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2014-09-16 23:05:15

Whatisfinalexpenseinsurance.com (http://www.whatisfinalexpenseinsurance.com/ ) announces a new blog post, “5 Tips for Finding Affordable Life Insurance for Seniors” (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Whatisfinalexpenseinsurance.com has released a new blog post presenting 5 tips for finding affordable life insurance for seniors. Finding affordable life insurance for senior citizens is now simpler and faster. A big part of the insurance market has moved online. The newly released blog post...

2014-09-16 23:05:14

Wholelifeinsurancecompanies.org (http://wholelifeinsurancecompanies.org/ ) announces a new blog post, “Can a Bad Heart Condition Prevent You From Purchasing Life Insurance?” (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Wholelifeinsurancecompanies.org has released a new blog post explaining how to find life insurance with a bad heart condition. Clients who have a bad heart condition can still find affordable life insurance if they compare quotes. Most agencies will insure applicants who have heart...

2014-09-16 23:03:25

Named Vice President – Retirement Services Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 HORAN, a leading advisor in employee benefits and financial services, is proud to welcome Paul Carl as Vice President – Retirement Services. Paul works with corporations and individuals to deliver investment and retirement planning. In addition, he monitors investments, fees and providers for employer clients sponsoring retirement plans. Paul has been a retirement services industry professional for...

2014-09-16 12:36:07

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellectual Ventures(TM) (IV) announced today that Vivint(TM), a leading provider of smart home technology, has fortified its intellectual property (IP) strategy by entering into a long-term partnership with IV, becoming a customer of IV's IP for Defense program, and acquiring select patents from IV. Under this agreement, Vivint was granted rights to IV's extensive patent portfolio and obtained more than 20 patents in areas of interest...

2014-09-16 12:35:37

SEC Representative and federal law enforcement with Regulatory Compliance and Other Experts to Provide Insight On Protecting Client Information NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Does your financial services firm know where its data is? With 78 percent of organizations experiencing a data breach during the past two years, according to TrendMicro, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment advisers and broker-dealers are at particular risk for a data breach. Cyber criminals...

2014-09-16 12:30:29

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Dental, an innovative leading provider of customizable dental insurance plans, today announced that insurance industry veteran Cathy Chambers has joined the company as senior sales account executive. Chambers brings more than 25 years of insurance and employee benefits industry experience to the organization. In her new role, Cathy will be responsible for group dental sales in Florida, as well as group renewals and the sale of...

2014-09-16 12:29:49

Delta Dental Had Highest Average Premium of Plans Examined SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more insurers selling dental insurance through government exchanges, HealthPocket examined premiums and out-of-pocket costs to determine the typical expenses facing consumers. For adults buying stand-alone dental coverage on government exchanges across the nation, HealthPocket found that the average monthly dental insurance premium was $31.81. However, HealthPocket also...

2014-09-16 12:25:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that in 2013, the poverty rate declined from the previous year for the first time since 2006, while there was no statistically significant change in either the number of people living in poverty or real median household income. In addition, the poverty rate for children under 18 declined from the previous year for the first time since 2000. The following results for the nation were compiled from...

2014-09-16 08:36:09

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS), China's leading online discount retailer ("Vipshop" or the "Company"), today announced that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders held on September 15, 2014 (the "AGM"), the Company's shareholders voted in favor of the proposal to adopt a dual-class share structure (the "Dual-class Share Structure"), pursuant to which the Company's authorized share capital shall be re-classified and...

2014-09-16 08:31:17

Wealth managers praise Dr. Rackner's coaching services. SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most financial advisors are repelling the clients they most want to attract - doctors, according to Vicki Rackner, M.D., President of TargetingDoctors.com, a consultancy that helps wealth managers to attract highly paid physicians as clients. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140915/146228 "How to Optimize Your Medical Magnetism and Engage More Physician Prospects and Clients," a new...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'