Can Wildfires Increase the Risk of Flooding?

Wildfires burn millions of acres of land each year, according to the Insurance Information Institute. But even after a wildfire is put out, danger can still linger. Areas that have experienced a wildfire can be at a higher risk for flooding. Here’s a look at why wildfires increase the risk of flooding andContinue Reading

A penny saved is a penny earned, right? Not necessarily. Thanks to inflation, over time that penny could be worth less than when it was first dropped into the piggy bank. That’s why if you’re investing — especially for major goals years away, such as retirement — you can’t affordContinue Reading

The USD 5 Trillion global insurance market1 is in the midst of a game-changing course correction that will re-define ‘business as usual.’ A ‘digital first’ urgency is sweeping across the landscape, driven by a new generation of consumers, data, automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Let’s take a look at the topContinue Reading

5 Simple Labor Day Backyard Activities

Labor Day marks the end of the summer season, so it’s a good reason to squeeze in a little more time outdoors. To help observe the occasion, here are five do-it-yourself activities and games you can play in your own backyard this Labor Day weekend. 1. Backyard Bowling Set upContinue Reading

1. Jumping in Head First The basics of investing are quite simple in theory – buy low and sell high. In practice, however, you have to know what “low” and “high” really mean. What is “high” to the seller is considered “low” (enough) to the buyer in any transaction, so you canContinue Reading

Avoid these pitfalls when buying auto, home, flood and renters insurance. Saving money feels good. And shopping around when you’re looking for insurance coverage is a great way to do it. However, simply reducing your coverage or dropping important coverages altogether is like diet without exercise—focused only on numbers, notContinue Reading