12.07.16
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Five Things Your Life Insurance Agent May Not Tell You

Life insurance agents provide a valuable service by explaining policy benefits and costs, but they may not tell you everything you need to know before

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MetLife Home Insurance Review

MetLife offers outstanding replacement coverage for your home and personal property, but its customer service and online resources need improvement. MetLife is one of few

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Progressive Home Insurance Review

Progressive offers affordable and comprehensive homeowners policies through its partner, Homesite Insurance, but its customer service could be better. Progressive provides home insurance policies through

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Travelers Home Insurance Review

Travelers offers comprehensive home insurance policies that are easily customizable, but it’s known for poor customer service. Travelers offers comprehensive homeowners insurance in all 50

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Farmers Home Insurance Review

Farmers offers optional coverages that are hard to find elsewhere, but it has a reputation for poor customer service. Farmers offers comprehensive homeowners insurance policies

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12 Low-Cost Strategies for Saving on Medical Costs and Improving Your Family’s Health

The average American incurs $10,345 in medical expenses each year, according to government estimates. No matter how wealthy you are, this is an extremely heavy financial burden

11.14.16
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The Obamacare Penalty: What Is the Fine for Not Buying Health Insurance?

If you you’re planning to save money by skipping health insurance coverage, don’t forget that you may face a federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) penalty

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Amica Home Insurance Review

Amica’s unmatched customer service and flexible policies make it one of the top choices for homeowners in the country. Amica builds its business around customer

11.07.16
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Can You Use Life Insurance as a Retirement Investment?

At some point in your life you will almost certainly be pitched the idea of life insurance as an investment. The pitch will sound good. It

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31 Days to Financial Independence (Day 12): Trimming Your Spending – Insurance

“31 Days to Financial Independence” is an ongoing series that appears every Thursday on The Simple Dollar. You might want to start this series from

11.02.16

State Farm Auto Insurance Review

State Farm offers solid coverage and excellent customer service, but it may not be your most affordable option. State Farm is the nation’s largest auto

10.31.16

Best Motorcycle Insurance in New Jersey

As a motorcycle owner in the Garden State, you know how to make the best of things, from enjoying a sunny day cruising Atlantic City

10.31.16

Best Motorcycle Insurance in Florida

The sunshine state is arguably one of the best places to own a motorcycle. (In fact, only California has more registered riders.) While there’s nothing

10.30.16
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Road Outrage: Low-Income Drivers Are Charged More for Car Insurance, Even With a Clean Record

There’s an unfortunate reality when it comes to auto insurance that many drivers may not be fully aware of: Low-income drivers who have a perfect

10.28.16
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Is Borrowing Against Life Insurance a Good Idea?

In addition to providing money for your beneficiaries when you die, permanent life insurance policies build cash value that you can borrow against while you’re

10.27.16
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Caught Driving With No Car Insurance? Here’s What It’ll Cost You

In 49 out of 50 states and the District of Columbia, driving without auto liability insurance is against the law. Even New Hampshire, the only

10.26.16

Best Motorcycle Insurance in Massachusetts

Here’s the deal: Motorcycle insurance in Massachusetts stinks. (That’s a darn shame, because it’s such beautiful country.) For one, there’s less competition (only three of

10.25.16
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Ameriprise Auto Insurance Review

Ameriprise offers quality coverage and excellent customer service at a reasonable price, but it’s not available everywhere. Ameriprise is known for its low rates, so

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