Cheryl Arvidson

Arvidson is a contributing writer.
Private Market Flooding?
P&C Private Market Flooding?
Not quite. But the growing availability of sophisticated flood mapping, modeling...
January 21, 2020
Ready? Set. Flood.
P&C Ready? Set. Flood.
Homeowners need mitigation before the storm, and insurance is willing to pay.
November 1, 2019
Flood: It's Not Just a Coastal Problem
P&C Flood: It's Not Just a Coastal Problem
Consumers, brokers and everyone else are desperate for transparency and clarity ...
October 1, 2019
Health+Benefits iBenefits
Health monitoring is evolving in workplace benefits.
January 22, 2019
Caution: Falls Likely
P&C Caution: Falls Likely
Wearable technology is opening employers’ eyes to danger zones.
September 28, 2018
The Real Cost of Risk
Industry The Real Cost of Risk
Unearthing the hidden costs of customer risk and measuring the money saved when ...
Sponsored By Liberty Mutual November 30, 2016
High Risk, Big Values, but Big Bust?
P&C High Risk, Big Values, but Big Bust?
Energy insurers struggle to maintain sector profitability following a drop in de...
Sponsored By Starr Companies November 28, 2016
What’s Hiding in Your Data?
Industry What’s Hiding in Your Data?
Liberty Mutual is using big data to combat costs and fraud in workers comp claim...
Sponsored By Liberty Mutual October 6, 2016
Middle-Market Acts of Madness
Industry Middle-Market Acts of Madness
From workplace violence to terrorism, businesses everywhere, and of every size, ...
Sponsored By Starr Companies October 6, 2016
A Steady Climb
Industry A Steady Climb
Everest calls itself the patient company. And for good reason.
Sponsored By Everest Insurance August 29, 2016
Tailor Made
Industry Tailor Made
XL Catlin’s London connection enables it to customize all sizes of specialty l...
Sponsored By XL Catlin September 24, 2015
Southern Exposure
Industry Southern Exposure
As Latin America explores more solar energy options, Aspen rolls out its renewab...
Sponsored By Aspen Insurance September 24, 2015
The Next Great Idea
P&C The Next Great Idea
XL Catlin may not know where the next game changer will come from, but the compa...
Sponsored By XL Catlin August 27, 2015
Filling the Information Gaps
Industry Filling the Information Gaps
XL Catlin’s new app shows how data can improve risk analysis.
Sponsored By XL Catlin July 28, 2015
Opening! Sometime Soon
Industry Opening! Sometime Soon
After more than 50 years, Cuba should slowly open for U.S. business—with the e...
April 25, 2015
Pre-existing Claims
Industry Pre-existing Claims
If your claims department is involved before the policy is even issued, you crea...
Sponsored By Aspen Insurance December 2, 2014
Heavy Lifting
Industry Heavy Lifting
When you specialize in niche coverages, claims require a lot more expertise, a l...
Sponsored By XL Catlin October 27, 2014
How Are You Covered?
Industry How Are You Covered?
It takes more than a new roof to wrap your construction project in proper covera...
Sponsored By Aspen Insurance September 30, 2014
The Friday after-Hours Nightmare
Industry The Friday after-Hours Nightmare
Crossing borders is a 24/7 global dance routine best performed by the most nimbl...
Sponsored By XL Catlin September 30, 2014
The Big Picture
Brokerage Ops The Big Picture
Program business digs into the small details to create some big numbers. While s...
Sponsored By Aspen Insurance August 28, 2014
Cyber Shock
P&C Cyber Shock
Demand for cyber risk coverage has expanded after last year’s massive data bre...
Sponsored By XL Catlin July 17, 2014
More Volatile Political Risk
Industry More Volatile Political Risk
Underwriting a nation’s history doesn’t always predict its fragile future.
Sponsored By XL Catlin May 29, 2014
Avoiding a Solar Eclipse
Industry Avoiding a Solar Eclipse
Staying within solar power’s shifting orbit is essential to the underwriting c...
Sponsored By Aspen Insurance April 28, 2014
Buck Shot
P&C Buck Shot
The economic risks of guns: insurers and government shoulder the burden.
April 1, 2014
Industry Unplugged
Reducing foreign energy demand means more business, new risk.
Sponsored By XL Catlin January 28, 2014
Dirty Business
Industry Dirty Business
Insurance can cover an environmental loss, but it won’t cover it up.
November 26, 2013
Industry Imagine…
…all of the people’s generosity in uncertain times.
November 26, 2013
The Flying Junkyard
P&C The Flying Junkyard
From dinged manned spacecraft to occupied obliterated buildings, hurling debris ...
October 30, 2013
Water Damage
Brokerage Ops Water Damage
Global warming affects everything from shipping lanes to fine art.
October 1, 2013
Generations Don’t See Eye to Eye on I Spy
Lifestyle Generations Don’t See Eye to Eye on I Spy
Boomers, Xers and Millennials constitute a continuum of contempt for their gover...
October 1, 2013
Government Screener Vendor Under Review
P&C Government Screener Vendor Under Review
There may be a more traditional whistleblower action to arise from the Edward Sn...
October 1, 2013
Distrust of Government Apparent in Snowden Case
Lifestyle Distrust of Government Apparent in Snowden Case
The Edward Snowden case has revealed a surging distrust in government, according...
October 1, 2013
Going Rogue
P&C Going Rogue
Workers who retaliate or leak information give their employers reason to worry a...
September 30, 2013
Consumer Driven Benefits Race over a Cliff
Health+Benefits Consumer Driven Benefits Race over a Cliff
Without transparency and education, consumers don’t buy into consumer-driven h...
June 22, 2013
Brokers, Carriers, Look to a Future of Voluntary Benefits
Health+Benefits Brokers, Carriers, Look to a Future of Voluntary Benefits
The way we dealt with group benefits is gone forever.
June 1, 2013
The Mouse That Roars
Health+Benefits The Mouse That Roars
New tests using gene skipping may cause a revolution in individual medical treat...
April 22, 2013
Senior Moments
Brokerage Ops Senior Moments
Aging populations create market possibilities for brokers.
March 8, 2013
The Domino Effect of Aging
Industry The Domino Effect of Aging
Government benefits programs will fail current and future generations around the...
March 8, 2013
Watson and the Amazing Techno-Savvy Dream Coat
Health+Benefits Watson and the Amazing Techno-Savvy Dream Coat
IBM’s supercomputer will change medical care forever.
March 11, 2012
Wake-Up Call
Health+Benefits Wake-Up Call
Schneider National turned sleep disorders on their head and uncovered stunning c...
June 15, 2011
Head-On Collision
Industry Head-On Collision
In professional sports, capacity butts heads with insuring athletes’ exploding...
March 15, 2011
Leaving Her Mark
Lifestyle Leaving Her Mark
In her 30-plus years in Washington, Barbara Haugen has seen it all—and accompl...
December 1, 2010
The Road Ahead
Industry The Road Ahead
LexisNexis and The Council knock down decades of industry roadblocks to enable e...
October 30, 2010
Keeping Your Pollock Dry
P&C Keeping Your Pollock Dry
Famous Jackson Pollock painting sent to higher ground after its home was destroy...
July 5, 2010
Alternative Medicine
Health+Benefits Alternative Medicine
Medical concierge service: alternative healthcare for a price.
June 1, 2010