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  • After kickback suit, a wake-up call on title insurance?

    A new federal court suit alleging kickback violations by one of the country's top-producing real estate sales teams raises an unsettling question for homebuyers: Could your agent or broker be pocketing under the table large chunks of what you pay for...
  • Mark Phelan: Collectible car insurer started as a basement hobby

    Frank Hagerty was looking for a hobby, something to do in his retirement, but the business he started in his Michigan basement became the world's largest insurer of collectible cars and wooden boats. Thirty years after Frank started the business...
  • Insurers can withstand $100 billion natural catastrophe: Zurich

    ZURICH (Reuters) - The growing market for catastrophe bonds has bolstered the insurance industry to the extent it could cope with a $100 billion disaster - bigger than that of Hurricane Katrina, the head of Zurich Insurance's general insurance division...
  • Modi promises access to banking for India's poor

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised on Friday greater access to financial services for nearly 500 million Indians who do not have a bank account, many of whom are now at the mercy of money lenders who charge extortionate interest....
  • Standard & Poor's Lowers Ratings Of Phoenix Insurance Subsidiaries

    Standard & Poor's on Tuesday lowered its ratings on the financial strength of both Phoenix Life Insurance Co. and PHL Variable Insurance Co. from BB- to B+. The standard double-B, or BB, rating means a company is not so vulnerable in the near future, but...
  • Family finances: tips for saving big on health care

    A high-deductible policy combined with a health savings account can help you stretch your health care dollars. If your health insurance policy has a deductible of at least $1,250 for individual coverage or $2,500 for families in 2014, you may be eligible...
  • BlueCross, St. Luke's launch accountable care arrangement

    Capital BlueCross and St. Luke's University Health Network on Thursday announced the launch of a new accountable care arrangement for the region, the health insurer's first accountable care effort in the Lehigh Valley. Accountable care programs are one...
  • Surveying the landscape for honest businesses yields a gem

    As a small business owner trying to generate sales, is it ever a good idea to advise customers to not avail themselves of your services? A few weeks ago, homeowners in parts of the Northeast where I live began to receive notices that revised flood...
  • Tips for keeping medication costs down

    Tips for keeping medication costs down
    Amanda Greene relies on lidocaine patches to help manage the chronic pain that her Lupus causes. The anesthetic is available as a generic drug, typically sold at a substantially lower price. But this year, the 47-year-old Culver City resident says she's...
  • Banker who used fake bomb to rob branch charged with faking PTSD claim

    Banker who used fake bomb to rob branch charged with faking PTSD claim
    A former Bank of America employee who, in an elaborate scheme, helped to rob her own branch by showing up to work with a fake bomb strapped to her body has been charged with filing a fraudulent workers' compensation claim stemming from the incident. Two...
  • Earth homes: Living down under

    As you drive through rural areas of Missouri's St. Clair, Jefferson and Franklin counties, farms, homes and small family-owned businesses dot the landscape. But every now and then you'll pass a piece of property and spot just a roof. So, where's the...