Homeowners Insurance in Hard Times

TweetWriting for FoxBusiness.com, Jennie L. Phipps offers good advice to homeowners in the article, “Reassess Your Homeowners Policy in Down Market.” Her article strikes right at the heart of the most nagging point of “non-recovery” in the recession — home … Continue reading

Aflac Shows Grace Over Duck Flap

TweetWhile it may not be strictly an insurance topic, I imagine you’ve all heart that comedian Gilbert Gottfried shot himself in the foot and lost his gig as the Aflec duck with an ill-conceived tweet in the wake of the … Continue reading

Video Friday: Excellent Break-Down of Pet Insurance Policies

TweetThis is one of the best videos I’ve found comparing four pet insurance policies related to one animal. And it’s all explained by a vet! If you’re considering looking into pet insurance, this is a very good overview.

Life Insurance is for the People You Leave Behind

TweetAccording to research compiled by LIMRA (a market research outfit), the gender gap is closing in life insurance. In 2010, about six out of every 10 women held some kind of life insurance policy. Overall, life insurance levels are down … Continue reading

Health Care, A Year Later

TweetWell, it’s been one year since the health care reform law passed. Probably the best thing to come out of it so far is that insurance companies can’t drop sick kids for pre-existing conditions. (The amount of bad karma the … Continue reading

Video Friday: Health Insurance for Early Retirees

TweetMany people during these tough economic times are being “encouraged” to retire early. What does that mean for their health insurance and how exactly does COBRA work?

Government Site for Safer Products

TweetOn Friday, March 11 the government launched a new website, SaferProducts.gov that is under the auspices of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Its basic function is to let consumers report and search safety complaints about products. You probably won’t be … Continue reading