Car Insurance Roundup, October 31, 2018

Car Insurance

  • Mysterious Range Rover stolen from police custody

    on 2018-10-31 at 10:36… custody. The reason that the car was considered suspicious is that … , and the insurance sticker is from San Ignacio. The car was parked … the strange license plates and insurance sticker, they canvassed the area […]

  • Edmunds: How to shave hours off your next dealership visit

    on 2018-10-31 at 10:22… the most common complaints of car buyers is the amount of … from a traditional bank or insurance agency on a weekend, holiday … . A sales manager or used-car manager will inspect and evaluate … your car. That can easily take 20 […]

  • Suzy Lamplugh’s brother hopes for closure as police continue dig in search for murdered estate agent’s body

    on 2018-10-31 at 09:29… Coldfield (AFP/Getty Images) Insurance marketer Phillip Carey said he … base. Miss Lamplugh’s car was found parked on a […]

  • Kia models in Malaysia get facelifts, enhancements

    on 2018-10-31 at 09:13… lighting around the dashboard and car doors. The infotainment system is … 888 on-the-road without insurance. Sorento The sophisticated and bold … 888 on-the-road without insurance. Grand Carnival The new Kia … 888 on-the-road without insurance. Rio The latest Kia […]

  • Car Accidents In Illinois

    on 2018-10-31 at 08:10… rights in court. Our car accident attorneys are experienced trial … need. Common causes of car accidents Car accidents can happen for … out and hitting another car Driving without legally required … he used while defending insurance companies to defend their […]

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  • CAI International, Inc. (CAI) CEO Victor Garcia on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

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  • About the candidates:

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  • News Briefs for Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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  • Zero business for rental cars

    on 2018-10-30 at 23:35… tourists come back,” said QQ Car Rental president James Han. “We … secretary at Sangjee Rent-A-Car in Garapan. “Since Super Typhoon … to 30 cars with scratches. Insurance does not cover damage caused … despite projected losses in his car rental business. “We are […]

  • Sure Thing!

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  • BMW 4-Series Coupe

    on 2018-10-31 at 01:20View car insurance groups for BMW 4-Series Coupe (from 2013) cars. Visit Parkers today to save on BMW 4-Series Coupe (from 2013) insurance. […]

  • Did you know switching to Geico could save you 15% or more on car insurance

    on 2018-10-31 at 01:19Did you know switching to Geico could save you 15% or more on car insurance. Share. Tweet. Stumble. Pin It. Email. Cheezburger Image … […]

  • Missoula

    on 2018-10-31 at 01:10Airline Reservations; Auto Buying Program*; Auto Insurance; Car Rental Reservations; Classic Car Insurance; Commercial Insurance; Cruise … […]

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  • International Car Insurance for Expats

    on 2018-10-31 at 01:02Clements Worldwide offers international car insurance for expats and organizations. Our International auto insurance policies automatically adjust … […]

  • Car insurance

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  • The gender gap and car insurance

    on 2018-10-30 at 22:24Finder’s exclusive analysis of car insurance rates found that men pay 3% more than women on average, but women could see 5% higher rates after a … […]

  • Car insurance when entering Morocco from Ceuta

    on 2018-10-30 at 21:16Answer 1 of 2: Hi! We will be traveling from Algeciras to Ceuta with our English car. We couldn’t get a 3rd party insurance or a green card in the Uk. […]

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Insurance Roundup, October 31, 2018

General Insurance

News – Insurance Journal Insurance Journal delivers the latest business news for the Property/Casualty insurance industry

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  • Hurricane Michael May Trigger Civil Authority Coverage For Businesses In Florida Panhandle

    by Iris Kuhn on 2018-10-31 at 04:15As the Category 4 Hurricane Michael approached Florida, many areas evacuated in preparation for the storm. During a catastrophic event, such as Hurricane Michael, governmental authorities often order evacuation and prohibit access to certain areas due to public safety. The evacuation orders in Florida forced many businesses to shut down their operations until further notice….… Continue […]

  • Florida Statutory Interest: What Is It and How Do I Calculate It?

    by Beaujeaux de Lapouyade on 2018-10-30 at 04:15At Merlin Law Group, we want policyholders to have the tools necessary to maximize recovery following a loss. Understanding when policyholders are entitled to statutory interest and knowing how to calculate it is a small trick of the trade in the property insurance industry. Successfully arguing for statutory interest requires knowledge of the applicable law…… Continue Reading […]

  • Requiring the Signing of a Non-Waiver Agreement Is Not Proper in Florida

    by Chip Merlin on 2018-10-29 at 20:24The Florida Advisory Commission on Arson Prevention was one of the first organizations I prepared a public presentation for while I worked with Paul Butler in the early 1980’s. Paul gave a speech about wrongful steps insurance adjusters should not make during a fire loss investigation and those where arson was suspected. One of those…… Continue Reading […]

  • Georgia Court Finds Contamination Clause Ambiguous in Meth Lab Claim

    by Ashley Harris on 2018-10-28 at 04:15A federal court in the Northern District of Georgia recently found that State Farm’s contamination clause was ambiguous regarding its application to a meth lab claim. In Cochran v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Company,1 the Plaintiffs owned a rental property in Atlanta, Georgia. While the rental dwelling policy was in effect, the Drug Enforcement…… Continue Reading […]

  • Buyer Beware: Negligence Claims Against Your Agent May Arise On The Day You Get Your Policy!

    by Christina Phillips on 2018-10-26 at 04:22The Illinois Supreme Court recently overturned the Court of Appeals’ decision in American Family Mut. Ins. Co. v. Krop, 82 N.E. 3d 533, 2017 IL App (1st) 161071 (Ill. App. 2017). As discussed in my post on June 14, 2017, the Illinois Appellate Court had concluded that the insured’s claim against their agent for negligent…… Continue Reading […]

