Insurance Roundup, February 28, 2018

General Insurance

Global Risk Insights

  • ASEAN could face a crisis over its appetite for coal
    by Nicholas Leong on 2018-02-27 at 19:41Asia’s developing economies collectively need to invest $14.7 trillion just for power generation by 2030. Coal is filling that gap, with investments pouring in from China and Japan. But are ASEAN governments prepared to face the environmental costs? The post ASEAN could face a crisis over its […]

  • Could this interest rate cliff-edge cripple the US economy?
    by Jeffrey Moore on 2018-02-27 at 19:22Out-of-control inflation in the US is a gray rhino — a high-impact, negative occurrence that is rationalized until it is too late. The government’s response, though, could lead to a true black swan: a low-frequency, high-impact event that no one sees coming. The post Could this […]

  • Will the powerful German economy break up the EU?
    by Jeffrey Moore on 2018-02-26 at 18:40Germany’s trade surplus is viewed with resentment across the EU due to the implied — and in some cases, tangible — economic imbalance that benefits Deutschland über alles and could lead to the dissolution of Europe’s grand experiment. The post Will the powerful […]

  • The Week Ahead: 25 February – 3 March 2018
    by Global Risk Insights on 2018-02-25 at 19:51Right wing populists slated to make gains in Italian elections. New ceasefire comes to Syria. EU budget negotiations spill over. The United Kingdom debates the customs union. All in The Week Ahead.  The post The Week Ahead: 25 February – 3 March 2018 appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • Federal security intervention in Rio jeopardises Brazil’s pension reform
    by Lorena Valente on 2018-02-22 at 16:21A new federal security intervention decree signed by President Temer federalizing attempts to fight crime in Rio de Janeiro may prevent a key vote on pension reform from taking place next week. Brazil’s credit rating is at risk without progress on pensions. The post Federal security intervention […]

Claims Journal

  • California Governor Signs Dam Safety Bill
    on 2018-02-28 at 09:51California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that seeks to beef up dam inspections following a near disaster that caused the evacuation of almost 200,000 people living downstream from the tallest one in the United States. The measure implements several […]

  • Study Finds Police Use of Force Rare, as Are Significant Injuries to Suspects
    on 2018-02-28 at 09:42Police officers rarely use force in apprehending suspects, and when they do they seldom cause significant injuries to those arrested, according to a multi-site study published in the March issue of the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. “The […]

  • Record Number Apply for California Earthquake Retrofit Grants
    on 2018-02-28 at 09:37The Earthquake Brace + Bolt program (EBB), funded primarily by the California Earthquake Authority (CEA), closed its latest registration on Friday with more than 7,500 California homeowners applying for 2,000 retrofit grants. EBB helps lessen the potential for earthquake damage […]

  • Business News: GuideOne, XINSURANCE.COM, FAIR Foundation
    on 2018-02-28 at 09:21GuideOne Launches Commercial Property Insurance Deployment With Roost Telematics Sensors GuideOne Insurance announced the first commercial deployment of Roost Smart Water Leak and Freeze Detectors by a property insurance carrier. The pilot places 4,000 sensors in churches across the country […]

  • Jury Finds Las Vegas HOA Must Pay $20M for Faulty Swing Set
    on 2018-02-27 at 17:10A jury says a Las Vegas homeowners association must pay a man $20 million after a swing set collapsed on him as a teen and left him with brain damage. A Clark County District Court jury returned the verdict earlier […]

  • Fraud News: Lapsed Policy Scam, Faked Attack for Workers’ Comp, Arson
    on 2018-02-27 at 15:45Idaho Man Sentenced for Insurance Fraud Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has announced an Ada County man was sentenced Friday, February 16, for one count of Insurance Fraud. Fourth District Judge Peter Barton sentenced 33-year-old Edward J. Castagno, of Boise, after […]

  • Sidelined Transportation Rules Could Raise Safety Risk
    on 2018-02-27 at 14:34President Donald Trump says his administration has ended more unnecessary regulations than any previous administration. In response to his orders, the Transportation Department has withdrawn, repealed, delayed or put on the back burner at least a dozen significant safety rules, […]

Insurance Journal

  • Europe’s Storm Friederike (aka David) to Cost Insurers €1.5B (US$1.8B): PERILS
    on 2018-02-28 at 09:50The initial insured price tag for Extratropical Cyclone Friederike, also known as David, is an estimated €1.5 billion (US$1.8 billion), according to PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides industry catastrophe insurance data. The event caused significant property damage […]

  • UK Poised to Reject EU’s Draft Brexit Deal
    by Tim Ross and Emma Ross-Thomas on 2018-02-28 at 08:55Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to reject the European Union’s draft Brexit deal when it’s published Wednesday, a senior official said, as her government steps up its fight with the bloc over the terms of Britain’s departure. With just […]

  • Georgia Lawmakers Consider Sweeping Georgia Cybercrime Bill
    by R.J. Rico on 2018-02-28 at 06:29Lying about your weight on an online dating site? Checking out who won the Falcons game from your work computer? Using your computer hacking knowledge as an “ethical hacker?” Those actions may become illegal if a Georgia bill gets voted […]

  • Willis Towers Watson Adds Cyber Coverage to Aviation Offering
    on 2018-02-28 at 06:04Willis Towers Watson has launched Willis Towers Watson Aerospace Cyber Guard, a tailored cyber insurance product for the general aviation industry. Willis Towers Watson Aerospace Cyber Guard was developed in cooperation with Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions, a Berkley Company, and […]

