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The impact of inflation on auto insurance rates

The impact of inflation on auto insurance rates

One of the significant and sudden impacts of the pandemic was people suddenly started driving far less than before. Subsequently, there were fewer auto insurance claims nationally. In response, many auto carriers offered discounts and [...]

Q3 2022 economic outlook for financial institutions

Q3 2022 economic outlook for financial institutions

With a recession on the horizon, the landscape for financial institutions will become more difficult for the rest of 2022 and into 2023. Rising delinquencies, tighter margins driven by an inverted yield curve, and softening [...]

Ensuring your wellness program is compliant

Ensuring your wellness program is compliant

Organizations can gain many benefits from implementing a workplace wellness program, but there are also potential legal issues related to employer-sponsored wellness plans employers should be aware of. Corporate wellness is as much an issue [...]

How to file a flood claim in 5 simple steps

How to file a flood claim in 5 simple steps

Experiencing major damage to your beloved home after a flood can be devastating. Sadly, it doesn’t take very much water to cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home and your belongings. In [...]

Q2-3 2022 municipal bond market update

Q2-3 2022 municipal bond market update

The municipal bond market continued its downward trajectory in the second quarter, resulting in the worst first half in the history of the bond market, which dates to 1812. The rising fear of inflation and [...]

5 tips for dazzling indirect borrowers

5 tips for dazzling indirect borrowers

Indirect loans have become a common part of the modern lending landscape and while these products can be great for borrowers seeking the best rates and financial institutions hoping to expand their business, indirect lending [...]

Will Gen Z redefine workplace wellness?

Will Gen Z redefine workplace wellness?

Change is amongst us. A new way of thinking is emerging. A new dialogue for employee wellness has begun, and it all starts with Generation Z. It is the era of Gen Z. This demographic [...]

Do I need life insurance if…?

Do I need life insurance if…?

We have different needs at different stages of life. A young Gen Zer entering the workforce for the first time will have an entirely different path and goals than their Gen X counterpart who can [...]