FHA mortgage insurance increases but likely won’t affect the housing market

Mortgage insurance on the rise but will it effect the market? Beginning on April 10, 2012, insurance rates for the federal housing administration (FHA) mortgages…

Florida consumers filed class-action lawsuit against Citizens Property Insurance

As Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance continues… to struggle beneath the crushing weight of debt, the state-run company’s policyholders are mobilizing for a massive lawsuit against…

Tips for driving safety in the winter for teens and other new drivers

Every year there are more cars on the roads, meaning that every winter becomes a little bit more treacherous, especially when extreme weather is thrown…

Kaiser Permanente plans to pay consumers to lose weight

Kaiser Permanente of Colorado has announced that policyholders may be eligible for cash bonuses if they are willing to lose weight. The insurance company’s new…

AIR Estimates Losses from Turkey’s Van Earthquake at Between 100 million TRY (55 million USD) and 300 million TRY (170 million USD)

Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates that insured losses from the M7.2 earthquake that struck eastern Turkey Sunday, October 23rd, near the city of Van…

Tropical Storm Nanmadol Poised for China Landfall after Battering Taiwan and Philippines

BOSTON, Aug. 30, 2011 – According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, Tropical Storm Nanmadol is moving slowly at about 3.2 km/h across the Taiwan…

Mercury Insurance shows their approval for newly proposed auto discount in California

Mercury General Corp. has just announced its support of an auto insurance initiative comparable to last year’s Proposition 17, which was turned down by voters…