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...

6 Common Myths About Estate Planning

While it may be a task that's low on your to-do list, estate planning can provide guidance for your loved ones in the future. It will also give you a sense of relief as...

Here’s how the auto insurance industry can prepare for driverless cars

Two industry experts have weighed in on the issue of driverless cars, saying that the auto insurance industry can adapt to this highly disruptive technology. Research and computer modeling conducted by Accenture and the Stevens...

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