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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 19:00

It should come as a shock to nobody that life insurance companies penalize smokers with higher premiums or even outright refusal to issue a policy. But now that more than 20 states now allow marijuana use for medicinal purposes and voters in four...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 19:00

The kids are out of schools. Friends and family are coming to visit.  You’re planning a little getaway. Summer’s in full swing. But don’t let a vacation-mentality spoil your season. Take some commonsense precautions to prote...

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 19:00

You’ve probably seen the ads on TV touting the benefits of a reverse mortgage. They’re a special type of loan exclusively for homeowners 62 or older that lets them convert part of their home equity into cash. There are no restrictions...

Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 19:00

No parent wants to think about losing a child, but sometimes the unthinkable happens. When that child is a college student with a loan you cosigned, along with the grief you’ll suffer, you could also be saddled with crushing debt. A simple l...

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 19:00

If you own a small business and have at least one employee besides yourself, by law you have to carry workers compensation insurance. The going average cost in the private sector right now is around $2.30 for every hour worked, times the number of...

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 19:00

Despite legal requirements to purchase Affordable Care Act-qualifying health insurance, not everybody is onboard. Many people, for a variety of reasons, are opting to purchase short-term health insurance policies instead. The plans typically offer bare...

Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 19:00

We've already seen May floods devastate large parts of Texas, resulting in an estimated $45 million in property damage.[1]  That may have been just a precursor of things to come. After a record wet spring across the plains states, the summer...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 19:00

Do you know anyone who doesn’t have a smartphone? In just a few short years, they’ve gone from nowhere to near ubiquity. By the end of 2014, Comscore.com reported that 182 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones equal to nearly 75...

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 19:00

The temperature’s climbing, summer’s on the way, and the sound of revving hogs can be heard in the land. It’s time to get your motorcycle running and head out on the highway -- but before you go, make sure you have enough motorcy...

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 19:00

Homeownership may be the American Dream, but it comes with a stark reality that often comes as a shock to first-time buyers: homeowners insurance. Beyond knowing that your mortgage holder requires it, many Americans are woefully uninformed about the to...

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 19:00

Maybe you’ve heard the TV or radio ads offering to buy your life insurance policy and wondered what that was all about. The industry term for such a transaction is a life settlement. Simply put, a life settlement is the sale of your existing life...

Monday, May 4, 2015 - 19:00

If you’ll be turning 65 soon, along with another candle on your cake, you’ll  be eligible for a nice gift from American taxpayers like yourself called Medicare. You’ll also begin receiving lots of offers for supplemental insuranc...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 19:00

If you’re operating a small business out of your home, you’re not alone. According to Small Business Administration (SBA) data, 52% of all U.S. small businesses are home-based.[1] Chances are you’re also one of the 75% of all U.S. bus...

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 19:00

The biggest reason to buy life insurance is because you want to do the right thing and leave those who depend on your protected instead of burdened with crushing financial debt. So naming a beneficiary for your life insurance policy is one of the bigge...

Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 19:00

The most expensive words in the English language could well be your teenager saying, “Can I borrow the car?” As soon as you give the keys to the family wheels to your kid, you can expect your car insurance premiums to skyrocket -- on averag...

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