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    Unvaccinated people may have to pay more for health insurance

    by: Matt Wright, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Oct 10, 2021 / 12:30 PM CDT / Updated: Oct 9, 2021 / 01:33 PM CDT CLEVELAND (WJW) – You may wind up having to pay more for health insurance if you are not vaccinated against COVID-19. More employers and insurance companies are considering raising health insurance premiums for employees who choose to forego vaccination. Starting in November, Delta Airlines will charge unvaccinated employees an extra $200 a month for the company health plan, citing the high cost of COVID hospitalizations. “It’s similar to what already occurs with smokers,” said Tom Campanella,  

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    Car Accident Insurance: Who’s At Fault? Who’s Responsible to Pay?

    Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. We may receive payment from affiliate links included within this content. Our affiliate partners do not influence our editorial opinions or analysis. To learn more, see our Advertiser Disclosure. You let your friend borrow your car when the (almost) unthinkable happens—they cause a car accident. Not only could this wreck your friendship, but it might also put a dent in your wallet in the form of higher car  

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  • Loans

    Should You Pay Off Student Loans or Invest?

    Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on links for products from our affiliate partners. When to prioritize paying off student loans When trying to decide what to prioritize, there are a few things you should consider: Your overall financial health, including what other kinds of debt you have (credit card, auto loan, personal loan, etc.) Your total amount of student debt and your interest rate Your monthly student loan payment, and how that impacts your monthly budget Any  

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  • Business Accounting

    Kraft will pay $62 million to settle SEC accounting probe

    The SEC announced the formal charges and the settlement on Friday after a long-running regulatory investigation that Kraft disclosed in 2019. The company will pay $62 million as part of the settlement. The agency alleges that from the last quarter of 2015 to the end of 2018, Kraft “engaged in various types of accounting misconduct” — including faking supplier contracts to get discounts that the company hadn’t earned — to ultimately make their financials look better to analysts and investors. Two individuals, Kraft’s former chief operating officer Eduardo Pelleissone and former chief procurement officer Klaus Hofmann, were also personally charged  

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    Your Employer Can Pay $5,250 Annually Towards Your Student Loans Tax-Free Until 2025

    Kameleon007 / iStock.com Although the CARES Act was signed into law in March 2020, there’s a lesser-known provision regarding student loan debt. Section 2206 of the CARES Act created a temporary tax-free provision for employer student loan assistance programs, according to Forbes. Find Out: What To Do If You Can’t Afford Your Student Loan PaymentsPrepare: Student Loan Forgiveness Scams on the Rise — Avoid Being a Victim of Fraud According to the provision, an employer can make up to $5,250 in student loan payments for an employee within a year either directly to the employee or the student  

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  • Health Insurance

    The Unvaccinated Should Pay More For Health Insurance

    The Supreme Court upheld states’ right to mandate vaccination in 1905. One hundred sixteen years later, that memo hasn’t reached some governors. They don’t just abstain from ordering COVID-19 shots themselves. They’re ordering schools, businesses, and municipalities not to order them. Florida, the third most populous state, and Arizona, the 14th, are among five prohibiting private employers from requiring workers to get shots. They and Texas, second in population, are among 21 states outlawing vaccine passports. Florida and Texas have led the charge for banning school mask requirements. Their obstructionism has helped prolong a pandemic that was poised to  

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  • Vehicle Insurance

    Women pay $77 more for auto insurance than men in Colorado

    DENVER (KDVR) — When it comes to the price of car insurance in Colorado, a new report shows women are paying a lot more than men. It turns out, Colorado has one of the highest gender disparity gaps in the nation when it comes to vehicle insurance costs. Analysts at QuoteWizard looked at the average car insurance rates through every insurance company in our state and then compared prices for men and women. Prepare for ‘season of shivers’: Farmer’s Almanac releases winter outlook According to the research, female drivers in Colorado pay on average about $77 more to insure their  

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    State Farm Insurance tells Valrico woman to pay $19,000 for damages to neighbor’s house

    Demand letter gives woman 30 days to pay or face a lawsuit over damages caused by a tree limb that fell nearly a year ago by: Shannon Behnken Posted: Aug 13, 2021 / 05:51 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 13, 2021 / 06:20 PM EDT VALRICO, Fla. (WFLA) – A limb from a tree in Judy Hart’s yard fell last September, damaging her fence and her neighbor’s pool cage, fence, and roof. Both she and her neighbor called their insurance companies. Hart’s carrier is Security First Insurance and her neighbor has State Farm. Both neighbors paid their deductibles and the  

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