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A Marketplace hidden camera investigation is raising questions about how bank employees are selling a pricey and controversial product marketed to help with credit card payments if you lose your job or get sick..... More »
Problems with credit card insurance and checking juice labels: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet Nov 11th
CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including why those fake CRA calls won't go away, investigating credit card insurance and looking at apple juice labels..... More »
Growing up, I thought I always had a knack for being financially responsible. My parents constantly lectured me about the importance of spending within my means and saving from a young age, so I would be careful not to spend too much while out with friends, and would throw a few dollars in my savin.... More »
Q: My wife and I are both 40 and have two kids—ages 5 and 7. We are considering buying a joint last-to-die life insurance policy that would cost a fixed $7,105 per year for ten years. That’s a total of $71,050 and the policy would pay $500,000 when the last of us dies. This is a proposition.... More »
California electrical company stock plunges after revealing possible link to devastating wildfire Nov 15th
Shares in California's electricity and natural gas utility were hit hard on Wednesday after the company revealed it doesn't have enough cash and insurance to cover losses stemming from the devastating wildfire that may have been sparked by some of its equipment..... More »
John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead sell only interactive policies that include optional fitness tracking through tools including wearable devices and smartphones, the company said on Wednesday.