To be successfully self-employed, you must wear many hats, one of which is the hat of the 'Human Resources - Benefits' professional. Determining the right insurance for you, including accident, health, dental, and vision insurance coverage, is important for you now that you are self-employed. And … Read more about Self Employed Insurance
AMERICAN INSURANCE ASSOCIATION on workers’ compensation insurance: H.B. 1657 WILL INCREASE LITIGATION AND CONSTRUCTION COSTS WASHINGTON, DC, April 16, 2009 – The American Insurance Association (AIA) today expressed its strong opposition to H.B. 1657 which seeks to overturn a recent unanimous … Read more about AMERICAN INSURANCE ASSOCIATION: H.B. 1657 INCREASE LITIGATION & CONSTRUCTION COSTS
For half a decade, Texas insurance companies showed strong profitability with loss ratios of only < 60%. That was before 2008. Then, in 2008, Taxes insurers were force to pay out on one of the most destructive hurricanes in state history, i.e. hurricane Ike hitting Galveston and Houston, the … Read more about Texas Hurricane Insurance Claims Create 2008 Loss for Insurers
US insurance regulating body, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), now demands insurance companies to disclose how climate change will affect them. NAIC is aware of the huge risk that environment change entails, however it lacks information of how the insurance industry is … Read more about Insurance Companies to Disclose Climate Change Risk
We have already written quite a bit about the changing Obama will be bringing to the world of insurance. The following press release sheds light on what is happening in the field of health insurance for children. "The Danger of President Obama's Insurance for Children (SCHIP) Democrats are … Read more about The Danger of President Obama’s Insurance for Children (SCHIP)
The Pacific Institute in Oakland, California, explains in its state-commissioned report that California needs to invest about $14 billion to protect its coastal regions by the end of the century. Furthermore, it will need a further $1.4 billion/year thereafter for maintenance. California faces … Read more about California: San Francisco Bay Area’s Huge Flood Control Cost
I came across this neat little article on taxes and insurance. It was posted on msn.com from KHQ-TV. I thought that some tax tips would be timely and appreciated. "While most income you receive is generally considered taxable, there are some situations when certain types of income are partially … Read more about Tax Tips: Income Tax On Which Income?
"Fed Chief Says Insurance Giant Acted Irresponsibly" report Stout, Knowlton, and Zeleny in the New York Times yesterday. The talk is about AIG, the largest insurance company in the world. Presenting to the U.S. Senate Budget Committee, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke concluded the … Read more about Fed: World Largest Insurance Company AIG Irresponsible