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forbes.com - Ed Garsten - MotoRefi Announces Auto Loan Re-Finance/Insurance Bundling
MotoRefi Announces Auto Loan Re-Finance/Insurance Bundling
Forbes

The insurance industry is all about convincing customers to bundle their policies putting all their coverage in the hands of one carrier. Now MotoRefi is shaking up that long-standing practice by offering a new option—bundling insurance with…

businessinsider.com - Ronda Lee - Jill Scott's grandmother taught her the importance of life insurance, and now she's paying that lesson forward
Jill Scott's grandmother taught her the importance of life insurance, and now she's paying that lesson forward
Business Insider

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always…

ghanaweb.com - Unique Insurance launches 'Brakes May Fail, Our Insurance Doesn't' campaign
Unique Insurance launches 'Brakes May Fail, Our Insurance Doesn't' campaign
GhanaWeb

Insurance has been made easy, thanks to the introduction of ‘Asantewaa' by Unique Insurance Company Limited. With the mantra ‘Brakes May Fail, Our Insurance Doesn't', Unique Insurance Company Limited set up the chatbox to go the extra…

indianexpress.com - Sushant Kulkarni - Man uses cobra as 'murder weapon' to stage own death for $5 million life insurance
Man uses cobra as 'murder weapon' to stage own death for $5 million life insurance
The Indian Express

Using a cobra as a “murder weapon”, a 54-year-old man in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district staged his own death by killing a destitute man in order to claim a $5 million (Rs 37.5 crore) life insurance policy with a US-based insurance…

medium.com - The Intern - Chainlink Price Feeds Now Live on the Terra Testnet, Bringing Premium Market Data to its DeFi…
Chainlink Price Feeds Now Live on the Terra Testnet, Bringing Premium Market Data to its DeFi…
Medium

Chainlink Price Feeds, the most widely relied on decentralized price oracle solution across DeFi, is now live on the Terra testnet! As the recommended oracle solution for the Terra ecosystem, smart contract developers can leverage Chainlink Price…

orlandosentinel.com - Get ready to dig deeper: Despite reforms, insurers warn consumers that more rate hikes are coming
Get ready to dig deeper: Despite reforms, insurers warn consumers that more rate hikes are coming
Orlando Sentinel

Homeowners hoping for an end to steep property insurance rate increases next year might as well start looking for other expenses to trim. Costs won't be stabilizing or going down anytime soon, multiple officials told state lawmakers during…

techcrunch.com - Mary Ann Azevedo - Brazilian insurtech Justos raises $35.8M in Ribbit Capital-led Series A
Brazilian insurtech Justos raises $35.8M in Ribbit Capital-led Series A
TechCrunch

Justos, a startup that says it will be the first insurance company in Brazil to use data when determining rates, has raised a $35.8 million Series A round of funding led by Ribbit Capital. SoftBank's Latin American Fund and GGV participated as new…

healthcarefinancenews.com - Northwell Direct leads and rides the trend of direct contracting in the self-insured market
Northwell Direct leads and rides the trend of direct contracting in the self-insured market
Healthcare Finance News

Photo: Northwell Health/Courtesy Northwell Direct contracting is gaining traction in what is seen as a lower-cost alternative to traditional health insurance. Northwell Health recently ditched its commercial insurers to contract directly with…

technical.ly - CareFirst launched a virtual primary care practice. It's the first new company from the health insurer's innovation team - Technical.ly Baltimore
CareFirst launched a virtual primary care practice. It's the first new company from the health insurer's innovation team - Technical.ly Baltimore
Technical.ly

It's a theme that resonated before the pandemic, but came into particular view following a time when patients and healthcare professionals were connecting remotely. Virtual care became a necessity with the arrival of the pandemic. But going…

businessinsider.com - Huileng Tan - Thieves are targeting car parts as precious industrial metals are more valuable than gold
Thieves are targeting car parts as precious industrial metals are more valuable than gold
Business Insider

Thieves are targeting catalytic converters in cars as prices of some rare metals used in them have hit records this year. Catalytic converter thefts have quadrupled in New York over the last year. The thefts have also been reported in other parts…

indiatimes.com - Bhragu Haritas - Why IndiaFirst Life Insurance prefers single cloud vendor over multiple - ET CIO
Why IndiaFirst Life Insurance prefers single cloud vendor over multiple - ET CIO
India Times

Large portions of IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company's IT workloads continue to remain on-prem. But even as the Mumbai-based insurer starts to move certain parts of its IT to the cloud to fuel innovation, experimentation, and app modernization, it…

info1.net - Brian Doe - Website Data Loss Insurance - Digital Marketing
Website Data Loss Insurance - Digital Marketing
admin

On March 10, 2020, a fire broke out in Strasbourg, destroying one of OVHCloud's data centers in its path. A great first which represents a colossal loss for website owners, especially if they are not insured. Indeed, many data went up in smoke…

theamericanreporter.com - James Boley - The Show Must Go On - Rolling Stones '21 Tour is Insured By Prime Insurance Company
The Show Must Go On - Rolling Stones '21 Tour is Insured By Prime Insurance Company
The American Reporter

With the world starting to open up post-COVID 19, there is more eagerness to attend high profile events and activities again. Rolling Stones fits in with the trend of getting back to an active norm by announcing their 2021 No Filter Tour will be…

reuters.com - Scarcity value pushes Covea to revive an old deal
Scarcity value pushes Covea to revive an old deal
Reuters

MILAN, Oct 26 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Covea has gone back to a past love. After walking away from a $9 billion cash offer for PartnerRe in May last year, the French insurer has resumed talks to buy the reinsurance business from Exor (EXOR.MI)…

time.com - Check Your Credit Card Before Buying Travel Insurance. It Might Come With Built-In Trip Protection
Check Your Credit Card Before Buying Travel Insurance. It Might Come With Built-In Trip Protection
Time

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