• Assurant Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividends on its Common and Preferred Stock

    Jan 18, 2019, 11:00 AM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2019 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, announced that its Board of Directors declared dividends of its common and preferred stock as follows:
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  • Assurant to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results

    Jan 14, 2019, 16:17 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2019 – Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, will release fourth quarter and full year 2018 financial results on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, after the market closes. The news release will be available on Assurant's website at www.assurant.com. In conjunction with the earnings release, Assurant will host a conference call the following morning, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. ET. The call will be available to the public via live audio webcast.
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  • Tech-Savvy Get Techier but Most Consumers Want More Technical Support Before Fully Buying into a Connected Lifestyle

    Jan 7, 2019, 09:08 AM by Joy Collazo
    LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2019 –- The number of U.S. consumers considered to be the most technically savvy has grown in the last three years, yet those who are least interested in being connected continue to comprise 39 percent of the population, according to a new study by Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ).
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  • The Risk Profile of Today’s Renters

    Dec 21, 2018, 14:28 PM by User Not Found
    More Americans rent now than at any point in the past 50 years, but nearly half of renters surveyed by Assurant say they don’t have renter’s insurance to protect their belongings. Perhaps even more shockingly, about one-quarter (24%) of renters without coverage say they’ve never even thought about getting it. From a property management perspective, this poses a significant risk, especially when you take into account some of the misperceptions and behaviors of the modern renter.
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  • NFIP vs. Private Flood: Determining the Right Mix for Your Business

    Dec 21, 2018, 14:05 PM by User Not Found
    As NFIP reforms are debated, there have been short-term lapses in the NFIP during recent government shutdowns and widespread uncertainty in the market around the program’s future. In response to this uncertainty, the private flood market has grown an estimated 25-30% during the last year. At Assurant, we’re seeing renewed interest from agents in contracting to write private policies across residential, condo and commercial properties, and we’re actively innovating to ensure we can help agents and insureds prepare for the future of the flood market.
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  • What’s Needed to Create a True Smart Home? Interoperability and Connectivity

    Dec 17, 2018, 09:29 AM by Ryan Lumsden, Senior VP, Connected Home, Assurant
    Although the smart home has been built up to be an amazing environment where smart devices, such as televisions and appliances, all work together to create a personalized, connected home, that scenario is far from reality.
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  • Making the ‘Magical’ Smart Home a Reality

    Dec 14, 2018, 10:52 AM by Ryan Lumsden, Senior VP, Connected Home, Assurant
    For consumers, the idea of a smart home is fairly simple. They just need to purchase smart devices, such as thermostats, televisions or appliances, and they’ll all magically work together to create a personalized, connected home. Voila.
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  • Assurant Global Preneed President Tammy Schultz Leads the Life Insurers Council Board (LIC)

    Nov 30, 2018, 17:43 PM by User Not Found
    The funeral industry is changing and new traditions have left leaders in the industry scouring to creatively keep up with demands and develop new ways to embrace the consumer. Hear from Tammy Schultz, President of Assurant’s Global Preneed on how the key to staying relevant in the industry.
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  • Assurant Resource Automotive Launches Monthly Vehicle Service Contract

    Nov 26, 2018, 16:18 PM by Joy Collazo
    ATLANTA, Nov. 27, 2018 – Assurant (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced its Assurant Resource Automotive business has launched a monthly subscription option for its Mechanic 2.0 vehicle service contract (VSC). Consumers can pay on a month-by-month basis for protection and can stop coverage at any time.
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  • Assurant Evolves its Operating Structure to Further Business Collaboration and Accelerate Operations and Technology Transformation

    Nov 12, 2018, 16:05 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2018 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced senior management appointments and a new operating structure within both technology and risk to support the company’s commitment to drive sustainable, profitable growth across the enterprise. Effective Jan. 1, 2019, these changes are designed to enable the company to facilitate even greater collaboration across its global lines of business, while harnessing technology to drive efficiencies and to deliver an enhanced customer experience.
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  • Assurant Board of Directors Approves 7% Common Stock Dividend Increase