Global Risk Insights Political Risk for the 21st century

  • UN Report Puts German Automakers in Unfamiliar Territory

    by John R. Hess on 2018-10-29 at 19:26The German auto industry has at times seemed invincible–but not of late. With the EU moving to curb emissions following the recent UN IPCC report on the acceleration of climate change, and technological advantages in China, Japan, and the US, the Germans find themselves in a surprising place: last. The post UN Report Puts German Automakers in Unfamiliar Territory appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • Brazil elects Jair Bolsonaro as its next president

    by Lorena Valente on 2018-10-29 at 03:09In the most polarized election in the history of Brazil, the second round of the presidential election featured a far left and a far right candidate and split the electorate. The post Brazil elects Jair Bolsonaro as its next president appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Labour’s muddled approach to Brexit creates its own risks

    by David Grant on 2018-10-27 at 16:28The Brexit process is reaching a critical moment. As negotiations continue, key parliamentary votes are lingering in the next few months. This article analyses the current sentiment within the opposition Labour Party whose inability to form a cohesive counterweight to the Conservative exacerbates potential risks. The post Labour’s muddled approach to Brexit creates its own risks appeared […]

  • Losing friends fast: What does the future hold for Taiwan?

    by Charles Williams on 2018-10-27 at 14:04China has been successfully cutting the diplomatic ties Taiwan has, this year alone has seen 3 states switch their allegiances from Taipei to Beijing, marking a drastic decrease in the legitimacy Taiwan commands as an independent state. What does the future hold for Taiwan under a more assertive China? The post Losing friends fast: What does the future hold for Taiwan? appeared first on Global […]

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  • Top 10 Under 40, 2018: Danish Yusuf, Zensurance

    by Ian Portsmouth on 2018-10-30 at 23:47Who are the brightest young talents in Canadian P&C today? Each year, Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine (recently acquired by CU) answers that question with its Top 10 Under 40. Meet the other winners here, and don’t forget to pick… The post Top 10 Under 40, 2018: Danish Yusuf, Zensurance appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Does performance-based compensation help or hinder customer service?

    by Jason Contant on 2018-10-30 at 21:21Does performance-based compensation create competition in the workplace and a poor customer service environment? It depends on which broker you ask. For Wayne Ezekiel, president of Nova Scotia-based independent brokerage AA Munro Insurance, this commission model inhibits teamwork and customer… The post Does performance-based compensation help or hinder customer service? appeared first on […]

  • Think your password has been stolen? Think again.

    by Jason Contant on 2018-10-30 at 21:16Brokers would be well-advised to tell their clients to keep a cool head if they are contacted by email from someone claiming to have stolen their password. The latest online scam by cybercriminals uses stolen passwords from data breaches years… The post Think your password has been stolen? Think again. appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Top 10 Under 40, 2018: Jocelyn Prentice, BFL

    by Ian Portsmouth on 2018-10-30 at 21:13Who are the brightest young talents in Canadian P&C today? Each year, Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine (recently acquired by CU) answers that question with its Top 10 Under 40. Meet the other winners here, and don’t forget to pick… The post Top 10 Under 40, 2018: Jocelyn Prentice, BFL appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Rates likely to rise if pot legalization leads to more impaired driving

    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-10-30 at 21:10If cannabis legalization results in more stoned drivers, auto insurance rates could rise, a comparison shopping provider suggests. Some Criminal Code offences for marijuana possession were taken off the books effective Oct. 17. This means it is no longer a… The post Rates likely to rise if pot legalization leads to more impaired driving appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

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  • Argyle pink diamonds – a rarity and a great investment

    by mrneilwhite on 2018-10-30 at 11:11As the saying goes, diamonds are forever. But pink diamonds are more than just nice to look at. Being rarer than their clear counterparts makes them a great potential investment along with being as gorgeous as they are. Their worth comes from being naturally rare, and not the product of market manipulation. Investors are setting […] Argyle pink diamonds – a rarity and a great […]

  • 8 Best Online Games to Play When You’re Bored

    by jessieconnor on 2018-10-29 at 15:28Looking to kill some time? Got some stuff on your mind you want to forget about and you need a distraction? Just bored? Whatever the reason is, we’ve got you covered. Here are some fun browser-based games that you can play on your computer. You don’t need to download them, you don’t need any apps […] 8 Best Online Games to Play When You’re Bored Author: […]


Health Insurance Roundup, October 31, 2018

Health Insurance

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  • North Carolina health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange
    by Louise Norris on 2018-10-30 at 14:48Cigna joined the North Carolina exchange in the Raleigh/Durham area in 2017, and remained in the exchange for 2018. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina is continuing to offer plans state-wide. For 2019 coverage, BCBSNC is reducing their rates, Cigna’s are staying virtually flat, and Ambetter is joining the exchange in Durham and Wake counties. […]

  • What’s in our 2019 Guide to Open Enrollment?
    by Steve Anderson on 2018-10-30 at 10:56Our updated Insider’s Guide to Obamacare’s Open Enrollment is packed with useful information for plan buyers, including: state exchange enrollment dates, tips for choosing a plan that fits your needs, tips for ‘pre-shopping’ health plans and more. […]

  • Oklahoma health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange
    by Michael Rickard on 2018-10-29 at 15:28Oklahoma uses the federally facilitated exchange, which means enrollees use HealthCare.gov. In 2017 and 2018, Oklahoma has had just a single insurer — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma — offering plans. But for 2019, Medica is offering plans statewide. And BCBSOK is reducing their premiums by an average of 2 percent for 2019, but subsidy-eligible enrollees in some parts of the state […]

