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Dr. Olveen Carrasquillo conducts a checkup with Juan Gonzalez at the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine.

What makes medical debt detrimental

Jan 12, 2015
About 43 million Americans have overdue medical debt on their credit reports.
Posted In: medical debt, insurance, credit reports
An Airbus A330 aircraft owned by Malaysian company AirAsia takes off in Blagnac, France

Why AirAsia insurance payouts could vary

Dec 30, 2014
Airlines compensating grieving families can essentially pay what they see fit.
Posted In: airasia, Malaysia Airlines, insurance

New market for hack-attack insurance takes root

Dec 26, 2014
As cyber attacks increase, more firms seek insurance against them.
Posted In: hacking, hack, Sony, Microsoft, insurance, cyber attack, cyber security

Insurance pools enable housing in Western wildfire zones

Aug 26, 2013
As the Rim Fire in California continues to spread from Yosemite National Park, thousands of homes are threatened. In many areas in the West, insurance pools make it possible to build housing in high-risk fire zones.
Posted In: fire, insurance

Financial Feud: Spending windfall vs. Investing it

Jun 27, 2013
Glen and his bride-to-be once fought over what to do with a $10,000 insurance windfall. He wanted to blow the money on a $10,000 bike, she wanted to invest it. Whose side are you on?
Posted In: spending habits, insurance, bike

Why many businesses skip 'terrorism insurance'

Apr 26, 2013
Four in ten businesses choose to skip extra insurance for acts of terrorism, why?
Posted In: insurance, terrorism, boston marathon, boston

Tips on homeowners insurance in severe weather country

Sep 5, 2012
If you live in a state that suffers from severe weather, finding good homeowners insurance is getting more difficult as weather patterns grow more extreme. So what do you do if the insurance company drops you?
Posted In: Money Matters, homeowner, insurance, natural disasters, hurricane

Crop failed? There's insurance for that

Aug 3, 2012
Even in severe drought, farmers who grow commodity crops such as corn and soybeans are significantly protected by insurance they buy from private insurers. The ultimate insurer in a disastrous year? Taxpayers.
Posted In: farm, drought, insurance, crop insurance

To stand or sit at work?

Jun 29, 2012
More officer workers are choosing to stand instead of sit at work. The trend may mean better focus and even a longer life.
Posted In: standing desk, office behavior, Health, job, employment, insurance

Russian ship with helicopters for Syria turns around

Jun 20, 2012
The U.S. and Europe are focused on diplomacy and sanctions to stem violence in Syria -- and perhaps force the current regime from power. One problem is Russia's alleged supply of arms to the government there. But Western diplomats have discovered a vulnerability: every weapons-carrying ship has to carry insurance.
Posted In: Russia, syria, weapons, insurance

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