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Of Much-Hyped Technologies for Insurers, Mobile Generating Most Buzz Among CIOs

The insurance-technology space has seen newer ways to analyze data, interact with consumers and store information, but while CIOs in a recent survey …

Time Management 101: Stop Managing Time

Do you find yourself running at an even more frenzied pace during the holiday season? I do. So, as I looked at my bottomless to-do list and deadlines fast approaching I did a Google search on “time management”. I got 1,610,000,000 search results. Clearly a lot of us are searching for ways to manage …

Innovation in insurance: The path to progress

Article<p>Innovation in insurance: The path to progress Part of a Deloitte series on innovation<p>Howard Mills, Bernard Tubiana<p>March 15, 2013<p>Despite …

Innovation

86% of US Insurers Will Invest More in Social Media in 2015

A recent Moody’s survey of US life insurers and P&C insurers revealed that 86% of them expect to increase their social media insurance presence in …

Lead at your best

Five simple exercises can help you recognize, and start to shift, the mind-sets that limit your potential as a leader.<p><b>When we think of leadership,</b> we …

3 Ways Steve Jobs Made Meetings Insanely Productive — And Often Terrifying

Steve Jobs made sure that Apple wasn't one of those companies.<p>Here are three ways the iconic CEO made meetings super productive.<p>In his book "Insanely Simple," longtime Jobs collaborator Ken Segall detailed what it was like to work with him.<p>In one story, Jobs was about to start a weekly meeting with …

Six Customer Trends That Will Build Or Break Your Business

<i>Here are six trends in customer expectations and behavior that have</i> <i>affected your business in the past year and will continue to do so moving forward. Have you adapted to these yet? If not, I suggest you step on it.</i><p><b>Customer Trend #1: The Demand</b> <b>for the Instantaneous</b> <b>and the Expectation of …

What Makes an Effective Executive

An effective executive does <i>not</i> need to be a leader in the sense that the term is now most commonly used. Harry Truman did not have one ounce of charisma, for example, yet he was among the most effective chief executives in U.S. history. Similarly, some of the best business and nonprofit CEOs I’ve …

Don't Be Sold on the Idea That 'Anything Is Possible'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is an intoxicating idea that is repeatedly sold to us by the self-help industry. It is the thought that we all possess limitless potential. The idea has certainly captivated a huge audience -- it is reported that the burgeoning …

3 Must-Use Tactics to Differentiate Your Company From the Competition

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business faces an identity crisis during its evolution. Executives of young companies are constantly questioning how to build a differentiated identity in a saturated industry. Even pioneers in uncharted territory will, before too …

5 Essential Elements of an Email That Respects People's Time

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, I had an interesting exchange on Twitter with a reader of this column (evidently, there is one). I will call her Brooke, and by "exchange" I mean a somewhat one-sided lambasting of an article I authored regarding email myths, in …

How will Google, Apple shake up car insurance industry?

Car insurance industry, meet potential disrupters Google and Apple.<p>Currently, nearly all mainstream insurers that offer driver-monitoring programs use relatively expensive devices that plug into a portal under the dashboard.<p>Usage-based insurance programs, also called telematics, are a small but …

8 things that cost more if you’re a man or a woman

Gender pricing is so much more commonplace in the United State than most consumers realize<p>Gender pricing, the act of charging men and women differently for the same products or services, is commonplace in the United States.<p>A handful of states, cities, and counties have laws on the books limiting or …

Don't touch my wallet! How to get your kids off your payroll

The burdens of stagnant wage growth and student loan debt make it increasingly difficult for young adults to gain their financial footing. …

4 Must Have Money Saving Apps for 2015

With less than 30 days left in the year, now is the time to start thinking about all the cool new ways you can save money in 2015. Nothing starts a new year out better than extra money in your pocket.<p>Searching for the best apps to save you money can be an exhausting process. Everyday a new app …

Paper Car Insurance Cards Obsolete With New Bill

Drivers in New Jersey may soon be able to use smartphones, computers or tablets to prove they carry auto insurance during traffic stops.<p>The Assembly …

Auto Insurance Agent – Become a Hagerty Classic Car Insurance Agent

<b>JUMP TO:</b><p>LET’S WORK TOGETHER!<p>It’s easy to write your classic car, truck, boat and vintage motorcycle policies with Hagerty – and your clients will …

Drink-driving - what you need to know

Before you even think of having that cheeky beer after work, educate yourself on what the law says about drink-driving.<p>Let’s start with the …

How I Wisely Navigated My Way Off My Parents' Car Insurance

I am a lucky girl. Throughout high school and college, my parents kept me on their car insurance policy. I was an expensive item to add! I kept the …

Auto Rates, Payment Calculator & Car Insurance by Bankrate app review: make the right purchase

Introduction<p>If you're in the market for a new car then obviously you are paying close attention to the price of cars and the insurance rate. The Auto …

Best Cheap Car Insurance in South Carolina for 2018

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The 7 deadly sins of car insurance

What your clients don't know about car insurance CAN hurt them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on Insurance.com and is reprinted here with</i> …

Friday Morning Constitutional: Would You Buy Car Insurance From Google?

• I was skeptical when I read the headline, but it's true: you can take public transit to Yosemite. [Huffington Post]<br>• "Twitterloin has been exposed for …

Some OnStar users may get a break on car insurance

General Motors says its OnStar program could help some folks cut down on their car insurance bills.<p>But the move also raises fresh concerns about driving data and privacy in the age of connected cars.<p>GM (GM) will use its OnStar onboard communications system to evaluate a car owner's driving record …

Young drivers save on car insurance thanks to telematics

<b>Car insurance prices may be rising, but the increasing use of pay-as-you-drive schemes – or telematics – is helping young motorists keep costs down,</b> …

Three Ways I Made $3,200 in Less Than 10 Minutes. You Can Too.

I write about debt issues all the time. I've done it for decades. Truly the best way to deal with digging yourself out of a financial hole is to adjust the balance of your money coming in and your dollars going out. It is a fact of life that every dollar saved in expenses is a dollar you don't have …

You Can Save Hundreds On Car Insurance. But Is It A Good Idea?

It seems the auto insurance industry is on the cusp of a transformation.<p>Tracking devices are beginning to come along for the ride, sending insurers information about every turn and brake of your drive. A startup called Metromile offers pay-as-you-drive car insurance (available so far in four …

Personal Finance

Report: Google Car Insurance Is Imminent

The <i>New York Times</i> reports that several recent moves by Google suggest that it's set to launch a new car insurance shopping site in the near …

Car Insurance

No Inflation… Unless You Eat Food, Use Water, Live In a House Or Apartment, Heat Your Home, Get Sick, Travel, Pay Car Insurance, Go To School, Mail Letters Or Do Your Taxes

<i>This analysis and commentary was originally published by Jim Quinn at The Burning Platform.</i><p>Government data reports are so funny. The blaring …