10 fitness and health benefits of meditation and mindfulness
The advantages of these zen practices go beyond relaxation—they can help you in the gym, at work, and even in bed.
Phones, guns and sodas: What you need to know about new laws taking effect today
The new year brings a host of new laws that go into effect starting Sunday.
20 Reasons You May Need Life Insurance After 60
Well, let’s think about this. You’ve earned the majority of what you’ll ever earn over the past 40 years. You should have accumulated enough assets to retire and live happily ever after. The opportunity and the ability to add to this are limited by both your age and your health. But the past few years have been an eye opener about how uncertain your financial future may be. Most people think of life insurance only when they want to protect their family and provide a source of replacement income in the event of their death. They don’t think of it as a buffer to replace lost assets due to market volatility—for example, the market crashes and you die before you have the time to rebuild or replace the lost assets. Yes, I know…
Landlord Insurance 101: A Guide to Rental Property Insurance for Owners
More and more Americans are becoming landlords — either by necessity or choice — but do they know what it takes to insure their rental property? Co...
How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?
Unpredictable investment and job markets are rough on retirement planning. They also complicate the issue of how much life insurance is right for you.
10 Things to Know About Condominiums
1. To adequately insure one's condo apartment, it is important to review the condo association's bylaws and proprietary lease to find out which structural
15 preventable homeowners' insurance claims and how to avoid them
When people think of homeowners' insurance claims they often associate them with major disasters, but many losses are entirely preventable.
The Day the Music Ended
The LaBarge family lived in a music-filled home and enjoyed the comforts of a middle-class life. That is until Roger LaBarge died of a heart attack at 56, wi...
How to Cushion the Costs of Long-Term-Care Insurance
Policies that help pay for nursing care can be costly. Here's what you can do to keep down the price.
Slideshow: 6 Worst Contractor Scams
In the wake of Hurricane Isaac and other weather-relatedcatastrophes, fraud experts share 6 contractors' fraud warning signs.