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Reassess Your Auto Insurance Policy
by Ehsan Rasul

As one of the most purchased types of insurance, many auto insurance holders do not realize that the premium they pay is not a permanently set price. Insurance companies factor in a number of variables when deciding the price of a policy. Over time

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Car Insurance Rates in Alberta
by Ehsan Rasul

You might have noticed an increase in your car insurance rates in Alberta over the last few years. Unfortunately, the repair of vehicles is more expensive than ever and there are still a large number of crashes, especially in Calgary and Edmonton. So w

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Car insurance prices in Edmonton
by Ehsan Rasul

Edmonton definitely lives up to its nickname, “Gateway to the North.” Being the fifth largest city in Canada and the home of almost 1 million people, Edmonton is flourishing. Together with its infrastructure growth and population, there is an incre

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Cheaper Auto Insurance in Calgary
by Ehsan Rasul

There is no doubt that cheaper auto insurance in Calgary can be got in a number of ways. While a little bit of effort and time needs to be taken out of your day in order to achieve it, you should be able to come away with some more affordable quote

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Cheap Car Insurance in Calgary
by Ehsan Rasul

In Calgary, driving isn’t always easy. Drivers must face weather that can change quickly, and heavy traffic during rush hours. Regardless, you’ll always require car insurance, whether you are a daily commuter, weekend adventurer, or occasional

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Insurance Needs Real-Time Now
by Steve Kaukinen

Insurance needs Real-Time now to benefit from lower costs and immediate confirmation between all stake-holders in the insurance distribution vertical. However, Real-Time transactions are too rare in insurance. The most obvious example is D2C insurers

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How insurers can incentivize resilience
by Glenn McGillivray

The main purpose of insurance is to aid in personal, corporate and societal recovery by providing indemnification for losses that might otherwise cause financial failure. However, insurance has several secondary functions, including acting as a mechani

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The battle over connected car data has arrived. Insurers are not prepared.
by Jameson Berkow

Passenger vehicles are producing unprecedented amounts of data as more and more ‘connected cars’ hit the road. Whoever controls that data could be destined to control the future of auto insurance as well. Canadian insurers have been looking to p

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Is California wildfire becoming uninsurable?
by Glenn McGillivray

[caption id="attachment_9292" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Debris being removed from a private residence in Santa Rosa, Ca. The rock outbuilding left standing had been used as a wine cellar, according to the home owner. The Corps, under the directi

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Is Insurance Ready for a Perfect Storm?
by Steve Kaukinen

A perfect storm is an event in which a rare combination of circumstances drastically aggravates an event. We are in a 4th industrial revolution. A technology driven revolution which led to the term “Insurance 4.0”. Insurance 4.0 is defined as a