Annmarie Geddes Baribeau

Geddes Baribeau is a contributing writer. She is president of Insurance Communicators, LLC. She has been covering property/casualty insurance for more than 30 years.
Coming to a Highway Near You
P&C Coming to a Highway Near You
Autonomous trucks are just around the corner. Is the insurance industry ready?
November 30, 2020
Where Are We Going?
P&C Where Are We Going?
While commercial auto rates climb continuously, the industry is struggling to co...
September 30, 2020
COVID-19 Reality Check
Health+Benefits COVID-19 Reality Check
The spread of the coronavirus has exposed some early vulnerabilities and future ...
April 28, 2020
Climate Appetite
P&C Climate Appetite
Increasing losses due to weather-related risks are changing the appetite for cer...
January 21, 2020
Budding Business
P&C Budding Business
Marijuana business insurance is growing in sophistication but features the hallm...
April 22, 2019
Making a Lasting Impression
Brokerage Ops Making a Lasting Impression
In a drag-and-drop world, copyright infringement is easy—and expensive.
November 30, 2015
Confusion Reigns
Industry Confusion Reigns
Selling cyber products requires a sharp eye for ever-changing details.
May 29, 2015
From Buzz to Bucks
Brokerage Ops From Buzz to Bucks
Promising more leads, more sales and more profits, digital marketing offers a li...
April 25, 2015
Figuring Digital Marketing ROI
Industry Figuring Digital Marketing ROI
Yes, it can be determined—but maybe not just yet.
March 25, 2015
Is social media really that complicated?
Brokerage Ops Is social media really that complicated?
We know what it is. But what can it do for our business?
March 25, 2015
In the Zone
Industry In the Zone
Keep your head in the game retaining clients by using the competitive data hurtl...
July 17, 2014
Industry Survivor
The past decade set natural disaster records, yet most carriers went unscathed.
September 1, 2013
Could Flood Insurance Go Private?
Industry Could Flood Insurance Go Private?
Awash in capital, reinsurers are looking for places to invest.
September 1, 2013
Health+Benefits Self-Disclosure
Kaiser Permanente envisions a future in which consumers monitor their own condit...
April 22, 2013
Insurance Faces Systemic Challenges
Health+Benefits Insurance Faces Systemic Challenges
Lifestyles, government priorities and personal wealth will affect future healthc...
April 22, 2013
Fully Exposed
Health+Benefits Fully Exposed
Medical and scientific breakthroughs promise healthier lives while threatening p...
April 22, 2013
Modeling the Future
Industry Modeling the Future
Predictive modeling means better margins but closer carrier scrutiny of brokers.
October 11, 2012
Ignoring the Signs
Lifestyle Ignoring the Signs
While other brokers and agents were wringing their hands over how to deal with O...
June 11, 2012