There is some controversy in the insurance industry about using credit ratings as an underwriting tool. One argument is that credit ratings are distinct from insurance and should not impact rates.
To say that cyber risks and hacking have become a big deal is not saying much at all. Risks from hacks and computer breaches are all over the news. We are glad to see this topic receiving greater recognition, but we are not entirely satisfied with the quality of discussion.
When buying a used car, it is crucial to register it with the manufacturer. You must do this in order to receive recall notices in a timely fashion.
Lending your car to a friend or family member seems like no big deal, right? Just a friendly helping hand you willingly extend. However, you must also consider the risks involved.
As the insurance industry continues to adopt the latest technological innovations, it’s important to do your homework to manage this transition smoothly. Read on to discover more about our recent experience with upgrading some of the tech at our office and what we learned in the process.
Imagine a day when your business is entirely virtual with no need for physical office space. Yes, some organizations have already adopted this model. But many haven’t, and we want to create that possibility for everyone.
People in the insurance industry often refer to flooding as the “new fire.” Fire related damages and claims were one of the most frequent claims, but in recent years, flooding has become much more common. That being said, fire is still a deadly beast and we have seen it strike our customers.
One of our priorities at The Shepherd Group is putting people in the know so they can make informed decisions. So we thought we would put together a guide to the most frequent questions and misconceptions customers have about their insurance.