"Credit insurance is designed to protect the lender. It pays off all or some of your loan if you are laid off, become disabled or die. Now, this may sound good and it may give you some peace of mind, but credit insurance also can add significant costs to your purchase."
Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler. Read more.
"Industrialized countries will say that they can't move any further because they are going to impose higher costs on their populations during an economic downturn. The developing world will say, with equal legitimacy, that they can't impose these costs on their population while many of them are still poor. Both arguments are quite valid."
Global Climate Network Secretariat Andrew Pendleton. Read the full story.
"Assuming you're a rational-minded, strong producer who is currently gainfully employed, would you feel comfortable forwarding a video resume in the hopes you might ascertain an interview? Probably not."
Joshua Letourneau, owner of LG and Associates
"Millennials seem devoid of an impulse to fight and prove their superiority over others -- not a surprising outcome when everyone gets a trophy."
Steven Berglas, success coach and psychiatrist
UN Dispatch: The European Union sidestepped an appeal by the United Nations on Monday to dispatch troops to the Democratic Republic of the Congo to avert a humanitarian catastrophe in the east of the country where war has displaced a quarter of a million civilians.
"[A]rguably the most important development inspired by the declaration is the emergence of a diverse and vibrant human rights movement. Today, local human rights groups exist in nearly every country. They use a range of tactics to address everything from classic repression to the arbitrary denial of housing, education, and healthcare."
Kenneth Roth, executive director, Human Rights Watch. Read the full story.