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  • The Root Insurance usage-based app tracks a driver for a trial period before offering an auto insurance premium quote.

    Usage-based auto insurance allows drivers to have their every move in a car tracked, and it can lead to lower policy premiums, but app-based offerings from insurers like Root Insurance also result in data privacy issues.

  • Sept 21- American International Group Inc said on Friday the insurer will acquire Glatfelter Insurance Group, a York, Pennsylvania- based insurance broker. AIG's latest move comes as Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault, who took charge last year, is trying to grow the insurer as part of a strategy for boosting its revenues. In July, AIG finalized its...

  • Sept 21- Insurer American International Group Inc said on Friday that it will acquire Glatfelter Insurance Group, a York, Pennsylvania- based insurance broker and company. The privately owned Glatfelter provides services for specialty insurance and has underwriting capabilities that will help boost AIG's general insurance business, AIG said.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 19- If you are buying a Medicare supplemental policy in the United States, make sure you choose your insurance carefully over the next few months. Designed for people who do not like healthcare cost surprises, it is the most popular of supplemental plans used to pay for services that Medicare does not cover. The government is cutting off access to Plan...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 19- If you are buying a Medicare supplemental policy in the United States, make sure you choose your insurance carefully over the next few months. Designed for people who do not like healthcare cost surprises, it is the most popular of supplemental plans used to pay for services that Medicare does not cover. The government is cutting off access to Plan...

  • *MMC in all-cash deal for JLT at 1,915 pence a share. Shares in JLT, which reorganized earlier this year into three divisions and has been preparing for a so-called hard British exit from the European Union in March, leapt by 32.3 percent, just shy of MMC's cash offer of 1,915 pence per share. JLT Chief Executive Dominic Burke said the deal to create a company with...

  • *MMC in all-cash deal for JLT at 1,915 pence a share. Shares in JLT, which reorganized earlier this year into three divisions and has been preparing for a so-called hard British exit from the European Union in March, leapt by 32.3 percent, just shy of MMC's cash offer of 1,915 pence per share. JLT Chief Executive Dominic Burke, who has been building out its U.S....

  • Many individuals who are on the brink of a major Medicare decision still do not understand the program.

  • The biggest tax question your advisor is grappling with today isn't necessarily about you — it's about his or her own practice. 

  • Glenn Daily, a fee-only insurance consultant, owns a whole life insurance policy.

    Tax haven or tax bomb? Permanent life insurance allows you to save money on a tax-deferred basis and borrow without any taxes. Just make sure you don't mess it up.

  • More than 80 percent of 23andMe customers agree to let the company share their DNA with research partners.

    Google-backed 23andMe is at the forefront of the direct-to-consumer DNA test kit boom. There are concerns about how health insurers may use the information to deny coverage. But there's another big insurance wrinkle: life insurance policies. 

  • McElroy had previously been executive chairman of Arch Insurance Group Inc and vice chairman of Arch Worldwide Insurance Group. Other hires by Duperreault include Peter Zaffino, formerly CEO of Marsh& McLennan Cos Inc's insurance brokerage unit, who now heads AIG's general insurance business, and former Berkshire Hathaway executive Tom Bolt as chief...

  • *Softbank Vision Fund a potential lead investor- sources. LONDON, Aug 1- Wefox, one of Europe's fastest-growing insurance technology firms, is close to settling on a new "triple-digit million" euro funding round, with Softbank's Vision Fund among the suitors, three sources familiar with the negotiations said. Softbank Vision Fund declined to comment.

  • *Softbank Vision Fund a potential lead investor- sources. LONDON, Aug 1- Wefox, one of Europe's fastest-growing insurance technology firms, is close to settling on a new "triple-digit million" euro funding round, with Softbank's Vision Fund among the suitors, three sources familiar with the negotiations said. Softbank Vision Fund declined to comment.

  • Insurance is moving toward 'predict and prevent' using big data, Chubb CEO says

    Jim Cramer sits down with Chubb Limited Chairman and CEO Evan Greenberg, who describes the digital overhaul on which his insurance giant spends over $1 billion each year.

  • A costly threat to your humble abode is right under your nose: Your plumbing. Here's how to safeguard it.

  • LONDON, May 21- Data privacy rules coming into force this week are giving Europe's fledgling cyber insurance market a boost as they make companies more aware of the risks caused by customer information breaches. The law brings Europe more closely into line with the United States, where many states have for several years required firms to notify regulators...

  • May 18- Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher& Co will continue to monitor developments on the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 international agreement designed to deny Tehran the ability to build nuclear weapons, the company said on Friday. AJG has British and Norwegian subsidiaries that have brokered insurance and advised clients on activities related to...

  • May 18- Insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher& Co will continue to monitor developments on the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 international agreement designed to deny Tehran the ability to build nuclear weapons, the company said on Friday. "Whatever the decision from the U.S. administration, we will take appropriate action in compliance with all applicable laws as...

  • May 7- Insurer Chubb Ltd and a unit have agreed to pay a total of $1.3 million to New York State's insurance regulator over their role in a National Rifle Association insurance program, the regulator said on Monday. In addition to the fine, Illinois Union agreed not to participate in the Carry Guard insurance program, or any similar program in New York, nor to provide...