Category: Insurance and Investment

  • Ryan Specialty reports “impressive” growth for Q2 2022

    Ryan Specialty reports "impressive" growth for Q2 2022

    Ryan Specialty Holdings today unveiled its second quarter results, reporting considerable revenue growth during the period. “Our second quarter performance once again demonstrated the strength and reliability of our differentiated business model. I am proud of our strong results, and we continue to have a long runway ahead of us,” said Ryan Specialty […]

  • Triple-I Blog | 2022 P&C Underwriting Profitability Seen Worsening as Inflation, Hard Market Persist

    Triple-I Blog | 2022 P&C Underwriting Profitability Seen Worsening as Inflation, Hard Market Persist

    The property & casualty insurance industry’s combined ratio – an indicator of underwriting profitability – is forecast at 100.7 for 2022, up 1.2 points from 2021, according to actuaries at Triple-I and Milliman, a risk-management, benefits, and technology firm. They presented their findings at a Triple-I members-only virtual webinar. Combined ratio represents the difference between claims and expenses […]

  • Breaking Through Mental Health Challenges, One Brick At A Time

    Breaking Through Mental Health Challenges, One Brick At A Time

    Signs and symptoms of depression, according to the NIHM, can include feelings of hopelessness, loss of interests, suicidal thoughts, along with restlessness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, headaches, persistent feelings of worry, and difficulty with sleep. Sound familiar? For me, these symptoms still weren’t comprehensive. When I was 28, I revisited this conversation with a new […]

  • How & why to report application changes ASAP

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    Published on August 11, 2022 Did you recently get a new job or have a baby? Changes to your expected income for 2022 or your household size may impact your health coverage options or amount of savings you qualify for. It’s important to let the Marketplace know immediately after you experience a change so you […]

  • CSAA faces lawsuit over claims it overcharged auto insurance policyholders $150 million

    CSAA faces lawsuit over claims it overcharged auto insurance policyholders $150 million

    According to the lawsuit, the number of miles driven by motorists sharply dropped during the onset of the pandemic in March 2020. In the same year, CSAA only paid about 48.2 cents in claims for every dollar in premiums it collected from its auto policyholders. The complaint claims that the insurer excessively charged customers by […]

  • Talanx releases first-half results | Insurance Business America

    Talanx releases first-half results

    European insurance group Talanx has outlined its financial results for the first half of 2022, a day after announcing the renewal of chief executive Torsten Leue’s contract. For the six months ended June 30, Talanx saw a 2.6% increase in group net income attributable to shareholders to €560 million. Operating profit, […]

  • Speed Equals Satisfaction in a Historically Slow Insurance Industry

    Speed Equals Satisfaction in a Historically Slow Insurance Industry

    This post is part of a series sponsored by AgentSync. If there’s one thing your insurance business can do to improve both employee and client satisfaction, it’s finding a way to cut down delays and lag times in your internal and client-facing processes. More often than not, the right technology is a significant part of […]

  • Registration opens for Dive In’s 2022 festival

    Registration opens for Dive In’s 2022 festival

    This year’s festival will focus on building braver, psychologically safe workplaces – both on and offline – that allow people to feel safe, valued, respected and free to express themselves. Events all over the world will tackle topics including religion, neurodiversity, sexuality and mental health. In the US, “Religious Equality 101: What to Know and […]

  • Talanx extends chief executive’s stay at the top

    Talanx extends chief executive's stay at the top

    Torsten Leue will have at least 10 years at the helm of insurance group Talanx AG after his contract as chief executive was extended. The name behind brands HDI and Hannover Re, Talanx announced that Leue’s contract has been renewed ahead of schedule and will see the business leader remain in charge until […]

  • What a multigeneration workforce can teach us about leadership

    What a multigeneration workforce can teach us about leadership

    For Elissa Doroff (pictured), head of claims Americas at Mosaic Insurance, this age diversity is something to celebrate. “I think insurance was always thought of as kind of boring, not exciting and somewhat limiting as a career,” she reflected. “Over the last 10 to 12 years, higher educational institutions are providing a way to focus […]