  • Short-term health insurance in Nebraska
    by Steve Anderson on 2018-10-28 at 19:47Nebraska insurance statute defines a short-term health insurance plan as a policy lasting less than 12 months. Federal regulations that took effect in 2017 limit short-term plans to no more than three months, and prohibit their renewal. But that will change in October 2018, when the Trump Administration’s new rules for short-term plans take effect, allowing short-term plans to have initial terms […]

  • Short-term health insurance in Georgia
    by Steve Anderson on 2018-10-27 at 10:04Georgia does not have state-specific regulations for short-term health insurance plans, so the state defaults to the federal regulations. Georgia’s Insurance Commissioner, Ralph Hudgens, has long opposed the ACA, stating in 2013 that “the problem is Obamacare, and we’re doing everything in our power to be an obstructionist.” […]

     


Life Insurance Roundup, October 31, 2018

Life Insurance

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  • RenaissanceRe to buy Tokio Marine’s reinsurance platform for $1.5bn

    by BV Swagath on 2018-10-31 at 06:14Under the transaction, the Bermuda-based RenaissanceRe will be acquiring Tokio Millennium Re and Tokio Millennium Re (UK), collectively called as TMR, which are owned by Tokio Marine & The post RenaissanceRe to buy Tokio Marine’s reinsurance platform for $1.5bn appeared first on Compelo Insurance. […]

  • UniCredit Bank agrees to distribute Allianz-Tiriac insurance policies in Romania

    by Surya Rao Akella on 2018-10-30 at 18:09UniCredit Bank clients will be able to purchase house insurance, health insurance and other types of general insurance as well as life insurance offered by Allianz-Tiriac. Allianz-Ţiriac will The post UniCredit Bank agrees to distribute Allianz-Tiriac insurance policies in Romania appeared first on Compelo Insurance. […]

  • EMC Insurance, Safeco agree on transition of personal lines business

    by BV Swagath on 2018-10-30 at 17:44This agreement is a result of Des Moines-based EMC making a strategic decision to dedicate more time and resources to its commercial, reinsurance and life businesses across 43 The post EMC Insurance, Safeco agree on transition of personal lines business appeared first on Compelo Insurance. […]

  • BGC Partners to acquire Lloyd’s broker Ed Broking Group

    by BV Swagath on 2018-10-30 at 06:41Ed Broking is a wholesale insurance and reinsurance broker having offices in different parts of the world. The insurance broker is engaged in matching risks brought to it The post BGC Partners to acquire Lloyd’s broker Ed Broking Group appeared first on Compelo Insurance. […]

  • AIG appoints Peter Bilsby to lead global specialty businesses

    by Surya Rao Akella on 2018-10-30 at 06:16In this new role, Bilsby will report to Christopher Townsend, Chief Executive Officer of AIG General Insurance International, with responsibility for the global Energy, Marine, Aviation and Credit The post AIG appoints Peter Bilsby to lead global specialty businesses appeared first on Compelo Insurance. […]

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  • Can I get Life Insurance if I have a Medical Condition?

    by termlifeonline on 2018-10-30 at 13:43Yes, there are life insurance plans available for people living with a pre-existing medical condition. In fact, there are high risk life insurance carriers that specialize in insuring the life of people with health problems. In addiiton, there are life insurance companies that offer guaranteed issue life insurance plans. These plans may offer guaranteed approval […]

  • What is End of Life Insurance?

    by termlifeonline on 2018-10-27 at 14:05It’s life insurance that provides the money needed to pay for your end of life expenses, including the cost of a funeral, burial and other final expenses like medical bills and credit card bills. End of life life insurance plans are usually guaranteed issue which means you can get insured even if you have pre-existing […]

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  • Life insurance is cheaper than ever

    by Michael Davis on 2018-10-29 at 10:00Life itself is expensive, but life insurance has become weirdly cheap. The post Life insurance is cheaper than ever appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • Why it’s worth it to contribute to a Roth IRA

    by Shannah Compton Game on 2018-10-28 at 10:00A Roth IRA can be a powerful component to your retirement savings strategy and offers several other benefits that many aren’t aware of. The post Why it’s worth it to contribute to a Roth IRA appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • How to manage shared family expenses

    by Michael Davis on 2018-10-27 at 10:00You share so much with your family. Here are strategies for financial sharing. The post How to manage shared family expenses appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • What is a living benefits rider?

    by Dayna Diamond on 2018-10-26 at 10:00Living benefits riders can enhance your life insurance coverage to improve your life, in addition to providing a financial benefit to your loved ones after you die. The post What is a living benefits rider? appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • How is a life insurance agency different from a company?

    by Louis Wilson on 2018-10-25 at 10:00An agency sells the product. A company makes the product. And understanding the capabilities of both can help you make an informed decision when buying life insurance. The post How is a life insurance agency different from a company? appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

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  • Term Life Insurance

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  • 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. […]

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Insurance Roundup, October 30, 2018

General Insurance

News – Insurance Journal Insurance Journal delivers the latest business news for the Property/Casualty insurance industry

News – Claims Journal Insurance news and resources for the claims industry

  • Auto Safety Agency Says U.S. Mercedes Owners Got Recall Notices too Late
    by TOM KRISHER on 2018-10-30 at 09:55The U.S. government is investigating Mercedes-Benz, alleging that the German automaker has been slow to mail safety recall notices and file required reports involving recalls of over 1.4 million vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said a review found […]

  • Business News: Verisk, CoreLogic, Arbella
    on 2018-10-30 at 09:32Verisk Launches WaterLine for Private Flood Insurance Market Verisk, a data analytics provider, announced the launch of WaterLine, an underwriting tool that scores flood risk for all properties in the contiguous United States, helping insurers meet the needs of the […]

