Why We Ask. Life Insurance Matters

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A new widow left with inadequate life insurance urges every family to make sure they have enough. In this Pekin Insurance video, new widow Catina Lawyer says that life insurance matters for everyone, even younger people, and explains what a difference good life insurance would have made for her.

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The pace of change within the global payment’s technology space is still at full speed with no sign of slowing down. While traditional incumbents have until recently taken comfort in their size and decades of dominance, new digital-only challenger banks are ramping up and making a huge impact on the global financial landscape.

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The following article looks at Big Tech and its impact on the financial services sector. Whilst competition from small fintech startups will certainly take away some market share from traditional banks, the impact of “GAFA” could be huge. The fintech movement did more than unbundle banking and its core services — it spurred financial inclusion across Asia, increased overall economic growth, and made significant inroads into the finance value chain. The born-digital companies brought technology to the forefront, attacking the traditional risk-averse sector from various points — digital payments, insurance, P2P lending, and investment management, among other avenues.

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How Fintechs Expanding in Latin America Can Build Trust with SMEs

Article | August 4, 2022

Small businesses in emerging economies are notoriously underfinanced. Despite making up over 99.5% of the economy in Latin America, SMEs face a financing gap in the trillions of dollars. For example, up to 78% of small businesses in Argentina and 45% in Peru struggle to grow because of financial constraints. Numerous articles and institutional white papers point to the lack of trust between banks and SMEs as a major cause of this financing gap. Banks simply do not know how to accurately calculate small business risk, especially in volatile economies in Latin America, so they offer high interest rates or pass on providing credit altogether.

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Could Google Acquire Tesla For $250 Billion?

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In the following analysis, we take a look at why Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) could be an attractive acquisition target for Google (NASDAQ:GOOG). We break down our analysis into three parts: what Tesla would stand to gain, what Google would stand to gain, and a scenario where Tesla’s value could rise to $1.5 trillion aided by a deal with Google.

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Greater Than AB, the leading AI-based Insurtech provider, today announced its extended collaboration with Zurich Insurance leveraging the Enerfy platform to offer a fleet usage-based insurance for one of their new mobility customers within the United Kingdom. The common goal is to enable dynamic pricing and leverage the risk insight to improve road safety and reduce the environmental impact through the fleet of fuel, hybrids, and electric cars. The dynamic insurance offering, maintained by Greater Than's AI-based platform Enerfy, is an optimal solution for car-sharing services, including real-time risk insight and pricing through the Enerfy Risk Portfolio Tracker and is implemented on the fleet across the UK. "The pursuit and adoption of truly innovative technology for the benefit of our customers is a pillar of Zurich UK's current and future ambitions. Therefore, along with Greater Than, offering this flexible and transparent customer solution with a real focus on improving road safety and minimizing environmental impact is a very positive step for us. We are thrilled to collaborate with a significant and longstanding customer of ours, as they are at the forefront of environmental and safety in the new mobility industry", - says Duncan Fletcher, South East Region Major Customer Manager at Zurich.

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