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13311
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Shaw discusses the growth of one of North Carolina's foremost industries - the insurance industry.
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24338
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Sports Endeavors Inc. is the nation’s biggest soccer catalogue retailer and was the brainchild of teenager Mike Moylan. Now, the company, based out of Hillsborough, is worth fifteen million dollars and employs forty people.
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24347
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Lowering insurance bills has been difficult for companies, but Nucor Corporation saves by requiring its employees to pay fifty percent of health care costs. At other companies, employees typically pay only twenty percent of health care costs.
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24360
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David Sprinkle, president of John O. Todd Organization of Greensboro, makes a living selling insurance to businesses. His specialty is in designing executive-benefits plans. Some of his plans are so attractive that participating executives rarely want to leave their positions.
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24384
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Group-insurance costs have skyrocketed since the 60s, and employers are looking for ways to keep employees healthy over the long term and keep treatment costs low. Businesses are pursuing various measures to combat rising health insurance costs.
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24380
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Properly insurance is a key element of business survival. When a tornado hit North Carolina in 1988, one man’s boat business was underinsured, and he paid dearly for the mistake.
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30190
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Steve DeCarlo turned Cooney Rikard & Curtin Inc., a sputtering insurance brokerage, into a market leader valued at more than two-billion dollars. The company takes a middleman role between property-casualty agents, who work directly with local businesses, and insurance companies that provide risk coverage. This article explains how DeCarlo and the company gained their success.
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30318
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North Carolina's citizens and money are well protected with over 27 insurance companies for life, fire, casualty and hospital care. In 1952 the value of assets for these companies was over $657 million and capital investments over over $30 million.
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30544
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Banking in North Carolina is over 151 years old, and for a large portion of that time, bankers have had close ties to industry in the state. In addition to being well and conservatively managed, banks have also shown rapid growth, tripling assets in insurance and savings and loans.
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30834
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In 1958, North Carolina's domestic insurance companies made an effort to make the state competitive with other states by changing the formula for taxing insurance premiums. However, the changes were never made. It has been argued that North Carolina attempt to keep capital within the state and create policies to provide domestic insurance companies an advantage rather than just encouraging organization.
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32317
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Governor Scott proposed in the legislative budget to increase the gross premium tax on insurance companies doing business in North Carolina. The state’s life insurance industry believes this is an undue tax burden, which would further result in driving off investment capital from the state, placing the domestic life insurance industry at a further disadvantage in competing with out-of-state firms.
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32444
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North Carolina’s billion-dollar insurance industry has a greater economic impact than most other industries, yet the state currently offers a poor climate in which to operate an insurance business. This article discusses regulatory problems and other obstacles facing the industry.
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