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We are the Insurance Information Institute. Since 1960, the "Triple I" has had a single mission: To improve public understanding of insurance—what it does and how it works. We are here to serve everybody: consumers; students and educational institutions; insurance professionals; government and regulatory organizations; and the media. Learn More
About the Industry How Insurance Drives Economic Growth

This I.I.I. white paper explores the expansive contributions the insurance industry makes to society, and specifically describes 10 ways in which insurers and reinsurers drive economic growth under three broad categories: safety/security; economic/financial stability; and economic development. 

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Disasters + Preparedness Insurance for wildfires

If the area where you live is at risk for wildfires, make sure to take appropriate measures to protect your home against these catastrophically destructive events. Take the time now to review evacuation procedures, make a home inventory and review your insurance coverage.

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Insight + Analysis

Insurance Industry Inflation Watch - May 2018

Headline inflation rose by 2.8 percent in May 2018 vs. May 2017, which is the largest 12-month increase since the period that ended on February 2012. Core CPI rose 2.2 percent for the 12 months ending May 2018—the highest 12-month increase since the period ending February 2017. 

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I.I.I. Glossary

OPTIONS- Contracts that allow, but do not oblige, the buying or selling of property or assets at a certain date at a set price.

COVERAGE- Synonym for insurance.

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Insurers Provide Stability To Financial Markets And The Overall Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org  Kim Kirchner, Coburn Communication: (212) 536-9837; Kim.Kirchner@coburnww.com   NEW YORK – (June 05, 2018) – While consumers understand insurance as protection against financial loss, the… Read More

Be Calm Before The Storm: Forming Tropical Depression Is A Reminder To Update Insurance Protection Ahead Of Hurricane Season

For immediate release New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org   NEW YORK, May 15, 2018 — The official start of hurricane season has always been June 1. Yet, tropical weather pays little heed to the calendar. Read More

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