MetLife, Inc.'s decision to divest a large piece of its U.S. life insurance unit is the latest fallout from stricter rules imposed on large financial firms following the 2008 financial crisis.
Hit the treadmill and earn reward points and a discounted life insurance policy.
The specific daily activities that are covered under long term care, like bathing, dressing and eating, might become difficult as the result of a chronic illness, injury or simply the aging process. Here are options to consider.
According to LIMRA, indexed universal life insurance policy premiums increased 23% in 2014. But financial experts warn this product, which was first introduced in 1997, is not for everyone.
We’ve all made financial blunders at one time or another. But the negative impacts are particularly severe for baby boomers near or in retirement. Here is what you should know.
Believe it or not, the last five years before you retire may be some of the most critical in retirement planning. Here is a checklist.
Since the cost of long-term care increases with age, purchasing insurance for it is most affordable before retirement -- a time when boomers aren't typically focused on making that purchase.
It’s a statistic nobody wants to face: about 70% of women today will outlive the men in their lives. Will you be prepared financially? Here is advice.
It’s awfully hard to tell a confident and spectacular running back that it’s unlikely he’ll be wearing any NFL uniform five years down the road and that a day will come all too quickly when he’s unemployed, deeply in debt and possibly without much in the way of marketable skills. But it happens.
When you're at midlife and the kids are teens, coverage through work isn't enough.
Gay and lesbian individuals are less prepared financially for retirement than their straight counterparts, according to an exclusive analysis by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
When one spouse controls the other's life insurance, it may be time to stage a coup.
Many of us hold on to an idyllic vision of our golden years, imagining we'll be in good health and living self-sufficiently in our own home.
If insurance costs more after a sleep apnea diagnosis, should you not disclose it?
To help cover potential continuing care expenses, many experts advise boomers to purchase long-term care insurance. Here's what they need to know.
Getting financial advice from your neighbor on a 7702 plan? Better to ask around about it.
Retirement planning can easily become an overwhelming process, but here are some tips to reduce some of the anxiety.
When it comes to making major purchases like a home, many people spend time beforehand preparing. It’s a good idea to think of life insurance the same way.
Applying for life insurance can be a long and pricey process, but there are steps you can take to reduce the price tag.
The old adage that 'age is nothing but a number' holds some truth, according to a new survey.