  • Fraud News: Arson Scheme, Fraudulent Storm Claims, Fake COIs
    on 2018-10-30 at 08:56California Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Fraud in Connection with Arson Scheme U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. sentenced Brian J. Stone of Sacramento, Calif., to six years in prison and to pay over $243,000 in […]

  • NICB: Halloween No Longer Top Holiday for Vehicle Thefts
    on 2018-10-30 at 08:46A total of 22,770 vehicles were reported stolen on the 11 holidays in 2017, according to new data released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). NICB theft data is pulled from the National Crime Information Center’s (NCIC) stolen vehicle […]

  • J.D. Power: Auto Insurers Rate High in Claims Customer Satisfaction, Despite Tech Lag
    on 2018-10-30 at 08:33Auto insurers are achieving high levels of customer satisfaction when handling claims, but still struggle to transition claimants to digital claims reporting solutions, according to the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Auto Claims Satisfaction Study. These findings are noteworthy in light […]

  • Federal Suit Over Pot, Property Values Could Have Broad Implications
    by KATHLEEN FOODY on 2018-10-30 at 08:28A federal trial in Colorado could have far-reaching effects on the United States’ budding marijuana industry if a jury sides with a couple who say having a cannabis business as a neighbor hurts their property’s value. The trial set to […]

  • Data Shows Lion Air Jet’s Final Plunge Topped 300 MPH
    by Alan Levin on 2018-10-29 at 19:08The Indonesian airliner that crashed Monday in waters near Jakarta was plunging at hundreds of miles an hour in its final seconds, according to preliminary data transmitted by the plane that could aid investigators looking for a cause. Lion Air […]

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog THE POLICYHOLDER’S ADVOCATE®

  • Florida Statutory Interest: What Is It and How Do I Calculate It?
    by Beaujeaux de Lapouyade on 2018-10-30 at 04:15At Merlin Law Group, we want policyholders to have the tools necessary to maximize recovery following a loss. Understanding when policyholders are entitled to statutory interest and knowing how to calculate it is a small trick of the trade in the property insurance industry. Successfully arguing for statutory interest requires knowledge of the applicable law…… Continue Reading […]

  • Requiring the Signing of a Non-Waiver Agreement Is Not Proper in Florida
    by Chip Merlin on 2018-10-29 at 20:24The Florida Advisory Commission on Arson Prevention was one of the first organizations I prepared a public presentation for while I worked with Paul Butler in the early 1980’s. Paul gave a speech about wrongful steps insurance adjusters should not make during a fire loss investigation and those where arson was suspected. One of those…… Continue Reading […]

  • Georgia Court Finds Contamination Clause Ambiguous in Meth Lab Claim
    by Ashley Harris on 2018-10-28 at 04:15A federal court in the Northern District of Georgia recently found that State Farm’s contamination clause was ambiguous regarding its application to a meth lab claim. In Cochran v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Company,1 the Plaintiffs owned a rental property in Atlanta, Georgia. While the rental dwelling policy was in effect, the Drug Enforcement…… Continue Reading […]

  • Buyer Beware: Negligence Claims Against Your Agent May Arise On The Day You Get Your Policy!
    by Christina Phillips on 2018-10-26 at 04:22The Illinois Supreme Court recently overturned the Court of Appeals’ decision in American Family Mut. Ins. Co. v. Krop, 82 N.E. 3d 533, 2017 IL App (1st) 161071 (Ill. App. 2017). As discussed in my post on June 14, 2017, the Illinois Appellate Court had concluded that the insured’s claim against their agent for negligent…… Continue Reading […]

Global Risk Insights Political Risk for the 21st century

  • UN Report Puts German Automakers in Unfamiliar Territory
    by John R. Hess on 2018-10-29 at 19:26The German auto industry has at times seemed invincible–but not of late. With the EU moving to curb emissions following the recent UN IPCC report on the acceleration of climate change, and technological advantages in China, Japan, and the US, the Germans find themselves in a surprising place: last. The post UN Report Puts German Automakers in Unfamiliar Territory appeared first on Global Risk […]

  • Brazil elects Jair Bolsonaro as its next president
    by Lorena Valente on 2018-10-29 at 03:09In the most polarized election in the history of Brazil, the second round of the presidential election featured a far left and a far right candidate and split the electorate. The post Brazil elects Jair Bolsonaro as its next president appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Labour’s muddled approach to Brexit creates its own risks
    by David Grant on 2018-10-27 at 16:28The Brexit process is reaching a critical moment. As negotiations continue, key parliamentary votes are lingering in the next few months. This article analyses the current sentiment within the opposition Labour Party whose inability to form a cohesive counterweight to the Conservative exacerbates potential risks. The post Labour’s muddled approach to Brexit creates its own risks appeared […]

  • Losing friends fast: What does the future hold for Taiwan?
    by Charles Williams on 2018-10-27 at 14:04China has been successfully cutting the diplomatic ties Taiwan has, this year alone has seen 3 states switch their allegiances from Taipei to Beijing, marking a drastic decrease in the legitimacy Taiwan commands as an independent state. What does the future hold for Taiwan under a more assertive China? The post Losing friends fast: What does the future hold for Taiwan? appeared first on Global […]

  • Gene-editing, security, and uncertainty
    by Hali Czosnek on 2018-10-25 at 23:14CRISPR-Cas9, a gene-editing technology that consists of a single-cell immune system that allows for insertion and deletion of DNA, poses risks to U.S. and international security. The post Gene-editing, security, and uncertainty appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

