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Spring at the Fed: What Does It Mean for Insurance Carriers?

Last week the Federal Reserve raised the Federal Funds Rate (its benchmark rate) for the second time in three months, to a range between 0.75 and 1.00 percent. That seems like a pittance, but there’s reason to believe that spring has finally arrived at the Fed. Experts predict at least two more hikes in 2017,... Read more »

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Innovation in the Insurance Industry

At Salt Associates we get to know lots of forward-thinking people in our industry.  One of these is Chris Murumets, Co-Founder of LOGiQ3 Group, an innovator in insurance services based in Toronto.  We were fortunate to be invited recently to the opening of LOGiQ3’s “CookHouse” facility in Toronto. CookHouse Lab is an open-collaboration... Read more »

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Heard On the Street

We talk with claims professionals every day. Lately we've been hearing some common themes related to their business challenges. Here are a few (do these sound familiar?): STD to LTD Transition In short, integrated disability isn’t working out like we planned.  Historically, the focus was on the workflow aspects of transition.  At what point in time... Read more »

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