Insurance

Find news and advice on homeowners, renters, auto, health and life insurance.

Insurance Basics

What is an annuity?

Millions of Americans invest in them, though they do have some notable drawbacks.

6 min read

Latest Articles

  • How to Switch Home Insurance Companies

    One of the best ways to make sure you’re getting the best deal on homeowners insurance is to periodically comparison shop and check if you can get a better price with a different insurer. If you do find [...]

    5 min read Aug 13, 2020
    A father sits with his son in front of the laptop while sipping his coffee.
  • Car Insurance for Seniors

    Your car insurance changes throughout your life to reflect your age and driving experience. Insurance starts off as the most expensive when you’re a teen and drops the longer you drive. By the time you [...]

    5 min read Aug 12, 2020
    An older Asian couple enjoying a nice drive (you can see their smiling faces reflected in the sideview mirror)
  • Personal Liability Coverage

    Personal liability insurance protects you against accidents that happen to others at your home or apartment. Regardless of whether you rent or own, the personal liability insurance cost is well worth it. [...]

    3 min read Aug 12, 2020
    A mother and her daughter make funny faces over a webcam while dad looks on and smiles.
  • Average Cost of Car Insurance 2020

    Car insurance isn’t cheap, but most states do require drivers to carry a minimum amount of coverage. In the United States, the average cost of full coverage car insurance is $1,758 per year. However, [...]

    5 min read Aug 11, 2020
    cars driving on highway in boulder, colorado
  • Life Insurance Death Benefits

    Life insurance comes with a number of advantages. One of the biggest draws is being able to financial support your family members after you pass away. Most life insurance policies include a death benefit, [...]

    4 min read Aug 11, 2020
    A woman consulting her health specialist.
  • Variable Life Insurance

    Life insurance is a valuable policy to have, especially as you get older. If you’re familiar with life insurance, you know that there are many different policies on the market—so many that it can be [...]

    4 min read Aug 11, 2020
    An old man sits with his son and granddaughter and plays on the piano.
  • What Is an Insurance Score?

    Many of us are familiar with credit scores, but did you know there’s another score generated from your credit report? Credit-based insurance scores, like credit scores, are calculated based on information [...]

    4 min read Aug 10, 2020
    A man and woman sit together at their table and review their options when and insurance score.
  • Non-Owner Car Insurance

    Believe it or not, it’s important to carry car insurance even if you don’t own a car. There are a couple of scenarios we will delve into, in which you may be a driver of a vehicle you do not own. Even [...]

    4 min read Aug 10, 2020
    Cars in traffic.

The trusted source for financial information, used by

The New York Times
CNBC
AP
The Wall Street Journal
CNN
Forbes