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  • Top 10 Under 40, 2018: Thomas Watson, Guardsman Insurance Services
    by Ian Portsmouth on 2018-10-30 at 12:20Who are the brightest young talents in Canadian P&C today? Each year, Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine (recently acquired by CU) answers that question with its Top 10 Under 40. Meet the other winners here, and don’t forget to pick… The post Top 10 Under 40, 2018: Thomas Watson, Guardsman Insurance Services appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Insurer CEO explains why Lloyd’s model must adapt
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-10-29 at 23:44If the Lloyd’s insurance business model is going to survive, it needs to adapt to today’s digitized world, suggests the chief executive officer of a large global insurer. “The Lloyd’s marketplace is important to the industry but it has longer… The post Insurer CEO explains why Lloyd’s model must adapt appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Legislation puts sustainability of Ontario auto product at risk: Top 5 insurer
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-10-29 at 23:29The major problems of the Ontario auto insurance product won’t be solved by changing the territorial rating system, a major insurer warns. Two private member’s bills recently tabled at Queen’s Park “have the potential to challenge the sustainability of the… The post Legislation puts sustainability of Ontario auto product at risk: Top 5 insurer appeared first on […]

  • Why many early chatbots failed
    by Jason Contant on 2018-10-29 at 19:58Early adopters of chatbot technology – most of which are now closed or dismantled – often did not realize the extent to which you need to train the system, Accenture said last week. “There was this… false sense that the… The post Why many early chatbots failed appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Higher speed limits increased auto claims 43% in this province
    by Jason Contant on 2018-10-29 at 19:57Increased rural highway speed limits in British Columbia had “large and statistically significant” increases in total insurance claims, injury claims and fatal crashes, a recent study has found. Over the course of the study, there were annual averages of 265,187… The post Higher speed limits increased auto claims 43% in this province appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

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  • Argyle pink diamonds – a rarity and a great investment
    by mrneilwhite on 2018-10-30 at 11:11As the saying goes, diamonds are forever. But pink diamonds are more than just nice to look at. Being rarer than their clear counterparts makes them a great potential investment along with being as gorgeous as they are. Their worth comes from being naturally rare, and not the product of market manipulation. Investors are setting […] Argyle pink diamonds – a rarity and a great […]

  • 8 Best Online Games to Play When You’re Bored
    by jessieconnor on 2018-10-29 at 15:28Looking to kill some time? Got some stuff on your mind you want to forget about and you need a distraction? Just bored? Whatever the reason is, we’ve got you covered. Here are some fun browser-based games that you can play on your computer. You don’t need to download them, you don’t need any apps […] 8 Best Online Games to Play When You’re Bored Author: […]

  • Promoting Acoustic Comfort In The Workplace: Why You Need it and How you Get it
    by dereklotts on 2018-10-25 at 11:55Designing an office is a complex task because it requires you to take a range of different factors into consideration. The very design of any workspace should not only be visually stimulating, inspiring, comfortable and brand-appropriate, but also needs to incorporate solutions that will eliminate possible distractions. With the aim of achieving this and creating […] Promoting Acoustic […]


Car Insurance Roundup, October 30, 2018

Car Insurance

  • BET Soul Train Awards 2018 Tickets Air Date Nov 25th 8pm Las Vegas
    on 2018-10-30 at 12:15BET Announces Nominees for the 2018 Soul Train Awards: H.E.R. leads with 7 followed by Cardi B & Bruno Mars both with six nominations each LA, CALIF, US, October 30, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ — BET Networks announce the nominees for the 2018 […]

  • Baby girl left fighting for life after falling ill on family holiday in Thailand
    on 2018-10-30 at 12:10… . “We threw her in the car and went to the local … announced on Tuesday that their insurance provider will cover the costs … have just received from Zoom Insurance. The baby was initially given … , family and friends. “Zoom Insurance are even sending a nurse […]

  • ‘We really are grateful’: Manitoba family survives moose crash, MPI warns of wildlife collisions
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  • Police Logs: Friday, Oct. 26 – Sunday, Oct. 28
    on 2018-10-30 at 08:10… detected marijuana odor from the car and that the operator appeared … officers that she believed a car was smashing into a building … 767 S. East St. Her insurance company requested that she file … were taken out of the car and identified. The vehicle was […]

  • Wells Fargo Says Repaying Auto Insurance Customers to Take Until 2020
    on 2018-10-30 at 07:05… forcing drivers into auto insurance policies. That agreement envisioned … a car through Wells Fargo and let their insurance lapse … were charged for unneeded insurance could face overdraft fees, … been hurt by the improper insurance. (Reporting By Patrick Rucker […]

  • U.S. Safety Agency Probing Mercedes-Benz Recall Notice Practices
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  • HHP’s family ‘rejects’ Lerato Sengadi
    on 2018-10-30 at 07:00… was thinking while my [life insurance] policies are still active, let … out. Fifteen minutes in the car. Hose pipe, whatever. I’m … to Frank Ocean in the car. I’m thinking, 15 minutes … now. I get out the car. It’s time to take […]

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  • FG to Sell Yola Disco, Afam Power Plant in January 2019
    on 2018-10-30 at 05:00… any redundant asset like a car you are not using, common … also applies to Nigeria Re Insurance. “We are also going to … an IPO for Nigeria Re Insurance in the next four months […]

  • Live: ‘People are rattled’ 6.2 earthquake shakes NZ
    on 2018-10-30 at 04:56… Tracy Richmond was in her car in Nelson. “The ground … his dogs, hopped in his car and left immediately. “I … take photos and notify their insurance company. Whanagnui mayor Hamish McDouall […]


Health Insurance Roundup, October 30, 2018

Health Insurance

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  • Oklahoma health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange
    by Michael Rickard on 2018-10-29 at 15:28Oklahoma uses the federally facilitated exchange, which means enrollees use HealthCare.gov. In 2017 and 2018, Oklahoma has had just a single insurer — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma — offering plans. But for 2019, Medica is offering plans statewide. And BCBSOK is reducing their premiums by an average of 2 percent for 2019, but subsidy-eligible enrollees in some parts of the state […]

