Our Mid-Year Insurance Outlook

It is essential to understand how the insurance market works and what the future looks like. In doing so, business owners and families can better plan for the future. Here is our brief overview of the insurance market as of August 2022.

The widespread use of vaccines and the relaxation of pandemic-related restrictions in 2021 served as significant accelerators for economic recovery by restoring public and corporate confidence. But that has been changed by increased inflation in 2022. But the conflict between inflation and  COVID-19 is far from ended, and there will probably always be some ambiguity. Could this harm the outlook for the insurance sector in 2022 and 2023?

According to our research, insurers anticipate more rapid growth in the coming year despite lingering COVID-19 worries.  However, non-pandemic issues with legislation, talent, supply chain issues, increased construction and auto repair costs, sustainability, and changing consumer preferences could provide roadblocks, causing premium increases.

On a more fundamental level, many carriers may think about taking action to increase stakeholder trust to increase customer retention and profitability. Greater transparency in the way insurers gather and use personal data may help to achieve this. They can also take a more proactive approach to find all-encompassing answers to pressing social issues, such as reducing the financial toll of upcoming pandemics and filling coverage gaps for natural disasters.

There are many actions people and businesses can take to minimize the impact of premiums or rate increases. These include.

  • Increasing deductibles.
  • Have your agent perform an insurance audit of your insurance program.
  • Make sure your property values are correct.
  • Considering self-insurance where prudent.

Give us a call for more information.

While the massive national agencies spend millions on television ads and offer barebones policies, they do not know you. When your needs change or your situation complicates, you don’t want an automated phone tree or cold cyber-agent. You want to talk to compassionate, honest insurance experts, close to home, right here in Beavercreek, OH – that’s our team. You shouldn’t have to spend hours researching and comparing policies. Let the specialists at Reichley guide you through the complex insurance industry.

Call today to alleviate the worry and get covered – (937) 429-0655.