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Insurance evolving for marijuana cultivation

Colorado is on the cutting edge of the insurance world as we continue to push the boundaries in the medical marijuana arena. The advent of recreational marijuana has changed the insurance landscape dramatically. Small medical dispensaries are being replaced by larger operations that require more complex insurance needs. What was once a simple insurance policy… Continue Reading Insurance evolving for marijuana cultivation

Options abound for life insurance consumers

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Options abound for life insurance consumers

While considering any type of insurance, weighing risks is a large part of determining which policies to pursue. For health insurance, one would consider overall health and age as risk factors. The healthier and younger one is, typically the less likely an expensive policy is needed. Prior to obtaining auto insurance, a consumer would consider… Continue Reading Options abound for life insurance consumers

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Cyber insurance grows amid troubles abroad

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Cyber insurance grows amid troubles abroad

Last year, vital information from 76 million households and 7 million small businesses was hacked from JPMorgan & Chase, the North Koreans allegedly breached Sony Pictures, and reported cyber attacks against Target, Neiman Marcus, Coca Cola, Home Depot and other companies cost banks an estimated $1 billion in damages. In fact, the number of international cyber… Continue Reading Cyber insurance grows amid troubles abroad

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The Wright Group Services consolidates with AssuredPartners

AssuredPartners Inc., through its subsidiary AssuredPartners of Colorado, has acquired The Wright Group Services. The agency specializes in employee benefits, property and casualty insurance and retirement services. Operations are based in Denver, with additional locations in Eagle and Colorado Springs. The agency will continue to operate under The Wright Group Services name and the local… Continue Reading The Wright Group Services consolidates with AssuredPartners

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New Moody Insurance Colorado Springs office opens

Rocky Mountain insurance provider Moody Insurance announced the opening of its new Briargate-area office, led by industry veterans Cheryl Harding and Erin Clay. The new office is located at 1880 Office Club Pointe in Colorado Springs. Both Harding and Clay are nationally recognized experts in the employee benefits field and specifically in the Colorado Springs market, working… Continue Reading New Moody Insurance Colorado Springs office opens

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May storms carry a $109 million price tag

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May storms carry a $109 million price tag

Thousands of Colorado homeowners and drivers have spent the past few weeks meeting with  insurance adjusters, along with car repair shops and roofing contractors getting “the fix” on Mother Nature’s latest round of damaging hail, wind and flooding. The series of May storms have caused an estimated $109.3 million in insured losses resulting from 28,442… Continue Reading May storms carry a $109 million price tag

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Catastrophe insurance

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Catastrophe insurance

Protections are available for local consumers in wake of floods, fires One draw of Colorado living, some would say, is the endless variety. The suburbs, the city, the country, the mountains and the plains; living here means there’s something for nearly everybody. But living in Colorado also means preparing for challenges as unique as the… Continue Reading Catastrophe insurance

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Kaiser Permanente plans Southern Colorado expansion

Kaiser Permanente Colorado plans to expand services and health plan offerings in Southern Colorado. In the next few years, Kaiser Permanente will begin offering specialty services at its medical offices in Southern Colorado, while also opening its Briargate Medical Offices to all ages, instead of the current 55 and older age restriction. In addition, the… Continue Reading Kaiser Permanente plans Southern Colorado expansion

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Judge Harlan Bockman’s decision regarding the city’s dispute with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) couldn’t be worse news for the city. The facts of the case are simple. When the city leased Memorial Health Systems to the University of Colorado Health in 2012, it received a payment of $259 million to cover potential… Continue Reading City’s dice roll on PERA comes up snake eyes

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Between Oct. 1 and Dec. 23, 42,771 Coloradans signed up for private health insurance that takes effect January 1, according to a news release from Connect for Health Colorado. Monday was a record day for shopping volume, with 5,354 Coloradans signing up. Connect for Health Colorado will continue to help people who complete the sign-up… Continue Reading 42,771 Coloradans sign up for health insurance

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