How the slow sabotage of Obamacare may hurt America’s breastfeeding rate

Women’s health and breastfeeding advocates are worried we might be poised for a reversal. Breastfeeding in America isn’t easy but it got a whole lot easier after the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010. Lesley Muldoon,...

The GOP’s stealth campaign to sabotage your health care

Chances are good that your health insurance is bad — and getting worse. If you have ObamaCare, the deductibles and co-pays keep going up, the networks keep getting narrower, and every year you have to...

Best credit cards for rental car insurance

Did you know that many major credit cards offer car rental insurance? A new survey from WalletHub reveals that just 47 percent of drivers know about credit card rental insurance. And a third of credit...

US insurers to raise premiums as Trump axes Obamacare payments

Health insurers warned that a move by the Trump administration on Saturday to temporarily suspend a program that was set to pay out $10.4 billion to insurers for covering high-risk individuals last year could...

Your credit history plays a role in setting your life insurance premiums

Your credit history reveals more than whether you’re likely to repay a loan. Insurers see a connection between how you handle credit and your risk of dying early, and some use credit information to...

Eight Ways to Get the Cheapest Car Insurance Possible

Shop around, and don't ignore smaller insurers you might not have heard as much about. Most of us need car insurance, yet few of us fully understand it. Dozens of car insurance companies, including large players...

Robert Downey Jr., Jay Z, Durant Back Life Insurance Startup

The company isn’t a well-known name in Silicon Valley, but its investors certainly are. San Francisco-based Ethos Technologies Inc. was founded last year, the product of two Stanford MBAs. The company’s core product is a...

Understanding the value, and importance, of life insurance

Life insurance is one of those topics people really don’t like to think about. But it’s national Life Insurance Awareness Month, so now seems a good time to ponder its value. Not addressing this cornerstone...

Assess Insurance Needs

You manage risk at the portfolio level; here's how to address it in other parts of your plan. One of Warren Buffett's most famous maxims is that there are two rules of investing. The first...

Why You Need an Umbrella Insurance Policy

If you're hit with a lawsuit, your auto or homeowners insurance may not fully cover you. Quick quiz: Do you own a dog? How about a swimming pool or trampoline? Do you have a long...

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