Jessica Alling

Jessica Alling


Contributing writer for covering the financial sector with an emphasis on the insurance industry.

Recent articles

Wells Fargo is Losing Speed in Auto Lending

With new incentives, plus the resurgence of an old financing option, banks have some headwinds to face if they want to keep a hold on their auto-loan borrowers.

3 Reasons MetLife Is Wasting Its Time Fighting the FSOC

As the insurer enters the third phase of the FSOC's review for Systemically Important Financial Institutions, its CEO is on the warpath to avoid the designation. But the company's wasting its time.

Hurricane Season: Beware of This $50 Billion Threat

There's no denying that the incredible wind speeds and downpours from hurricanes and other tropical storms can cause serious damage, but there's another threat during the year's storm season that poses a bigger risk.

Are You Paying Too Much for Long-Term Care?

Long-term care needs can be a tricky subject for most headed toward retirement, but there are a few ways to make sure you're paying the right amount for your benefits.

3 Lessons From Billionaire Candy Tycoons

The family behind the success of Mars Inc. is notoriously tight-lipped, but investors can still learn from their empire of chocolate.

Does Your Portfolio Need a Woman's Touch?

A new emphasis on companies that embrace gender diversity within management may be a key to success for targeting long-term winners.

Starbucks Plays the Fool Once Again

With a new college-tuition plan for its employees, the coffee juggernaut proves its Foolish mettle yet again.

2 Must Haves on Target's CEO Wish-List

With former CEO Gregg Steinhafel firmly in the rearview, the retailer has an opportunity to scour the market for the perfect replacement.