The Surprising Financial Lives of Millennials

Each year Life Happens, in concert with LIMRA, take the pulse of Americans’ attitudes toward their finances and insurance in our Insurance Barometer Study. This year we took a closer look at Millennials and found that their concerns (and interest in solutions) about long-term care very interesting, even though for most it’s a long, long […]

Updated: January 9, 2017 — 11:49 am

3 Life Insurance Myths That Could Hurt Young Families

When you’re just starting out, it often seems that a dollar never stretches far enough. And with new commitments, such as buying your first home or having children, comes the responsibility to make sure your loved ones will be provided for financially, no matter what life may bring. If you were to die unexpectedly, life […]

Updated: March 17, 2017 — 1:00 pm

Engaged? 7 Financial To-Dos to Check Off Your List

You’ve picked out the rings, maybe even the venue … things are rolling toward your Big Day. But don’t forget an important element of your new life together: getting your financial lives in sync. Talking about finances with your fiancé or partner may not seem like the most romantic topic, but what better way is […]

Updated: January 9, 2017 — 11:31 am

How to Get COBRA Health Insurance Coverage

When I say “cobra” do you conjure up a vision of a scary snake being hypnotized by a guy playing a flute and wearing a turban? Well, when it comes to healthcare, COBRA is something very different. In fact, it’s what you’ll need if you get bit by a snake after you leave your job! […]

Updated: March 17, 2017 — 1:00 pm

Can Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance Save You Money?

Would you be willing to install a little gizmo in your car that tracks how you drive, if it could save you money on car insurance? More insurers are offering this technology—but, so far, consumers aren’t beating down their doors for it. In this episode I’ll tell you how pay-as-you-drive insurance works, which companies offer […]

Updated: January 6, 2017 — 9:46 pm

How to Reduce the Cost of Providing Health Care Coverage for Your Employees

Health insurance costs are a constant concern for small business owners. In the past year employers paid a larger share of their workers’ health care premiums than ever before, and premiums increased by 9 percent, and many small businesses reported even steeper hikes. According to a 2011 survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & […]

Updated: March 17, 2017 — 1:00 pm

The Truth About Credit and Insurance Rates

A member of the Dominate Your Debt Facebook group named Melanie asks: “My husband and I are over 30 years old and have clean driving records. Even though we have every discount possible and high deductibles, I feel that we pay too much for car insurance. But our credit scores are fair—do car insurance companies use […]

Updated: January 6, 2017 — 9:37 pm
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