Great driver? Time to ensure your insurer is rewarding your skills

The insurance industry has been notoriously slow to adapt to the modern era. Many of the same behemoths of insurance that have operated for over a century have been far too slow to adopt digital transformation. As such, new niches and opportunities have arisen for agile insurance start-ups or “insurtechs”. And customers are already reaping the benefits. A New Form of Insurance   Unbound from the bureaucracy and outdated workflows of the incumbents, these new insurance providers can not only create and offer insurance products faster, but they can provide…

eToro App Review: Commission-free Trading Made Simple

  Thanks to Reddit and GME, day trading in both stocks and cryptocurrencies is once again the talk of the town. It marks the latest step in a shift towards the democratization of investing that has been gaining momentum since the proliferation of simple-to-use, fee-free trading apps.   Founded in 2007, eToro is among the most well-known and well-regarded of these apps. From its almost instantaneous setup to its intuitive UI, eToro’s iOS and Android apps are incredibly user-friendly. The apps offer professionally managed “CopyPortfolios”, facilitate “virtual” practice trading, and…

After Gamestop, Who are Reddit Investors’ New Targets?

On Tuesday, Gamestop shares (NYSE:GME) plummeted by over 60%. At the time of writing, they continue their downward trajectory and average prices 80% lower than their peak last week. Wherever you stand on the Reddit vs Wall Street debate, it is apparent that this is only the first step of many in a saga that will change the face of investing forever.  As Wall Street rushes to control the damage and regulators are left trying to work out what, if any, action they should take, the WallStreetBets Redditors have already…

7 Of The Best Stocks to Buy for 2019

Best Stocks

Have you ever wondered how and where to invest in for the remaining months of 2019? Many traders are looking for the best stocks to buy and sell. In this article, we list 7 stocks that we consider you should have in your portfolio for the remaining months of 20019. Amazon Amazon stock is edging closer to a record high, the stock had a strong first-quarter earnings report and a plan to offer free one-day shipping to its best customers. Is Amazon stock a buy, when the market cap is…

Are You Ready To Buy a New Home?

buy new home

Are you considering buying a new home but are unsure whether you can afford it? Many people are. Below a list of tips that will help you analyze your situation and decide what you need to do to get ready. Analyze your debt If you have any high interest debt, like credit card debt, it might be a wise idea to repay it before buying a home. When you buy a home, mortgage is not the only cost you will have – you will also be responsible for maintenance, repairs,…

Insurance Mistakes You Want to Avoid

insurance mistakes

When thinking about insurance, it’s key to realize that having insurance is very important. That said, you want to be correctly and appropriately insured as having too little or too much insurance might have a significant financial impact. Below we explore the main mistakes to avoid when taking up and insurance. Deciding to not have a basic insurance Trying to save money by not taking up any insurances is a mistake you do not want to make. There are a few basic insurances that one needs to have (and some…

Steps You Need to Take to Submit your Health Insurance Claim

health insurance

When you go to a doctor or another healthcare professional, your insurance covers the cost of the visit (or, a part of it). However, to be able to obtain the reimbursement, you need to inform your insurance company of your visit by submitting an insurance claim via a filled in form or request. You can do this in two ways: The first and the most convenient way is to have your healthcare provider contact your insurance company directly. This way it is done automatically, and you do not need to…

How to Build Your Home’s Equity

home-equity

Building equity is one of the main benefits of owning a home. You don’t see it happening while it’s happening, but the aftermath is quite rewarding. If all goes well, you end up with a significant asset that you can use for almost anything. What Exactly is Equity? Equity is an amount of your home you truly “own”. You are considered to own your home if you bought it but if you borrowed money to finance this purchase, your lender, usually a bank, has an interest in it until you…

What You Need to Know Before Taking a Pet Insurance

What-You-Need-to-Know-Before-Taking a-Pet-Insurance

A lot of families having pets struggle to pay for medical expenses their furry family members might incur at some point in their lives. Usually the first year is the most difficult one as it is not easy to predict what health problems a pet might have. This is especially true if a pet was adopted or rescued as they often need medical care right after that. That said, not everything is as bad as it sounds. There are numerous insurance plans that can and will help you alleviate the…