Tag: USA

Compulsory motor insurance for drivers but optional for insurers? Why are American motor insurers refusing to insure?

By: Insurancepe May 22, 2024

It’s common knowledge that motor insurance is compulsory by law (in India, the USA and most other countries). In an economy like the USA where there is a lot of
The big leak: How trade sanctions on Russia are failing
Russia’s dark fleet – crude oil tankers with “insurance”?

By: Insurancepe March 19, 2024

Western sanctions on Russian oil have had unexpected consequences for insurance of crude oil tankers, here’s how. A recent investigation and documents leaked to Financial Times and Danish investigative journalism
Father of Life Insurance

By: Insurancepe April 10, 2023

Elizur Wright, a 19th century American who started his career as a mathematician is widely considered to be the father of life insurance. In 1844, there was a public auction

By: Insurancepe March 3, 2023

While the Legend still lives through his music, he would have turned 88 years old on 8th January 2023. But did you know Elvis apparently never had a life insurance
Cold and Distant” – How METLIFE tackled this perception of Insurance Companies?

By: Insurancepe December 7, 2022

In the 80s, insurance companies in the USA were often thought to be as “cold and distant”. Marketing to attract customers in such an environment proved difficult. However, one insurance
International Literacy Day (ILD) – 8th September, 2022

By: Insurancepe September 23, 2022

International Literacy Day (ILD) is celebrated to remind ourselves of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and to advance the literacy agenda towards a
Little Boy and Fat Man – Insurance

By: Insurancepe August 5, 2022

On 6 August, 1945 the USA dropped ‘Little Boy‘ on the town of Hiroshima. To commemorate this unfortunate day, the city of Hiroshima holds the Peace Memorial Ceremony for the

By: Insurancepe May 10, 2022

Barber’s Insurance – This unique insurance cover is designed for a specific profession and is commonly sold in developed countries like the UK, US and Australia. Barbers’ insurance is a