Hope you are doing well. Thank you for reading my blog. It’s been awhile since the last post and it will probably be another month before posts start being published regularly. Over the last few years, I’ve shared what’s been going on in the insurance industry along with observations. The last year was centered around … Read more
While there have been quite a few attempts recently to remove some consumer protections such as delaying the implementation of the final phase of the DOL Fiduciary Rule while Trump consumer protection chief requests $0 in funding for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2018 (last year, $217.1 million was requested). The CFPB doesn’t currently … Read more
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Change is coming slowly to the insurance industry and while 2017 showed much movement, 2018 will be the year that brings the next step in evolution for the insurance industry. In this post, I pose some of the questions and possible answers for the insurance industry this year. 1) Will this be the year that … Read more
Over the last few year’s there has been much discussion about how insurance agents and (other member’s of the financial services industry) should align with those of consumers. Under a commission based compensation system, there is always a financial incentive for an insurance policy (or investment) to be recommended that will result in higher compensation … Read more
With a new year, comes speculation if this will finally be the year that the insurance industry will be disrupted. The reality is that it will be more of an evolution rather than a complete shake-up due many factors including the complex insurance regulatory environment, significant capital requirements among there factors. It appears that the … Read more
Insurance is one of the world’s oldest industries with the concept of insurance dating back four thousand plus years. The Babylonians developed a system that was recorded in the famous Code of Hammurabi, c. 1750 BC, and practiced by early Mediterranean sailing merchants. If a merchant received a loan to fund his shipment, he would … Read more
It is always best to hope for the best and plan for the worst. Hopefully Hurricane Irma will not cause further damage though unfortunately, that is unlikely. If you are in an area that may be impacted by Irma here is The Get-Ready Checklist. This is a checklist that we all should use to be … Read more