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Reinsurance Surplus Subdues the Premium Tide

September 3, 2013 Insurance Topics 2

The reinsurance industry has reached its highest surplus in history – about $515B. This is despite the fact that 10…Read More

Staying Afloat: Flood Insurance Is A Taxpayer Burden

July 1, 2013 Insurance Topics 3

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is in debt. About $24 billion in debt to be exact. It’s part of…Read More

Opening A Window Into Health Care’s Future

May 1, 2013 Insurance Topics 3

Technology promises amazing innovations that can support longer and healthier lives. But what will it cost us as individuals and…Read More

Who Should Be Doing Insurance Predictive Modeling? Actuaries or Statisticians?

March 1, 2013 Insurance Topics 2

After writing several articles on insurance predictive modeling, I noticed that there were as many statisticians doing predictive modeling as…Read More

Predictive Modeling Integration Is Coming

March 1, 2013 Insurance Topics 2

The future of predictive modeling will not be limited to workers’ compensation. My recently-released article, “The Next Great Thing in…Read More

Predictive Modeling ‘s Impact on Agents and Brokers—and Their Clients

October 2, 2012 Insurance Topics 5

Leader’s Edge magazine just published my article on how predictive modeling will affect agents and brokers who sell commercial insurance –…Read More

Why Karen Farris Is Among My Heroines

June 5, 2012 Insurance Topics 0

Karen Farris, one of the first female executives in the male-dominated insurance industry, is featured in this month’s issue of…Read More

Predictive Modeling Integration: How Long Must We Wait?

May 29, 2012 Insurance Topics 5

Predictive modeling will change insurance forever! I got psyched about this when, for a current assignment, I re-read my article…Read More

My Awesome Birthday Present

May 28, 2012 Insurance Topics 0

I got the most wonderful “gift” for my birthday last Friday. While I was net surfing, I saw that the…Read More

Workers’ Compensation Predictive Modeling

May 1, 2012 Insurance Topics 9

My article on workers’ compensation predictive modeling was just posted by Contingencies, the magazine of the American Academy of Actuaries…Read More