Does my credit score impact my insurance options?
The short answer is—it could. Consumers should understand how credit scores may impact insurance options and premiums. [3 min.]
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Not sure if you’re a life insurance beneficiary? Here’s how to find out
Don’t assume that, if a loved one passes away, you will automatically be contacted by their life insurance company. If you think someone might have left you some money from a life policy, there are things you can do to find out.
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My friend got into an accident while driving my car
It’s been a gag in more than one comedic movie: A character begs to borrow their friend’s car, promising that they will never get in an accident while driving their friend’s beloved vehicle. Then, in the very next scene, the borrower gets their friend’s car into a fender bender or worse. Here’s what you should know before you let a friend borrow your car.
How to prepare your property for winter
Before you spend the cold months curled up on the couch with a good book or your favorite shows, there are a few steps you can take in the fall to make winter as trouble-free as possible for your home. Let’s look at some of the things you may want to consider as winter approaches.
Why should I consider life insurance if I don’t have kids?
Some celebrity financial advisers tell their followers not to get life insurance unless they have children. Is this always good advice? Read on to consider some situations where an individual with no children may want to think about buying life insurance.
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Latinas and the gender pay gap
As of 2020, women earned 84% of what men earned. Based on this estimate, women would need 42 days of extra work to earn what men did in the same year(1). So how does it look like when we go deeper and examine the impact of the gender wage gap in a minority group such as Latinas and what can we do about it? Let’s find out.
Providing for the Hispanic family’s financial future
Life insurance can be a difficult concept to comprehend, especially for recent immigrants or many bi-cultural Hispanics. Why is that? Let’s take a moment to think about Hispanic heritage and how life insurance helps build generational financial security.
Handling financial challenges as a young American
Gen Z and young millennials find themselves in a tough situation given the economic effects of the pandemic. At this age, your parents and grandparents were likely hitting milestones like getting married, having children, and buying their first house. It’s valid to feel like you’re running behind, but you’re not alone. We’ve put together some reasonable steps that may help address your concerns.
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Condo vs. townhouse insurance—what's the difference?
If you’re thinking of purchasing either a condominium or a townhouse, you’re not alone. Condos and townhouses continue to rise in popularity as more people seek to avoid the upkeep involved with owning and maintaining a large traditional house and yard. But, like other homes, both condos and townhouses still need insurance. Not sure which kind of insurance you need for each type of home? Let’s look at the difference between condos and townhouses, which will help us understand why they need different types of insurance.