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Friday, March 31, 2017Home insurance plans tend to get ignored until they’re needed, and that can be a costly mistake for homeowners. “Most homes in the U.S. are underinsured, and it gets worse if you’ve renovated or upgraded your home,” says Mary Boyd, division president at ACE Private Risk Services. READ MORE >>
Friday, March 24, 2017Up to 47% of American households have a dog, and for insurance companies, these households represent a risk. In 2013, homeowners insurance policies paid out some $483 million in dog bite liability claims. Obviously, insurance companies would rather not be shelling out hundreds of millions of dollars over dog bites. READ MORE >>
Friday, March 17, 2017Each year, more than 33 million Irish-Americans and fellow partiers worldwide raise pints of Guinness and forkfuls of cabbage in the name of the Ireland’s primary patron saint. But the good times are too often ruined by drunk-driving incidents, which can have a devastating impact on lives in general and wallets in particular. READ MORE >>
Friday, March 10, 2017It's a decision many baby boomers are grappling with: Should I buy long-term-care insurance? The decision has never been more difficult. According to researchers at Georgetown University and Pennsylvania State University, about 70% of individuals 65 and older will need long-term care—whether at home or in an assisted-living facility or nursing home. READ MORE >>
Friday, March 3, 2017The mortality rate in Massachusetts declined substantially in the four years after the state enacted a law in 2006 mandating universal health care coverage, providing the model for the Affordable Care Act.
In a study released last week, Harvard School of Public Health professors Benjam... READ MORE >>
Friday, February 24, 2017Policies for children represent a small fraction of the life insurance market, but they made the news this week after a court hearing for a Georgia man accused of killing his young son by leaving him in a hot car. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, February 14, 2017It’s Valentine’s Day, and thoughts of people everywhere turn to … jewelry. About one of four Americans buys jewelry, spending $2,000 per year on average, and industry experts expect jewelry sales to grow by at least 5% annually through 2025. READ MORE >>
Friday, February 10, 2017Many people (41%) spent 15 minutes or less researching their health insurance plan options during the 2013 open enrollment period, according to a survey. That's far less time than they take on other major purchases. READ MORE >>
Friday, February 3, 2017Revisiting some old Super Bowl party tips that should still apply to this year.... The clock is counting down to kick-off time for this year’s Super Bowl , and you’re in the midst of party planning. But have you added reviewing your insurance coverage to the checklist? READ MORE >>
Friday, January 27, 2017As you age, your insurance needs change. While in your younger years you worry about protecting your property and income, protecting your assets becomes a higher priority later in life. "Changes in your life can mean big changes in your insurance needs. READ MORE >>