Insurance Distribution Aims for Digital Service with a Personal Touch

News channels and insurance distribution have something in common. Both have been undergoing two decades of disruptive change. Both have had to re-examine their role in the life of the customer. Both are facing the dilemma of how to reach customers in the face of information overload. And…it may be that both are finding their […]

Zimbabwe: Young Zim Plant Breeder Wins International Award

Sifelani Tsiko Agric, Environment & Innovation A young Zimbabwean scientist, Prince Matova has been honoured by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Centre of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture for developing Zimbabwe’s first cowpea variety using a nuclear technique called mutation breeding. Matova, a research and […]

FASB Improves ASC 842 Lease Accounting Guidance for Lessors

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued a lease accounting guidance update for lessors related to certain leases with variable lease payments. Under the original guidance in ASC 842, lessors may be required to recognize a day-one loss at lease… The post FASB Improves ASC 842 Lease Accounting Guidance for Lessors appeared first on CoStar […]

Top Retirement Articles of Q3 2021

Of the all the new and interesting retirement articles published in Q3 2021, these are the 10 posts that resonated the most with readers on NewRetirement: 1. 16 Retirement Surprises: What Retirees Wish They Knew About Retirement BEFORE Retiring Here are 16 possible retirement surprises. For some, it will inspire an early retirement. Others will […]

Rising Insurance Rates Push Florida Homeowners to Brink

Rising Insurance Rates Push Florida Homeowners to Brink Higher premiums are forcing residents to confront the real costs of living in a hurricane-prone region, and many say life in the tropics may not be worth the price.

Insurance News: Public-private partnerships and remote work

With the 100-year loss becoming a more frequent event, insurers and governments alike are turning their focus to sustainability. More than ever, cooperating to mitigate losses is in everyone’s interest. In this month’s Insurance News Analysis, Abbey Compton and I discuss ways governments and insurers are addressing the challenges of sustainability and resilience. The Davos… […]

Building a Robust Cyber Insurance Market Is Focus of Oct. 13 Panel

Triple-I CEO Sean Kevelighan will join a virtual panel on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m., ET, to brief public policymakers on ways to build a robust cyber risk insurance market. “To allow businesses to operate safely in an increasingly interconnected world, insurers are working closely with their commercial customers to mitigate cyber risks and […]