  • Federal Government Joins Efforts to Gain Reimbursement from Opioid Makers, Distributors
    by Sarah Lynch on 2018-02-28 at 06:00The federal government, backing litigation by states and cities, will seek reimbursement from major drug companies and distributors to recover costs it has borne from the opioid epidemic, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said […]

  • Why Financial Tech Startups Need Incumbents to Succeed
    by Julie Verhage on 2018-02-28 at 06:00Financial technology startups are seeing no shortage of venture dollars flowing their way, but there are increasing concerns over whether they can survive without partnering with the industry they’re seeking to disrupt. More than 75 percent of fintech executives surveyed […]

  • Lockton Names Moitoso to Lead Risk Practices Unit
    by Andrew G. Simpson on 2018-02-28 at 06:00Mark Moitoso has been appointed to lead Lockton’s Risk Practices organization. As executive vice president and Risk Practices leader, Moitoso will lead Lockton’s team of national practice experts who partner with clients and account teams on strategic rosk strategies. Moitoso […]

Asia Insurance Review

Canadian Underwriter

Canadian Insurance Top Broker

  • To boldly go…
    by stephv on 2018-02-28 at 05:07“Tea, Earl Grey, hot.” If, like me, you watched a lot of Star Trek: The Next Generation back in the day, you’ll get that reference. And … […]

  • Consumers embrace voice assistants at CES 2018
    by stephv on 2018-02-28 at 05:06Smart home speakers have made their way into Canada, and the insurance industry is already getting into the gam […]

  • A milestone for digital pink slips
    by stephv on 2018-02-28 at 05:05Nova Scotia has approved electronic proof of auto insurance. Will other provinces follow suit? […]

  • Taking paper out of the process
    by stephv on 2018-02-28 at 05:04Through technology, insurers are helping brokers get down to business […]

  • Cyber risks in oil and gas
    by stephv on 2018-02-28 at 05:03As energy and mining companies move toward automated industrial control systems, their vulnerability to crippling cyberattacks is becoming more acut […]

InsureZero

  • Music Events Insurance – Things You Should Know
    by NinaSMedia on 2018-02-26 at 15:07Music events are happenings where people like to have fun, dance and sing along with the performers. However, visitors and performers expect to be safe from any possible accidents, not to mention cancellations, bad weather or equipment failure. No matter the size, every event needs to take care of […]

  • 6 Ways for Funding Your Idea or a Personal Project
    by David Webb on 2018-02-23 at 08:54The greatest problem with funding your idea or a personal project is that your idea may not be eligible for a small business loan. Usually, it is because most freelancers file their business and personal taxes together. This makes banks and credit union see you as a huge risk, due to the fact that […]

  • 5 Avoidable Mistakes That Take Thousands off Prices of Houses
    by nancycoleman on 2018-02-23 at 07:26When it comes to selling a home, so many factors come into play. In many respects, the real estate industry in London is a fine art, it is a balancing art designed in unique ways to ensure that your house is well displayed in the best light. When valuing your property, note that even the […]

  • 5 Easy Steps to Improve Workplace Safety
    by helen537 on 2018-02-22 at 10:00Workplace safety is a No. 1 concern of every conscientious employer out there. Not only is it a way to keep everyone in the office out of harm’s way but it is also a way to avoid expensive sick leaves and even more expensive lawsuits. Still, improving workplace safety is not an easy job […]


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Car Insurance Roundup, February 28, 2018

Car Insurance

Einsurance Journal Auto Insurance

Car Insurance News on EIN


Health Insurance Roundup, February 28, 2018

Health Insurance

Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

Health Insurance Daily

CNBC – Health Insurance

Health Insurance News on EIN

Various Health Insurance News

  • Is Private Health Insurance Worth It?
    on 2018-02-27 at 19:09Have you looked at your policy lately? Are you getting good bang for your buck? And how are you navigating through the fine print? […]

  • Denying health insurance for genetic conditions ‘unconstitutional’, violates rights, says Delhi HC
    on 2018-02-27 at 10:18The Delhi High Court has passed a judgment that would, in future, make health insurance contracts more transparent. The court asked Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to check their exclusionary clauses to make sure that insurers don’t reject insurance claims on […]

  • Your 2018 Health Plan Must Comply With ACA Rules Or You Risk Tax Penalties
    on 2018-02-27 at 09:56But some insurance broker websites call themselves marketplaces too, says Sabrina Corlette, a research professor at Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms. And that can be confusing. These companies may sell other insurance products — like short-term or accident […]

  • How Condo Insurance Differs from Home Insurance
    on 2018-02-27 at 09:49Blog Categories. Commercial Insurance and Business · Community & Charity Partnerships · Featured · Health Insurance and Benefits · Our Take on This… Personal Insurance and Tips · RSS News & Announcements · Uncategorized … […]

  • Rise of sustainable health insurance in Africa
    on 2018-02-27 at 09:00“An increasingly robust and sustainable health insurance industry supports the development of African medical hubs. In turn, as more medical care can be performed in-continent, the purchase of comprehensive cover has become more affordable,” says CEO of Liberty Health, Andrew Schwulst. […]

  • Health insurance relationship codes
    on 2018-02-27 at 06:11SUMMARY OF CHANGES: The current version of the Health Insurance. Aetna; Share; Legal notices: Health benefits & health insurance plans contain Please enter a valid ZIP code HIPAA for Professionals. Provider Handbook V-CODES/Relational Problems AmeriHealth New Jersey offers affordable … […]

  • Discrimination in health insurance against individuals based on their genetic disposition or genetic …
    on 2018-02-27 at 03:56The Delhi High Court on Monday headed by Justice Pratibha M Singh delivered a historic Judgment in M/S United India Insurance Company Limited Vs Jai Prakash Tayal holding that Discrimination in health insurance against individuals based on their genetic disposition or genetic heritage is … […]

