February 19, 2021

DTC Insurance Company Lemonade Uses Art To Connect With Its Youthful Customers

Lemonade’s Instagram art

The insurance market is highly competitive, with big marketing budgets and highly recognizable mascots – like the Geico gecko and Progressive’s Flo.

The direct-to-consumer insurance company Lemonade (which went public in July) started four years ago in New York City offering renters’ insurance – the type of $60 per year policies  the  big guys didn’t want to bother with.

Lemonade’s strategy is to sign up customers for its inexpensive renters’ insurance policies, and keep them happy with customer service features like three-second, automated claims payouts. When those customers buy a home, adopt a pet or buy life

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Yahoo Finance: Dave Nadig Talks Inflation, Bitcoin & Volatility

For this week’s “ETF Report” on Yahoo Finance, with host Alexis Christoforous, ETF Trends’ CIO and Director of Research, Dave Nadig, was on hand to go over a variety of areas concerning the market, including rising interest rates, inflation, precious metals, and the continued struggles over a potential bitcoin ETF.

Starting with rising interest rates and the possible rise of inflation, Nadig feels the rising growth and earning expectations may be working for investors as far as positioning portfolios and other preparations. However, it is important to recognize that inflation may be here, but it may not be hitting the

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Pigeon Guys Face Tough Times: ‘Who Has the Money? Who Has the Roof?’

On a cold, rainy evening in December, a terrified pigeon crash-landed onto a table in the outdoor seating area of a retro-themed bar in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn.

Circling overhead was a Cooper’s hawk that had accidentally dropped the bird and certainly wanted its dinner back. The bar owners kept the scene from turning gruesome by quickly covering the bloodied pigeon with napkins until the predator flew away.

The cocktail drinkers may have been startled, but the pigeon, which had spent most of its life in a coop on a rooftop across the street, would require care before it was able

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Roaring Kitty Will Tell Congress He Was a True Believer in GameStop

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Keith Gill, the former MassMutual wellness education director who advocated for shares of GameStop in his free time, is prepared to tell a House committee on Thursday that he never provided investment advice for a fee and did not “solicit anyone to buy or sell the stock for my own profit.”

The statement made no mention of the fact

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AOG shutting off natural gas to some businesses with little warning

Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. (AOG) is shutting off gas supplies to some businesses with little notice.AOG is experiencing cuts to its gas supply from its providers, a news release from the company said. Those providers indicate the gas supply will be decreased by a third.It also shut down its CNG stations in the Fort Smith area.”Unfortunately, we’ve been notified that our gas supply is being reduced due to circumstances beyond our control,” Fred Kirkwood, Chief Customer Office, was quoted as saying in a news release.”In order to do everything possible to preserve gas access to our most critical customers including … Read More

No exam life insurance: Pros and cons

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When it comes to life insurance, both you and your life insurance company are basically making a business wager. Your side of the bet is that the total you’ll pay in premiums during the life of the policy will be lower than the benefit your family receives if you die while your policy is in force. Yet the life insurance company is betting the reverse — that you’ll pay more in premiums and fees than it’ll have to pay out at the end, or that your policy will expire before you die so no benefit ends up being

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