2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season predictions suggest an active year

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Colorado State University experts predict an above average level of storm activity. Meteorological experts at Colorado State University have released their 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season predictions. They predict that the six months starting in June will be more active than average. Last year was a particularly catastrophic year for storms from June through November. The most devastating was Hurricane Dorian, which came to a near rest over the Bahamas for 36 hours, leaving catastrophe behind. That was a massive Category 5 hurricane. It broke tropical storm intensity records for striking…

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Allstate coronavirus assistance announced for employees and customers alike

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The insurer has released its plans for supporting its workers and policyholders during the pandemic. An updated Allstate coronavirus support strategy has been released by the insurer. This reflects the company’s efforts to help both its employees and its policyholders throughout the COVID-19 state of emergency. The insurance company had already announced that it will cover personal vehicles for essential deliveries. Part of the Allstate coronavirus support already announced was that it would extend its auto insurance coverage. Typically, anyone using their personal vehicles for commercial purposes – such as…

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Life insurance policy availability for coronavirus coverage may soon shrink

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Insurers feel the COVID-19 pandemic comes with too many uncertainties to offer cover. Life insurance policy sales have been spiking since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the availability of this coverage may not continue as it has been. Insurers have been faced with a sudden and dramatic amount of unknown coverage data. Life insurance policy sales are based on the answers to several questions and the use of actuarial tables to determine each applicant’s rates. However, with the addition of the coronavirus pandemic, the factors influencing what an…

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Arkansas places moratorium on tornado insurance policies to protect homeowners

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The 60-day moratorium stops insurers from being able to cancel coverage to residents affected by Saturday’s twister. The Arkansas Insurance Department has issued a 60-day moratorium on the cancellation of tornado insurance policies. This move was made following the Jonesboro tornado that ripped through homes, a mall and other buildings. This is meant to stop insurers from cancelling coverage of affected Craighead County residents. Residents affected by the Jonesboro twister cannot have their tornado insurance policies cancelled due to non-payment for another 60 days. That said, it is only affected…

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FEMA announces 120-day NFIP grace period for flood policy renewals

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is lengthening this time from having been 30 days. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced the extension of the NFIP grace period for flood insurance policy renewals to 120 days. The National Flood Insurance Program’s limit used to be thirty days. The reason the NFIP grace period length has changed is that FEMA is aiming to provide customers with relief at the moment. It acknowledges that many people are struggling with financial hardships from the coronavirus pandemic. Therefore, the extension is meant to…

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Allstate eases delivery driver insurance terms in Oklahoma

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As the need for reliable deliveries skyrockets, those using personal vehicles enjoy loosened coverage rules. Allstate has voluntarily relaxed its regulations for delivery driver insurance for individuals using their personal vehicles for commercial reasons, said the Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner. The goal is to make it easier for people to receive food and medicine during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Oklahoma Insurance Department has stated that Allstate alerted regulators of its decision. The insurer wanted to ensure that delivery driver insurance was in place. This way, workers would be properly covered when…

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Bicycle repair business insurance for shops protects your financial future

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These types of store typically offer a wide variety of different kinds of products and services. Bicycle repair business insurance can look a lot like other types of store coverage. That said, it’s important to make sure your policies are fitted to your unique needs. Clearly, this may not be the same as those of a bookstore or hair cutter’s salon. Your company may offer repairs, product sales, as well as safety courses and other types of training. As a result, there are various types of bicycle repair business insurance…

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