Money Should be Teamwork for Couples

Love and money sometimes don’t mix but research shows that teamwork is essential when it comes to a couple’s finances. Dealing with finances is one of the many logistical aspects of a relationship, and a recent survey points to the importance of making financial decisions as a team instead of leaving those stressful choices in only one partners lap. A recent survey conducted by Morgan Stanley Investor Pulse found that … Read More

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Combating the Obesity Epidemic Weighs Heavily on Employers

It’s been estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the medical cost of adult obesity in the US is $147 billion per year. This points to the fact that obesity is a serious, costly and all too common issue in the world’s fattest nation.  A conundrum considering that weight loss programs and health awareness is constantly being brought to our attention. So what are we missing when it … Read More

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How Life Insurers Can Tap Into The Big-Data Culture

Big-data is a term used to describe the vast amount of information accessible no matter where you are or what you are doing, and today we are living in the thick of it. Its unlimited reach lets you know what your friend had for breakfast via their Instagram upload, who got married or divorced, or got a raise via Facebook’s “Life Events” status, the weather via your handy Weather Channel … Read More

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#LetsTalkFuture: Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2014

Founded in 1992, by Evelyn H. Lauder and Alexandra Penney of SELF magazine, the Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign has successfully brought international awareness of breast health and has raised over 50 million dollars towards education, research and medical services. This annual health campaign is globally recognized every October to increase awareness and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure as well as to educate … Read More

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Financial and Emotional Wellbeing Go Hand In Hand for 83% of Americans

This year in honor of life insurance awareness month, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, conducted a telephone survey to find out how Americans feel about caring for their families during and after life. The survey was based on 1,005 participants over the age of 18, five hundred and two of which were male and five hundred and three female. Turns out there are many adults in the U.S. who strongly believe in … Read More

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