November, 2013 Too Good to be True?
Enjoy this week's holiday, and: THANKS FOR GIVING... your time , your expertise and your dollars to keep UP strong. So far this year we've sent you monthly money-saving tips and the straight scoop on...Read more
Annuities
October, 2013 What's UP with Renter's Insurance?
Here's a quiz for renters – 35% of all the households in the U.S... True or False? A nearby fire leaves your clothing, furniture and rugs smoke damaged and water logged. Your landlord's insurance...Read more
Renters
September, 2013 A Healthy Attitude
Today is a big day in the health insurance world. People with no insurance or who need to change their coverage can now start researching new plan options. As this phase of the Affordable Care Act...Read more
Health
August, 2013 DON'T BOTHER...DO BOTHER
When buying rental car insurance: Don't bother checking the "yes" box and paying for Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) coverage if you've got a credit card that offers that same coverage. Most credit...Read more
Auto, Flood
July, 2013 Group vex: Is one enough?
If you depend on your earned income and want to build yourself a safety net, you can buy long term disability (LTD) insurance that will replace that income if you become ill or injured and unable to...Read more
Disability
June, 2013 Too Darn Hot
In most areas of the U.S. right now, it's just too darn hot. If you're in the scary position of having to evacuate due to a nearby wildfire, but lucky enough to come home to a house still standing,...Read more
Smoke and Extreme Heat
May, 2013 Unsettling
It turns out the meaning of "settled" in the context of an insurance claim depends on who's using it. 6 months after Superstorm Sandy, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.), a national...Read more
Homeowners
April, 2013 Healthy Choices
The Health Insurance Marketplace that will kick in soon will give you new options. They will depend on what your current coverage, employment status and medical needs are, and whether your state is...Read more
Health
March, 2013 Bucks for the bang
It is much easier to save money on your car insurance than your home insurance. Insurers compete hard for auto customers. That's because it's easier for them to make a profit and the risks are much...Read more
Auto
February, 2013 Tap in...
People who've negotiated their way through an insurance claim can be an excellent source of success strategies. Many members of UP's staff and volunteer corps fit that bill. If you find yourself...Read more
Homeowners