According to an article by the Baltimore Sun, employers in the State of Maryland will see the tax percentage owed for unemployment reduced by 50% next year. The tax cut is being issued by the Department of Labor in an effort to encourage economic growth across the board for small businesses in Maryland. The Department […]
MetLife and Wal-Mart are setting up a pilot program to sell life insurance in Wal-Mart stores. The test program will take place in about 200 Wal-Mart stores in Georgia and South Carolina. Individuals will be able to buy one year life insurance “cards” at the store, which need to be taken home and activated. The […]
A new study out by the Urban Institute is claiming that the effect on small businesses from the 2010 Affordable Health Care Act could actually be a reduction in health insurance costs, refuting many assumptions and studies up to this point. Most business owners have expressed concern with the new law, assuming it was going […]
Prudential has publicly announced that they have reached an agreement with The Hartford to buy their individual life insurance division for over $600 million in cash. The deal is expected to be finalized sometime in 2013, and was based on the book value of The Hartford’s accounts as of the end of June, 2012. This move will […]
So who pays less for insurance? Republicans or Democrats? The folks over at Coverhound.com have done some research and put together an interesting infograph that shows the difference based on political preference.
The Congressional Budget Office released a new report stating that the original number of people required to pay the health care tax associated with not having health insurance is likely higher than originally anticipated. According to an article in the Washington Times, the CBO estimates the increase to be 50% over what they had originally […]