    Nov 9, 2018, 11:29 AM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2018 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend increase of $0.04 to $0.60 per share of common stock.
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  • Assurant Raises More Than $200,000 for United Way Miami-Dade

    Nov 8, 2018, 16:49 PM by Joy Collazo
    MIAMI, Nov. 8, 2018 – With the wind at their backs, hundreds of Assurant employees ran a specially-charted course at the company’s south Miami campus, in support of United Way Miami-Dade. In its third year, the Assurant 5K race raised $206,183 in donations, sponsorships and employee matches from Assurant Foundation, outpacing last year’s efforts by nearly $43,000.
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  • Assurant Reports Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

    Nov 6, 2018, 16:16 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2018 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a premier global provider of risk management solutions, today reported results for third quarter ended September 30, 2018.
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  • Assurant Board of Directors Authorizes New Share Repurchase Program

    Nov 5, 2018, 15:06 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2018 – Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced that the company's board of directors authorized a new repurchase program for up to $600 million of the Company’s outstanding common stock. The new share repurchase program will take effect upon completion of the Company’s current program, which has approximately $176 million of authorization remaining as of November 2, 2018.
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  • Assurant Announces its Continued Partnership with KDDI Corporation to Offer an Enhanced Mobile Device Support Program for Apple Users

    Oct 31, 2018, 16:27 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2018 — Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced its continued partnership with KDDI Corporation (Makoto Takahashi, President, Representative Director of KDDI Corporation), a global Fortune 500 company. For their customers purchasing new Apple devices, KDDI will offer a new enhanced mobile device support program for Apple customers. Japanese mobile users have a high level of awareness towards protection services, making Japan the second largest global mobile protection market.
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  • What Technology Means for Insurance, Risk and VSCs in the Auto Industry

    Oct 17, 2018, 10:22 AM by User Not Found
    Aaron E. Lunt, head of Regulatory Affairs for Assurant, is always keeping an eye on the market to monitor new laws and regulations and how they impact our business. His team also keeps his finger to the pulse of new trends and innovations to advise on building compliant solutions that support profitable growth for our clients. Lunt was published on the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI) expert commentary on the top trends in the auto industry and what all this change may mean for auto, VSCs, and new laws that may emerge because of it. "Automobiles are changing at a rapid pace—in fact, they are outpacing the regulatory environment and will continue to challenge manufacturers, dealers, finance lenders, motor vehicle service contract providers, insurers, regulators, and consumers."
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  • Assurant Resource Automotive Launches Mechanic 2.0

    Oct 16, 2018, 11:05 AM by Joy Collazo
    ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2018 – Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced its Assurant Resource Automotive business has launched Mechanic 2.0, a newly enhanced vehicle service contract that significantly expands the term and mileage options of its flagship Mechanic offering.
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  • Assurant to Announce Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

    Oct 9, 2018, 16:16 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2018 – Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, will release third quarter 2018 financial results on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, after the market closes. The news release will be available on Assurant's website at www.assurant.com. In conjunction with the earnings release, Assurant will host a conference call the following morning, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. ET. The call will be available to the public via live audio webcast.
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  • Assurant Scores by Partnering with Rent Like A Champion

    Sep 27, 2018, 15:29 PM by Joy Collazo
    NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2018 — As college football season heats up and fans make plans to hit the road to follow their favorite teams, leading risk solutions provider Assurant (NYSE: AIZ) today announced it has been selected as the exclusive insurance provider for Rent Like A Champion, the go-to short-term rental platform for sporting events nationwide. Short-term accommodations insurance backed by Assurant is now a seamless part of the booking process, protecting both homeowners and renters.
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  • Assurant Invests in Mojio to Explore Digital Protection and Support Solutions for Vehicle Owners and Partners

    Sep 18, 2018, 09:00 AM by Joy Collazo
    ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2018 – Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a global provider of risk management solutions, today announced it has made a strategic investment in Mojio, a leading technology platform and SaaS provider for connected cars, to explore digital protection and support solutions for vehicle owners and automotive partners.
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