This forward-looking report provides an overview of the P/C industry at the end of the first quarter in context to the overall economy, with a focus on personal and commercial lines financial trends. Real GDP growth has shown unexpected strength in recent calendar quarters.
Before you consider renting out your home, first contact your insurance professional so you fully understand the financial risks and can take the proper precautions. Here's some general information to jumpstart your insurance conversation.
Headline inflation rose by 2.9 percent in June 2018 vs. June 2017, which is the largest 12-month increase since the period ending February 2012. The core CPI—the overall index minus the effects of price changes for food and energy—rose 2.3 percent for the 12 months ending June 2018—the largest increase since the period ending January 2017.
GRAMM-LEACH-BLILEY ACT- Financial services legislation, passed by Congress in 1999, that removed Depression era prohibitions against the combination of commercial banking and investment banking activities. It allows insurance companies, banks and securities firms to engage in each others’ activities and own one another.
INDIVIDUAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNT/IRA- A tax-deductible savings plan for those who are self-employed, or those whose earnings are below a certain level or whose employers do not offer retirement plans. Others may make limited contributions on a tax-deferred basis. The Roth IRA, a special kind of retirement account created in 1997, may offer greater tax benefits to certain individuals.See Full Glossary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kim Kirchner, Coburn Communication: (212) 536-9837; Kim.Kirchner@coburnww.com Janet Ruiz, Insurance Information Institute (707) 490-9365 LAKE COUNTY, CA, June 27, 2018 — Reporters covering the northern California wildfires are encouraged to contact the Insurance I… Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; email@example.com Kim Kirchner, Coburn Communication: (212) 536-9837; Kim.Kirchner@coburnww.com NEW YORK – (June 05, 2018) – While consumers understand insurance as protection against financial loss, the… Read More