A Whole New Reason Your Insurance Claim May Be Denied

May 20, 2017 – Zurich Insurance has been around since 1872. It is responsible for brands that include Global Life and Farmers. In its 2016 report to shareholders, it noted cash ... Continue Reading →

Carbon Taxes Come to America

May 16, 2017 – A carbon tax block of states is forming in the American Northeast as I write this posting. Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts have legislation ready to ... Continue Reading →

Fintech AI Apps Will Stop Consumers From Making Risky Purchasing Decisions

April 18, 2017 – What if you are about to make a $1,000 purchase and put it on your credit card and an accompanying mobile app on your smartphone says “no?” That’s ... Continue Reading →

The Driverless Car Revolution is Getting Closer and It Means Big Changes

January 4, 2017 – Thomas Frey is a futurist and in his latest musing about autonomous vehicles he describes them as “the most disruptive technology in all history.” ... Continue Reading →

Politicians Call for Stock Exchanges to Back Climate Change Financial Disclosure for Listed Companies

December 20, 2016 – Back in 2013 The Guardian published the highlights of a report in the journal Climatic Change which analyzed corporate sources of anthropogenic carbon dioxide ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Talks About Universal Basic Income

December 11, 2016 – The idea of a universal basic income is one that is being looked at by many jurisdictions as they address the impacts of technology on work opportunity. Earlier ... Continue Reading →

Blockchain Forecast: 15% of Big Banks Will Be Using it by 2017

September 29, 2016 – Transferring money from one big bank to another, and from one currency and country to another currency and country should get a lot easier in 2017. Yesterday ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Talks About the Demonetizing of the Insurance Industry

September 27, 2016 – Yesterday I received one of Peter Diamandis’ email blasts and found it most intriguing. The focus was on how the insurance industry is being disrupted ... Continue Reading →

What to do About Investments in the Age of Climate Change

September 26, 2016 – For people my age (I’m retired) who are living on income earned from investments and committed to climate change mitigation, how do you make responsible ... Continue Reading →

A New Cryptocurrency Joins Bitcoin in the Growing Use of Fintech

June 22, 2016 – Over the last few days I have posted articles about business migrating to the cloud and the use of digital currencies. Yesterday The Royal Canadian Mint’s ... Continue Reading →