Our Perspective

  • Making Sense of Irrational Buying Behavior

    By Marcy Updike|November 02, 2015|English

    Have you ever started a diet only to cave the first time you are offered a slice of chocolate cake? Be honest…we all do it. I will admit to starting and ending a diet in the same week. Why does this happen? Yes, willpower is a problem, but is...

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  • Reinsurance Recoverables – Are They Ignored Assets?

    By Joaquin Orejas |September 15, 2015|English

    Reinsurance recoverables can be one of the largest assets on any insurance company's balance sheet and, like the bonds in which insurance companies typically invest, they are subject to credit risk. On the one hand, investment departments of insurance...

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  • Baby Boomers - Ready, Set, Retirement? [Infographic]

    By Jay Curran|September 14, 2015|English

    As baby boomers in the U.S. close in on their golden years, they’re looking for help from advisors and experts to manage their changing financial and medical needs. As we’ve discussed in earlier posts, this generation is living longer than...

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  • Boomers: Can They Afford the Golden Years?

    By Jay Curran|August 23, 2015|English

    In Part I of this series, we explored the boomers’ mindset as consumers. In this segment we will examine who they are as employees and their use of technology, plus take a look at the financial picture for those entering their Golden Years. You...

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  • Insurance Models That Appeal to Millennials

    By Joanne Tan|August 11, 2015|English | Français

    Millennials have shown a clear shift in interests and priorities from other generations. They are willing to pay more for a product so long as they perceive its added value. To appeal to millennials, insurers need to deviate from the traditional approach...

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  • Boomers: Golden Years, Golden Opportunity

    By Jay Curran|July 21, 2015|English

    Almost every day we hear more information on the significance of any given segment of our population. Blogs, news articles and new research are all coming out fast and furious on the baby boomers and millennials, offering the latest insights on consumer...

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