The Most-Stolen Cars

The Most-Stolen Cars To determine the vehicles with the highest theft rates in the country, the Highway Data Loss Institute looked at only insured passenger vehicles between one and three years old. Then they calculated which insurance claims were filed for each particular model of vehicle, and the size of the payment for each claim. […]

Which Ones Earn the Most?

Have you ever wondered if Stanford grads really do make the big bucks, or if a “party school” degree can still land you a high-paying job? Online salary database PayScale.com put together a 2009 College Salary Report that highlights which college graduates make the highest and lowest salaries right out of college and how that […]

Top Life Insurance Companies

There are so many ways to rank US life insurance companies. You could rank the biggest companies that take in the most premium dollars every year. Or your could do a financial ranking to determine which insurers are the most financially secure. Last, but not least, we could consider customer satisfaction. Which life insurance companies […]

Top Worst Drivers List

According to a recent study, 44 percent of attorneys and judges — more than any other profession — claimed to have been in a prior driving accident when comparison-shopping for auto insurance. Insurance.com analyzed the accidents people claimed and the professions they listed when applying for car insurance online. They published their findings along with […]

INSURANCE COMPANY LIST ACCEPTED BY BMA

INSURANCE COMPANY LIST ACCEPTED BY BMA AETNA HMO, QPOS, MC, OPEN ACCESS, PPO, ELECT CHOICE Yes AETNA GOLDEN MEDICARE Yes AETNA US ACCESS Yes AETNA CHOICE POS Yes AMERICHOICE No AMERIHEALTH – ALL PLANS Yes ANTHEM HEALTHCARE Billed to Horizon Blue Card Program – In-network BC/BS OF NEW YORK – ALL PLANS Billed to Horizon […]

Fraud-Alert Service Pays $12 Million Settlement

Lifelock, the company that brazenly broadcast its chief executive’s Social Security number as part of its claim that it could protect anyone against identity theft, agreed on Tuesday to pay $12 million to settle charges that it misled consumers about the effectiveness of its service. The settlement, announced by the Federal Trade Commission and a […]

Gangster ring busted in historic scam

Dozens charged with largest Medicare scam ever A vast network of Armenian gangsters and their associates used phantom health care clinics and other means to try to cheat Medicare out of $163 million, the largest fraud by one criminal enterprise in the program’s history, U.S. authorities said Wednesday. Federal prosecutors in New York and elsewhere […]

Things Your Mechanic Won’t Tell You

1. “You might be in the wrong garage.” There are many choices as to where consumers can take their car when it’s in need of maintenance or repair. Those include going to the car dealer, a department or chain-store franchise, or an independent mechanic at a service station. Where you should go depends on what […]

10 Home Buyer Mistakes to Avoid

It was supposed to be a momentous occasion for Brian, who was about to close on his first home. But after signing a thick stack of documents–and taking part in the ceremonious passing of the keys–something felt off for the then 26-year-old Montgomery County, Md., resident. There wasn’t even a chilled bottle of bubbly or […]

AIG cuts salaries

AIG cuts salaries to 3 top executives Insurer AIG cuts salaries to 3 top execs to comply with government rules on bailed-out firms SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Insurer American International Group Inc. said it has cut the salaries of three top executives to comply with pay restrictions for companies that took federal bailout money, according […]