Visual Lease Appoints Erinn Tarpey as Chief Marketing Officer

Company continues to strengthen its senior leadership team Woodbridge, NJ – October 26, 2021 — Visual Lease, the #1 lease optimization software provider, today announced that Erinn Tarpey, current Senior Vice President of Marketing, will advance to become the organization’s first Chief Marketing Officer. In her new role, Tarpey will continue to oversee Visual Lease’s […]

NSW employer liable for COVID-19 death at work

An employer has been ordered to pay over $830,000 in death benefits and funeral costs due to COVID-19 death at work, and could potentially be on the hook for millions more. Even with the prospect of over 90 per cent of adults becoming fully vaccinated, and with the community operating as ‘normal’ again, the risk […]

As COVID-19 Drives Rise in Domestic Abuse, Insurers Seek to Empower Victims

Layoffs, loss of income, and living in isolation with abusers due to working remotely have increased the incidence of domestic violence. Associated Press photo. By Loretta Worters, Vice President – Media Relations, Triple-I When you think about domestic violence, insurance typically isn’t top of mind.  But financial security and access to resources can make all […]

5 Ways People Mess Up Their Estate Plan

Many people spend substantial time and effort putting together an estate plan with their attorney and then throw a wrench in it with last minute changes that can cause big problems down the road. Original source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/christinefletcher/2021/10/26/5-ways-people-mess-up-their-estate-plan/

How an independent agent stands out

An independent agent gets to know you and your insurance needs. If you’re not in the industry, you may have many questions when purchasing insurance. How do I know what type of insurance I need? How much coverage is the right amount? What is the right insurance company for my lifestyle? Insurance companies – sometimes […]

As COVID-19 Drives Rise in Domestic Abuse, Insurers Seek to Empower Victims

Layoffs, loss of income, and living in isolation with abusers due to working remotely have increased the incidence of domestic violence. Associated Press photo. By Loretta Worters, Vice President – Media Relations, Triple-I When you think about domestic violence, insurance typically isn’t top of mind.  But financial security and access to resources can make all […]

USAA lifts ResRe 2021-2 cat bond target to $300m as pricing drops

U.S. primary mutual insurance company USAA is hoping to upsize its latest catastrophe bond, with the new Residential Reinsurance 2021 Limited (Series 2021-2) transaction now seeking up to $300 million of collateralized multi-peril property catastrophe reinsurance for the insurer, while price guidance has been lowered. USAA returned to the catastrophe bond market earlier this month […]

Exciting early results from unprecedented underwriting research

Underwriters know better than anyone the importance of taking the long view. But most research into underwriting captures just a single moment. Longitudinal underwriting studies are shockingly rare. That’s part of what makes this one so exciting. Accenture and The Institutes have teamed up to conduct a unique underwriting survey captures how underwriters view the… […]

Takeaways from Our Conversation on Federal Legalization

It’s part of just about every cannabis conversation: “Hey, it looks like we’re close to seeing cannabis legalized. Is this the year?” There are three promising cannabis bills in Congress – two that would legalize or at least decriminalize cannabis, …

Life insurance options for active duty military and veterans

Life insurance options for active duty military and veterans Active duty military have group life insurance through Veterans Affairs’ SGLI. Veterans can opt for VGLI coverage. Otherwise, veterans need individual life insurance. Read More…