Russell Bertram, a former police chief from South Dakota who was charged with killing his 26-year-old fiancee, Leonila Stickney, in 2009, took out hundreds of thousands in multiple life insurance policies before she died. He also ended up marrying his fiancee’s sister.
In a recent chat with some lady friends, I was surprised to learn that the married 20 and 30-somethings all felt that if they died first, their husbands would be left completely incapable of handling bills, kids, even changing the sheets. The seemingly retro commercial trope of that oafish, inept husband seemed,…
Insurance companies in the EU will no longer be able to use gender when assessing risk, according to a ruling today. This means women's car insurance premiums will probably go up, and men's retirement income could go down. And of course, everyone's arguing over whether the new rules are fair.