Insurance

UNITED INSURANCE HOLDINGS CORP. – 10-K

The following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations should be read in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements and related notes appearing in Part II, Item 8 of this Form 10-K. The following discussion provides an analysis of our results of operations and financial condition for 2021 as compared to […]

Income

Investing with Tim: Splurge or Save? Make the most of your tax refund | Columnists

The IRS has issued more than 128 million income tax refunds for the 2020 reporting season, putting $355.3 billion in the hands of American consumers.1 For most recipients, such a sudden influx of money raises an important question: what is the best way to use money? Last year, 27% of consumers said they planned to […]

Spending

Here’s What NJ Got From the Giant Spending Bill Congress Just Passed

The long-awaited Gateway Tunnel came one step closer to becoming a reality when Congress included $3 billion in the giant federal spending bill that can be tapped to help fund the project. The allowances were included in the $1.5 trillion spending bill approved by Congress this week and sent to President Joe Biden for his […]

Spending

The home version of the Must-Pass Spending Package includes a lab provision on the retirement plan

2. Senior Fraud Prevention Act of 2022 This section, page 1919 of the Rules Committee PDF, would create a senior fraud advisory office at the Federal Trade Commission. The office would help seniors and their caregivers deal with “mail, television, internet, telemarketing and robocall fraud targeting seniors, including descriptions of the most common fraud schemes.” […]

Savings

Romania’s CEC Savings Bank gets Fitch’s ‘BB’ rating, stable outlook

BUCHAREST (Romania), March 9 (SeeNews) – Fitch Ratings has announced that it has assigned Romania’s state-owned savings bank CEC an initial long-term issuer default (IDR) rating of “BB” with a stable outlook. Fitch has also assigned CEC Bank a viability rating (VR) of “bb” and a government support rating (GSR) of “b”, the global rating […]

Insurance

Heritage Insurance (HRTG) Exceeds Fourth Quarter Earnings and Revenue Estimates – March 7, 2022

Wealth Insurance (Quick quote HRTGHRTG – Free Report) came out with quarterly earnings of $0.41 per share, beating Zacks consensus estimate of $0.18 per share. That compares to earnings of $0.10 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items. This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of 127.78%. A quarter ago, […]

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Houston ISD freezes campus spending, central office hiring as part of budget calculation

ISD Houston Superintendent Millard House II on March 3 announced a central office hiring freeze effective immediately, along with a reduction in central office budgets and an on-campus spending freeze for the rest. of the 2021-22 financial year. (Community Impact newspaper staff) ISD Houston Superintendent Millard House II on March 3 announced a central office […]

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If your life has changed in 2021, watch for tax surprises

The events of 2021 have not always gone as planned. A lingering pandemic, shifting government response and a flurry of career changes meant that many people ended the year in a very different place from where they started. Now, as the tax filing deadline approaches, these life changes could bring a new wave of surprises […]

Spending

Next administration urged to improve spending and tax the rich

Reuters By Jenina P. Ibanez, Senior Reporter ANALYSTS push to target spending and a tax on the rich like the the government is preparing a tax consolidationdation plan to deal with the growing debt of the Philippines. “In general, a fiscal consolidation plan should involve raising taxes and reducing public spending. However, both can lead […]

Income

Retirement income: 6 strategies | Looking for Alpha

busracavus/iStock via Getty Images Defining a style and matching strategies to it is an important step forward in ensuring that individuals and their retirement income strategies are aligned. Building an appropriate strategy is a process, and there is no one right answer. No one retirement income approach or product is right for everyone. —Alejandro Murguia […]

Spending

Russian-Ukrainian crisis: nearly 42% of households would reduce their discretionary spending, according to a survey

According to the survey, only 22% of households surveyed said they could cope with the impact of short-term price increases, 9% said they could tolerate increases of up to 20%, 7% said they could withstand up to 10% and 16% hikes can handle up to 5% hikes By Rajesh Kurup The Russian invasion of Ukraine […]

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Inflation Impacts People Differently: Short-Term Low-Income Families Are Hardest Hit | Opinions

It’s time to write about inflation again, even though I devoted three columns to it in 2021. In April, I argued that inflation was a distant threat to the still slow economic recovery. As the months passed, new data confirmed that the economy was in worse shape than it appeared then, but also that inflation […]

Savings

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: NS&I leads… now rest must follow savings

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: NS&I continues to do what most banks and building societies currently refuse to do, which is to give savers a fairer deal By Jeff Prestridge for The Mail on Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, February 19, 2022 | Update: 21:50 GMT, February 19, 2022 Savings giant NS&I continues to do what most banks and […]

Income

Production expenses up, net farm income down

The most recent USDA farm income forecast, released Feb. 4, projects a slight decline in net farm income for 2022. Net farm income in the United States, a broad measure of farm profitability, is currently forecast to $113.7 billion, down 4.5%, or $5.4 billion. , from $119.1 billion in 2021. If realized, it would represent […]

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EPF Withdrawals: The Problem of Income Inequality ― Hafezali Iqbal Hussain | What you think

FEBRUARY 15 ― Over the past two years, Malaysians have been allowed to make multiple rounds of withdrawals from their EPF savings. This was done through the i-Lestari, i-Sinar and i-Citra programs which resulted in a total withdrawal of RM101 billion by 7.4 million members. According to EPF, this has resulted in 6.1 million members […]

Insurance

Will LIC premiums get cheaper? More deduction on life insurance beyond 80 C?

Middle-class, salaried taxpayers await a ‘populist’ budget from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in 2022. Amid the outbreak of the third wave of Covid-19 Omicron, taxpayers want more budget relief from the Union 2022. From a higher standard deduction limit to more premium benefits for life insurance policies, there are a host of new measures on […]

Savings

Invest in these programs to get a better return than FD; Know more

Postal Savings Plan: Investing in a good savings plan has always been a priority for the middle class in India, who mainly seek to invest in a policy with a high interest rate and guaranteed returns. While term deposits in banks meet this need, the interest rate and tax advantages are not as high as […]

Spending

UTEC Announces Substantial Increase in IT Spending Coming in 2022 Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Shares Important Findings on IT Growth

ANN ARBOR, MI – January 21, 2022 – UTEC, a leading managed technology service provider (MTSP), recently shared that IT research and consulting firm, Gartner, says “Global IT spending is expected to total $4.5 trillion in 2022, a 5.5% increase from 2021. The three main subcategories of this $4.5 trillion forecast are enterprise software, computing […]