American Business
Articles of Interest
Week of May 14th, 2018

Good Afternoon,


I was waiting for a spell of good weather before our next articles of interest... but couldn't wait any longer.




DNA and Long Term Care Insurance
Financial Advisor, Ben Mattlin, April 2nd, 2018

Personal genetic information is becoming a hotly debated topic in the insurance underwriting community.

If you take a voluntary test, does it need to be revealed?

Will the genetic testing industry have a positive or negative affect upon accurate insurance underwriting?

Is there a moral component to the genetic testing trend?

How to Curb the High Cost of Caregiving
Barrons , Reshma Kapadia, March 17th, 2018

This is a thoughtful article about the experience of caregiving for the elderly and infirmed. Even for those with knowledge and skill in providing care, the reality is daunting.

He Took a Drug to Prevent AIDS. Then He Couldn’t Get Disability Insurance.
The New York Times , Donald G. McNeil, Jr., February 12th, 2018

An interesting story about a physician that was following an accepted protocol to prevent HIV infection, and was subsequently rejected for disability coverage. Good news is that after the initial rejection, he was accepted by another company.