  • Customer Care Officer
    on 2018-02-27 at 03:55Raffles Health Insurance is hiring Customer Care Officer. Company Industry: Medical / Pharmaceutical. Company Size: 51 – 200 Employees. Career Level: Entry Level. […]

  • Focusing on Health Insurance
    on 2018-02-27 at 02:34Stream the The Big Show episode, Focusing on Health Insurance, free & on demand on iHeartRadio. […]

  • Idaho’s controversial health insurance move gets a ‘sympathetic’ audience in DC
    on 2018-02-27 at 02:15The Trump administration gave no obvious “stop” or “go ahead” message to Idaho officials last weekend in regard to the state’s controversial latest move in health insurance. Idaho’s governor and chief insurance regulator met with top federal health care authorities, hoping […]

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Life Insurance Roundup, February 28, 2018

Life Insurance

Various Life Insurance News

  • LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE INDUSTRY WELCOMES NEW NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL …
    on 2018-02-27 at 22:33The industry provides a wide range of financial security products such as life insurance, annuities (including RRSPs, RRIFs and pensions) and supplementary health insurance to more than 28 million Canadians. It also holds over $810 billion in assets in Canada and employs nearly 155,000 Canadians. […]

  • The decline of life insurance
    on 2018-02-27 at 19:56Life insurance is losing its appeal in the U.S. In 1965, Americans purchased 27 million policies, individually or through employers. In 2016, a population that was more than 50 percent larger still bought only 27 million policies. The share of […]

  • Transcription: VT 1 Standard Life is Changing Sharon
    on 2018-02-27 at 17:22Transcription: VT 1 Standard Life is Changing. Sharon: I’m with Barry O’Dwyer, our chief executive here at Standard Life. Barry, last week. Standard Life made a big announcement about a new strategic partnership with Phoenix. Group, and as part of that we’re proposing to sell Standard Life’s […]

  • Register now at the 2nd Edition – IFRS 17 Implementation in Life Insurance Conference. XPRIMM …
    on 2018-02-27 at 17:03The 2nd Edition – IFRS 17 Implementation in Life Insurance Conference, organized by Marcus Evans and supported by XPRIMM Publications as Media Partner, will show life insurers how to develop appropriate controls, systems and models in line with IFRS 17. […]

  • Sanjeev Nautiyal nominated as MD and CEO of SBI Life
    on 2018-02-27 at 16:07Sanjeev Nautiyal nominated as MD and CEO of SBI Life The NRC and the board will convene on March 1 for consideration, ratification and further actions required in this matter, SBI Life added. New Delhi: SBI Life Insurance Co today said Sanjeev Nautiyal has been nominated as its next MD and […]

  • Life Insurance
    on 2018-02-27 at 15:28We just had our daughter and are looking to sign up for life insurance. I have no idea what to be looking for in a policy or how much we need. DH (dear husband) is 31 and I am 30. We are both overweight (DH slightly, me very…just had a baby, but was overweight before that too ). Nonsmokers. […]

  • Don’t Fall For The Life Insurance Industry’s Juvenile Trick
    on 2018-02-27 at 13:52You’ve probably seen the ads on television that artfully target parents and grandparents, encouraging them to buy life insurance for children. Of course, the insurance companies don’t emphasize they are selling life insurance on children. Instead, they cloak the pitch with terms such as a […]

  • Allianz Life Bolsters FIUL Lineup with Allianz Life Pro+ Elite & Allianz Asset Pro+
    on 2018-02-27 at 13:52MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life®) today announced the launch of two new fixed index universal life (FIUL) insurance products, Allianz Life Pro+ EliteSM and Allianz Asset Pro+SM. Allianz Life Pro+ Elite, for traditional life […]

  • L&G launches Children’s Critical Illness Extra in UK
    on 2018-02-27 at 13:18CCIx is an optional add-on for which the firm will pay 50% of the amount of cover, or up to £25,000 for a valid claim. The new option provides coverage to children right from their birth to the age of 22. There is, however, no restrictionto the number of children a parent can claim for. Legal […]

  • Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company Celebrates Long-Term Employees Across Multiple …
    on 2018-02-27 at 13:18CANTON, Mass., Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company, a national provider of insurance solutions for individuals and at the workplace, today announced the acknowledgment of seven employees at the company’s most recent quarterly Service Recognition Celebration. […]

Life Insurance News on EIN

Term Life Insurance News

IBR – Life Insurance & Pensions News

InsureZero

  • How To Buy Life Insurance Using The Internet
    by Linda Thibeault on 2018-02-17 at 22:44There are web sites with easy to observe directions that will help you purchase life insurance the hassle-free manner. If you attempt to search for insurance on-line, that have would assist you make an knowledgeable choice earlier than shopping for. The considered planning for his / her personal […]

Life Insurance Plans Online

  • Do Life Insurance Rates Increase with Age?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-02-25 at 15:14Yes, as you get older it becomes more expensive to get life insurance protection. The reason rates increase with age is because as you get older your life expectancy is shortened – you are closer to the age at which you may pass away. The shorter your life expectancy, the higher your rate for […]

  • What is Term Insurance and How Does it Work?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-02-22 at 13:44Term life insurance is a form of life insurance that provides temporary coverage for a specific period of time, usually for a period up to thirty years. With term insurance you select a term of coverage from 10 to 30 years. If you pass away during the term, your beneficiary receives a payout of the […]

