Insurance Roundup, May 31, 2018

General Insurance

Global Risk Insights

  • The Populist Coalition in Italy and its impact on European Politics  
    by Alexander Brotman on 2018-05-30 at 15:44The populist coalition of the Five Star Movement (M5S) and League is likely to rattle Italian and European politics with a new approach to governance, and risks fracturing relationships with the dominant powers on the continent – namely France and Germany. The post The Populist Coalition in Italy […]

  • Will Brexit be the backdoor to a united Ireland?
    by Winthrop Rodgers on 2018-05-29 at 14:31Amid doubts over whether Theresa May can deliver a Brexit deal that avoids a hard Irish border, Winthrop Rodgers assesses whether the result will be a renewed push for a united Ireland. The post Will Brexit be the backdoor to a united Ireland? appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Round Five for President Bouteflika?
    by Emily Boulter on 2018-05-25 at 13:10Despite serious health problems, Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika may stand for a fifth term in office, leaving many to question if the country’s political elite are bereft of a feasible transition plan. The post Round Five for President Bouteflika? appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • Death of a salesman – China attacks private debt
    by Kiana Mendoza on 2018-05-25 at 10:13As China’s transitions from prioritizing economic growth to maintaining economic stability, the government has begun levying steep penalties on high-debt private companies for “economic crimes.” Kiana Mendoza looks at several recent examples of these trials, and examines what this could mean […]

  • Trump vs Kim: The art of the nuclear deal
    by Kiana Mendoza on 2018-05-25 at 01:31The US and North Korea are likely to attempt diplomacy for a few months, but impossible expectations and intentionally vague promises could frustrate both sides. If this causes the deal to fall through, bilateral tensions could boil over once again. The post Trump vs Kim: The art of the nuclear […]

Claims Journal

  • Study Says Hurricane Maria Far Deadlier Than Katrina
    by Jonathan Levin on 2018-05-31 at 09:34Hurricane Maria probably killed about 5,000 people in Puerto Rico last year even though the official count remains at just 64, according to a Harvard University study released Tuesday. Such mortality would far outstrip the 1,833 who died in Hurricane […]

  • Texas School Shooting Victim’s Family Sues Attacker’s Parents
    by JIM VERTUNO on 2018-05-31 at 09:24The family of one of the students killed in a Texas high school shooting filed a lawsuit against the alleged gunman’s parents, claiming the shooter’s father didn’t properly secure the weapons and were negligent in entrusting him with firearms. Authorities […]

  • As Hurricane Season Begins Critics Ask if FEMA is Ready
    by Christopher Flavelle on 2018-05-31 at 08:40With just a week to go before hurricane season, top jobs at the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency remain vacant and critics say that will make it harder for the government to respond to disasters. FEMA lacks a second-in-command and […]

  • Michigan Fire Officials Say They Lack Resources for Safety Inspections
    on 2018-05-31 at 08:32The Michigan fire marshal’s office hasn’t performed annual safety inspections of churches, theaters, restaurants or other places of public assemblage as required by state law, according to a newspaper investigation. The Legislature has never funded the requirement, the Lansing State […]

  • BNSF on Track for Positive Train Control Installation
    on 2018-05-31 at 08:16BNSF Railway is one of the first railroads to fully implement new safety technology that will be required by federal regulators by the end of the year, a company spokeswoman said. The new technology, known as positive train control, is […]

  • From Rocks to Detection Systems, Schools Consider Protection Options
    on 2018-05-31 at 08:06In the wake of several mass shootings this year in U.S. schools, lawmakers have adopted “red flag” gun bills allowing officials to remove firearms from people considered a danger to themselves or others. School districts across the country are also […]

  • WCRI: Little Change in Average Total Workers’ Comp Claim Cost Since 2013 Indiana Reform
    on 2018-05-30 at 09:26The average total cost per workers’ compensation claim in Indiana was stable in the years since the state enacted workers’ compensation system reforms, according to a recent Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) study. The study, CompScope Benchmarks for Indiana, 18th […]

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Canadian Underwriter

  • Are you ensuring your client’s trip doesn’t leave a bad taste?
    by Baxter Hall on 2018-05-30 at 22:53Part of travelling is trying everything! New food, new experiences. But when those experiences result in the unexpected, that’s when travel insurance becomes a universal need. Here are two reasons why you should recommend travel insurance to your customers: Should… The post <span […]

  • How AI can help you find the hot sales leads
    by Jason Contant on 2018-05-30 at 22:48Looking for a hot lead? Why not let a machine do that for you? Brokers and insurance companies can use artificial intelligence (AI) to cull prospects who are showing a keen interest in buying insurance products, Andrew Lo, president and… The post How AI can help you find the hot sales leads […]

  • Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 1.25 per cent
    by Canadian Underwriter on 2018-05-30 at 21:32OTTAWA – The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate target on hold Wednesday, but noted the Canadian economy was a little stronger than expected in the first quarter, raising expectations that rate hikes are coming later this year… The post Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate […]

  • Devious ways your clients are trying to get better auto rates
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-30 at 21:26Territorial ratings have prompted some Ontario motorists to lie about where they live on their applications in order to get a lower auto insurance rate, so brokers need to caution clients on the importance of telling the truth, a local… The post Devious ways your clients are trying to get […]

  • Bomb threats highlight liability risk of office towers with lax security
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-30 at 20:03In the wake of a threatened bombing in Stratford, Ont., and a restaurant bombing near Toronto, landlords of office towers may want to review their security systems to reduce their risk of liability. In general, owners of multi-tenant buildings have… The post Bomb threats highlight liability […]

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InsureZero

  • A Balanced Life: How Boomers Can Have Fun While Living Frugally
    by Dana Stone on 2018-05-29 at 19:56It’s interesting that many Baby Boomers have adopted a frugal lifestyle given that they grew up in an era of prosperity and affluence. It’s always wise to maintain an element of frugality, but it’s also important to find ways to enjoy your life, especially if you have the […]

  • 5 Types of Insurance You Should Think about as a Business Owner
    by NinaSMedia on 2018-05-25 at 07:11Every ambitious person enters the business world with high hopes of everything turning all right, however, putting your livelihood on the line because of your optimism is a poor business practice. Of course, you can significantly cut costs on your business by not getting an insurance, yet, this […]


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Car Insurance Roundup, May 31, 2018

Car Insurance

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Various Car Insurance News


Health Insurance Roundup, May 31, 2018

Health Insurance

Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

Health Insurance Daily

CNBC – Health Insurance

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Life Insurance Roundup, May 31, 2018

Life Insurance

Various Life Insurance News

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InsureZero

  • A Balanced Life: How Boomers Can Have Fun While Living Frugally
    by Dana Stone on 2018-05-29 at 19:56It’s interesting that many Baby Boomers have adopted a frugal lifestyle given that they grew up in an era of prosperity and affluence. It’s always wise to maintain an element of frugality, but it’s also important to find ways to enjoy your life, especially if you have the […]

Life Insurance Plans Online

  • Can I Buy Life Insurance on My Grandmother?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-05-28 at 13:27If you have an elderly grandmother who is on a fixed monthly income you may be wondering if she has enough money saved to help pay for her final expenses. And, you may also ask yourself if you can buy life insurance for your grandma? The answer is “YES”, you can. Many adult […]

  • Can I Get Life Insurance without a Mortgage?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-05-25 at 13:01Did you know you can buy life insurance whether or not you own a home and have a mortgage? Yes, that’s right, you can buy life insurance if you don’t have a mortgage. Who Can Get Insured? So, if you don’t need a mortgage to get life insurance, who can buy a life insurance policy? […]

Insurance News Net Life Insurance

  • John Hancock’s Accumulation IUL Hits The Market
    by user on 2018-05-29 at 14:00John Hancock gives policyholders the flexibility to customize their allocations based on their investment strategies and goals. “As Baby Boomers head into retirement a considerable number are unprepared, having found it challenging to save enough,” said Neal Kerins, vice president, Product […]

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, May 30, 2018

General Insurance

Global Risk Insights

  • Will Brexit be the backdoor to a united Ireland?
    by Winthrop Rodgers on 2018-05-29 at 14:31Amid doubts over whether Theresa May can deliver a Brexit deal that avoids a hard Irish border, Winthrop Rodgers assesses whether the result will be a renewed push for a united Ireland. The post Will Brexit be the backdoor to a united Ireland? appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Round Five for President Bouteflika?
    by Emily Boulter on 2018-05-25 at 13:10Despite serious health problems, Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika may stand for a fifth term in office, leaving many to question if the country’s political elite are bereft of a feasible transition plan. The post Round Five for President Bouteflika? appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • Death of a salesman – China attacks private debt
    by Kiana Mendoza on 2018-05-25 at 10:13As China’s transitions from prioritizing economic growth to maintaining economic stability, the government has begun levying steep penalties on high-debt private companies for “economic crimes.” Kiana Mendoza looks at several recent examples of these trials, and examines what this could mean […]

  • Trump vs Kim: The art of the nuclear deal
    by Kiana Mendoza on 2018-05-25 at 01:31The US and North Korea are likely to attempt diplomacy for a few months, but impossible expectations and intentionally vague promises could frustrate both sides. If this causes the deal to fall through, bilateral tensions could boil over once again. The post Trump vs Kim: The art of the nuclear […]

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InsureZero

  • A Balanced Life: How Boomers Can Have Fun While Living Frugally
    by Dana Stone on 2018-05-29 at 19:56It’s interesting that many Baby Boomers have adopted a frugal lifestyle given that they grew up in an era of prosperity and affluence. It’s always wise to maintain an element of frugality, but it’s also important to find ways to enjoy your life, especially if you have the […]

