Sharing Services Have Really Arrived

Half of Americans plan to use sharing economy services like Airbnb, Uber and Lyft for summer travel in 2017, a new report from consumer specialty insurance and assistance company Allianz Global Assistance USA finds.

According to the third annual Allianz Travel Insurance Sharing Economy Index, the popularity of the sharing…

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Nationwide: Preventive Veterinary Care Can Lower Pet Medical Expenses

You’ve heard the old saying, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? This is especially true of veterinary care for your pet, insurer Nationwide reports.

A great way to take a bite out of veterinary expenses without shortchanging your pet’s health is to provide preventive…

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Buckling Up in the Backseat

When a car accident happens, a vehicle can go from 70-0 in less than a second. Everything that is not secure in the vehicle becomes a missile – including passengers who aren’t wearing their seatbelts. You can imagine what happens next.

Better yet, ask the experts at Seattle-based…

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Millennial Spending Habits Differ From Older Generations, Bankrate Finds

Millennials are spending their money differently than older generations on things like groceries, gas, restaurants and travel, according to a new Bankrate.com report.

Millennials (ages 18-36), on average, report spending significantly more than their elders in four of the six categories examined in the survey.

For instance, millennial…

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U.S. Data Breaches Increase at Record Pace, Study Finds

The number of U.S. data breaches tracked through June 30, 2017 hit a half-year record high of 791, according to recent numbers released by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and identity and data defense services firm CyberScout.

This represents a significant jump of 29 percent over 2016…

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