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The Importance of Term Life Insurance at Every Life Stage

The Importance of Term Life Insurance at Every Life Stage

Future planning is a tricky process. Sometimes things that you plan happen exactly the way you want them to and sometimes it doesn’t. At times, unfortunate or unforeseen situations may occur which are beyond your control. Such situations can spoil your entire planning, especially on…

Goldman Sachs-backed fintech Even Financial just bought a life insurance startup

Goldman Sachs-backed fintech Even Financial just bought a life insurance startup

Even Financial, a startup that connects lenders and banks with consumers, just bought life insurance startup LeapLife, adding another product line just as insurers are seeing a surge in policies. Even Financial offers a customizable machine-learning-powered platform that algorithmically targets and matches customers with credit…

How COVID-19 Could Affect Your Life Insurance Coverage

How COVID-19 Could Affect Your Life Insurance Coverage

The coronavirus pandemic has many of us thinking about worst case scenarios. It’s only natural that people are considering whether, in the event of their absence, their loved ones would be financially protected. If you’re reading this, you’ve probably given it some thought yourself.  Here’s the good news: …

Health care workers need therapy

Health care workers need therapy

Looming over the PowerPoint presentation, in the corner of the screen, Dr. Ijen Chen’s face appeared, reassuring, constant, and serene. The presentation was sent out to thousands of members of the Taiwanese community, a community that he had brought together through a lifetime of work…

Health care workforce is recession proof. Is it ‘pandemic proof?’

Health care workforce is recession proof. Is it ‘pandemic proof?’

Health care workers are facing threats to their jobs — pay cuts, furloughs and even layoffs — amid the worst disease outbreak in a century that has already infected more than 770,000 people in the U.S. Hospitals are focused on combating the coronavirus, but that’s…

U.S. stock futures fall after Apple, Amazon post earnings

U.S. stock futures fall after Apple, Amazon post earnings

U.S. stock index futures sank late Thursday, after Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. warned of uncertainty ahead due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, -1.82% fell more than 280 points, or 1.2%, and S&P 500 futures ES00, -2.02% and Nasdaq-100 futures NQ00, -2.45% declined as well. Apple AAPL, +2.11% and Amazon AMZN, +4.26% reported earnings after…

Here’s what happened to the stock market on Thursday

Here’s what happened to the stock market on Thursday

Dow Jones Industrial Average advances 39 points The Dow gained 39.44 points, or 0.17%, to close at 23,515.26. The S&P 500 lost 0.05% to 2,797.80. The Nasdaq Composite fell 0.01% to 8,494.75. Wall Street was taken for a ride that highlighted the importance of  finding a treatment for the coronavirus. Questions over remdesivir…

Whitmer: Car insurance savings will be higher

Whitmer: Car insurance savings will be higher

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and a top state regulator said Tuesday that drivers will save more on car insurance than is required under a bipartisan overhaul of Michigan’s auto insurance law. Proposed rates filed by insurers, which will start taking effect in July, will be cut…