Becoming a fishing guide isn't as easy as you might think

...exam and it's pretty tough and expensive.Having a Coast Guard license could mean a discount on your liability insurance policy.Then you'll need an array of quality fishing tackle and a live bait tank, in addition to a series of top-of-the-line...

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...

Home Depot tops Street; breach costs still hazy

...breach-related expense of about $27 million, but only about $6 million after insurance. The company has a $100 million insurance policy for breach-related expenses, according to Chief Financial Officer Carol Tome.Accounting for all breach-related...

Georgia city settles over death after stun gun use

...to pay the maximum amount allowed by the city's insurance policy, Stewart said. Acting city attorney Brad Bowman...important than the fact that they paid the entire insurance policy because now the whole community is safe," he said...

Michaux: Is reward worth the risk for UGA's Gurley?

...be able to collect $1.7 million tax free on an insurance policy he bought as a junior while with the Gamecocks.Gurley...guaranteed signing bonus worth at least double what an insurance policy comparable to Lattimore's will pay.For a kid...

Home Depot faces dozens of breach-related lawsuits

...breach-related expense of about $27 million, but only about $6 million after insurance.Home Depot has a $100 million insurance policy for breach-related expenses. That comes with a $7.5 million deductible.The Atlanta-based retailer disclosed...

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...

25 Smart Ways to Handle a $1,000 Windfall

...more breathing room in the rest of your budget.Idea #18 ? Get a Term Life Insurance Policy If you have children and you don't have a term life insurance policy on yourself that lasts until after they're grown, you're not taking care...

Kirby: Sometimes names don't tell the whole story

...value of what was insured, and then we'll provide you with a new barn of similar worth." There was a long pause, and then Susan said, "Well, if that's how it works, then I want to cancel the life insurance policy on my husband."