  • 5 Types of Insurance You Should Think about as a Business Owner
    by NinaSMedia on 2018-05-25 at 07:11Every ambitious person enters the business world with high hopes of everything turning all right, however, putting your livelihood on the line because of your optimism is a poor business practice. Of course, you can significantly cut costs on your business by not getting an insurance, yet, this […]

  • Keeping Commercial Properties Safe with Proper Maintenance
    by Lillian Connors on 2018-05-24 at 10:00Be they office buildings, manufacturing plants or retail locations, commercial properties of all types and sizes need regular maintenance. If you or your maintenance crew fails to perform routine checks of your property, what seemed like an insignificant problem might turn into a costly emergency […]


Car Insurance Roundup, May 30, 2018

Car Insurance

Car Insurance News on EIN

Various Car Insurance News


Health Insurance Roundup, May 30, 2018

Health Insurance

Kaiser Health News – Insurance News

Health Insurance Daily

CNBC – Health Insurance

Health Insurance News on EIN

Various Health Insurance News

HealthInsurance.org


Life Insurance Roundup, May 30, 2018

Life Insurance

Various Life Insurance News

Life Insurance News on EIN

InsureZero

  • A Balanced Life: How Boomers Can Have Fun While Living Frugally
    by Dana Stone on 2018-05-29 at 19:56It’s interesting that many Baby Boomers have adopted a frugal lifestyle given that they grew up in an era of prosperity and affluence. It’s always wise to maintain an element of frugality, but it’s also important to find ways to enjoy your life, especially if you have the […]

Life Insurance Plans Online

  • Can I Buy Life Insurance on My Grandmother?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-05-28 at 13:27If you have an elderly grandmother who is on a fixed monthly income you may be wondering if she has enough money saved to help pay for her final expenses. And, you may also ask yourself if you can buy life insurance for your grandma? The answer is “YES”, you can. Many adult […]

  • Can I Get Life Insurance without a Mortgage?
    by termlifeonline on 2018-05-25 at 13:01Did you know you can buy life insurance whether or not you own a home and have a mortgage? Yes, that’s right, you can buy life insurance if you don’t have a mortgage. Who Can Get Insured? So, if you don’t need a mortgage to get life insurance, who can buy a life insurance policy? […]

Insurance News Net Life Insurance

  • John Hancock’s Accumulation IUL Hits The Market
    by user on 2018-05-29 at 14:00John Hancock gives policyholders the flexibility to customize their allocations based on their investment strategies and goals. “As Baby Boomers head into retirement a considerable number are unprepared, having found it challenging to save enough,” said Neal Kerins, vice president, Product […]

  • Unum Well-Positioned To Expand, CEO Tells Shareholders
    by user on 2018-05-24 at 14:50At the annual meeting of shareholders today, Unum Group President and CEO Richard P. McKenney addressed the company’ s strong performance, customer focus, and the growing need for the financial protection Unum provides. In 2017, Unum had record revenues of $11.3 billion and paid nearly $7 […]

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, May 29, 2018

General Insurance

Global Risk Insights

  • The Week Ahead
    by Global Risk Insights on 2018-05-26 at 01:35Colombian presidential elections threaten political system. Irish referendum divides country. Barbados goes to the polls. All in The Week Ahead. COLOMBIA: Presidential election threatens to whipsaw the political system This The post The Week Ahead appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Round Five for President Bouteflika?
    by Emily Boulter on 2018-05-25 at 13:10Despite serious health problems, Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika may stand for a fifth term in office, leaving many to question if the country’s political elite are bereft of a feasible transition plan. The post Round Five for President Bouteflika? appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • Death of a salesman – China attacks private debt
    by Kiana Mendoza on 2018-05-25 at 10:13As China’s transitions from prioritizing economic growth to maintaining economic stability, the government has begun levying steep penalties on high-debt private companies for “economic crimes.” Kiana Mendoza looks at several recent examples of these trials, and examines what this could mean […]

  • Trump vs Kim: The art of the nuclear deal
    by Kiana Mendoza on 2018-05-25 at 01:31The US and North Korea are likely to attempt diplomacy for a few months, but impossible expectations and intentionally vague promises could frustrate both sides. If this causes the deal to fall through, bilateral tensions could boil over once again. The post Trump vs Kim: The art of the nuclear […]

Claims Journal

Insurance Journal

Asia Insurance Review

Canadian Underwriter

  • FirstOnSite Restoration Reinforces Leadership Team in British Columbia
    by Ian Portsmouth on 2018-05-28 at 22:46MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 28, 2018 /insPRESS/ – FirstOnSite Restoration, Canada’s leading independent disaster restoration services provider, has fortified its leadership team in British Columbia with the promotion of Erik Hecht to Director of Operations, and the addition of Frank Wood […]

