Pet Insurance Industry Breeds Record Growth; NAIC Grooms Model Act Discussion | Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

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For the sixth consecutive year, the pet insurance industry experienced double-digit growth, according to a new report from the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA). NAPHIA’s “2021 State of the Industry Report” shows a record $2.174 billion in-force gross written premium in 2020 (up more than 26% from $1.717 billion in 2019) and 3.1+ million dogs and cats insured across North America (up 22.5% from more than 2.81 million pets insured in 2019).

The Report highlights the types of coverage available for pets, including accident only (i.e., foreign body ingestion, lacerations, motor vehicle accidents, ligament tears, poisoning,

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What U.S. Taxpayers Should Know as Tax Day Approaches

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Local Oregon GOP Invited Proud Boy Security Team to Guard a Secret Meeting

Paula Bronstein/APOn May 1, ahead of a secret meeting to oust their chairman for being too inclusive, the Republican Party of Multnomah County, Oregon signed a contract to receive security forces from a local man named Daniel Tooze.“We were greatly pleased to discover you, and your extensive experience with church events, weddings, and various patriotic events,” three of the party’s top leaders wrote Tooze in a letter, a copy of which was obtained by The Daily Beast. “Dan, as we have discussed our focus

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History Is Made as Project 11 Begins Construction

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HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Port Houston marks National Infrastructure Week by highlighting the groundbreaking for the start of construction work to support widening and deepening the 52-mile Houston Ship Channel. Known as Project 11, the project’s far-reaching benefits impact the United States and the entire Gulf region, and have generated bipartisan praise from officials across the state and nation.

The nearly billion-dollar project will create safer and more efficient navigation for the ships and vessels, calling the more than 200 private and eight public terminals that comprise the Port of Houston.

“Our port serves as the anchor for the Texas region,”

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Making digital lending inclusive through alternative data sources

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Financial independence and accessibility are unarguably the two key pillars of India’s growing and modern economy. The evolving FinTech ecosystem of the country is enabling individuals and businesses to have easy and faster credit access, tailored to their needs, to facilitate this growth. While credit enables individuals to purchase, it allows MSMEs to cater to this demand and thus create jobs in the economy. However, access to formal credit, especially to MSMEs, has been a challenge for loan providers. This can be attributed to the lengthy loan disbursal process and assessment of the credit risk worthiness.

Often, lack of proper

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Do I Need a Business Credit Card for My Business?

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Dear Business Banter,

May I use a personal card for my new business or is it very important to have a business credit card? I have five different cards right now and I feel I’m pretty set on cards! But if you think I should get another card I will. Thanks for your help.—Amy

Dear Amy,

You’re free to use any of your personal credit cards for your business expenses. With five accounts at your disposal, you may even be able to purchase most (if not all) of the things that your business needs, depending on the credit limits

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Where to Discover 3D Printer Projects for your Business

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3D printing opens up a whole new world of possibilities for small businesses. You can use 3D printer models to create small products, prototypes, or parts for equipment. These machines allow you to create your own custom designs. But if you’re not interested in starting from scratch, you can simply search for existing files. There are tons of both free and paid designs available.

If you don’t know where to start with your 3D printing journey, here’s a go-to guide for finding new projects and 3D printing ideas.



Can you make money with a 3D printer?

Yes, there are multiple

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