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Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 19:00

Even with near record-low mortgage rates, reasonably affordable prices and the carrot of mortgage interest deductions, the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) annual survey found that the percentage of first-time homebuyers dropped to a ne...

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 19:00

Good news if you missed the regular open enrollment period to buy qualifying healthcare or pay a penalty on your 2015 taxes: the federal government has moved the goal post again! A new, improved extra enrollment period is in effect until April 30,...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 19:00

Tired of the 9-to-5 grind? Or just want to earn a little honest money on the side? Running a ridesharing business could be just the ticket. As of December 2014, Uber, the best known of the ridesharing companies, reported 162,037 active drivers in...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 19:00

Landscaping adds a lot to the enjoyment of your home while you live in it and the value of your home when you sell it. Good landscaping doesn’t come cheap. As spring finally approaches, if your green thumb is itching to welcome warmer weathe...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 19:00

Unlike car insurance and health insurance, there is no legal requirement to buy a life insurance policy. And given that you have a lot of other things to spend your money on, you’re probably in no hurry to rush out there and commit to monthl...

Monday, March 9, 2015 - 19:00

Mental health is just as important as physical health to your over-all well-being, but health insurance plans didn’t always see it that way. Two federal laws,  the 2008 Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction...

Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 19:00

Unless you have gone entirely off the grid you cannot avoid the invitations to switch your car insurance with the prospect of saving hundreds of dollars a year. It’s an enticing promise, and shopping around may indeed result in substantial s...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 18:00

Shopping for homeowners insurance policies has never been easier. With just a few keystrokes, you can get quotes online from major carriers. But then what? Do you just go with the lowest quote? Pick the provider whose TV ads you like? Opt for the insur...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 18:00

Let’s say you got married recently or started a family. Now that there are others who depend on your income, maybe you’re feeling a little guilty about not having life insurance. You know that the younger and healthier you are when you buy,...

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 18:00

Preventive Care is among the 10 essential benefits required of all ACA-compliant healthcare plans. It covers a broad range of services including immunizations, screenings and treatments to manage chronic conditions and diseases. As long as you use a pr...

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 18:00

It may not be a household phrase yet, but telematics is one of the biggest trends affecting the Property & Casualty industry -- the folks who insure your vehicles. Here’s a quick primer on what it is, what it isn’t and its potentia...

Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 18:00

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) won’t release their forecast for spring flooding until mid-February, but heavy snowfalls this month could trigger a big melt when the weather warms up, and that means floods. Spring...

Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 18:00

Life expectancy is the number one factor life insurance companies use to determine premiums. The better your outlook, the less you’ll probably pay for a life insurance policy. In figuring out life expectancy, several things are taken into conside...

Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 18:00

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s biggest geek gadget-fest, has just concluded its annual exhibition in Las Vegas. Along with the usual next-new-thing hardware, game-changing software and mind-boggling robotics were some prett...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 18:00

The 175,000 employees of the Kaiser Permanente system can take advantage of benefits such as on-site gyms, vending machines filled with healthy options and Instant Recess, a 10-minute physical fitness break in the middle of the day. All 131,000 of GE&r...

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