| May 27, 2014
Katie Libbe of insurance company Allianz, which conducted the survey on the financial stability of families, may be an expert on consumer insights, but she is a questionable source for quotes. ("'Modern' families struggle more financially than...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: I recently acquired round-trip business-class tickets for Europe using reward points — more than 200,000 points — with credit card awards. Will travel insurance reimburse me in dollars if I cancel my trip, and how will the...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Nontraditional families, such as those headed by single parents or same-sex couples, are in far worse financial shape than conventional households headed by married heterosexuals with children, according to a new study.
Nontraditional families fare much...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:11 PM
MetLife Inc. and a Norwegian bank announced Monday that they bought an office building at One Beacon Street in Boston for $561 million, the latest high-profile commercial-real-estate investment by the life insurer.
MetLife and Norges Bank Investment...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:51 AM
It's always fun to pick a winner. It's more fun when the pick is right.
Every year, I try to pick the winner of the Toshiba Classic. I've been doing it for the past six years. Only once did I get it right: Fred Couples in 2010.
This year, I've decided...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
It was the type of a tournament that could change a career, define a player.
The 2008 U.S. Open stabilized Tiger Woods as an icon. The Open made Rocco Mediate everyone's favorite underdog.
Mediate is well aware the tournament was a unique experience....
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:37 PM
Newport Beach Country Club holds a special place in Esteban Toledo's heart.
He's hoping the course will become even more meaningful this weekend. One thing's for sure, NBCC will be a place for therapy for Toledo.
Toledo, a former honorary member at...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:38 AM
NEWPORT BEACH — As if John Cook needed more of an advantage at the Toshiba Classic this week.
The 11-time PGA Tour winner, who grabbed his ninth victory on the Champions Tour in January, doesn't totally have an edge on the Newport Beach Country...
| Mar 16, 2013
John J. Byrne, whose turnaround of auto insurer Geico Corp. led billionaire Warren Buffett to buy the company and call him "the Babe Ruth of insurance," died March 7 at his home in Etna, N.H., according to Robert E. Snyder, a family spokesman. He was 80...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Despite making enormous strides professionally and financially, almost half of American women fear becoming bag ladies, even many of those earning six-figure salaries, according to a new survey.
Six in 10 women describe themselves as the primary...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Mohamed El-Erian unexpectedly resigned from his post as chief executive and co-chief investment officer of global investment management firm Pimco on Tuesday, the firm said in a statement.
El-Erian will leave the firm in March and will remain a member...