High dollar dents company earnings

...net income would have risen 3 percent, Oracle said.Companies can enter into hedging arrangements that act like insurance policies against the rising dollar."But hedging is never perfect," says Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist...

Fast-food resolution: Transform junk food image

...said companies would have to evaluate recipes product by product."Sometimes, food additives can be crutches or insurance policies. If a food is frozen, germs aren't going to grow. But preservatives might be added just in case, or they may...

Fund-raisers can explore potential of life insurance policies, agent says

...called planned giving, agents and charities use insurance policies to pay the non-profit organizations when their...death benefits. Augusta State University has used insurance policies on 25 donors for about 20 years, according to Charlie...

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For US unemployed, job market hits a turning point

...interviews produced offers. She's accepted a position at Mutual of Omaha, where she will help ensure that its insurance policies comply with federal rules. Higgins, 26, who lives in Omaha, Neb., starts today.At the same time, the government's...

Wal-Mart teams up with AutoInsurance.com to offer price comparison shopping for auto insurance

...shoppers quickly find and buy insurance policies online in real time to cut down...often have to settle for auto insurance policies that aren't the best fit...Tranzutary to sell prepaid MetLife insurance policies in 217 stores in Georgia and...

Check home's insurance policies before storms hit

...prompt consumers elsewhere to check their homeowners insurance policies to make sure they've got enough coverage. "This...important personal papers, emergency phone numbers and insurance policies. "Having these things can really speed up the...

Flood victims regret not renewing insurance policies

...Albany-area residents had to buy three-year flood insurance policies for about $150. Only about half of them renewed...Dougherty County, 2,135 residents have flood insurance policies totaling $156 million in coverage, Stevens said...

Drivers save on car insurance policies

...to take a defensive driving course and receive as much as 10 percent off your bill. - Consider having multiple insurance policies, such as homeowner's and auto, with the same agency. - Try to avoid accidents and being ticketed, two factors...

Wal-Mart settles lawsuit over insurance policies on workers

...that Wal-Mart never told workers about the life insurance policies, and they were enraged that the company profited...finding in effect that Texas law limited such insurance policies to key employees. Wal-Mart appealed to the 5th...

15 SC health insurers will extend canceled policies

COLUMBIA - South Car o lina's insurance agency says 144,000 people with previously canceled health insurance policies can renew their plans following Presi dent Obama's reversal last month on part of the federal health care law...