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  • Online insurers spend less to get new customers, report says

     Online insurers spend less to get new customers, report says
    Online car insurance companies such as Progressive and Geico typically spend significantly less to land new customers than more traditional players such as State Farm and Allstate, a new report from William Blair & Co. says. On average, insurers that...
  • Prudential Financial Reports Second-Quarter Growth In All Segments

    Prudential Financial reported a second-quarter profit after markets closed Wednesday, compared with a loss a year ago, driven partly by growth in Retirement and Annuities segments. Net income for the quarter was $1.05 billion, or $2.22 per share,...
  • Insurance report shows premiums increased, but ignores policy changes

    Insurance report shows premiums increased, but ignores policy changes
    State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones fired the first shot Tuesday in his campaign for more authority over health insurance premiums, releasing a report that showed a giant increase in premiums from 2013 to 2014 for those not covered by employer-...
  • Five Connecticut Hospitals Could Leave Anthem's Network On Oct. 1

    Five Connecticut Hospitals Could Leave Anthem's Network On Oct. 1
    Hartford HealthCare's five hospitals could be out of network on Oct. 1 for people who have coverage through the state's largest health insurer, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut. On Monday, Anthem notified health-insurance brokers that...
  • Annuity ingenuity

    Of all of the products that the financial services industry creates for retirement savers, the one that tends to cause the largest number of questions is the oft-sold, and rarely understood, annuity. An annuity is a financial contract issued by a life...
  • Accountable Care Organizations might help tame Medicare costs

    whatdoctorsknow.com Medicare is the 800-pound gorilla in the waiting room of health care reform. Health care costs are going up for everyone, but Medicare covers 50 million Americans -- more than any other single insurer. In 2009, total health care...
  • Some Florida doctors decline to accept Obamacare

    MIAMI After being without health insurance for two years, Miranda Childe of Hallandale Beach, Fla., found a plan she could afford with financial aid from the government using the Affordable Care Act's exchange. Childe, 60, bought an HMO plan from Humana,...
  • Uber, Lyft challenged by another Maryland agency

    Uber, Lyft challenged by another Maryland agency
    A state consumer-rights watchdog on Tuesday called for formal investigations into ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft, questioning the legality of their operations in Maryland. People's Counsel Paula M. Carmody sent letters to the Maryland Public Service...
  • Kids and Money: Before kid leaves nest, revisit insurance policies

    Strange and unexpected things can happen after you ship your kids off to college. Laptops have a way of disappearing from backpacks when left unattended in the school library. Fenders tend to get creased when squeezing into tight parking spots next to...
  • Aetna's Earnings Beat Analysts' Expectations

    Aetna on Tuesday beat analysts' expectations for second-quarter earnings as the insurer had growth in membership, revenues and net income. Net income for the quarter was $548.8 million, or $1.52 per share, compared with $536 million, or $1.49 per share....
  • Offering state-sponsored retirement accounts to private-sector workers

    California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon's "second mother," his Aunt Francisca, spent most of her 74-plus years cleaning houses for people who had pensions through their employers or were wealthy enough to set aside money in their own...