  • Short-term health insurance in Nebraska
    by Steve Anderson on 2018-10-28 at 19:47Nebraska insurance statute defines a short-term health insurance plan as a policy lasting less than 12 months. Federal regulations that took effect in 2017 limit short-term plans to no more than three months, and prohibit their renewal. But that will change in October 2018, when the Trump Administration’s new rules for short-term plans take effect, allowing short-term plans to have initial terms […]

  • Short-term health insurance in Georgia
    by Steve Anderson on 2018-10-27 at 10:04Georgia does not have state-specific regulations for short-term health insurance plans, so the state defaults to the federal regulations. Georgia’s Insurance Commissioner, Ralph Hudgens, has long opposed the ACA, stating in 2013 that “the problem is Obamacare, and we’re doing everything in our power to be an obstructionist.” […]

  • Georgia health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange
    by Louise Norris on 2018-10-27 at 06:28Humana left the individual market at the end of 2017. The other four insurers remained in the exchange, although BCBSGA reduced its coverage area for 2018. Three of the four insurers added the cost of cost-sharing reductions (CSR) to their premiums for 2018. Kaiser, the fourth insurer, is adding the cost of CSR to their on-exchange silver plan rates for 2019. Average rate increase is less than 4% […]

  • Short-term health insurance in Florida
    by Steve Anderson on 2018-10-27 at 05:09Florida does not have state-specific regulations for short-term health insurance plans, so the state defaults to the federal regulations. Florida does not consider short-term health plans to be individual health insurance, which is the same as the federal approach. (This is why short-term plans are exempt from ACA regulation.) […]


Life Insurance Roundup, October 30, 2018

Life Insurance

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  • BGC Partners to acquire Lloyd’s broker Ed Broking Group

    by BV Swagath on 2018-10-30 at 06:41Ed Broking is a wholesale insurance and reinsurance broker having offices in different parts of the world. The insurance broker is engaged in matching risks brought to it The post BGC Partners to acquire Lloyd’s broker Ed Broking Group appeared first on Compelo Insurance. […]

  • Munich Re joins Plug and Play’s insurtech program as founding anchor partner

    by BV Swagath on 2018-10-29 at 08:37The insurtech program has been created by Plug and Play China to source, partner, pilot, and collaborate with emerging startups engaged in developing technologies for the insurance industry. The post Munich Re joins Plug and Play’s insurtech program as founding anchor partner appeared first on Compelo Insurance. […]

  • MetLife Japan selects six insurtechs for collab 4.0

    by BV Swagath on 2018-10-29 at 04:37The program invites insurtech companies globally to scale their business with MetLife while solving some of the insurer’s biggest innovation challenges across its Japan business. Developed by LumenLab, The post MetLife Japan selects six insurtechs for collab 4.0 appeared first on Compelo Insurance. […]

  • AmeriTrust chooses Floow for mobile fleet solution

    by Surya Rao Akella on 2018-10-26 at 13:49The Floow’s smartphone-based telematics platform—FloowDrive—will form the core of AmeriTrust’s new commercial telematics product. The insurer will target commercial lines customers, piloting with Oil & Gas service vehicles, The post AmeriTrust chooses Floow for mobile fleet solution appeared first on Compelo Insurance. […]

  • New York Life to use electronic health records to speed up underwriting process

    by BV Swagath on 2018-10-26 at 12:19This advancement will dramatically shorten the life insurance application process and improve New York Life’s customers’ experience. New York Life senior vice president and Retail Life head Alex The post New York Life to use electronic health records to speed up underwriting process appeared first on Compelo Insurance. […]

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  • What is End of Life Insurance?

    by termlifeonline on 2018-10-27 at 14:05It’s life insurance that provides the money needed to pay for your end of life expenses, including the cost of a funeral, burial and other final expenses like medical bills and credit card bills. End of life life insurance plans are usually guaranteed issue which means you can get insured even if you have pre-existing […]

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  • Industry Pressured To Find UL Policy Fix

    by John Hilton on 2018-10-26 at 15:33Universal life was a very popular product in the 1980s, when interest rates routinely hit double digits. When interest rates nosedived, however, it began a negative spiral that took UL policyholders down a financial rabbit hole. While some surrendered their policies and took the loss, others keep paying much-higher premiums. What can be done? The post Industry Pressured To Find UL Policy Fix […]

  • ‘Divine Appointment’ Leads Woman To Open Own Insurance Agency

    by user on 2018-10-26 at 02:08Gloria Camp, owner of Main Source& Associates, describes how she got into the insurance industry as a “divine appointment” about 15 years ago. Camp has now been a business owner for over 35 years and has been the owner of Main Source& Associates for 15 years. Main Source& Associates is located at 1170 Washington St., Clarkesville. The post ‘Divine Appointment’ Leads Woman […]

  • Wife Of Ex-Mayor Charged In Murder Plot For Life Insurance

    by user on 2018-10-25 at 11:31Police say Stephanie Rogers of Monticello, a former political candidate and wife of former Mayor Joe Rogers, plotted to kill his ex-wife and then Rogers himself so she could collect on a life insurance policy and inherit his business. No hits were carried out and Stephanie Rogers was jailed on $500,000 bond. The post Wife Of Ex-Mayor Charged In Murder Plot For Life Insurance appeared first on […]

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  • Life insurance is cheaper than ever

    by Michael Davis on 2018-10-29 at 10:00Life itself is expensive, but life insurance has become weirdly cheap. The post Life insurance is cheaper than ever appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • Why it’s worth it to contribute to a Roth IRA

    by Shannah Compton Game on 2018-10-28 at 10:00A Roth IRA can be a powerful component to your retirement savings strategy and offers several other benefits that many aren’t aware of. The post Why it’s worth it to contribute to a Roth IRA appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • How to manage shared family expenses

    by Michael Davis on 2018-10-27 at 10:00You share so much with your family. Here are strategies for financial sharing. The post How to manage shared family expenses appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • What is a living benefits rider?

