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Will the Auto Market Show Improvement?

A highly respected credit rating agency sees good and not-so-good news in the commercial auto market this year and next. A.M. Best has an overall negative outlook for the U.S. commercial auto insurance market – even though its analysts believe it should improve somewhat this year. The gloomy/happy forecast stems from commercial...

Protecting Your College Student From On-Campus Losses

Preventative measures, safety precautions – and the right insurance – can bring peace of mind. With burglaries constituting approximately 50 percent of all on-campus crimes, it's important for college students and their parents take steps to prevent theft, adhere to safety measures—and review their insurance coverage. Contact an insurance professional (like me)...

It Doesn’t Take a Weatherman to Forecast 2020 Reinsurance Price Hikes Due to Hurricanes

Ratings agencies like Fitch, Moody’s and S&P Global are expecting higher reinsurance renewal rates in 2020, caused by big insurance losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters over the past two years. For several years we’ve grown used to rates falling due to competition and fewer natural disasters. Renewal rates...