Iowa homeowners insurance customers are the next to face this struggle

homeowners insurance - Person stressed - Iowa Site

California, Florida, and Louisiana property owners can relate to the Iowan coverage issues Homeowners insurance customers across Iowa are discovering that obtaining coverage isn’t as easy as it once was as a number of insurers have decided to take their business elsewhere. The companies have been leaving Iowa recently The homeowners insurance companies that have decided to leave the state say that they are doing so due to the rising number of severe storms the state is facing, and the skyrocketing costs associated with paying for the repairs.  According to…

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Latin America’s Insurance Industry Braces for Rare ENSO Climate Impact

ENSO - Impact El Nino - Latin America

Latin America is bracing for a unique climatic phenomenon that could significantly impact its insurance sector. Experts from the Swiss Re Institute have highlighted the necessity of both adaptation and mitigation to increase resilience against severe weather events prompted by the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) cycle. This cycle, predicted to shift rapidly between its phases, presents a substantial challenge to the region’s ability to protect itself from the resulting disruptions. The Phenomenon of ENSO El Niño and La Niña Explained The El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a climate pattern that…

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Allstate’s auto insurance app users have 25 percent fewer severe crashes

Auto insurance - 25% less serious accidents

The insurer’s research showed that its Drivewise app customers are safer behind the wheel The Allstate auto insurance Drivewise app is no longer anything new, and customers across America are using it to help ensure that the premiums they pay are based on their habits, in the hopes of saving money. According to the insurer, those drivers are also safer drivers The insurer provides its customers with the choice to opt in to use its auto insurance app, which offers safe driving support and tracks general vehicle use behaviors.  Allstate…

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This year to be a period of auto insurance rate increases

Auto Insurance rates - not affordable

After years of rising price trends in much of the country, 2024 is likely to continue the trend The price of everything appears to be continuing to rise, and many experts predict that auto insurance rates will be among those increasing prices consumers must face. Coverage since the pandemic has steadily become more expensive The cost of auto insurance depends on several factors, including everything from an individual’s driving record to the type of vehicle they drive, and a number of other elements depending on the state in which they…

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Travelers Insurance Increase in California as High as Almost 27% for Some

Travelers Insurance Rates Higher

In a move that underscores the growing financial impact of climate change on the insurance industry, Travelers Insurance, one of California’s leading home insurers, has announced significant rate hikes and policy non-renewals due to increased wildfire risk. This development is poised to reshape the insurance landscape in California, signaling a critical shift as insurers deal with the escalating threat of natural disasters. Understanding the Rate Hikes The Details of the Increase Travelers Insurance, the sixth largest property and casualty insurer in California as of 2022, has received approval to raise…

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