John Schmidt

John is an Associate Editor at Corporate Insight.


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October 2016 Trends & Highlights, Election Edition: Firms Counsel for the Long Term While Esurance Makes Its Escape

November 08, 2016 by
As the results of the 2016 presidential election loom in the minds of Americans across the political spectrum, 15 firms took October to address the scariest thing outside of Halloween: the potential financial impact of this electoral season. Whether in the form of commentary, article, homepage image or infographic, resources frequently reminded investors to keep […]

Let Me Take a #Selfie: MasterCard Unveils Selfie Pay Abroad

October 05, 2016 by
Move over, The Chainsmokers. There’s a new #selfie game in town. Following limited tryouts in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands, MasterCard has released Identity Check Mobile in 12 European countries and plans to expand into the United States in the coming year. The new biometric service, more popularly known as selfie pay, allows users […]

The Sell-ebrity: How Celebrity Endorsements Boost the Insurance Industry

November 23, 2015 by
Roughly a century before Alex Trebek explained the jeopardy one faces without Colonial Penn Life Insurance, Travelers Life and Accident Insurance made the rounds with perhaps the most famous insurance spokesmen you’ve never heard of – Abraham Lincoln. Travelers Insurance Union Commanders Advertisement circa 1884 (Image Source: Library of Congress) A recent NPR investigation has […]