    by Dayna Diamond on 2018-10-26 at 10:00Living benefits riders can enhance your life insurance coverage to improve your life, in addition to providing a financial benefit to your loved ones after you die. The post What is a living benefits rider? appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

  • How is a life insurance agency different from a company?

    by Louis Wilson on 2018-10-25 at 10:00An agency sells the product. A company makes the product. And understanding the capabilities of both can help you make an informed decision when buying life insurance. The post How is a life insurance agency different from a company? appeared first on Blog | Haven Life | Life insurance & Personal Finance Tips. […]

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Insurance Roundup, October 29, 2018

General Insurance

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  • Bosses, Workers Disagree on Whether #MeToo Has Changed Anything
    by Rebecca Greenfield on 2018-10-26 at 14:31Ask employers how they’re doing on sexual harassment in the workplace and most will say pretty well. Employees have a different take. Nearly 70 percent of leaders “strongly agree” that their workplace “does not tolerate harassment.” Fewer than half of […]

  • Long Legal Battle Expected in Monsanto Weed Killer Cases
    by PAUL ELIAS on 2018-10-26 at 09:34With its stock dropping and more lawsuits expected, Monsanto vowed Tuesday to press on with a nationwide legal defense of its best-selling weed killer Roundup after a San Francisco judge upheld a verdict alleging it causes cancer. Legal experts said […]

  • Idaho Considers Whether Licensing Rules Are too Onerous
    by KEITH RIDLER on 2018-10-26 at 09:12Idaho officials are working to determine whether occupational licenses the state requires have gone beyond protecting public safety and now unduly limit job opportunities. Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little last week released results of a report that found the state […]

  • U.S. Overdose Deaths Starting to Level Off
    by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and CARLA K. JOHNSON on 2018-10-26 at 09:04The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it’s too soon to declare victory. “We are so far from […]

  • Apple CEO Backs Privacy Laws, Warns of ‘Weaponized’ Data
    by KELVIN CHAN on 2018-10-26 at 08:35The head of Apple on Wednesday endorsed tough privacy laws for both Europe and the U.S. and renewed the technology giant’s commitment to protecting personal data, which he warned was being “weaponized” against users. Speaking at an international conference on […]

  • Researchers Develop New Material for Strengthening Buildings
    on 2018-10-26 at 08:12Steel reinforcements in concrete structures are mostly prestressed hydraulically. This requires ducts for guiding the tension cables, anchors for force transfer and oil-filled hydraulic jacks. Because of the space requirements of all the apparatuses required, strengthening of older structures sometimes […]

  • OSHA Reveals Top 10 Violations for 2018
    on 2018-10-26 at 08:09The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations (current as of October 1) for fiscal year 2018. Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented the Top […]

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  • Georgia Court Finds Contamination Clause Ambiguous in Meth Lab Claim
    by Ashley Harris on 2018-10-28 at 04:15A federal court in the Northern District of Georgia recently found that State Farm’s contamination clause was ambiguous regarding its application to a meth lab claim. In Cochran v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Company,1 the Plaintiffs owned a rental property in Atlanta, Georgia. While the rental dwelling policy was in effect, the Drug Enforcement…… Continue Reading […]

  • Buyer Beware: Negligence Claims Against Your Agent May Arise On The Day You Get Your Policy!
    by Christina Phillips on 2018-10-26 at 04:22The Illinois Supreme Court recently overturned the Court of Appeals’ decision in American Family Mut. Ins. Co. v. Krop, 82 N.E. 3d 533, 2017 IL App (1st) 161071 (Ill. App. 2017). As discussed in my post on June 14, 2017, the Illinois Appellate Court had concluded that the insured’s claim against their agent for negligent…… Continue Reading […]

  • Adjusters and Insurance Companies Should Not Pressure Hurricane Florence Policyholders To Use Favored Contractors
    by Chip Merlin on 2018-10-24 at 16:07Managed repair is the rage of many insurance companies. To reduce claims costs and better compete on low price, some insurance company adjusters use various techniques to steer or pressure policyholders into using contractors the insurance company wants the policyholder to hire. Independent restoration contractors and public adjusters have legions of stories about how adjusters…… […]

  • Roadmap to Recovery—United Policyholders Dedication to Disaster Relief
    by Chip Merlin on 2018-10-24 at 04:15United Policyholders is the largest and oldest charitable organization serving the interests of policyholders. The photo above shows us with Amy Bach at Monday night’s Tee UP 2018 fundraising event for United Policyholders in San Francisco. A number of the more moving speeches on Monday night focused on the Roadmap to RecoveryTM program sponsored by…… Continue Reading […]

  • Much Needed Clarification of Appraiser Qualifications in Florida
    by Tamara Chen-See on 2018-10-23 at 04:15The appraisal alternative dispute resolution procedure in most first-party property insurance policies in Florida is a valuable process for insureds. In our experience at Merlin Law Group, few states in the country have a greater need for an understandable, enforceable appraisal process than Florida. Since at least Hurricane Andrew in 1992, policyholders and insurers have…… Continue […]

  • Being on The Side of Angels—Public Adjusters Will Lose If They Fail to Follow This Philosophy
    by Chip Merlin on 2018-10-22 at 04:15The interests and needs of policyholders is why public adjusters get to make a living adjusting claims. The financial interests of the public adjuster are not paramount to the policyholder. The public interest is paramount over the public adjuster trade. So long as public adjusters properly serve policyholders, serve the public interest, and strive to…… Continue Reading […]

