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Tell the “You” story, not the “We” story

What was on your to-do list today? Did you have to take the kids to soccer practice? Set up auto-pay ...

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Waiting for disruptive change. Waiting and waiting.

"I am so ready for disruptive change to come my way", that is what I am thinking to myself about ...

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Fit for flood: improved modeling fuels market growth

The story of Alberto Castañeda of Katy, Texas, is a cautionary tale. He dropped his flood insurance last year so ...

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A different type of flood alert

Imagine you are sitting at home one night after dinner while a hurricane whips outside your door and rain pounds ...

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Autonomous vehicles: it's just a matter of trust

As I spent another weekend battling Sydney road congestion my mind turned to the future and what will change when ...

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Sovereign risk transfer for developed countries? Absolutely!

Sovereign risk transfer is still a relatively new financial tool for the public sector. Benefits have been promoted mainly in ...

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5 Insurance Data Topics We All Need to Obsess About

One of my favorite things about my job is indulging my inner nerd by diving into new sources and uses ...

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Opioid Crisis: an evolving challenge for insurers

For the last 20 years, the U.S. has been the world's leading opioid prescriber -- by a long shot ...

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Overcoming the increased burden of diabetes

As National Diabetes Week comes to an end in Australia, as a member of the life insurance industry, I couldn ...

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"You Can't Handle the Truth"

Readers of this blog may remember my post from January 2016 entitled New Drug Therapies and the Quality/Cost Quandary ...

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What would make you buy life insurance?

Even today, the words of my manager in my first job as an actuary still ring loud: "Life insurance is ...

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An Act of God? No Sir, an Act of Man

With the huge impacts of Irma, Harvey and Maria, the Atlantic Hurricane Season got extensive media coverage[1] last year ...

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Can sustainability be a measure of happiness?

Sustainable Happiness: "Happiness that contributes to individual, community or global well-being and does not exploit other people, the environment, or ...

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Political risks of today

Political risks of today: should reinsurance reinvent itself for a better tomorrow ?

"Political risks are on the rise, and we ...

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"Mrs. Reilly……And Only Mrs. Reilly "

Legal drama enthusiasts will recognize this line from one of my favorite movies, "My Cousin Vinny" almost immediately. The context ...

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