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Investors rush in insurance against further market sell-offs

Investors rush in insurance against further market sell-offs

Investors are buying record amounts of insurance contracts to protect themselves from a sell-off that has already wiped trillions of dollars off the value of US stocks. Purchases of put options contracts on stocks and exchange-traded funds surged, with large fund managers spending $34.3 billion on options in the four weeks to September 23, according …

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Pandemic Unemployment Benefit Fraud Could Hit $45 Billion, Federal Watchdog Says |  CNN Politics

Pandemic Unemployment Benefit Fraud Could Hit $45 Billion, Federal Watchdog Says | CNN Politics

CNN — Some $45.6 billion in pandemic unemployment benefits may have been fraudulently paid to felons between March 2020 and April 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General said in a memorandum Thursday. This is the latest report to identify widespread schemes to steal money from a variety of federal relief programs. …

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Kia and Hyundai are easy targets for thieves, insurance data confirms

Kia and Hyundai are easy targets for thieves, insurance data confirms

In fact, 2015-2019 Hyundai and Kia models are about twice as likely to be stolen as other vehicles of the same age. The reason is a lot of these vehicles lack basic auto theft prevention technology included in most other vehicles even in those years, according to the HLDI. These models do not have electronic …

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Travel Insurance vs. Credit Card Benefits: Which Protection Is Best for Your Trip?

Travel Insurance vs. Credit Card Benefits: Which Protection Is Best for Your Trip?

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Travel insurance and some credit cards can protect you against financial loss …

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Weekly travel insurance rates: September 20 |  Premiums still relatively low

Weekly travel insurance rates: September 20 | Premiums still relatively low

Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. According to travel insurance agency Squaremouth, the average travel insurance premium is …

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4 non-investment questions to ask an advisor before you retire

4 non-investment questions to ask an advisor before you retire

Kate Ashford, CSA® The investment information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not provide advisory or brokerage services, and does not recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks, securities or other investments. Using a financial advisor for your investing needs is 100% on the mark, but what …

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4 non-investment questions to ask an advisor before you retire

4 non-investment questions to ask an advisor before you retire

Kate Ashford, CSA® The investment information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not provide advisory or brokerage services, and does not recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks, securities or other investments. Using a financial advisor for your investing needs is 100% on the mark, but what …

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4 non-investment questions to ask an advisor before you retire

4 non-investment questions to ask an advisor before you retire

Kate Ashford, CSA® The investment information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not provide advisory or brokerage services, and does not recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks, securities or other investments. Using a financial advisor for your investing needs is 100% on the mark, but what …

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Netflix's 'Get Smart With Money': A New Twist on Reality TV

Netflix’s ‘Get Smart With Money’: A New Twist on Reality TV

Text size American households are notorious for their financial fragility, with 36% in 2020 saying they would struggle to cover an emergency expense of $400. A recent survey by PYMNTS and loan club found that 61% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, including 36% of consumers who earn $250,000 or more per year. There’s plenty …

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