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To keep Social Security solvent, Congress should start by increasing the normal Social Security retirement age, a top actuary testified today on Capitol Hill....
A New York state health insurer has reached an agreement that could give 390 locked out employees a chance to return to work....
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida is hiring Patrick Geraghty to succeed Dr. Robert Lufrano as chief executive officer....
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Bill Coffin
Wed, 22 Jun 2011
If you have not been following the ongoing financial crisis in Greece, then you probably should. In a nutshell, what you’ve got is Greece’s runaway spending has put the country on course to default on its sovereign debt. It is not hard to see how this all developed, really, as Greece has some 800,000 people [...]


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The NAIC is a growing, almost 140 year-old, $75 million-a-year plus organization that NPR recently called an "obscure group" on a Morning Edition show about implementing health care.
Variable annuities ended the year on a strong note by virtually all measures. 2010 new sales totaled $136.6 billion, an increase of 10.3% over 2009 sales of $123.9 billion.
Health insurance company executives are saying one thing about the Affordable Care Act during earnings calls – and something else in the warnings in their SEC filings.
When Eric Smith, the president of USAA Life Insurance Company offered to visit the office of National Underwriter late last year, I jumped at the chance to meet him.

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