Headline News Archive

2009

January

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  • Life Insurers' Relief Request Challenged. A life insurance industry request for regulatory relief would place consumers "at undue risk," Virginia's insurance commissioner said. Weakened by the financial crisis, life insurers
26
  • New doubts about annuities. Retirement investors have long viewed annuities as an effective way to protect their nest egg. But the recent financial crisis has highlighted an inherent paradox:
  • Viaja sin preocupaciones. En números anteriores de esta revista ya hemos hablado de los utilísimos seguros de viajeros que cubren cancelación, robo y problemas de
  • ¿Está tu casa bien asegurada?. Muchas empresas van más allá del costo de reemplazo y ofrecen lo que se conoce en inglés como el extended replacement cost o
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  • Life insurers seek lower cash cushions. To the list of industries seeking government relief, add another: life insurance. Battered by the financial crisis, life insurers are urging regulators to let them
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  • Preparing your budget for disaster. Those of us prone to financial daydreaming spend a lot of time on the lotto fantasy. We create elaborate Excel spreadsheets in our head sorting
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  • El primer auto de tu hijo. El seguro de automóvil que paga una familia sube cuando el primer hijo obtiene su licencia de conducir y empieza a manejar. Este aumento
08
  • New structure proposed for Fannie & Freddie. In his final speech scheduled as Treasury secretary, Henry M. Paulson Jr. yesterday proposed replacing mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with highly regulated
  • Ahorra en gastos de medicinas. Cualquier persona que tenga Medicare y cuyos ingresos y recursos sean limitados, puede obtener un beneficio adicional que pagará el total o la mayor parte
  • Pagos de salud se retrasan. La crisis económica ha provocado un aumento del 73% en las cuentas sin pagar por parte de los pacientes en los hospitales de California, en
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  • Presentan caso de fraude con seguros. Los principales gestores de una empresa que negociaba con pólizas de seguros de vida, fueron acusados por la fiscalía federal de un fraude
04
  • Time to drop 'consumer' label?. One of my New Year's resolutions is to stop referring to myself as a consumer. The idea for the resolution actually came from reader Tom

2008

December

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  • Obama team engages public on health care. Dolly Sweet, 77, has battled cancer more than once. She's a fighter. But when her doctor recently prescribed a medication that cost $35,000 a year, she felt
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  • Cut health costs, not your care. Amber Eyerly, 32, says she's never been much good at saving money. But with only minimal raises, at best, expected for 2009 at the Los Angeles public
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  • States cut medicaid coverage further. States from Rhode Island to California are being forced to curtail Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor, as they struggle to cope
 

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