Insurance News Net Life Insurance

  • At Bankers Life, Veteran Agents Gain Favor
    by Cyril Tuohy on 2018-02-27 at 14:27Bankers Life eschews loading up on first-year agents for a strategy that caters to experienced producers. It’s all part of a strategy designed by parent company CEO Gary Bhojwani. The post At Bankers Life, Veteran Agents Gain Favor appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • Athene Targets More Acquisitions in 2018
    by Cyril Tuohy on 2018-02-26 at 17:00Fresh off a $19 billion reinsurance deal with Voya Financial that closed in December, Athene CEO James Belardi said the company is open for business and hopes to close similar deals in 2018. The post Athene Targets More Acquisitions in 2018 appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • Transamerica Announces Wealth + Health Brand Identity
    by user on 2018-02-22 at 21:45Transamerica today a new Wealth + Health brand identity focused on helping customers improve their overall well-being by effectively managing… The post Transamerica Announces Wealth + Health Brand Identity appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • 2018 Life/Annuity Outlook Marked by Slow Growth
    by Cyril Tuohy on 2018-02-22 at 15:23Technology, regulations and low interest rates are all 2018 trends that will keep the U.S. life segment in the negative, analyst A.M. Best concluded in a new report. But it is not all bad news, the report found. The post 2018 Life/Annuity Outlook Marked by Slow Growth appeared first on […]

Aegon Life Insurance

  • How a cover for up to 100 years with iTerm benefits you?
    by Aegon Life on 2018-02-26 at 10:39For most people, keeping their family secure ranks high on their list of priorities. Protection can be of many kinds but it is important to ensure that our loved ones are safe and financially secure in the event of any unforeseen event. Term plans are generally known for their affordability and […]

  • Aegon Life iTerm Now Covers You for 100 Years
    by Aegon Life on 2018-02-26 at 10:29Get a life cover for 100 years with Aegon Life’s iTerm Plan India had a life expectancy of 68.33 years three years back in 2015, according to a World Bank data. With medical and technological advancements, this number has increased to 70 years in 2017. That’s why, most life insurers […]

  • Aegon Life Wins Big At the Global Digital Marketing Awards
    by Aegon Life on 2018-02-22 at 11:53Aegon Life bagged the winner’s trophy for the ‘Best Digital Integrated Campaign’ at the Global Digital Marketing Awards. The awards ceremony, held by the World Digital Marketing Congress, took place at Taj Lands’ End in Mumbai on 13th February 2018. Aegon Life was rewarded […]

NAA Life (National Agents Association)

  • NAA Life Mortgage Protection Center
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance offers a wide variety of mortgage protection plans to meet any budget and coverage need through NAA Life. […]

  • Life Insurance Blog
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00NAA Life Insurance Blog – Your source for information on life insurance and financial guidance. […]

  • Term Life Insurance
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance provides term life insurance coverage at a fixed rate of payments for a limited period of time. […]

  • Term Life Insurance Services
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance term life insurance plans protect your loved ones, allowing life to go on without the risk of financial loss. […]


Insurance Roundup, February 27, 2018

General Insurance

Global Risk Insights

  • Will the powerful German economy break up the EU?
    by Jeffrey Moore on 2018-02-26 at 18:40Germany’s trade surplus is viewed with resentment across the EU due to the implied — and in some cases, tangible — economic imbalance that benefits Deutschland über alles and could lead to the dissolution of Europe’s grand experiment. The post Will the powerful […]

  • The Week Ahead: 25 February – 3 March 2018
    by Global Risk Insights on 2018-02-25 at 19:51Right wing populists slated to make gains in Italian elections. New ceasefire comes to Syria. EU budget negotiations spill over. The United Kingdom debates the customs union. All in The Week Ahead.  The post The Week Ahead: 25 February – 3 March 2018 appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • Federal security intervention in Rio jeopardises Brazil’s pension reform
    by Lorena Valente on 2018-02-22 at 16:21A new federal security intervention decree signed by President Temer federalizing attempts to fight crime in Rio de Janeiro may prevent a key vote on pension reform from taking place next week. Brazil’s credit rating is at risk without progress on pensions. The post Federal security intervention […]

  • Interview: Prospects for investment in Syria’s reconstruction
    by Chris Solomon on 2018-02-22 at 14:44With ISIS seemingly on the retreat, what can we expect security risks in Syria to look like in 2018? GRI asked Syria expert Rasmus Jacobsen – co-founder and head of analysis for Atlas Assistance, a Beirut-based risk management company – to weigh in. The post Interview: Prospects for investment in […]

Claims Journal

  • People News: Brit Ltd, Travelers, FM Global
    on 2018-02-27 at 10:21Brit Expands U.S. Claims Function With Senior Hire Brit Ltd. named Christopher Ballantyne to the newly created role of vice president of Delegated Claim Authority. He will report to Mike Barry, head of Short Tail Claims. Ballantyne will be responsible […]

  • Researchers Say New Blood Test Detects TBIs, Not Concussions
    on 2018-02-27 at 09:50A new blood test approved by the Food and Drug Administration is being characterized by the agency and news reports as a way to detect concussion. But a University at Buffalo expert on concussion says those reports are misleading. “Calling […]

  • J.D. Power: Good Communication Drives Property Claims Customer Satisfaction
    on 2018-02-27 at 09:38Overall customer satisfaction among homeowners filing property insurance claims has reached a new all-time high, despite record-high property losses following a spate of hurricanes, earthquakes and fires in North America. That’s according to the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Property Claims […]

  • Sweeping Georgia Cybercrime Bill Targets ‘Snoopers’
    by R.J. RICO on 2018-02-27 at 09:00Lying about your weight on an online dating site? Checking out who won the Falcons game from your work computer? Using your computer hacking knowledge as an “ethical hacker?” Those actions may become illegal if a Georgia bill gets voted […]

