Tag: insurance

‘The massive restructuring of the economy resulting from the pandemic will likely generate further declines in the middle class’

Most Americans believe themselves to be members of the middle class. But a new report has shed light on who really makes up this segment...

Irdai sets up panel to relook guidelines on information, cybersecurity

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has formed a working group committee to relook its information and security guidelines amid the exponential...

Opinion: Would you want your parents to live in a nursing home owned by private equity?

Would you put your mother in a nursing home that is owned by a private-equity firm? It’s a question a growing number of us are...

Some 730,000 Walmart employees won’t be getting $15 an hour pay — they’re hardly alone

Walmart WMT, +0.49% has joined a growing list of retailers boosting employees’ wages to $15 an hour, but unlike rivals such as Target TGT, -1.35%,...

Healthcare Stakeholders Agree on Universal Coverage Plan

In an unprecedented pact among healthcare stakeholders, associations representing physicians, hospitals, insurance companies, and employers have agreed to pursue universal coverage through market-based solutions that...

Volunteer Vaccinators Run Into Hurdles

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Jason Gallagher, a licensed pharmacist and professor of infectious diseases at...

San Francisco, LA Prioritize 2nd Shots, Close Some Sites

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is the latest California city...

My wealthy fiancée wants me to accept standard-of-living costs should we divorce. I’m a proud veteran and won’t accept more than $50,000. Who’s right?

Dear Quentin, I am planning on marrying someone who has a substantial amount of money. I do not have much. I own my home, have...

Archer Aviation gets a $1 billion order from United Airlines, on the same day it announces a deal to go public

Archer Aviation Inc. said Wednesday that United Airlines Holdings Inc. placed a $1 billion order for its all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL), on...

My husband, 79, promised to leave his grandson his home. After 22 years of marriage is that fair to me?

I am a married woman age 69 and my husband is 79. I am his second wife and we have been married for 22 years....

My fiancé wants me off the deed and mortgage to our new home. If I don’t agree, he says we’ll stay engaged forever

Dear Moneyist, My fiancé — or should I say eternal fiancé because he never wants to get married — recently shocked me when he flatly...

My sister put our mother in a nursing home, where she died of COVID-19. Should I take legal action against her or the nursing home?

My sisters and I disagree on most things, but never could I have imagined how our relationship would end. My parents put me down as...

‘I have been plagued by enormous guilt and regret:’ I tried to care for my late father, but I gave up. How can I ever forgive myself?

I am seeking advice on how to get over a terrible mistake I made. I did not care for my aged father. I am the...

When my parents died, my sisters and I split their estate. I chose a painting that was appraised at $50,000. Should I tell them?

Dear Moneyist, After both of my parents died, my sisters and I divided up furniture, finances, and artwork, etc. The process of dividing their estate...

My husband, 67, wants to leave his $2 million estate and home to his disabled daughter and his sister’s kids. Can he do that? I could outlive them

Dear Moneyist, My husband is 67 years old with an estate worth $2 million. His first wife died. He has a severely handicapped daughter and...

Can Any Public Hospital Survive?

New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina, is a publicly owned hospital delivering good care at lower prices than most others and still...

Bajaj Allianz Life retail new business premium up 41% in December

New Delhi: Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance on Thursday reported 41 per cent jump in its retail new business premium in December 2020 at Rs 269...

‘This is sheer economic waste. We distributed our $1,200 stimulus to our church:’ Why did we get these checks instead of poor Americans?

Dear Moneyist, My husband is 82 years old. I am 83. We are retired. We are neither Democrats nor Republicans. Last year, about midsummer, we...

PCPs Play a Small Part in Low-Value Care Spending

Primary care physicians (PCPs) generate only a small part of the $75 billion to $100 billion wasted every year on low-value care, according to a...

Deep South Falls Behind in COVID Vaccine Drive

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Walgreens pharmacist Chris McLaurin prepares to vaccinate Lakandra McNealy, a Harmony...

what to buy: Next 10 yrs, insurance can do what private banks did in last 10 yrs

On the back of lower penetration and density, what private sector banks did for the last 10 years, insurance as a sector can do for...

Biden’s First Order of Business May Be to Undo Trump’s Policies

The party split in Congress is so slim that, even with Democrats technically in the majority, passing major health care legislation will be extremely difficult....

10 Biden tax plans that will sail through a Democratic-controlled Senate — and how to prepare for them

With the New Year here and a Democratic-controlled Senate looking increasingly likely after the runoff Senate elections in Georgia, President-elect Joe Biden’s tax plans are...

First to Extend Health Coverage to Undocumented Seniors

As a nurse manager for one of Chicago’s busiest safety-net hospitals, Raquel Prendkowski has witnessed covid-19’s devastating toll on many of the city’s most vulnerable...

My wife found a half brother through Ancestry.com. Are we morally or ethically obligated to share her father’s estate?

Dear Moneyist, Several years ago, on a whim, my wife and I had our DNA tested by Ancestry.com. Last week we were contacted by a...