State Farm halts all federal campaign donations in light of the Capitol riots

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The insurer has been among the largest local corporate donators to United States lawmakers. Top rival insurance giants State Farm and Allstate have been among the largest sources of local corporate federal campaign donations. However, the former of the two has announced that it has stopped giving to those causes. State Farm had been a heavy hitter for donations, including to lawmakers voting against Biden’s win certification. The insurance company is also one of the top sources of federal campaign donations among all Illinois corporations. However, State Farm has announced…

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3 Key Financial Decisions That Impact Company Profitability

Profitability is the critical factor that determines the success or failure of a business. It is also one of the significant indicators of the operational efficiency of a firm. But most importantly, profitability defines the return on investments, which is why it hugely depends on the company’s financial decisions. Like any other situation, decision making in an organization is essential to make the best use of available resources. It is essential to pursue and keep up with a significant financial decision because they define the route towards the organizational goals.…

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Nearly 3 in 10 Americans lost health insurance last year, says study

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A ValuePenguin study revealed that 29 percent lost their plans in 2020, and many remain uninsured. Twenty-nine percent of Americans lost health insurance coverage during 2020, say the results of a ValuePenguin healthcare study. Among those who did lose their coverage, more than half continue to be uninsured in 2021. It should be noted that the study was a limited one, involving only 2,000 participants. Therefore, the accuracy of its representation of nationwide trends has been called into question. That said, the research suggested that 45 percent of consumers seeking…

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Cyber insurance companies could lose $90 million to SolarWinds hack

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Insurers will need to foot the bill for many costs such as incident response and forensic services. The SolarWinds hack is expected to cost cyber insurance companies about $90 million total for covering forensic services and incident response services for compromised clients. That said, many experts are saying that this expense could have been significantly higher. “Although the SolarWinds attack is a cyber catastrophe from a national security perspective, insurers may have narrowly avoided a catastrophic financial incident to their businesses,” said BitSight director of insurance programs and partnerships, Samit…

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Deep fake insurance losses will test cyber policies, cautions CyberCube

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A cyber analytics specialist is cautioning of the danger and cost of these videos and audio files. CyberCube, cyber analytics specialist, is cautioning the industry that deep fake insurance losses may test the strength of insurers selling cyber coverage. It pointed out that these videos and audio files are increasingly found in cyberspace and could cause a major threat to covered businesses and their insurers alike. According to the report, the threat could become a major one within the next couple of years. This technology provides cyber criminals with powerful…

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Aon insurance broker ends relationship with Trump Organization

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This breaks the coverage relationship with the company’s hotel, luxury residence, and golf course business. The Aon insurance broker has ceased its business relationship with the Trump Organization. This includes the hotel, luxury residence, and golf course business run by Donald Trump Jr and Eric Trump. The broker has acted at a time when companies and New York City are severing ties with Trump-owned businesses. At the time this article was written, the details of the Aon insurance broker’s withdrawal from the Trump Organization have not yet been revealed. However,…

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How to Get Insurance to Pay for Water Damage Restoration

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Water can cause a lot of damage to your home. Whether it’s a flood, sewer backup, or a burst pipe, it can cause quite a bit of destruction. Luckily, insurance companies will pay for most of the unexpected water damage that occurred in your home. Still, if you want to make sure your claim is successful, there are a few things you should be mindful of. Here’s what you can do if you’re wondering how to get insurance to pay for water damage restoration: How to Get Homeowners Insurance to…

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