The Institutes

How Most Insurance Companies Strangle Automotive Enthusiasm

 Friday, June 9, 2017

The media continually tells us that not enough young Americans are getting degrees in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Instead, they’re choosing careers in FIRE --- finance, insurance, and real estate. Why is this happening? The cynic in me has all sorts of unpleasant answers to that question, mostly having to do with the fact that you never see a Wall Street bank outsource its trading operations to Asia, but here’s another good, solid answer to the question: One of the major insurance agencies just announced that they were going to raise premiums on the Tesla Model S about thirty percent. They are doing this because they aren’t making enough money on Tesla policies.

Automotive Hail Claims Decrease Over 3-Year Period

 Friday, June 3, 2016


Automotive Redesigns Expected To Increase Claims Costs

 Monday, August 10, 2015

 Live Insurance News

St. Louis Child Strangled by Window Blinds Cord

 Wednesday, April 3, 2013


Most-stolen Ford Mustang model year may surprise you

 Wednesday, February 1, 2012

 USA Today

5 years after Wilma, South Florida struggles with insurance problems

 Monday, October 25, 2010

 The Bellingham Herald

Weakened Earl Mostly Spares East Coast, Insurers

 Tuesday, September 7, 2010

 The Wall Street Journal