  • This percentage of consumers believe auto insurance fraud is an “accepted practice”
    by Jason Contant on 2018-05-28 at 20:10Nearly half of customers polled for an Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) survey believed that committing auto insurance fraud is an “accepted practice” in B.C., with most saying that claims contain an “element” of fraud. The survey of 1,373… The post […]

  • Ontario brokers asked to educate election candidates
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-28 at 19:49To prepare for the June 7 Ontario election, brokers should be prepared to explain very basic concepts about the property and casualty insurance industry to political candidates, a former head of the provincial brokers’ association suggests. Many election candidates “don’t… […]

  • Winter tires cut auto insurance claims frequency: CAA
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-05-28 at 19:24Winter tires reduce the frequency of auto insurance claims, the head of the Canadian Automobile Association’s Ontario auto insurer suggested Wednesday. “Claims are reduced when people have winter tires on their cars, especially driving in climates like we have in… The post Winter […]

  • Why North America is the costliest for SMB data breaches
    by Jason Contant on 2018-05-28 at 17:41North America is the most expensive location for a small and medium-sized business (SMB) to suffer a data breach, with SMBs in Canada and the United States also having the highest recovery cost, according to a new study. This year’s… The post Why North America is the costliest for SMB […]

Canadian Insurance Top Broker

InsureZero

  • 5 Types of Insurance You Should Think about as a Business Owner
    by NinaSMedia on 2018-05-25 at 07:11Every ambitious person enters the business world with high hopes of everything turning all right, however, putting your livelihood on the line because of your optimism is a poor business practice. Of course, you can significantly cut costs on your business by not getting an insurance, yet, this […]

  • Keeping Commercial Properties Safe with Proper Maintenance
    by Lillian Connors on 2018-05-24 at 10:00Be they office buildings, manufacturing plants or retail locations, commercial properties of all types and sizes need regular maintenance. If you or your maintenance crew fails to perform routine checks of your property, what seemed like an insignificant problem might turn into a costly emergency […]


Car Insurance Roundup, May 29, 2018

Car Insurance

Car Insurance News on EIN

  • Dash cams – putting you in the picture

    on 2018-05-29 at 09:55… ahead can help reduce your insurance premium. Picture: pe3check/123RF … , ‘crash-for-cash’ scams and even minor car park knocks.” But is it … a dash cam lower my insurance premium? Some insurers offer a … power in the car – […]

  • Posh pick-up touch of
X-Class from Mercedes-Benz

    on 2018-05-29 at 09:55… little different to a Mercedes car, apart from sitting much higher … CO2 emissions: 207g/km Insurance group: TBC (out of 50 […]

  • Do You Have News to Share? Get It Published.

    on 2018-05-29 at 09:55With EIN Presswire press release distribution services you will reach decision makers and journalists plus get valuable SEO benefits. […]

  • Rest centre set up in Milton Keynes to help residents affected by flooding

    on 2018-05-29 at 09:46… the flooding should contact their insurance company in the first instance … from the roof of a car stuck in floodwater, and another … and three women from another car, road between Olney and Stoke […]

  • From Gaza border: The volunteer who rescued me

    on 2018-05-29 at 09:03… from Yedidim helps reset a car in the Tel Aviv suburb … , locking your keys in the car. On May 14, it happened … finally able to reach my insurance agency, which said they could … shortly after he opened my car door, without causing any damage […]

  • Costco lures middle-income travellers to make a play for OTA market share

    on 2018-05-29 at 08:49… to figures from Alliance Travel Insurance and Conde Nast Traveller. Add … is able to secure hotels, car rentals, and more for its … , Avis, Budget, and Enterprise rental car companies. Costco offers theme park […]

  • China acts tough on insurance industry violations

    on 2018-05-29 at 08:28… reported, citing incomplete statistics. Both insurance firms and intermediary agencies were … frequent illegal practice, while car insurance and agricultural insurance were areas that saw … from the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission. They were handed […]

  • New rule forces some base workers to accept changes to pay, benefits or lose jobs

    on 2018-05-29 at 08:21… receive German health and unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation and retirement. They … benefits, including health insurance, a pension and unemployment insurance. As a part … his banking, post office, shopping, car registration, tax-free shopping […]

  • Salida Fire looks to bill insurance for some of its calls

    on 2018-05-29 at 08:16… when its firefighters respond to car crashes and house fires, though … someone does not have insurance or if insurance won’t pay … prevents insurance companies from raising policy holders’ rates if insurance companies … Fire Department is researching billing […]

  • KY Abuse Survivors Get Help with “Financial Empowerment”

    on 2018-05-29 at 08:06… or purchasing insurance, and long-term goals, like saving for a car or […]

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