People often (wrongly) believe income protection insurance would be paid out if the person was unable to work due to losing their job for any reason.
Just like how tax evasion brought down Al Capone, denying Russian ships protection and indemnity insurance could deliver a crushing economic blow to Vladimir Putin.
Booming prices for coastal properties are a mark of our reluctance to reckon with the climate change that is already upon us. We must start to properly account for and act on climate risk.
In a viscous cycle, it’s also becoming harder to get cyberinsurance.
A new analysis of this type of fraud shows it’s a growing problem that almost half of Americans consider an ‘acceptable’ crime.
That’s the big question at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP27, and it’s controversial.
About 9% of homeowner property claims nationwide are filed in Florida, yet 79% of lawsuits related to property claims are filed there.
Shariah law informs financial contracts and credit systems, and the growth of Islamic financing options provides an alternative to current debt-based banking systems.
Basic costs rise steeply for those who can least afford it.
Managed retreat is already common in flood-prone areas, but what about in neighborhoods at high risk from wildfires? Here are four ways communities can pull back for safety.
A health policy researcher explains how doctors determine their pay rates, and the system that lets them do it.
Some companies say they will cover travel expenses to help workers in states where abortion is illegal get the procedure, but doing so could pose legal challenges.
A digest of the week’s coverage of the war against Ukraine.
As if inflation weren’t enough of a problem in general, the insurance industry has a whole different reason to increase premiums.
Australia’s policies prevent the necessary action to not only address cities’ contribution to climate change, but also to protect cities from its impacts.
Building houses better at withstanding the impacts of climate change is one way we can protect ourselves in the face of future catastrophic conditions.
Disaster victims in Australia can wait months or years for insurance payouts – or can’t afford the premiums at all. As climate change worsens, we need a radical rethink.
The less we are insured, the higher the premiums, the more the government has to help, and the less are insured. A model used overseas points to a way out.
Covid has led to delays in consumers receiving everything from furniture to groceries. This is how we might reshape supply chains after the pandemic.
Although insurance is important in natural disaster recovery, government and property owners also play an important role in protecting Canadians against the impact of catastrophic weather events.