doesn't "believe" in blood transfusions? Sucks to be you. Show More Summary
Next year will be big for healthcare. We felt small tremors in 2014 of the seismic changes underway. In 2015, I predict five changes to the core of the US healthcare system: insurance, pharmaceuticals, supplies, medical services and payments. Let’s take a look at each of these trends, what they mean for the healthcare sector, and what they mean for you. Read More
Any doubt about the depth of wisdom of a mother’s time-honored aphorism to “share and share alike” has been laid to rest by the meteoric rise of the sharing economy. From Airbnb to Zipcar and an ever-growing list of collaborative enterprises, the opportunities for consumers and entrepreneurs abound almost equally. Show More Summary
Getty Images By Maggie Perkins I am a lucky girl. Throughout high school and college, my parents kept me on their car insurance policy. I was an expensive item to add! I kept the cost as low as possible by earning the good student discount, driving a 14-year-old Subaru, never having a speeding ticket and being born a girl. Show More Summary
The exhibition Thomas Hart Benton?s America Today Mural Rediscovered celebrates the gift of Thomas Hart Benton?s epic mural America Today from AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 2012. Missouri...Show More Summary
Collector car insurance company Hagerty estimates that $1.3 billion in classic vehicles crossed the auction block in 2014 in North America, up slightly from 1.2 billion in 2013. About a third of that was just during the Monterey Car Week. Show More Summary
In Russia, the overnight lending rates between banks has soared to 19%, a sign of widespread and warranted mistrust between banks, as one bank has failed. To stabilize the situation, Putin is considering bank deposit insurance up toShow More Summary
An apartment in New York's Plaza Hotel has hit the market for an insane asking price. Florida-based philanthropist and retired insurance tycoon Barry Kaye and his wife Carol Kaye have discounted their sprawling apartment at New York's Plaza Hotel by 30%, Curbed reports. The third-floor apartment had been listed for a whopping $49.5 million in August. Show More Summary
Retirement is probably the most anticipated and planned-for milestone of our lives. When it finally arrives, it does so silently like an overnight snowfall that, even though it was expected, renders a once-familiar landscape alien. Retirement planning lends itself to metaphors that reference nest eggs and shedding the chains of responsibility. Show More Summary
It’s just a matter of time until Humana, Aetna, Anthem, CIGNA, UnitedHealthcare—all the private health insurers—will no longer exist as health insurance companies. People will organize to demand universal care in vast numbers changing what is politically possible. Our nation will move forward, like the rest of the industrialized world, to a publicly funded system [...]
Small businesses wanting to provide health insurance coverage for their employees got a lump of coal in their stocking Christmas […]
The terrorists who turned the World Trade Center into rubble struck a devastating blow to the U.S. economy too, and few sectors felt it as acutely as the insurance industry. Afterward, insurers balked at providing any coverage for damage caused by further acts of terrorism, making it harder...
Issues that will be handled through the federal tax system include health insurance exemptions, penalties, and repayment of excess subsidies.
Some Christians pool their resources to participate in an alternative to federally mandated insurance coverage, though there are limits, including some based on their beliefs.
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California's health exchange is violating the law by canceling private coverage for up to 95,000 people because they might qualify for Medi-Cal, the state's insurance commissioner says.