Most people’s scenario of a domestic help glitch might include a room left dirty, a badly cooked meal or laundry left unfolded. But for the millions of American families who employ someone to help around the house or garden, the reality could be far worse.
Recently, the state of Washington passed a law requiring employee health plans to reimburse providers for TeleMedicine services. That made Washington the 24th state to require “telemedicine parity.”
Life insurance does more than protect families from the financial costs of a breadwinner’s untimely death. It can also help individuals make a substantial bequest to a favorite charitable organization and possibly enjoy a tax break as well. Continue reading “Using Life Insurance for Charitable Giving”
Shopping for auto insurance can be difficult if you’re lucky enough to have a fancy sports car in the garage — or unlucky enough to have an accident or speeding ticket on your driving record. Continue reading “High-Risk Drivers Have Many Insurance Options”
In 1980, 38 percent of private industry workers had a defined benefit pension plan. By 2011, that percentage had dropped to only 14.7 percent. The rest will have to live their retirement on Social Security and their own savings.
Continue reading “Annuities: The DIY Pension Plan”
The debate over gun rights often pits the individual’s right to bear arms and the rights of private property owners, such as employers, to prohibit firearms on their premises.
Continue reading “Gun Rights vs. Employer’s Property Rights”