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Your Homeowner’s Insurance Is Soaring Thanks to Hail From 5 Years Ago
Brutal storms—including some that hit quite a few years ago—are causing rates on homeowner’s and flood insurance policies to skyrocket.
Save That $4 Million! 3 Smart Super Bowl Non-Advertisers
It’s debatable whether the $4 million spent to advertise during the Super Bowl is actually worth the money. This year, what with an awful, blowout of a game, it seemed like there were surely better, cleverer ways for brands to …
Why the Rich Aren’t Good at Giving
Three quarters of mega gifts go to charities that do comparatively little good and are laced with personal benefits, one expert finds.
Consumers Love the Idea of Self-Driving Cars For One Reason
The vast majority of us are uneasy about the prospect of being in a car that’s driving itself. But the jitters seem to go away if self-driving technology will save us a bundle on car insurance.
Retirees Are Living Longer, Creating a New Star Financial Product
With guaranteed income emerging as the great retirement issue of our long-lived days, a once-ignored annuity gains traction.
9 Ways to Simplify Your Finances Now
Studies show that folks with complex finances also have the least healthy finances. Here’s how to lead a simple money life.
End of the Road for Speed Traps?
Politicians, driver advocacy groups and even the police are trying to outlaw speed traps, not only because they’re annoying, but because when speed limits are too low, roads become more — not less — dangerous.
Big Data Is My Copilot: Auto Insurers Push Devices That Track Driving Habits
Increasingly, Big Data – make that Big Brother? – is in the front seat of your car, and is affecting how much you pay for auto insurance.
No College Degree? That’ll Be an Extra $300, Please: Blue Collar Workers Pay More For Car Insurance
Data collected for a new study indicates that some auto insurers charge higher rates to people who don’t have college degrees. In some cases, this means less educated customers get overcharged to the tune of an extra $300 per year.
Dog Bites Insurance Companies: Man’s Best Friend Behind One-Third of All Homeowner Claims
Over the last decade, the number of insurance claims related to dog bites has basically remained flat. But the amount of money paid out in claims has soared, and last year dog bites accounted for more than one-third of all
10 Steps to Spring Clean Your Finances
When it comes to spring cleaning, you probably haul the junk out of your garage, scrub your fridge, and wash the rugs and drapes. But don’t forget about your personal finances. Just after tax season is the perfect time to perform …