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TEXANS HOLDING HARVEY VICTIMS BACK?

Share List Hurricane Harvey in Houston is natural, organic alliteration. So is a terrible tragedy in Texas. The devastation wrought by Harvey in and around the Houston area was breathtaking, and the full damage may still be assessed even higher … Continue reading

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The Defense Base Act Helps Protect U.S. Government Contract Employees

Share List The Defense Base Act requires insurance coverage for any American citizen who is working for the U.S. government outside the United States. The Act was passed in 1941 and was designed to provide insurance coverage and protection for … Continue reading

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What Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act?

Share List The subject of healthcare has been a hot topic in recent decades, part of which has involved the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which is abbreviated as PPACA or ACA. Enacted on March 23, 2010, the Act … Continue reading

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Attempts To Stem A Financial Meltdown – The Dodd-Frank Act

Share List In 2007, The United States of America (and indeed the world) was being placed under enormous financial strain through the actions of financial institutions both foreign and domestic. Global finances were being placed under enormous strain and it … Continue reading

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What Exactly Was The Proposed National Insurance Act of 2006?

Share List The National Insurance Act of 2006 was first proposed back in April 2006. The purpose of this act was to help the Department of Treasury become established as an Office of National Insurance. It was going to be … Continue reading

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What You need to Know about the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Modernization Act

Share List Toward the end of the last millennia, the banking trends throughout the industry had been in motion for several decades. Banks number of banks across the US had fallen considerably and the banks that remained had grown in … Continue reading

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Understanding the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968

Share List Extensive loss of livelihoods, property and even life led to the creation of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968. The legislation has received much recent attention due to the extensive damage caused by flooding in Florida and … Continue reading

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What is the McCarran – Ferguson Act?

Share List The McCarran Ferguson Act is a law that makes the insurance industry exempt from most federal regulations including some (but not all ) of the antitrust laws. The Act was passed in 1945 after the Supreme Court ruled … Continue reading

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Information On Unfair Claims Settlement Act

Share List Imagine running a business and all of a sudden it is flooded. You will be running around looking to have things repaired, and that’s normal. However, if the loss is too great, you will want to make a … Continue reading

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