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Is Your Broker Mediocre?
It may be a buyer's market, but choosing the best broker is far from easy. March 1, 2010
CFOs Head to the IASB
Finance chiefs from Hannover Re and FirstRand Banking are joining the standard-setting board. February 5, 2010
A Boost for Insurance Capital
Insurers could get a big regulatory-capital benefit by securitizing private-equity investments. But it's easier said than done. February 4, 2010
Bad Times for Brokers
The long soft market in insurance has been good for CFOs, but hard on agents and brokers. January 19, 2010
Fiduciary Liabilities: Are You Covered?
With lawsuits piling up against pension plan sponsors, individual fiduciaries would do well to protect themselves against financial risks, experts say. November 19, 2009
Employee-Benefit Cost Pressures Plague CFOs, Survey Finds
Perhaps in response, 33% said their companies were cutting average per-employee health-care costs and 26% said their employers would reduce their matches of their employees' 401(k) contributions. October 19, 2009
Cooling Off the Cash Burn
How William Goldstein, CFO of Integro, an insurance brokerage, helped the firm modify its great expectations. October 9, 2009
As Supply Outpaced Demand, Insurance Costs Slid
Despite a year that exposed risks around every corner, the total cost of risk fell in 2008. July 7, 2009
AIG Sells Shares to Fed: Papa's Little Dividend?
The New York Fed has agreed to get involved in the life insurance business by investing $25 billion in two special-purpose vehicles. June 25, 2009
Want to Cut Costs? Knock Down Your Credit Facility
MGIC, which writes mortgage insurance for lenders, decides to stop borrowing. June 17, 2009