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Best of the Financial Web: The Monitor Award Winners

Tens of millions of Americans take to the Web regularly to do our most important financial business. As we do, the company Corporate Insight is tracking which institutions are offering customers the best new online innovations. Here's what CI found:

Dispelling the Top 12 Myths About Life Insurance

There's something about life insurance that just freaks some people out -- we'd prefer not to consider our mortality. But September is life insurance awareness month, and lack of knowledge breeds fuzzy thinking. So we've sorted some facts from fictions and debunked an even dozen myths about life insurance.

Seesaw Market Says Investors Are Overreacting to News

After marching more than 115 points higher on Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial average fell more than 122 points on Wednesday%u2019s market sell-off, prompting some analysts to suggest investors may over-reacting to financial news.