Many people place insurance into different categories of importance or necessity.
Retirement planning is often a significant driver of advisory services' finance lead generation, and many Americans rely on professionals to help them build wealth, manage their assets and reach targeted goals.
In the years prior to the Great Recession, many Americans felt more comfortable when it came to spending, carrying credit card balances and investing more aggressively.
Homeowners insurance is a necessary coverage type that can help owners mitigate financial disaster.
The United States might be a world leader in several categories, but when it comes to health and wellness, it appears that many Americans are falling behind their foreign counterparts.
Life insurance continues to be a product that is often underestimated by consumers, and many people that should have coverage procrastinate on purchasing it due to misinformation or other factors.
Last year was an expensive one for the insurance sector, as the U.S. was marred by a number of natural disasters.
The last three months of 2012 were tumultuous for investors, especially as many carried concerns about the potential fiscal cliff.
Depending on the report, finance industry members will see both improved and declined consumer confidence levels, showing the economy remains uneven entering 2013.
Last year was a volatile one for many Americans, as the jobless rate fluctuated, the real estate market was uneven and the stock market was wholly unpredictable.