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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Rest Insured

    By Jim Gorzelany Insurance can be a car owner’s largest and most complex long-term ownership cost. There are a lot of misconceptions out there, so we contacted industry experts for answers to some of the most common – and most misunderstood...
  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Nader assails Brown for not backing Prop. 46 to raise lawsuit caps

    Nader assails Brown for not backing Prop. 46 to raise lawsuit caps
    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader blasted his onetime ally California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday for failing to back a November ballot proposition that would raise the cap on pain-and-suffering awards in medical malpractice suits. “It’s...
  • Anthem rate increase is 'excessive,' state insurance regulator says

    Anthem rate increase is 'excessive,' state insurance regulator says
    In the final days of a battle over Proposition 45, California's insurance commissioner criticized Anthem Blue Cross for an "excessive" rate increase affecting 120,000 people with small-business health coverage. Dave Jones said Anthem had failed to...
  • Japan's Taiyo Life plans to slightly increase foreign bond holdings

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Taiyo Life Insurance plans to continue slightly increasing its foreign bond purchases, concentrating on U.S. Treasuries, in the second half of the current fiscal year through March 2015, a senior official said on Thursday....
  • Ask Kim: How much would it cost to boost my life insurance coverage?

    I just moved for a new job and bought a new house, and I'd like to increase the amount of my life insurance. I have a $500,000 20-year term policy. How much would it cost to boost my coverage to $1 million? If you're relatively young and healthy, it...
  • Endorsement video: Why you should vote no on Prop. 46

    Endorsement video: Why you should vote no on Prop. 46
    Proposition 46 is the pupu platter of ballot measures, proposing major changes in three laws related to patient safety. One provision would more than quadruple the cap on “pain and suffering” awards in medical malpractice cases, raising it...
  • Talent shortage drives pay up in UK financial services, tech sectors

    LONDON (Reuters) - A talent shortage in Britain's financial services and technology sectors has pushed salaries in the industry up by 2.6 percent in the last year, ahead of inflation and outpacing sluggish UK wage growth, research showed on Thursday....
  • Insurer ACE says excluding Ebola cover on some new and renewal policies

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. insurer ACE said on Wednesday it was excluding cover for Ebola on some new and renewal policies. The company, which offers coverage for U.S.-based firms that travel or have operations outside the country, said it was selectively...
  • Estate planning week

    It's National Estate Planning Week, which means it's time for me to nudge you to "do estate planning". I received great feedback when I published estate planning advice last year, soon after my father died. A year later, I have fine-tuned a few things,...