  • Lebanon: Lloyd’s to help boost insurance market
    on 2018-10-29 at 15:56The insurance authority in Lebanon, the Insurance Control Commission, has announced that it is allowing the Lloyd’s market to conduct business in the country through general management agents and coverholders. […]

  • Egypt: Misr Life eyes overseas operations
    on 2018-10-29 at 15:56Misr Life Insurance is considering expanding abroad in the Arab and African countries, to deliver services to Egyptians working abroad and to export insurance expertise to other countries, according to the company’s president Mr Ahmed Abdul Aziz. One goal behind the plan is to earn foreign exchange. […]

  • Somaliland: Islamic insurer launched
    on 2018-10-29 at 15:56An Islamic insurer has been established in Hargeisa, capital of Somaliland, backed by some of Africa’s largest players in the insurance industry. […]

Global Risk Insights Political Risk for the 21st century

  • Brazil elects Jair Bolsonaro as its next president
    by Lorena Valente on 2018-10-29 at 03:09In the most polarized election in the history of Brazil, the second round of the presidential election featured a far left and a far right candidate and split the electorate. The post Brazil elects Jair Bolsonaro as its next president appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Labour’s muddled approach to Brexit creates its own risks
    by David Grant on 2018-10-27 at 16:28The Brexit process is reaching a critical moment. As negotiations continue, key parliamentary votes are lingering in the next few months. This article analyses the current sentiment within the opposition Labour Party whose inability to form a cohesive counterweight to the Conservative exacerbates potential risks. The post Labour’s muddled approach to Brexit creates its own risks appeared […]

  • Losing friends fast: What does the future hold for Taiwan?
    by Charles Williams on 2018-10-27 at 14:04China has been successfully cutting the diplomatic ties Taiwan has, this year alone has seen 3 states switch their allegiances from Taipei to Beijing, marking a drastic decrease in the legitimacy Taiwan commands as an independent state. What does the future hold for Taiwan under a more assertive China? The post Losing friends fast: What does the future hold for Taiwan? appeared first on Global […]

  • Gene-editing, security, and uncertainty
    by Hali Czosnek on 2018-10-25 at 23:14CRISPR-Cas9, a gene-editing technology that consists of a single-cell immune system that allows for insertion and deletion of DNA, poses risks to U.S. and international security. The post Gene-editing, security, and uncertainty appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

  • Europe looks towards Russia in response to US foreign policy
    by Filip Brokes on 2018-10-25 at 12:29President Trump’s use of economic sanctions as foreign policy has led European countries, especially Germany and France, to consider following in Russia’s footsteps. This includes setting up financial institutions beyond American influence to safeguard their interests. The post Europe looks towards Russia in response to US foreign policy appeared first on Global Risk Insights. […]

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  • The Power of Broker Specialization
    by David Gambrill on 2018-10-27 at 15:11This story is one in a series reporting on the results of 2018 National Broker Survey, conducted by Canadian Underwriter.  The survey of more than 800 P&C brokers nationally was designed to identify the success strategies of both producers and principals. Find other instalments in the… The post The Power of Broker Specialization appeared first on […]

  • A new idea to cover basement flooding losses
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-10-26 at 22:57The money needed to pay homeowners the cost of basement flooding could be raised by suing large oil firms, a politician suggested Thursday. “A lot of people are not going to be able to qualify for private insurance against flooding… The post A new idea to cover basement flooding losses appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Why this insurer is ‘shrinking’ its D&O liability business
    by Greg Meckbach on 2018-10-26 at 20:42Lawsuits arising from corporate mergers and acquisitions and “creative theories of liability” are reducing Chubb Limited’s appetite to insure directors’ and officers’ liability. Since 2016, there has been an increase in the frequency of lawsuits against directors and officers, said… The post Why this insurer is ‘shrinking’ its D&O liability […]

  • Broker’s licence suspended for cheating on CAIB 3 exam
    by Jason Contant on 2018-10-26 at 20:04For the second time this year, a broker in British Columbia has had their license suspended for cheating on a CAIB 3 exam. In the latest incident, the proctor observed the broker open PDF files of exam notes twice during… The post Broker’s licence suspended for cheating on CAIB 3 exam appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

  • Why the industry needs to trust in AI algorithms
    by Jason Contant on 2018-10-26 at 19:28Managers, executives and boards in the insurance industry need to trust in artificial intelligence algorithms, even if they don’t look like traditional models, an Accenture executive told Canadian Underwriter Thursday. Machine learning models can better predict events with a greater… The post Why the industry needs to trust in AI algorithms appeared first on Canadian Underwriter. […]

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  • Promoting Acoustic Comfort In The Workplace: Why You Need it and How you Get it
    by dereklotts on 2018-10-25 at 11:55Designing an office is a complex task because it requires you to take a range of different factors into consideration. The very design of any workspace should not only be visually stimulating, inspiring, comfortable and brand-appropriate, but also needs to incorporate solutions that will eliminate possible distractions. With the aim of achieving this and creating […] Promoting Acoustic […]

  • Mastering the Budgeting Process for Your Business
    by David Webb on 2018-10-25 at 08:32The better you are at handling business finances, the bigger the financial stability of your company. Unfortunately, that’s always easier said than done. Therefore, here are a few ways to master the budgeting process for your business. Mastering the Budgeting Process for Your Business Author: David WebbInsureZero Blog – All you need to know about Insuranc […]

  • 5 Must-have Features for Online Learning and Resources Platforms
    by David Webb on 2018-10-24 at 13:10The digital era has brought to life the age-old dream of having the entirety of the world’s knowledge easily accessible to everyone with the willingness to learn. With thousands of online courses, free knowledge platforms, and numerous prestigious universities from around the world publishing their education modules online, there is literally nothing stopping you from […] 5 Must-have […]


Car Insurance Roundup, October 29, 2018

Car Insurance