  • U.S. Tennis Association Found Mostly Liable for Player’s Fall
    on 2018-02-26 at 15:26The United States Tennis Association on Thursday was found mostly liable for when Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard slipped on a wet locker room floor at the 2015 U.S. Open and hit her head, suffering what she said was a “serious […]

  • Montana Avalanche Center Director Studies Avalanche Risk
    by PATRICK REILLY, Daily Inter Lake on 2018-02-26 at 14:55Most guests at Whitefish Mountain Resort turned in as the snow picked up on a Wednesday afternoon. But wintry conditions are part of Zach Guy’s job. To demonstrate his work, the avalanche forecaster pointed his skis toward a gentle slope […]

  • NBA Sets up Hotline to Report Workplace Misconduct
    by BRIAN MAHONEY on 2018-02-26 at 14:44The NBA is establishing a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report concerns about misconduct in their workplace. The move comes after a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile environment for women in the Dallas Mavericks organization. […]

Insurance Journal

Canadian Underwriter

  • One Thousand Users Benefiting from ClearPay Transactions
    by Ian Portsmouth on 2018-02-27 at 11:20Toronto, Feb. 27, 2018 /insPRESS/ – ClearPay, the Canadian leader in automating payment settlements and reconciliation for the Insurance Industry, announced today that there are now over one thousand users using ClearPay. “It has been rewarding to see the increasing… The post One […]

  • Are you ready for IFRS 17? Learn how to prepare for this transformational change.
    by Baxter Hall on 2018-02-27 at 01:02IFRS 17, Insurance Contracts was published in May 2017 and is the most significant change to financial reporting for insurance companies in Canada in decades, not only in the measurement of insurance assets and liabilities, but in how insurance contracts… The post <span id=”paidTag” […]

  • The latest flood peril: Do-it-yourself condo repair
    by Canadian Underwriter on 2018-02-26 at 23:53Insurance professionals selling condo insurance might want to advise their self-styled handyman clients to consult an expert before taking on seemingly minor home alterations. A British Columbia strata lot owner is on the hook for more than $8,000 after accidentally… The post The latest […]

  • RSA Canada endorses “all of the recommendations” in Marshall report
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-02-26 at 21:25Although every Canadian auto insurance system has its problems, a special advisor to Ontario’s finance minister did an “excellent job” in describing the problems specific to that province, says the head of RSA Canada. “I don’t think there is an… The post RSA […]

  • What customers will soon expect from insurance carriers
    by Jason Contant on 2018-02-26 at 21:19Insurance customers are going to start expecting personalized products and services based on data, Andrew Lo, president and CEO of Kanetix Ltd., said during a webinar Thursday. “Our customers are going to expect smart personalization like, ‘Give me the products… The post What […]

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InsureZero

  • Music Events Insurance – Things You Should Know
    by NinaSMedia on 2018-02-26 at 15:07Music events are happenings where people like to have fun, dance and sing along with the performers. However, visitors and performers expect to be safe from any possible accidents, not to mention cancellations, bad weather or equipment failure. No matter the size, every event needs to take care of […]

  • 6 Ways for Funding Your Idea or a Personal Project
    by David Webb on 2018-02-23 at 08:54The greatest problem with funding your idea or a personal project is that your idea may not be eligible for a small business loan. Usually, it is because most freelancers file their business and personal taxes together. This makes banks and credit union see you as a huge risk, due to the fact that […]

  • 5 Avoidable Mistakes That Take Thousands off Prices of Houses
    by nancycoleman on 2018-02-23 at 07:26When it comes to selling a home, so many factors come into play. In many respects, the real estate industry in London is a fine art, it is a balancing art designed in unique ways to ensure that your house is well displayed in the best light. When valuing your property, note that even the […]


Car Insurance Roundup, February 27, 2018

Car Insurance

Einsurance Journal Auto Insurance

Car Insurance News on EIN

InsureZero

  • Best Auto Insurance – What to Look For in an Insurer
    by Alan Schmeltzle on 2018-02-18 at 07:09Whether you’re on the highway or stranded subsequent one, everyone seems to be searching for one of the best auto insurance firm to associate with. Most folks not often ever use their insurance protection until they’re concerned in an accident, so when the time comes, they need the […]


Health Insurance Roundup, February 27, 2018

Health Insurance

Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

Health Insurance Daily

CNBC – Health Insurance

Health Insurance News on EIN

Various Health Insurance News

  • Denying health insurance for genetic conditions ‘unconstitutional’, violates rights, says Delhi HC
    on 2018-02-27 at 10:18The Delhi High Court has passed a judgment that would, in future, make health insurance contracts more transparent. The court asked Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to check their exclusionary clauses to make sure that insurers don’t reject insurance claims on […]

  • Your 2018 Health Plan Must Comply With ACA Rules Or You Risk Tax Penalties
    on 2018-02-27 at 09:56But some insurance broker websites call themselves marketplaces too, says Sabrina Corlette, a research professor at Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms. And that can be confusing. These companies may sell other insurance products — like short-term or accident […]

  • Rise of sustainable health insurance in Africa
    on 2018-02-27 at 09:00“An increasingly robust and sustainable health insurance industry supports the development of African medical hubs. In turn, as more medical care can be performed in-continent, the purchase of comprehensive cover has become more affordable,” says CEO of Liberty Health, Andrew Schwulst. […]

