The CPI-U—the popular measure of consumer prices, sometimes called headline inflation—rose by 2.2 percent in February 2018 vs. February 2017. The U.S. economy is still growing nicely, but capacity constraints might increase the likelihood of near-term price increases. Many forecasters project headline CPI for 2018 to range between 1.7 and 2.8 percent.
FUTURES- Agreement to buy a security for a set price at a certain date. Futures contracts usually involve commodities, indexes or financial futures.
EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY COVERAGE- Liability insurance for employers that covers wrongful termination, discrimination and other violations of employees’ legal rights.See Full Glossary
Thanks to Workers Compensation Research Institute - WCRI for hosting an outstanding experts’ forum at their 34th Annual Issues & Research Conference. In case you missed the conference, our live-tweet is archived on Twitter with the hashtag, #IIIResearch. #WorkersComp #WCRI18
More than 75% of #backseat passengers wear seat belts (according to NHTSA). Let’s work to make it #100%! #Carsafety means being sure everyone is buckled up before hitting the road. #clickit #safety #airbags
Insurers go all-in on marshaling their considerable resources to meet the needs of that elusive "millennial" generation. Case in point, Travelers Insurance rolls out Traverse, its customizable renters insurance brand created to attract and, more importantly, serve younger customers. The Wall Street Journal has the details. https://on.wsj.com/2DN3OfQ
Letting your #teenager get behind the wheel doesn’t have to be scary. Talk to your kids about how they can help prevent #teendriving crashes: #IIIresearch #safety #driving
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teens. Immaturity and lack of driving experience are the two main factors leading to the high crash rate among young people ages 15-19. Teens’ lack of experience affects their recognition of and response to hazardous situations and results...
#Motorcyclesafety is everybody’s job. Learn the facts to help make sharing the road safer. #IIIresearch #crash #safety
Motorcyclists are more vulnerable on the road and are more likely to be injured or killed than car occupants. Motorcycle crashes cost billions of dollars per year in direct costs such as emergency services, medical costs including rehabilitation, property damage, loss of market productivity includin...
New study unveiled at Workers Compensation Research Institute - WCRI Conference 2018 looks at prescription #opioid pain treatment’s effect on temporary #disability benefits in 28 states. #WCRI18 #WorkersComp #IIIResearch
Don’t test your luck on #StPatricksDay. Celebrate responsibly and always let a designated driver take the wheel. #ErinGoBraugh from your friends at the I.I.I. Check the link in comments for more information!
"We can't rebuild all the infrastructure. We can't fix every roof or give everyone back their electricity. But we can give the kids a place to play." - Marlene Ibsen, CEO and president, The Travelers Foundation. Like many of us, the people at #Travelers saw the devastation left by Hurricane Maria and looked further afield for ways to rebuild not just homes and businesses, but also to restore communities and bridge cultures. Watch how a team of 35 mostly Connecticut-based Travelers employees traveled to the town of Yabucoa to help restore a cherished local baseball diamond as the focal point in the lives of hundreds of kids. https://cour.at/2teJqEE #HartfordCourant #PuertoRicoStrong
The I.I.I. is proud to be a part of February Insurance Career Month! Learn more about the Insurance Career Movement and the incredible range of opportunities to earn, grow, learn, and serve your community.
Check out why the #insurance industry is where you’ll be able to follow virtually any career path or life goal you can think of: #ICM #Millennials #InsuranceCareersMonth
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; email@example.com NEW YORK, March 2, 2018— With winter storm and severe wind conditions hitting a large swath of the Northeast, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) offers the following information on insurance coverage: Auto Po… Read More
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