Home Insurance Sticker Shock: Double-Digit Premium Hikes Become CommonYou may want to look closely at your home insurance renewal notice. Insurance agents said that double-digit rate increases are becoming more common.
US Hits Record For Costly Weather Disasters: $306 BillionWith three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion.
CVS Bids $69 Billion For Aetna Amid Health Care ChangesDrugstore operator CVS is making a $69 billion offer for insurer Aetna as it tries to position itself as a one-stop shop for Americans' health care needs.
Hurricanes, Earthquakes Estimated To Cost Industry $95BOne of the world's biggest reinsurers estimates Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, plus two recent earthquakes in Mexico will cost the industry about $95 billion.
AIG Predicts $3 Billion In Losses From Recent DisastersAIG expects to record $3 billion of insurance losses during the third quarter from the recent hurricanes and earthquakes in the U.S. and Mexico. CEO Brian Dupereault said that the company has acted quickly to provide money for claims.
Birth Control: President Trump Expands Opt-Out For Workplace InsuranceThe Trump administration is allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women for religious and moral reasons.
Toyota Tacoma Is Best Performer In Insurance Crash TestsThe Toyota Tacoma was the best performer among small pickups in insurance industry crash tests. The IIHS gave its highest rating of "good" to both two-door and four-door cab versions of the Tacoma.
Insurance Drones Take To Texas Skies After HarveyInsurance adjusters are bringing drones with them as they head to Texas to assess the damage from Harvey. The drones record images, save time and spare adjusters from venturing into potentially unsafe areas.
How To Deal With Flooded Cars In Harvey's WakeHarvey moved away from Texas and photos revealed thousands of cars covered by floodwaters. By the time that the water recedes, auto industry experts estimate that more than 500,000 vehicles will have been damaged by water.
Attorney Urges Harvey Victims To File Insurance Claims Before HB1774 Takes EffectFor Hurricane Harvey victims - or anyone ever at the mercy of mother nature - insurance claims are a piece of the clean-up process.
Flood Insurance Policies Plunge In HoustonMany residents fleeing Harvey's floodwaters have no financial backup to fix their homes and will have to draw on savings or go into debt
Most Harvey Flood Victims Uninsured, Face Big Bills AloneHomeowners suffering flood damage from Harvey are more likely to be on the hook for losses than victims of prior storms — a potentially crushing blow to personal finances and neighborhoods along the Gulf Coast.