Wall Street Journal, Jan 12 2016 – Open Salaries: the Good, the Bad and the Awkward

How would you feel if your co-workers could see your paycheck? Afraid they’ll think you’re overpaid? Defensive, because you think you make too little? More employers, from Whole Foods Market, with 91,000 employees, to smaller companies such as SumAll and Squaremouth, are opening up company-wide salary information to all employees. They generally don’t disclose it […]

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The Washington Post, Jan 4 2016 – Talk about Travel

Q: Travel Insurance Question Is there a website where you can compare travel insurance offers? I am looking to purchase for the first time for medical reasons (want to book a big trip, but have a fall-back in case a medical issue prevents me from traveling) and am overwhelmed by the options and fine print. […]

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ITIJ, Dec 8 2015 – Cover or price?

Of the US $1.9 billion spent by Americans on travel insurance in 2012, 12 per cent of travel insurance sales went through a combination of internet aggregators, direct to consumer channels and other brokers. This figure represented a 38-per-cent growth over the percentage of sales in 2010, said Rachael Taft, content manager at Squaremouth, a […]

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Huffington Post, Dec 6 2015- Amid Terror Threat, Can I Call Off My Trip to Europe?

“Even though Brussels was recently under a high terror alert, no terrorist acts have occurred, so travelers with plans to visit the city are still eligible to purchase travel insurance with terrorism coverage,” says Rachael Taft, a spokeswoman for Squaremouth.com, a travel insurance site. Of course, it’s too late to buy travel insurance that will […]

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Los Angeles Times, Nov 23 2015 – Is travel insurance worth it? Seven things to consider

A really important note if you’re covered by Medicare and are traveling abroad: You may not be covered. “Generally, Medicare does not provide coverage outside of the country,” said Rachael Taft of Squaremouth.com, a comparative travel insurance site. “For those travelers with Medicare, there are international medical plans that provide emergency medical coverage while traveling […]

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Reuters, Nov 16 2015 – Paris attacks may impact tourism

U.S. tourists are re-thinking plans to travel to Paris and Europe in the wake of the Paris shootings. U.S. citizens are asking a lot of questions, and looking to cancel plans according to Megan Moncrief, project management director at travel insurance company Squaremouth.com. “We’ve absolutely seen an increase in concern, an increase in calls and questions, […]

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