  • Discrimination in health insurance against individuals based on their genetic disposition or genetic …
    on 2018-02-27 at 03:56The Delhi High Court on Monday headed by Justice Pratibha M Singh delivered a historic Judgment in M/S United India Insurance Company Limited Vs Jai Prakash Tayal holding that Discrimination in health insurance against individuals based on their genetic disposition or genetic heritage is … […]

  • Idaho’s controversial health insurance move gets a ‘sympathetic’ audience in DC
    on 2018-02-27 at 02:15The Trump administration gave no obvious “stop” or “go ahead” message to Idaho officials last weekend in regard to the state’s controversial latest move in health insurance. Idaho’s governor and chief insurance regulator met with top federal health care authorities, hoping […]

  • Idaho House panel spikes health-care alternative plan
    on 2018-02-27 at 02:03BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho House panel on Monday spiked a proposal that would have allowed health-insurance carriers to offer non-Obamacare approved plans, while also imposing new requirements for Medicaid recipients. The bill was submitted by the Statehouse’s self-described “liberty […]

  • These ‘buffalo’ health plans are a load of bull
    on 2018-02-27 at 00:33In fact, next year there will be about 9 million fewer Americans with real health insurance coverage than would have been the case had pre-Trump policies stayed in place, according to a report released Monday by the Urban Institute. By “real health insurance,” I mean plans that actually […]

  • Wind turbine payment, broadband, health insurance costs OK’d at Otis Special Town Meeting
    on 2018-02-27 at 00:22Wind turbine payment, broadband, health insurance costs OK’d at Otis Special Town Meeting. Posted Monday, February 26, 2018 7:27 pm. By Haven Orecchio-Egresitz , The Berkshire Eagle. OTIS — Special Town Meeting went off without a hitch, with residents passing all eight articles in under an […]

  • The Mysterious World of Health Insurance Claim Denials
    on 2018-02-27 at 00:14Aetna declined to comment on the investigation, but the third largest insurance provider in the United States issued a statement saying that “medical records were in fact an integral part of the clinical review process.” However, some experts say a lack of transparency in health […]

  • Denying health insurance for genetic conditions violates rights, says Dehi High Court
    on 2018-02-26 at 23:26(Source: Thinkstock Images). The Delhi High Court Monday held that excluding people with genetic disorders from obtaining health insurance or denying their claims is “discriminatory and violative” of a citizen’s right to health and “unconstitutional”. The High Court upheld a […]

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Life Insurance Roundup, February 27, 2018

Life Insurance

Various Life Insurance News

  • Sales Representative – Life Insurance
    on 2018-02-26 at 15:03Lincoln Heritage Life Insurance Company is the Nation’s Leader in Final Expense. The Lincoln Heritage Funeral Advantage® program is an affordable and convenient way for individuals to get Final… […]

  • Liberty life insurance company greenville sc
    on 2018-02-26 at 13:17–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Liberty Life Insurance Company, a retail fixed annuity and reinsurance provider, today announced it had changed its legal name to Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company and will operate under the brand name Athene Annuity. Talk to a Liberty Mutual Agent Today Contact […]

  • Aviva to divest its Spanish life and pensions JVs
    on 2018-02-26 at 12:45UK insurer Aviva has agreed to offload its entire shareholding in Spanish life insurance and pensions joint ventures (JVs) Cajamurcia Vida and Caja Granada Vida to Bankia for €202m. The value of the deal represents 2.1 times Aviva’s share of the IFRS net asset value and 22.5 times Aviva’s […]

  • Investing in Second to Die Life Insurance Policies
    on 2018-02-26 at 12:37Second to die insurance is a form of life insurance that grants death benefits only when the second insured person dies. The policy covers two individuals’ lives and is usually bought by married couples. Terms of survivorship insurance stipulate that associated death benefits of such policies […]

  • How Transamerica Life’s deal with a big consultancy firm impacts over 450 St. Pete workers
    on 2018-02-26 at 11:52Transamerica Life Insurance Co. is transferring the jobs of 465 workers at its office in the Carillon Office Park to a third-party service provider, the company … But the company announced last month that it had partnered with Tata Consultancy Services, which will administer Transamerica’s life […]

  • Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd Sells 2060 Shares of Alphabet Inc (GOOG)
    on 2018-02-26 at 11:48Alphabet logo Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd trimmed its stake in shares of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) by 5.0% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 39,165 shares of the information services provider’s […]

  • RAM sees firm growth for life insures, flat for general biz
    on 2018-02-26 at 08:48“On the other hand, we expect the combined life insurance and family takaful sector to chart healthy new business growth of 5% to 6% this year. “This will be supported by improving consumer awareness, a favourable demographic composition and measures to narrow the protection gap,” […]

  • Life Insurance
    on 2018-02-26 at 08:26What Life Insurance benefit do Epiq employees get? Epiq Life Insurance, reported anonymously by Epiq employees. […]

  • After government takeover, insurer Anbang says it is committed to overseas subsidiaries
    on 2018-02-26 at 08:03The Chinese crackdown on risk in the insurance sector continued over the weekend, with regulator saying it would force three major insurers — Ping An Insurance (Group) Co of China, New China Life Insurance and China Re Asset Management Co — to take steps to deal with overseas […]

  • After takeover by government, Anbang says committed to overseas subsidiaries
    on 2018-02-26 at 07:30In South Korea, Anbang also acquired Tongyang Life Insurance (082640.KS) in 2015, and later completed its acquisition of Allianz Korea. In Europe, Anbang Life acquired Vivat, the Dutch insurer in 2015, after buying Fidea insurance in Belgium a year earlier. The company also has acquired […]

