The unlikely failure of the catastrophe bond market won't trigger a financial crisis like the one a decade ago.
The Trump administration has proposed a major revamp of the National Flood Insurance Program since its inception in 1968. Here's why it needs fixing.
Weather-related catastrophic events have cost Canadians more than $17 billion in the past decade. That only stands to grow, unless building codes change to make homes more resilient.
Labor's proposed amendments to the Coalition's Protecting Your Super Bill would have cost young Australians $400 million a year.
For the few cases that go awry, the main problems are pre-existing medical conditions and escape attempts.
These reorganizations may provide roadmaps for other nonprofits to follow if they face abuse allegations in the #MeToo era.
Three-quarters of insurance executives believe artificial intelligence will revolutionise the industry within a few years. It promises lower premiums, but brings ethical risks too.
The differences between owners and the growing number of renters, and between rural and urban areas, point to explanations other than affordability for the one-in-two Australians who are underinsured.
As House Democrats prepare their agenda for the next two years, dealing with America's massive fiscal gap should be at the top of their list.
As cyberattacks and hacking become more common, businesses and private individuals are realizing that cleaning up from digital destruction can be expensive.
Convincing people to see and appreciate the threats posed by climate change is one of the great challenges of our day. Insurers may be able to succeed where scientists and educators have failed.
Insurer John Hancock now requires customers to use activity trackers for life insurance policies. Here's how that will put life insurance and even mortgages out of reach for many people.
As Hurricane Florence is expected to pound the Carolinas with significant flooding, an insurance expert explains how the program designed to help the millions affected recover.
Dud insurance is the tip of the iceberg.
Cities around the world, including Toronto, are building housing on flood plains knowing the risks in the era of climate change. Here's why that will contribute to growing inequality in our cities.
Many vulnerable workers aren't covered for work-related injuries and illness. Employment law is largely a federal matter while compensation schemes are state-run, but there's a way to fix the problem.
Crop insurance cushions farmers against natural disasters, but it also can lead them to overuse resources and reduce their incentive to adapt to climate change.
While disaster insurance would go a long way in averting losses, demand for cover is still lower than expected.
The changes could save members up to A$3 billion, but they don't tackle the problems of total disability insurance.
Consumer law requires legal agreements to be transparent – so how does this apply to complicated terms and conditions we're expected to read?