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Will California earthquake insurance sales rise after The Great Shake Out?

Californians recently took part in an annual statewide event to boost preparedness for a quake. State officials are hoping California earthquake insurance sales will increase following a recent annual event. The Great Shake Out reminds Californians of the risk of a quake and the importance of preparedness. […]

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Speaks Out in Favor of Affordable Health Care

The actress recently went public with her breast cancer battle and is now fighting for low-cost coverage. Julia Louis-Dreyfus has opened up about her own recent medical journey and is now speaking out in favor of affordable health care. In September 2017, the actress shared her battle […]

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Google buys minority stake in insurance agency software provider, Applied Systems

The purchase was made through CapitalG, Alphabet’s growth equity investment fund. Google has purchased a minority stake in a company called Applied Systems, which provides insurance agency software, cloud based software and other tech for independent agencies. CapitalG was also the investment firm behind the funding for […]

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California workers compensation rates are on their way down, but remain expensive

The premiums dropped across the country, but those in the state still come with the highest price. A new study shows that California workers compensation rates have followed the dropping trend seen across the country. The coverage is becoming more affordable nationwide. That said, the Oregon Department […]

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Best Companies for Different types of Auto Insurance

You HAVE to own auto insurance coverage. It’s the law. But, it’s not in the law books you have to pay a ton for your plan. Just because you have to have a policy doesn’t mean you have to pay a ton for your coverage. Every carrier […]

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Covered California health insurance exchange open enrollment begins

This week marked the start of the registration period for people to buy health plans for 2019. Covered California has opened its doors for selling health insurance to state residents who don’t receive benefits through the government or their employers. The insurance exchange is now selling plans […]

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ACA health insurance premiums fall for the first time

The average amount that American pays for the most popular Obamacare plans is dropping. The average premiums paid for the most popular ACA health insurance plans have fallen for the first time. These Obamacare plans have become more affordable for the first time in six years. The […]

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Insured Hurricane Michael losses estimates as high as $8 billion

The devastating storm crashed through 4 states, leaving the most damage behind in Florida. The insured Hurricane Michael losses could be as high as $8 billion, according to Karen Clark & Company. The Boston-based firm is an insurance company that creates catastrophe models. The insured losses estimate […]

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Hybrid life insurance policies gain popularity as LTC payment plans

As long term care insurance skyrockets in price, many people are looking for alternative funding. Hybrid life insurance policies are beginning to take the place of long term care insurance policies. Traditional LTC products have plummeted in popularity due to their spiking premiums in recent years. To […]

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Blackcomb Consultants Records Its Most Successful Year in Business

2018 Revenue Results, New Client Additions and Successful Launch of New Service Offerings Propel Company into Next Phase of Growth Chicago, IL October 11, 2018 – Blackcomb Consultants, an international consulting firm and enterprise technology partner for Property and Casualty insurers, announced that 2018 will be the […]

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