Apr 26, 2012 Seventeen banks have failed so far this year, but their customers can rest easy -- thanks to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
Apr 13, 2012 A new survey reveals that more than half of all businesses aren't concerned about or prepared for possible disasters. Here are some ways to prepare.
Mar 28, 2012 The IPCC is about to release its latest findings regarding extreme weather trends and climate change. The predictions can help insurers figure out what to cover, and for how much.
Mar 13, 2012 After February's devastating tornadoes, the feds say "no" to extra aid.
Mar 9, 2012 In what circumstances does it make sense for a couple to buy "second to die" life insurance? Ann, Waukesha, WI
Mar 6, 2012 President Obama reportedly plans to announce some new help for hurting homeowners. There's word one part of the plan would make it cheaper to refinance mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration.
Mar 6, 2012 They're mourning loved ones and assessing damage across the Midwest and South this week, in the aftermath of as many as 80 tornadoes, that left 40 people dead.
Feb 23, 2012 My real question is about disability and long-term care insurance. I have some level of short- and long-term disability through work, but my husband has nothing (besides Social Security), and neither of us has long-term care insurance. I worry about what would happen if we lost one income stream. We've looked into these programs, but they are not cheap (especially the long-term care insurance). Is this something we should have? If we do, it will probably mean less savings in other areas (such as retirement). Is it worth the trade-off? Catherine, Princeton, NJ
Feb 10, 2012 Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch and CBS MoneyWatch's Jill Schlesinger break down the different types of life insurance.