Life Insurance News on EIN

Term Life Insurance News

Life Insurance Plans Online

  • Do Life Insurance Rates Increase with Age?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-02-25 at 15:14Yes, as you get older it becomes more expensive to get life insurance protection. The reason rates increase with age is because as you get older your life expectancy is shortened – you are closer to the age at which you may pass away. The shorter your life expectancy, the higher your rate for […]

  • What is Term Insurance and How Does it Work?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-02-22 at 13:44Term life insurance is a form of life insurance that provides temporary coverage for a specific period of time, usually for a period up to thirty years. With term insurance you select a term of coverage from 10 to 30 years. If you pass away during the term, your beneficiary receives a payout of the […]

  • How to Get Life Insurance Quotes?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-02-19 at 16:15How can I get quotes for life insurance protection? There are several ways to compare pricing for life insurance , including requesting free quotes online, contacting a local life insurance agent or broker, or calling life insurance carriers direct to request a quote. The process of requesting life […]

Insurance News Net Life Insurance

  • Athene Targets More Acquisitions in 2018
    by Cyril Tuohy on 2018-02-26 at 17:00Fresh off a $19 billion reinsurance deal with Voya Financial that closed in December, Athene CEO James Belardi said the company is open for business and hopes to close similar deals in 2018. The post Athene Targets More Acquisitions in 2018 appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • Transamerica Announces Wealth + Health Brand Identity
    by user on 2018-02-22 at 21:45Transamerica today a new Wealth + Health brand identity focused on helping customers improve their overall well-being by effectively managing… The post Transamerica Announces Wealth + Health Brand Identity appeared first on InsuranceNewsNet. […]

  • 2018 Life/Annuity Outlook Marked by Slow Growth
    by Cyril Tuohy on 2018-02-22 at 15:23Technology, regulations and low interest rates are all 2018 trends that will keep the U.S. life segment in the negative, analyst A.M. Best concluded in a new report. But it is not all bad news, the report found. The post 2018 Life/Annuity Outlook Marked by Slow Growth appeared first on […]

Aegon Life Insurance

  • How a cover for up to 100 years with iTerm benefits you?
    by Aegon Life on 2018-02-26 at 10:39For most people, keeping their family secure ranks high on their list of priorities. Protection can be of many kinds but it is important to ensure that our loved ones are safe and financially secure in the event of any unforeseen event. Term plans are generally known for their affordability and […]

  • Aegon Life iTerm Now Covers You for 100 Years
    by Aegon Life on 2018-02-26 at 10:29Get a life cover for 100 years with Aegon Life’s iTerm Plan India had a life expectancy of 68.33 years three years back in 2015, according to a World Bank data. With medical and technological advancements, this number has increased to 70 years in 2017. That’s why, most life insurers […]

  • Aegon Life Wins Big At the Global Digital Marketing Awards
    by Aegon Life on 2018-02-22 at 11:53Aegon Life bagged the winner’s trophy for the ‘Best Digital Integrated Campaign’ at the Global Digital Marketing Awards. The awards ceremony, held by the World Digital Marketing Congress, took place at Taj Lands’ End in Mumbai on 13th February 2018. Aegon Life was rewarded […]

NAA Life (National Agents Association)

  • NAA Life Mortgage Protection Center
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance offers a wide variety of mortgage protection plans to meet any budget and coverage need through NAA Life. […]

  • Life Insurance Blog
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00NAA Life Insurance Blog – Your source for information on life insurance and financial guidance. […]

  • Term Life Insurance
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance provides term life insurance coverage at a fixed rate of payments for a limited period of time. […]

  • Term Life Insurance Services
    on 1970-01-01 at 00:00National Agents Alliance term life insurance plans protect your loved ones, allowing life to go on without the risk of financial loss. […]


Insurance Roundup, February 26, 2018

General Insurance

Global Risk Insights

  • The Week Ahead: 25 February – 3 March 2018

    by Global Risk Insights on 2018-02-25 at 19:51Right wing populists slated to make gains in Italian elections. New ceasefire comes to Syria. EU budget negotiations spill over. The United Kingdom debates the customs union. All in The Week Ahead.  The post The Week Ahead: 25 February – 3 March 2018 appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • Federal security intervention in Rio jeopardises Brazil’s pension reform

    by Lorena Valente on 2018-02-22 at 16:21A new federal security intervention decree signed by President Temer federalizing attempts to fight crime in Rio de Janeiro may prevent a key vote on pension reform from taking place next week. Brazil’s credit rating is at risk without progress on pensions. The post Federal security intervention […]

  • Interview: Prospects for investment in Syria’s reconstruction

    by Chris Solomon on 2018-02-22 at 14:44With ISIS seemingly on the retreat, what can we expect security risks in Syria to look like in 2018? GRI asked Syria expert Rasmus Jacobsen – co-founder and head of analysis for Atlas Assistance, a Beirut-based risk management company – to weigh in. The post Interview: Prospects for investment in […]

  • Blockchain goes East: opportunities in China

    by Cindy Yu on 2018-02-20 at 02:36As Beijing ratchets up its pressure on bitcoin, this time targeting mining, Chinese investors are exploring the potential of the technology central to it all – blockchain. The post Blockchain goes East: opportunities in China appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

Claims Journal

Insurance Journal

Asia Insurance Review

  • Bangladesh: Govt set to adopt US$76-mln project to strengthen insurance sector

    on 2018-02-26 at 19:44The government is set to take up a BDT6.32 billion (US$76 million) project to upgrade insurance regulation with the view to developing Bangladesh’s insurance sector. Of the total project cost, the World Bank will provide BDT5.13 billion or around 80%. […]

