Category: Insurance and Investment

  • Why are US commercial insurance rates continuing to climb?

    Why are US commercial insurance rates continuing to climb?

    Gordon pointed out that small- and medium-sized businesses are expected to see an increase in their insurance costs when they buy or renew a policy – even if they have not made a claim in the preceding year – all thanks to certain economic pressures. APCIA cited a recent survey from the Council of Insurance […]

  • Triple-I Blog | Women in Maritime and Marine Insurance

    Triple-I Blog | Women in Maritime and Marine Insurance

    By Loretta Worters, Vice President, Media Relations, Triple-I  When Isabelle Therrien started in the marine insurance industry 25 years ago, it was almost exclusively a male-dominated industry.  Isabelle TherrienSVP-Canada, Falvey Cargo Underwriting “The progress we’ve made is a testament to the women that have been part of this industry and that have empowered other women […]

  • Gold Market Still Has Room To Rally Before U.S. Dollar Awakens

    Gold Shaping Up | Investing.com

    are rallying “slowly but surely,” which means that once again practically and either happened in tune with that or it remains up-to-date; and thus, today’s technical part will be rather brief. Let’s start with what I ended yesterday’s analysis with—the Index. I previously wrote the following: The higher of the recent highs is at 103.96 […]

  • How States Regulate or Limit MGA Non-Commission Fees: A Sample

    How States Regulate or Limit MGA Non-Commission Fees: A Sample

    This post is part of a series sponsored by AgentSync. Managing general agents (MGAs) are a black hole of insurance knowledge – with many avenues of compensation, it can be confusing to understand how MGAs are even allowed to collect revenue, and it varies by state! (Of course it does, but you already knew that, […]

  • Feel better today: Exercise provides a powerful boost to mental health

    Three women on yoga mats outdoors stretching

    Are you feeling more stressed or blue since the pandemic? If so, you’re not alone. Depression among U.S. adults skyrocketed from 8.5% before the pandemic to 32.8% in 2021, affecting 1 in every 3 adults, according to a study by Boston University. And, two in three American adults (67%) say they experienced increased stress levels […]

  • Remember to update us when your income & household changes

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    Published on May 5, 2022 If you have Marketplace coverage and your income or household size recently changed, update your application to let the Marketplace know. These changes may impact the coverage or savings you’re eligible for, like you may qualify for more savings than you’re getting now. Act quickly so you don’t miss out. […]

  • Senator’s Financial Freedom Act would ensure Bitcoin can be in your 401(k) By Cointelegraph

    Senator's Financial Freedom Act would ensure Bitcoin can be in your 401(k) By Cointelegraph

    Senator’s Financial Freedom Act would ensure Bitcoin can be in your 401(k) Republican Senator Tommy Tuberville from Alabama has unveiled a new bill he calls the Financial Freedom Act to allow Americans to add cryptocurrency to their 401(k) retirement savings plan unencumbered by regulatory guidance. The new bill is Tuberville’s response to the Department of […]

  • Is Crude Oil Attempting A Breakout Ahead Of OPEC+ Meeting?

    Gold Shaping Up | Investing.com

    What decision could OPEC and its allies potentially make as we witness an economic slowdown in China, the world’s top importer of ? Energy Market Updates in the United States unexpectedly rose in the week ended April 29, according to figures released Wednesday by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). US crude inventories have increased […]

  • Suncorp strengthens commitment to financial inclusion

    Suncorp strengthens commitment to financial inclusion

    Suncorp Group’s (Suncorp) has announced a new commitment to financial inclusion. In its latest Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP), which has been recognised at “build” level, the insurance giant has committed to more ambitious, deeper, and broader actions over a longer term of three years. Suncorp’s latest plan includes group-level leadership consultation by […]

  • Fiverr And Upwork Poised To Benefit From Growth In Gig Economy

    Gold Shaping Up | Investing.com

    This article was written exclusively for Investing.com We’ve all seen a lot of things change over the last two-and-a-half years since the first time we heard about COVID-19. Some changes such as restrictions on going out in public, stimulus checks and the stock market’s crash then boom, seem to have come and gone. But other […]