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KPMG Loses More Staff & Clients in Continuing Fallout From S. Africa Gupta Scandal
KPMG LLP is continuing to lose staff and clients in South Africa more than a year after issuing a public apology for some of the work it did in the country, according to people familiar with the matter. A team …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 11:15 AM
Berlin-Based Insurtech Firm Coya Launches with Home Content Insurance – as a Start
Insurtech startup Coya has launched home content insurance cover, designed to be “affordable, transparent and easily accessible.” But Berlin-based Coya said home insurance is just the start and many other forms of insurance are planned. Coya’s flexible contracts can be …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 10:36 AM
Insured Losses from China’s Typhoon Mangkhut Estimated at US$1B-US$2B: AIR
Industry insured losses from Typhoon Mangkhut in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau will be between US$1 billion and US$2 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide. After making landfall in the Philippines, Typhoon Mangkhut doused a less …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 9:31 AM
AXA XL Names Moniz & Scully to Lead Excess Casualty Teams in Bermuda, Dublin, Respectively
AXA XL announced two senior promotions within its Excess Casualty Insurance business. Effective immediately Vivienne Moniz and Elaine Scully have been appointed as head of Excess Casualty, Bermuda, and head of Excess Casualty, Dublin, respectively. Their responsibilities will include driving …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 9:06 AM
UK Financial Firms Expect 5,766 Jobs to Move with Hard Brexit: 3rd Reuters Survey
As few as 630 UK-based finance jobs have been shifted or created overseas so far ahead of Brexit, while the number of jobs that UK-based financial institutions said they expected to move in the event of a “hard” Brexit is …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 8:29 AM
As Brexit Day Nears, 630 UK Financial Services Jobs Have Shifted to EU, Reuters Finds
As few as 630 UK-based finance jobs have been shifted or created overseas with just six months to go before Brexit, a far lower total than banks said could move after Britain’s surprise vote to leave the European Union, according …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 8:08 AM
Congress on Track to Double Size of U.S. Overseas Investment Agency
The head of the main U.S. agency for aiding developing country infrastructure projects said on Monday the ability to extend funding for such investments is expected to double if new legislation is approved by the U.S. Congress. Ray Washburne, president …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 5:00 AM
NAMIC Honors Rochman with Chairman’s Award
The insurance trade group National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies presented its Chairman’s Award to Julie Rochman, former president and CEO of the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, at the association’s annual convention in San Antonio. “Through her …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 5:00 AM
Workers Overdose On the Job and Employers Struggle to Respond
PORTLAND, Ore. — Jimmy Sullivan prepared for his job as a bricklayer the same way every morning for years: injecting a shot of heroin before leaving his car. The first time he overdosed on the job, in 2013 at a …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 5:00 AM
U.S. Safety Agency Targets Pilot Fatigue with Technology, Stricter Work Rules
U.S. accident investigators probing a San Francisco incident last year in which a jetliner was mere feet from landing on top of at least one other plane are poised to recommend new automated safety warnings and better pilot-fatigue protections. An …

POSTED SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 5:00 AM

Progressive Agent Articles - Insurance Basics

Auto Insurance Made Easy
Understanding insurance can often be like trying to learn a foreign language. Many find it confusing and intimidating. Fortunately, there's help. Here is a quick reference designed to help you understand some of the most common kinds of coverages. The reference was put together by The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies.

POSTED JANUARY 14, 2009 1:00 PM
Fact or Fiction: Uncovering Auto Insurance Myths
Like a teenager eager to try a new video game, playing before reading the rules, many drivers buy insurance without really understanding what they're buying. In the rush to feel “covered,” they can skip the details. That can lead to frustration. Following are five insurance myths heard by some of the more than 13,000 claims people at Progressive, one of the country’s largest auto insurance companies.

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2009 1:00 PM
Putting Insurance Companies to Work for You
Car insurance may be one of the last things that comes to mind when you think about saving time, but the insurance company you choose can actually have a big impact on your time should trouble strike.

POSTED MAY 06, 2009 1:00 PM
Car Insurance Myths Debunked
Do red cars really cost more to insure? Is Comprehensive coverage really comprehensive? Should you and your neighbor be paying the same amount for car insurance? Leading car insurer Progressive debunks a few of the more widely held myths.

POSTED AUGUST 27, 2009 1:00 PM
Six Steps To Take If You're In An Accident
Car accidents can wreak havoc on an otherwise peaceful day. Even if they’re minor, they can often create confusion. You might ask yourself, how should I react? What should I do? Leading car insurer Progressive offers these simple steps to follow after an accident.

POSTED NOVEMBER 05, 2009 1:00 PM
Used Car Buying Tips
Before you buy a used vehicle, here are a few tips from leading car insurer Progressive to make sure you're getting your money's worth.

POSTED JANUARY 04, 2010 1:00 PM
Cutting New-Car Costs
To help consumers control car costs—from sticker price to insurance premiums—The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies offers these tips.

POSTED MARCH 15, 2010 1:00 PM
Four Questions To Get The Right Auto Insurance
Having the right type of policy can help ensure that you, your employees and your business are all protected in the unfortunate event that one of your vehicles is involved in an accident.

POSTED MAY 17, 2010 1:00 PM
Take Action to Avoid Driving Distractions
It may seem harmless to answer a quick call, grab a bite to eat or let your dog ride in your lap when you're behind the wheel. But in 2008, accidents caused by distracted drivers injured about 515,000 people. It takes two hands, a sharp eye, and your full attention to safely drive your car. Anything that keeps you from doing so means you're driving while distracted, or "DWD."

POSTED OCTOBER 10, 2010 1:00 PM
Smart Tips for Insurance Shoppers
When buying a car, there's more to consider than the make and model. Price, size, gas mileage—even the way it feels behind the wheel—affect your decision. You also should weigh your options when buying auto insurance. With many brands and features and price ranges out there, it pays to do your homework.

POSTED JANUARY 31, 2011

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