Amazon Enters (Disrupts?) Healthcare Arena

Amazon Enters (Disrupts?) Healthcare Arena As Amazon is constantly in the news, it comes as no surprise that the multi-billion dollar company is making a maverick move to disrupt yet another industry. Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced on Jan. 30, 2018, in a press release that they are partnering on ways to address [...]

2018-02-12T08:56:20+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Articles, Insurance, News|0 Comments

The Impact of Driverless Cars on Insurance

The Impact of Driverless Cars on Insurance As driverless cars like Waymo and Tesla and the concept of ride sharing gain more popularity, so do growing concerns about safety and insurance. Most consumers say they're not ready to get into an autonomous vehicle due to safety concerns like technology failure. In fact, according to a [...]

2018-02-08T10:36:55+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Articles, Insurance, Technology|0 Comments

Celebrating Insurance Careers Month

Celebrating Insurance Careers Month The third annual Insurance Careers Month (ICM) kicked off on Feb. 1. Last week we wrote about the shortage of millennials in the insurance industry and what companies are doing to combat it. Insurance Careers Month was created to do exactly that. Insurance Careers Month was launched in 2015 by a group [...]

2018-02-05T08:23:24+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Articles, Insurance|Comments Off on Celebrating Insurance Careers Month

The Future of Football Concussion Coverage

The Future of Football Concussion Coverage The 2017-2018 football season has ended, and it's left almost 300 players with significant head injuries. According to the National Football League (NFL), NFL players suffered more concussions in 2017 than in each of the previous five years. Recently, former NFL player Larry Johnson announced he believes he is [...]

2018-02-05T08:21:52+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Articles, Insurance|Comments Off on The Future of Football Concussion Coverage

Why Don’t Millennials Want to Work in Insurance?

Why Don't Millennials Want to Work in Insurance? According to the Pew Research Center, millennials make up the largest share of the U.S. workforce, with only 4% being interested in working in the insurance industry. Michael A. Costonis and Rob Salkowitz in a recent New York Times article said, "The insurance industry is not particularly [...]

2018-02-12T13:50:10+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Articles, Insurance|1 Comment

Looking Ahead: Insurance Trends in 2018

Looking Ahead: Insurance Trends in 2018 2017 was a year full of devastating natural disasters, data breaches, innovative inventions, new legislature and a booming stock market. New trends in the industry were launched, like cyber and cryptocurrency insurance. Looking ahead to 2018, here's what we predict will be the biggest trends in the insurance industry: [...]

2018-01-16T10:57:13+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Articles, Insurance|Comments Off on Looking Ahead: Insurance Trends in 2018

A Look at 2017: The Year in Review

A Look at 2017: The Year in Review Now that it's the new year, we'd like to take a moment to reflect on several of the major industry and company happenings in 2017. We had a fantastic year at Brown & Joseph helping our customers reduce their bad debt write offs. Among the biggest events [...]

2018-01-08T10:28:36+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Insurance, News|Comments Off on A Look at 2017: The Year in Review

Top 10 Insurance Events to Attend in 2018

Top 10 Insurance Events to Attend in 2018 If you work in the insurance industry, you won't want to miss these 10 networking and educational events this year.   NAMIC Commercial Lines Seminar Photo from namic.org When: Feb. 28-March 2, 2018 Where: Chicago, Illinois This event is designed for mid- to senior-level underwriters, [...]

2018-01-08T08:17:53+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Insurance|Comments Off on Top 10 Insurance Events to Attend in 2018

The Great Bitcoin Insurance Debate

The Great Bitcoin Insurance Debate You've no doubt heard of bitcoin, but what about bitcoin insurance? While there are a few bitcoin insurance policies floating around, there's still no widespread standard set in place. Only a handful of large, well-known insurance agencies will protect against bitcoin loss and theft. Why do we need bitcoin insurance? [...]

2018-01-05T16:41:08+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Articles, Financial, Insurance|Comments Off on The Great Bitcoin Insurance Debate

The Cyber Insurance Boom

The Cyber Insurance Boom According to the Insurance Information Institutes, losses due to hacking amounted to $1.5 billion in 2016, making cyber threats the third-largest global business risk. However, as hackers grow more intelligent and resourceful, so do their victims. One of the latest trends in the insurance industry is cyber insurance. Cyber insurance deals [...]

2017-12-19T11:04:16+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Articles, Insurance, Technology|Comments Off on The Cyber Insurance Boom