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The True Cost of Auto Insurance Fraud

Insurance fraud costs all Americans through increased premiums, and it can take a much worse toll in some cases -- even potentially resulting in death.

How to Get Your Insurance Claim Paid

Many consumers are relieved to know that insurance can protect them from financial losses, but the claims process doesn't always run smoothly.

How to Get Your Insurer to Pay Your Frankenstorm Damage Claim

Frankenstorm is coming, but let's assume you did the right thing in getting insurance to protect yourself against heavy weather and floods. If the storm hits you, your next challenge may be getting the insurance company to pony up the cash instead of trying to deny your claim.

Your Insurance Won't Cover That: Hidden Dangers in the Fine Print

When you buy insurance, what you're really buying is protection. A common mistake, though, is to overestimate what your policy really protects you from. Here are some examples to watch for in the fine print so that you don't make the costly mistake of assuming you're covered.

For Mother's Day, Protect the Family Jewels

Engagement rings, push gifts and more -- motherhood and jewelry do tend to go together. But this Mother's Day, consider a gift that will help her protect the beautiful baubles she already has.