Forward-thinking advisors focus on women

More than 90 percent of women report an overwhelming unhappiness with the financial services they’re receiving.

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Cyber-breach communications plans: What insurance professionals need to know

Insurance professionals can help clients develop a plan for crisis communications in case of a cyber attack or data breach with these four tips.

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8 ways telematics will shape insurance agencies in 2017

Usage-based insurance, the most prevalent reason to install telematics on a motor vehicle, will have a significant impact on insurance agencies in 2017 in these eight ways.

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California Insurance Commissioner Has Authority to Regulate What Factors Must be Considered by Insurers’ Homeowners RC Estimates

On January 23, 2017, the ruled that the insurance Commissioner of that state was given the power by the legislature to specify what factors must be covered by replacement cost estimate tools used by insurers in connection …

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Motorcycle was a vehicle, and excluded from State Farm policy, Fla. court decides

A federal in Florida has ruled that a motorcycle was a vehicle under the terms of three automobile insurance policies and, therefore, that the motorcycle’s owner was not entitled to UM benefits.

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Motorcycle was a vehicle, and excluded from State Farm policy, Fla. court decides

A federal in Florida has ruled that a motorcycle was a vehicle under the terms of three automobile insurance policies and, therefore, that the motorcycle’s owner was not entitled to UM benefits.

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Top 10 global business risks, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2017

Across the Americas, fear of business interruption, cyber incidents and natural catastrophes are the three major concerns for businesses.

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QBE shoots down Allianz interest

Media speculation has linked major international insurer with acquisition

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Claims firm Validus eyes Aussie expansion

UK-based company set to launch in early in 2017

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Tech an enabler for broker business

Brokers should look to utilise technology as an enabler to strengthen relationships with clients before it’s too late, an expert has said

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Zurich Insurance expands its sponsorship with Aussie pro golfer

The deal puts the insurer’s brand at the forefront of his push for trophies

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A.M. Best puts AIG’s ratings under review with negative implications

Status due to the insurer’s reinsurance deal and material adverse adjustment

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A.M. Best puts AIG’s ratings under review with negative implications

Status due to the insurer’s reinsurance deal and material adverse adjustment

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Court Upholds Comp Benefits To Injured Illegal Worker

A U.S. judge has dismissed an insurer’s request to forgo payment of workers compensation benefits for an undocumented landscaper’s injury. The worker had been hired to work for Peconic¸ New York-based Landscaping Inc. when he suffered an injury to his neck on May 7¸ 2015 while assisting in the removal of a tree¸ according to the ruling on Tuesday. According to court documents¸ NorGuard Insurance Co. provided workers comp to but sought a declaratory judgment that it wasn’t obligated to pay medical expenses¸ indemnity payments or comp benefits because he had entered the U.S. illegally.

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How Digital Distribution And Underwriting Can Close Protection Gaps

One of the major promises of insurance’s digital transformation is the ability to cover more risks for more people. That’s the view of the ¸ an international insurance think tank¸ which issued a recent report stating that radical changes to the insurance value chain brought about by digitalization are expected to boost insurance demand via three major areas: affordability¸ awareness¸ and appeal. In its report¸ “Harnessing Technology to Narrow the Insurance Protection Gap¸” the organization analyzed how digital technologies can help the insurance industry narrow protection gaps in both mature and developing markets through risk mitigation and protection products and solutions.

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How Smart Home Devices Will Impact Residential Property Claims

Insurers and consumers can benefit in multiple ways as more smart appliances and devices move into homes, according to , director of product development for . First notice of loss, settlement and subrogation are all processes …

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Trump pledges ‘big number’ on Dodd-Frank in anti-regulatory push

stepped up his criticism of financial regulations on Monday, saying his administration is determined to go after the 2010 Dodd-Frank banking overhaul law.

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Trump pledges ‘big number’ on Dodd-Frank in anti-regulatory push

stepped up his criticism of financial regulations on Monday, saying his administration is determined to go after the 2010 Dodd-Frank banking overhaul law.

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Storm Damage Along California’s Central Coast Keeps Adjusters Busy

The series of storms that recently slammed the have passed¸ but the work isn’t over for local insurance agencies that are seeing a lot of . Neff & Associates of Pismo Beach has stayed extremely busy this past week. “Over the course of about two or three days¸ close to about 100 to 150 come through the office and that’s just ¸” said He says that doesn’t take into consideration the number of people just checking in to make sure they are covered. This same time last year was much different.

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Delta cancels 110 flights Monday as it recovers from outage

Delta Air Lines Inc. canceled about 110 flights Monday as it began recovering from a computer breakdown a day earlier that left passengers stranded across the country.

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