Families of terminal cancer patients, along with the patients themselves, are generally more at peace when the sufferer lives out his or her final days receiving hospice care in the comfort of their own home, according to the results of a study performed by researchers at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.Read More
Longevity was in the news recently as a 114-year old Montana resident gained global attention for achieving the distinction of being the world’s oldest man.
In general, advances in medical technology and healthy lifestyle information have been helping Americans live longer than ever, although the large majority will still never make it to age 100.Read More
A growing number of Americans are working hard to stick to a diet and exercise routine in an effort to improve their quality of life and their overall life expectancy. By doing so, people can save considerably on their future medical bills and life insurance premiums as well.Read More
While teachers might generally be considered to have a relatively danger-free workplace, the Johns Hopkins school of medicine says that many of them could be at risk for problems with their vocal cords given the constant strain placed on them in loud classrooms.Read More
One thing that many investors have perhaps overlooked since the global financial meltdown, when their portfolios plummeted and wealth withered, is what’s most important: their own well-being.Read More
A new report from Prudential Individual Life Insurance asserts that insurance companies have not yet done an effective job of selling their products to Generation Y, but adds that the task may be easier than many think.Read More
Persons with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) tend to be fidgety, inattentive, easily distracted and have problems with organization—none of which will necessarily affect life insurance rates. It’s the problems often associated with more severe cases—those who have problems with alcoholism, substance abuse and addiction, depression and extreme risk taking, for instance—that will see rates to soar, or find that they are uninsurable altogether, insurance experts say.Read More
Filing for bankruptcy is usually person’s worst nightmare, but when it comes to protecting your assets (including the value of your), information is key.Read More
Those who may be the least inclined to have a life insurance could be in the position to benefit the most from the financial security a policy can offer.
A new report “Basic Economic Security Tables for the United States” on family economic security released by the non-profit organization Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) details the challenges that many Americans face in covering their basic expenses and what type of income it would take to save for their futures.Read More