USAA insurance company is profitable again after a bad 2022

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That year was the first time in the insurer’s 102 years that it failed to bring in a profit The USAA insurance company has announced that it brought in a net income of $1.2 billion in 2023, following a rough 2022, in which it posted a net loss of $1.3 billion. The figures were released this month Even though the insurance company faced similar challenges that caused it to post a loss in 2022, it still managed to turn a profit.  The 2022 losses were the first time in the…

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North Dakota launches auto insurance cost comparison tool

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The state’s Insurance Department has released its annual survey results comparing prices North Dakota’s Insurance Department has released the results of its annual auto insurance cost comparison, as well as a helpful tool to help drivers in the state to find the coverage they need at the right price. The survey involved obtaining quotes for six-month policies The department obtained quotes from auto insurance companies in the state for 12 different hypothetical drivers seeking six-month policies. The purpose of the survey was to better understand how premiums vary among motorists…

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Gen Z’s Truth About Lying: A Tech Revolution in Insurance

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In an unexpected twist, the high rate of insurance application falsifications by Gen Z has become a catalyst for technological advancements within the insurance industry. NerdWallet’s 2024 Insurance Dishonesty Report reveals that 42 percent of Gen Z-ers have admitted to lying on insurance applications to secure better rates. This trend, while initially alarming, is driving significant innovation in how insurers handle data and assess risk. Generational and Gender Perspectives on Insurance Dishonesty Emerging trends highlight a generational and gender divide in attitudes towards insurance dishonesty. Men are generally more inclined…

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Allstate’s One Step Forward Two Steps Back in California Home Insurance Market

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In a move that has sent waves across the California home insurance market, Allstate, one of the nation’s leading insurance providers, has hinted at a conditional return to the state’s insurance landscape. This announcement comes amidst a backdrop of increasing challenges faced by homeowners and insurance companies alike, primarily due to the escalating risks of wildfires and other natural catastrophes. How Allstate’s Conditional Return Could Reshape California’s Home Insurance Market Allstate’s potential policy changes signify a critical juncture for California’s home insurance market. The insurer’s reliance on catastrophic modeling to…

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Florida Insurance Crisis Intensifies With Predictions of a Harsh Hurricane Season

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Florida Homeowners Brace for Busy Hurricane Season Amid Skyrocketing Insurance Rates Florida homeowners, already bearing insurance rates that nearly triple the national average, now face the grim prospect of an “explosive” hurricane season, casting shadows on the financial resilience of the state’s insurer of last resort. With home insurance premiums in the Sunshine State escalating to an average of $6,000 a year—a stark contrast to the national average of approximately $1,700—Governor Ron DeSantis has called the state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. “not solvent,” sparking concerns over its potential inability to…

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