The Long and Winding Road
Natural disasters are growing more frequent and severe, their collective losses taking an ever greater toll on insurers and reinsurers—$23.5 billion from tornadoes and other severe weather in the United States in the first half of 2011 alone, according to Munich Re.
Insurance, Muni Bonds Not Dampened by Irene
Hurricane Irene may have roared up the coast last weekend, but she did not leave complete financial wreckage in her wake. Neither the insurance industry nor the municipal bond market was devastated, despite the billions of dollars in damage.
Why empty nesters need term life
When boomers' babies grow up and move out, it may be tempting for some couples to not renew term life insurance policies. This is...