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Oct 25, 2017, 14:41 ET As Health Insurance Open Enrollment Period Begins, NAIC Encourages Consumers To Cut Through The Clutter

Many Americans must soon make 2018 health insurance choices amid a barrage of news and opinions regarding healthcare. To help make the most informed...


Aug 08, 2017, 08:00 ET Legendary Actress Rita Moreno Encourages Seniors To "Keep Moving" In New PSA

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) today announced the launch of a nationally televised public service announcement (PSA)...


Sep 14, 2016, 06:00 ET Changing American Households Create New Insurance Implications

Nearly half of adults in their 40s and 50s have a parent age 65 or older and are either raising a young child or financially supporting an adult...


Jul 13, 2016, 08:00 ET Sharing Economy Exposes Summer Travelers To Insurance Risks

As the U.S. summer travel season peaks, consumer use of sharing platforms continues to climb. Global revenue from sharing services will hit $335...


Jun 01, 2016, 08:00 ET Legendary Entertainer Rita Moreno Headlines NAIC'S Senior Education Campaign

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) today announced a partnership with award-winning entertainer Rita Moreno as part of its...


May 05, 2016, 08:00 ET NAIC Warns Consumers About Costly Cybersecurity Breaches

In 2015 alone, there were 781 U.S. data breaches affecting more than 150 million records.1 As cyberattacks become more widespread, John M. Huff,...


Apr 21, 2015, 08:00 ET Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley Takes On New Role To Help Families Make Smart Insurance Decisions

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) today announced a new partnership with actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley as part of its...


Oct 21, 2014, 08:00 ET Financial Pressure Rises For "Sandwich Generation"

Millions in the so-called "Sandwich Generation" are finding their dreams about retirement less than appetizing. Middle-aged Americans are serving as...


Aug 18, 2014, 08:00 ET Parents Spend Billions Annually On Child Injuries; Understanding Risks And Insurance Implications Key To Childproofing Your Finances

As a new school year approaches, parents start to tally up the expenses for school supplies, new clothes, physicals, extracurricular activities and...


Jun 03, 2014, 09:00 ET Job Seekers Who Overlook Insurance As Part Of Total Compensation Risk Worsening Financial Situation

As the economy shifts, many Americans are voluntarily leaving jobs to improve their overall financial situation. But, according to a recent survey by ...


Apr 09, 2013, 10:00 ET Grammy Winner Amy Grant Shares Heartfelt Life Lessons in New NAIC TV PSA

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Amy Grant knows firsthand the complex emotional and financial decisions facing today's baby boomers. The lessons she ...


Aug 14, 2012, 08:00 ET New WreckCheck Mobile App Takes the Guesswork Out of Auto Accidents

Automobile accidents happen every minute of the day. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 5 million wrecks...


Jun 12, 2012, 09:15 ET Boomers in the Sandwich Generation Face Complex Insurance Decisions

Today's 75 million baby boomers lead hectic lives. Many are part of what's called the "sandwich" generation, simultaneously preparing kids to leave...


Jan 04, 2012, 08:00 ET Life Insurance May Be Untapped Resource In Tough Economic Times

In tough economic times, people look everywhere — an IRA or 401(k), credit cards, even under their mattress — for emergency cash. But according to a...


Sep 21, 2011, 08:00 ET Fall Health Insurance Open Enrollment Triggers Questions for All Americans, Whether Employed or Not

With the economy weighing heavily on the wallets of consumers, and health care reform still confusing to many, Americans have more to think about...


Jun 07, 2011, 07:00 ET Five Economic Trends That May Impact Your Car Insurance Costs

Financial challenges have forced many consumers to make lifestyle changes to adapt to the current economy. From changing jobs to moving to a...


Nov 16, 2010, 08:00 ET Annual Medicare Enrollment: Dates and Benefit Changes Seniors Should Know

If you're a senior who relies on Medicare for your health care needs, you should be aware of changes this year that will affect your benefits. As...


Nov 10, 2010, 10:20 ET Protect Your Holiday Purchases

As Thanksgiving approaches, many consumers are making their holiday gift lists and keeping an eye out for Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals,...


Oct 20, 2010, 08:00 ET CHOOSING AN INSURANCE AGENT: Company and Coverages Aren't the Only Things to Evaluate When Selecting an Insurance Agent

Buying your first car, moving to a new state, losing or changing your job or starting a small business – just a few of the life changes that should...


Sep 21, 2010, 08:00 ET Additional Health Care Reform Provisions Kick In

On Sept. 23, the next round of provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will begin to go into effect. Many of these...


Sep 13, 2010, 09:00 ET NAIC: Few Aware That Additional Health Care Reform Provisions Take Effect This Month

Earlier this year, Congress passed sweeping reforms designed to revamp the health care system and increase access to care for many Americans. Yet,...


Aug 03, 2010, 12:32 ET Vacant Homes Pose Insurance Risks

As the U.S. housing market struggles to rebound, many homeowners are stuck with hard-to-sell properties longer than expected. Some frustrated home...


May 24, 2010, 05:03 ET Disaster Planning for Small Businesses: Review and Update Your Business Insurance in Case Disaster Strikes

Tornado. Wildfire. Winter melt. Hurricane. Flood. Across the country, springtime can bring all kinds of potentially damaging weather. Now is the time ...


Apr 13, 2010, 03:17 ET NAIC Consumer Alert: Scammers Take Advantage of Health Reform

Consumers searching for health insurance coverage since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009 (PPACA) should be on...


Apr 06, 2010, 08:00 ET New NAIC Insurance IQ Study Reveals Americans Lacking in Confidence, Knowledge of Insurance Choices

In today's challenging economic environment and with questions about the implications of the newly passed health care bill, it's never been more...