Proposal would cut time for suing over Georgia workplace injuries

...which he characterized as "extreme."The current five-year claim period is too long, Nimmer said, because insurance premiums are elevated to cover the extended risk of a claim, and those inflated premiums prevent employers from adding workers...

Reverse mortgages work best if you're settled in home

...associated with obtaining a reverse mortgage, which can include an origination fee, closing costs, a mortgage insurance premium, a servicing fee and interest rate.Understand the repayment terms. A reverse mortgage loan must be repaid in...

Reforms slow premiums but employees pay more

...Employer Health Insurance Coverage 2003?2013," the group looked at the trend in employer-sponsored health insurance premiums and employee costs in the years prior to and after the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010. The report found that...

A true gold standard would re-establish American fiscal responsibility

...insurance of bank deposits. (This does not preclude private bank insurance firms from emerging to insure deposits with insurance premiums paid by the depository institution.)Moreover, allow not only "big banks" to fail but all others as well...

Rants & Raves

...They also are non-union and require workers to work either long hours or part time so they don't have to pay insurance premiums. THIS IS A RAVE for Georgia DOT. Gee, somebody actually cut the grass at Bobby Jones and Wrightsboro Road. Thank...

Ex-Gulfstream officer arrested

...restaurants, five-star hotels, expensive jewelry and luxury furnishings as well as mundane expenses such as insurance premiums, utilities and other living expenses.Eimiller said investigators with the FBI and the U.S. Postal Inspection...

Gov. Nikki Haley names new leader for South Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services

...the administration's refusal to accept the expansion means far too many people fall into the gap of earning too much to be covered by Medicaid but too little to receive insurance premium assistance through the federal health exchange.

Augusta manufacturers likely to avoid paying energy tax

...least one firefighter to receive a check for nearly $8,000. The city is threatening to quit paying their health insurance premiums if the firefighters don't return the money, according to Charles Masters, the vice president of Augusta Firefighters...

It was all just an 'Act'

...deemed the lie of the year in 2013, according to Politifact.And let's not forget the whopper that Americans' insurance premiums would supposedly go down $2,500 per family.What's in your wallet?Perhaps the biggest lie is in the bill's...

Public safety officials push for new radio system

...system in-house, James said, the city could improve its Insurance Services Office rating, which could help lower insurance premiums in the area. One criteria in the rating calls for a indicator to be placed in the 911 Call Center to alert officials...