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More Healthcare Co-ops Shutter as Open Enrollment Approaches

Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (or co-ops) continue to falter and fold with the open enrollment period just around the corner. Out of...

Federal Reserve Likely To Increase Interest Rates This Year

This article analyzes the effect of the Federal Reserve if they raise the interest rates by the end of the year.

American Express Launches Pre-Paid Card with Cash Back Rewards

American Express rolled out a new prepaid debit card. We looked at its value proposition, including calculating when users will lose or...

Citibank Ordered to Pay $700M Over Credit Card Violations

Citibank has been ordered to pay over $700 million due to engaging in illegal credit card practices in the latest CFPB ruling. We break...

Changes to the Barclays Arrival Plus® Rewards Program

Barclays recently announced sweeping changes to its two flagship credit card offerings. We summarize these changes, as well as provide...

Continuing Pressure on Credit Card Interchange Fees & Rewards

We analyze the possible consequences to consumers and businesses of legislation curtailing interchange fees throughout the world and in the...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Filing for up to 71% Rate Increase in 2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama has filed with Alabama's insurance regulators requesting an increase on the company's marketplace plan...

Ohio Should Expect More Costly Health Insurance as First Wave of Rate Increases Come In

The first wave of rate increases requests from health insurance providers in the state of Ohio paints a gloomy picture when it comes to...

Poor First Quarter Results for Auto Insurers on the Back of Harsh Winter and Lower Oil Prices

For Berkshire Hathaway owned GEICO (NYSE:BRKA) and Allstate (NYSE:ALL), the first quarter of 2015 was a surprisingly poor quarter for their...

National Credit Card Delinquencies Rate Down by 1.37% in Q1 2015

Credit card delinquency in the United States has fallen by 1.37% in Q1 2015, according to the latest TransUnion Industry Insight Report,...

Health Insurance Exchange Board More Than Doubles Its Fees

Fees will more than double for those who purchased health insurance policies through the Connect for Health Colorado exchange. The Connect...