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7 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Renting a Car

When you rent a car, you have to make a lot of decisions. Should you purchase insurance for the rental? Which mileage plan does the company provide? Should you prepay for fuel? Making the wrong choices can be costly. Here are some mistakes to...



POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017
Can Your Auto Insurance Deductible Be Waived?

When you purchase car insurance your policy includes a deductible. You must pay the specified deductible amount before your insurance company pays for the remaining repair costs. In certain situations, the deductible can be waived. Here are so...



POSTED NOVEMBER 21, 2017
How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Auto Insurance Industry

As with so many other sectors, artificial intelligence (AI) is tangibly changing the auto insurance industry. The goal is to improve customer service and safety, but also to save insurance providers and policy-holders money. One prediction is...



POSTED OCTOBER 31, 2017
What Happens if a Stolen Car is Recovered After You’ve Received an Auto Insurance Payout?

According to the Insurance Information Institute, 236.9 vehicles per 100,000 people were stolen in 2016. Depending on the kind of car you have and where you park it, you might just fall prey to car thieves yourself. If your car is stolen, ther...



POSTED OCTOBER 31, 2017
Mandatory Driver Safety Discounts for Mature Drivers

If you are 55 or older, chances are good you can get a discount on your auto insurance, and learn a thing or two in the process. Even if you have not been told you must take a senior driving course to keep or reinstate your driver’s license,...



POSTED SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
6 Safety Features That Can Save You Money on Car Insurance

There might just be a treasure trove of savings in your auto insurance premiums. If you haven’t yet explored discounts for safety features, it might be worth looking into. It varies by state and insurance carrier, but if your car is equipped...



POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017
Buying Auto Insurance: Online vs. Agent

The Internet has changed our lives in so many ways. Where we get the news, how we learn, the way we do business and how we shop. Now you can even buy insurance policies online. But which is better, buying an auto insurance online or the “old...



POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017
Comprehensive Auto Insurance: What It Is and When You Need It

Despite its name, comprehensive auto insurance doesn’t cover everything related to your car in the case of an accident or damage to your car. Instead, it covers theft and damage to your car due to natural disasters and other non-collision ev...



POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017
What to Do With Your Car Insurance When You Move

Moving is such a hassle, it’s understandable if something falls through the cracks in the process. But, when you’re letting people and companies know you have a new address, there is one particular item that often gets forgotten: your...



POSTED JULY 20, 2017
The In’s and Out’s of Motorcycle Insurance

If you’re considering a motorcycle purchase, be sure to include insurance in your cost estimating equation. Even though there are a few states – Montana, Washington and Florida – that don’t require motorcycle insurance, if...



POSTED JUNE 21, 2017

Reuters: Top News

U.S. retail sales surge; weekly jobless claims fall
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in November as the holiday shopping season got off to a brisk start, pointing to sustained strength in the economy that could pave the way for further Federal Reserve interest rate hikes next year.


POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 9:47 AM
Alabama Senate race winner urges Republican rival to 'move on'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alabama Democrat Doug Jones, who won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat this week, called on his Republican opponent to concede the race and help heal the Southern state after a deeply divisive contest.


POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 9:40 AM
Google Brain co-founder teams with Foxconn to bring AI to factories
(Reuters) - Andrew Ng, co-founder of some of Alphabet Inc -owned Google's most prominent artificial intelligence projects, on Thursday launches a new venture with iPhone assembler Foxconn to bring AI and so-called machine learning onto the factory floor.


POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 9:22 AM
Do not expect postcard-sized tax return from Republican plan: experts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Since mid-2016, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has carried around a "postcard" that he has said shows how easy it will be for Americans to file their taxes once Republicans are finished their tax overhaul.


POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 8:23 AM
Global stocks edge up amid central bank bonanza
LONDON (Reuters) - World shares eked out modest gains on Thursday as cautious comments on inflation from the U.S. Federal Reserve gave investors pause on a day packed with central bank decisions in Europe.


POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 8:41 AM
China says war must not be allowed on Korean peninsula
BEIJING (Reuters) - War must not be allowed to break out on the Korean peninsula and the issue must be resolved through talks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, while U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of the danger of "sleepwalking" into conflict.


POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 8:55 AM
With no deal on children's health plan, U.S. states scramble for Plan B
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For Nancy Minoui of Portland, Oregon, and Crystal Lett of Dublin, Ohio, Congress' failure to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program is not some distant tale of political wrangling.


POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 8:22 AM
Norwegian Air ramps up transatlantic fare war with four new routes
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA will start flying four new routes between the United States and Europe, the budget carrier said on Thursday, rapidly expanding its low-cost transatlantic flights and increasing pressure on established carriers.


POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 6:29 AM
Investors call on Sanderson, Denny's, McDonald's to cut antibiotics
(Reuters) - An investor coalition that presses for corporate responsibility is calling on U.S. food companies McDonald's Corp, Denny's Corp and Sanderson Farms Inc to stop buying or producing meat raised with medically important antibiotics.


POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 6:22 AM
Republicans forge tax deal, final votes seen next week
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that would slash the U.S. corporate tax rate to 21 percent and cut taxes for wealthy Americans.


POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 6:24 AM

News – Insurance Journal

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Promotes Haagen and Soja
Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), has announced that effective December 31, Henning Haagen will take over as North American regional head of specialty lines, and Rich Soja will become the North American regional head …

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 2:49 PM
Here’s What’s in Latest Negotiated Republican Tax Bill
Republicans in the U.S. Congress reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that, if approved, would be sent to President Donald Trump to sign into law. Formal …

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 2:26 PM
Female Workers in Massachusetts Sue McCormick & Schmick’s
Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick’s seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected to constant groping and lewd comments from male supervisors and co-workers, and their complaints to the company were routinely ignored, five women said in a …

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 2:14 PM
Allianz Specialty for North America Promotes Haagen, Soja as Barnwell Retires
Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced that effective December 31, Henning Haagen will take over as North American regional head of Specialty Lines, and Rich Soja will become the North American regional head of …

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 2:09 PM
New York’s Greene & Associates Hires Del Priore as Sales Manager
Greene & Associates, an East Aurora, N.Y.-based underwriting manager and wholesale broker, has hired Theresa Del Priore as a sales manager. Del Priore comes to Greene with more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently serving …

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 1:55 PM
Judge Nixes Bid to Halt Federal Charters for Fintech Firms as Premature
A Manhattan federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by New York’s banking regulator against the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) over its proposal to offer charters that would let online lenders and other so-called “fintech” companies do …

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 1:42 PM
United Nations Assessing Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico
A United Nations expert on extreme poverty and human rights met Monday with hurricane victims in Puerto Rico as complaints grow about the U.S. government’s response to a Category 4 storm. U.N. envoy Philip Alston toured one of the hardest …

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 1:37 PM
Gibraltar Introduces License for Fintech Firms Using Blockchain
Gibraltar’s financial services watchdog will introduce the world’s first bespoke license for “fintech” firms using blockchain distributed ledger technology (DLT) from next month in a bid to attract start-ups to the British overseas territory as it prepares for Brexit. The …

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 12:44 PM
Chubb Names French & Hill to Asia-Pacific Leadership Positions
Chubb announced two leadership appointments in the company’s Asia Pacific business. John French, currently country president for Australia and New Zealand, has been appointed to the position of senior vice president, head of Broker Distribution for Asia Pacific. At the …

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 11:35 AM
Scientists Blame Extreme Weather, Heat on Man-Made Climate Change
Some of last year’s crazy weather — including extreme heat around the world to unusually warm waters in the Bering Sea — can be blamed on man-made climate change, according to a report from a group of weather researchers. Scientists …

POSTED DECEMBER 14, 2017 10:58 AM

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