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  • Ask the Mompreneur: The next best thing to a friend with a boat is Cruzin

    This week's "Ask the Mompreneur" features an interview with Jaclyn Baumgarten, CEO and founder of Cruzin, a new boater-to-boater rental service that's basically Airbnb for boats. Q: What inspired you to start a boater-to-boater rental business? A:...
  • The 5 rules on how to kill a consumer-friendly initiative

    The 5 rules on how to kill a consumer-friendly initiative
    California's initiative process can shine a bright light on how money and influence work their magic in American politics. Unlike in the legislature, there are no back rooms where favors can be traded; everything's got to be done in public —...
  • Allstate hires new roadside services president

    By Allstate Corp. standards, it's small — $602 million in annual premiums for a property and casualty insurer that last year generated almost $30 billion selling mostly auto and home coverage to consumers. But premiums of the Northbrook-based...
  • Ask An Expert Hotline 2014

    Ask An Expert Hotline 2014
    The annual Ask An Expert Hotline drew about 200 people seeking advice about investments, retirement planning and other money matters. The free event is sponsored each year by the Orlando Sentinel and the Central Florida chapter of the Financial Planning...
  • Car and home insurer USAA asks permission to test drones

    Car and home insurer USAA asks permission to test drones
    Home and auto insurer USAA said it has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to research how drones could be used to improve how it settles claims during natural disasters. USAA, which serves 10.4 million current and former members of...
  • Participants in Detroit pension borrowing knew debt sale was 'iffy': city lawyer

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit's controversial sale of $1.4 billion of pension debt, which has become one of the biggest disputes in the city's historic bankruptcy case, involved risks known to all the parties in the transaction, an attorney for the city...
  • Malloy, Others Rebuke Hartford HealthCare, Anthem For Failing To Reach Agreement

    Malloy, Others Rebuke Hartford HealthCare, Anthem For Failing To Reach Agreement
    The state's top elected officials on Wednesday rebuked Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare for allowing a contract to expire, leaving patients to either pay higher rates or seek medical attention elsewhere for many...
  • Price of medications makes blood pressure rise

     Price of medications  makes blood pressure rise
    This one is one way off the beaten path. It is a true story of how a blood pressure medication I have been taking for years became a generic drug, and in the process its price increased almost 50 percent. The story starts about 90 days ago, when I...
  • Malloy, Others Admonish Hartford HealthCare, Anthem For Failed Negotiations

    Malloy, Others Admonish Hartford HealthCare, Anthem For Failed Negotiations
    Top state officials on Wednesday rebuked Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare for failing to negotiate a new contract, leaving patients to either pay higher rates or seek medical attention elsewhere for many procedures....
  • Health insurers spending millions to beat pro-consumer ballot measures

    Health insurers spending millions to beat pro-consumer ballot measures
    The latest campaign spending figures on California's two big healthcare ballot initiatives are just in, courtesy of the watchdog group MapLight, and they're mind-boggling. If you're curious about one significant driver of healthcare costs, here it is:...
  • Thousands of brown recluse poison spiders drive owners from upscale home

    Thousands of brown recluse poison spiders drive owners from upscale home
    A home with prime views of the third and fourth holes at Whitmoor Country Club has been vacant for two years because of a creepy crawly problem. The home was infested with between 4,500 and 6,000 brown recluse spiders, according to one estimate. The...