Category: Opinion

Torture Numbers and They’ll Confess to Anything

I just read an article that referenced a ‘study’ that said that only 11% of ‘people’ find insurance agents and brokers to be trustworthy. I’m reminded of a couple of quotations: “Torture numbers and they’ll confess to anything” and “The Devil can quote scripture to suit his purpose.” That’s why I don’t put a lot of stock into articles and ‘studies’ that appear to be solutions (or conclusions) in search of problems.

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Saving the Consumer

Do you believe that most insurance industry advertising wrongly leads consumers to believe that insurance is a commodity differentiated only by price? If so, should something be done about it? If so, what? Learn what one NY insurance agent is doing about it….

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What’s the Hurry?

Personal lines insurtechs say they can sell you a policy in 60 seconds. Now traditional insurers are claiming they can sell you a commercial lines policy in 5 minutes. What’s the hurry?

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