July 05, 2018

Pride Month: A Life Insurance Marketing Opportunity Harnessed by Few and Missed by Many

Research shows fewer LGBT individuals work with a financial professional compared to the general population, despite same-sex couple families having higher savings, income and investible assets on average than other family types. Though this underserved market presents a multitude of opportunities for insurers, only 27% of Life Insurance Monitor firms harness the publicity surrounding June’s […]

July 03, 2018

P&C Quarterly Mobile Highlights and Innovations

Following a stellar first quarter of 2018, property and casualty insurance firms continued to innovate in the second quarter by embracing the latest technology, employing dramatic design updates and improving accessibility on mobile platforms. April was an important month for mobile app features, as two firms in our P&C Insurance Monitor coverage group sought to […]

June 07, 2018

Americans Are Growing More Afraid to Ride in an Autonomous Car

When Corporate Insight attended the 2018 Auto Insurance Report National Conference, host Brian Sullivan predicted that we are at least five years away from a fully autonomous car. Recent setbacks to Tesla’s and Uber’s autonomous research programs indicate that numerous hurdles remain before a vehicle is designed that can drive itself completely independently of a […]

August 11, 2017

P&C Quarterly Mobile Highlights and Innovations

Over the past several months, P&C firms have continued to expand mobile capabilities, with changes spanning from new in-app payment options to updated designs. With these mobile innovations, firms demonstrate an industry-wide emphasis on customization, cross-platform experience consistency, efficient customer service and navigation-centric design. In June, Farmer’s updated its one-time payment option by allowing clients […]

March 24, 2017

Firms Seek Client Input

As firms develop new capabilities, helping them modify features to meet client needs, feedback is a valuable tool. USAA recently launched a USAA Labs microsite, describing it in an article as a way for clients to participate as the firm innovates, similar to focus groups. The new microsite shares elements of Liberty Mutual’s private site […]

November 23, 2015

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

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 […]

July 09, 2015

King vs. Burwell – Healthcare Firms React to Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court’s recent decision to preserve the subsidies/premium tax credits for healthcare plans purchased on public exchanges, regardless of whether they are state-run or provided directly through Healthcare.gov, has sparked a frenzy of headlines across the industry. Healthcare insurers want to ensure that consumers understand the implications of the decision on their current and […]

April 15, 2015

Slide Deck: Responsive Design in the Retirement and Insurance Industries

The emergence of versatile and intuitive tablets and mobile phones has sparked a shift in web development, from mobile websites and apps to multi-platform responsive websites. The responsive design shift is a targeted approach for the construction and visual structure of sites, with the goal of providing an optimal user experience across all devices. In […]

March 03, 2015

Oscar Pays You to Walk

Oscar Healthcare Insurance uses innovative marketing, client-centric service, and technology to differentiate itself. The firm's latest promotions include a Misfit pedometer that syncs to the Oscar app.