One interviewee in our study described having compiled a database of more than 150 interactions with insurers or their representatives over the two months since they were caught up in a disaster.
Hospitals have a lot of room to reduce, reuse and recycle supplies – as many were forced to discover during the pandemic.
Even though Canadians and Americans living in the Pacific Northwest share the same earthquake risk, far more Canadians than American homeowners buy earthquake insurance. Why?
As more provinces legislate no-fault auto insurance, drivers should be told that the system places tight restrictions on their right to be heard in court and reduces benefits.
Instead of telling people to buy more of the right type of insurance, we should be asking how insurance can work better for people.
Cybersecurity risks are evolving rapidly. How can they be more effectively assessed and managed?
How climate change and other human actions have combined to create conditions for explosive wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington state.
More financial services should target low-income households in South Africa.
Neighborhood characteristics like pollution from busy roads, widespread public transit use and lack of community-based health care are putting certain communities at greater risk from COVID-19.
Reopening state economies too soon risks a second wave of the pandemic, and a surge in medical costs. Anyone who pays insurance premiums and taxes will be picking up the tab.
Insurance companies are paying out hefty claims due to COVID-19. Here's how catastrophe bonds come into play.
A new study estimates that mangroves prevent over $65 billion in damage from coastal storms every year, and says mangrove protection should be funded in the same way as infrastructure like seawalls.
This reorganization may provide roadmaps for other nonprofits to follow if they face abuse allegations in the #MeToo era.
The flu shot is a bargain – and people are more likely to get it if they know that.
It seems no traditional finance company is safe from the marauding tech giants.
Most homes are not as cyclone-ready as they could be. It seems lower insurance premiums aren't enough of an incentive for owners to upgrade their homes, but a new study points to some solutions.
As climate change intensifies the risk of wildfires in California, insurers are dropping coverage for many homeowners.
Young people continue to cancel their private health insurance despite discounts to entice them to stay. Instead, we should reduce their premiums based on their likelihood of needing health care.
The decision of Suncorp to dump coal, just months after the re-election of the Morrison government, makes it clear that insurers can't afford wishful thinking.
The Fed's decision to cut interest rates for the first time since 2008 could lead to economic policies that are even more reckless.