  • Singapore: Online platform to tap blockchain and smart contracts

    on 2018-02-26 at 19:44Insurance Market, Singapore’s first fully online and automated insurance platform, will take the lead in the development of a new global eco system for insurance that will tap the full power of smart contracts and blockchain technology. […]

  • China: Anbang taken over by regulators, ex-top honcho to be prosecuted

    on 2018-02-26 at 19:44The Anbang Insurance Group has made the headlines again with the Chinese government announcing last Friday that it has taken over management of the group for a year and that Anbang’s former head is to be prosecuted for economic crimes, taking Beijing’s drive to curb financial risk a step further. […]

  • India: Dedicated team needed to administer crop insurance plan

    on 2018-02-26 at 19:44The Indian government-backed crop insurance scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), deserves a dedicated team of professionals, both at the central government and in the states, which can collate and analyse the data collected from the states and insurance companies, says a working paper […]

  • New Zealand: Insurance cost rises faster than wages

    on 2018-02-26 at 19:44The cost of insurance is rising faster than local pay packets and industry experts say there are risks it could rise further. […]

Canadian Underwriter

Canadian Insurance Top Broker

InsureZero

  • 6 Ways for Funding Your Idea or a Personal Project

    by David Webb on 2018-02-23 at 08:54The greatest problem with funding your idea or a personal project is that your idea may not be eligible for a small business loan. Usually, it is because most freelancers file their business and personal taxes together. This makes banks and credit union see you as a huge risk, due to the fact that […]

  • 5 Avoidable Mistakes That Take Thousands off Prices of Houses

    by nancycoleman on 2018-02-23 at 07:26When it comes to selling a home, so many factors come into play. In many respects, the real estate industry in London is a fine art, it is a balancing art designed in unique ways to ensure that your house is well displayed in the best light. When valuing your property, note that even the […]

  • 5 Easy Steps to Improve Workplace Safety

    by helen537 on 2018-02-22 at 10:00Workplace safety is a No. 1 concern of every conscientious employer out there. Not only is it a way to keep everyone in the office out of harm’s way but it is also a way to avoid expensive sick leaves and even more expensive lawsuits. Still, improving workplace safety is not an easy job […]


Car Insurance Roundup, February 26, 2018

Car Insurance

Car Insurance News on EIN

Einsurance Journal Auto Insurance

Various Car Insurance News

  • 4 Effective Guides – How to Get the Best Auto Insurance Policy Through Free Car InsuranceQuotes

    on 2018-02-26 at 10:27Did you know that only one in four insurance policyholders shops around to get a better deal? If you’re looking to lower your premiums or want to get the best auto insurance policy that fits your needs and budgets, periodically checking your options is a good idea. One of the best things you can do […]

  • Sideswiped car hit and run

    on 2018-02-26 at 10:12A hit and run is when a driver hits another car, a person, Nov 9, 2017 Using their insurance avoids having to pay your collision deductible, allows you to keep your Maine car insurance discounts, and contains no daily limit on rental coverage. hit and run car accident You always hope that there are […]

  • Annual mileage average

    on 2018-02-26 at 09:36If your annual mileage generally does not exceed this range, you should ask your car insurance company about a low-mileage discount. Use this free tool to estimate your annual mileage deduction . 35-54, 18,858, 11,464, 15,291. Inside the numbers NerdWallet to consider estimated annual mileage […]

  • Get The Cheapest Car Insurance In Raleigh NC

    on 2018-02-26 at 09:06Welcome to Cheap Car insurance Raleigh agency. We for past 5 years have been providing the cheapest possible car insurance quotes for car drivers in Raleigh NC and areas around. Hundreds of car owners across Raleigh NC trust us to help them get the cheapest possible car insurance policies […]

  • Michigan lawmakers propose radical solution to skyrocketing auto coverage costs

    on 2018-02-26 at 09:00The proposal is called the “Macomb Solution” – named after the county where most of the bill’s sponsors come from – and would allow drivers to pay for more limited auto coverage, or opt out of getting car insurance at all if they so desired. Currently, only two states in the […]

  • Gun owners insurance policies thin out following Florida shootings

    on 2018-02-26 at 09:00The Florida shootings may make it more challenging to purchase gun owners insurance. Both Metlife and Chubb have made decisions to sever their relationships with the National Rifle Association. Chubb announced it would no longer underwrite National Rifle Association branded insurance policies. […]

  • Using phone while driving can increase your car insurance premium

    on 2018-02-26 at 08:48“It’s a deliberate act that focuses all your attention on the phone, not on the road ahead. That has been proven far too many times under very tragic circumstances.” The AA has vigorously campaigned for using a hand held phone to be made socially unacceptable, working in conjunction […]

  • Becoming a Car Insurance Broker

    on 2018-02-26 at 08:35Many people are looking at the car industry for their next job. One of those jobs is the car insurance broker position. Even though economic times seem hard, there is still a need for them. They are also much needed now as more and more people still need a car, but they do not have the money to […]

  • COMMENT: How to haggle for a better deal

    on 2018-02-26 at 07:52I HAD an interesting experience when renewing my car insurance policy last week. For the past few years, it has been the same old story: notification of extortionate premium in the post, followed by a furious phone call from me to some unfortunate insurance company rep at the other end of the line. […]

  • Ural police making overtures to thief in law Gia Sverdlovsky?

    on 2018-02-26 at 07:52Sources of the edition suggest that in addition to mopping up the fraudsters’ car insurance market, security officials are closing in Soloma and his patrons in the person of thief in law Georgy Akoyev (Gia Sverdlovsky). Answering the question whether the Sverdlovsk security forces are closing in […]