Day: April 5, 2019

Sharing on Social Media Could Drive Up Your Insurance

As insurers start to look to add social media to the data they review before issuing policies, you may want to think twice before posting to Facebook. Sharing social media posts that include risky behavior such as rock climbing or drinking at happy hour could end up increasing your life

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Premium Costs Will Rise as Climate Changes, Insurer Warns

Premium Costs Will Rise as Climate Changes, Insurer Warns

The world’s largest reinsurance firm, Munich Re, is sounding the alarm that changes to the climate could make insurance too expensive for many people. Munich Re blamed global warming for the more than $20 billion of losses that have occurred in California wildfires the past two years, saying decades of

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California Looks to Toughen New Data Privacy Law

California Looks to Toughen New Data Privacy Law

California consumers could gain even more power to sue companies for misusing their personal data under new bills introduced in the state legislature. Set to go into effect in 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is considered the nation’s most far-reaching data privacy law. Under the CCPA, consumers will

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Can You Spot the Phishing Emails? Google Wants You To

Can You Spot the Phishing Emails? Google Wants You To

Phishing scams are one of the most common forms of cyber attack, sent by hackers hoping to trick recipients into clicking a link to a fake website and stealing your password. One percent of emails sent today are phishing attempts, according to Google.  Now you can test yourself to see

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