Will insurance be as much the story of Hartford’s future as it was in the Insurance City’s past? It is a distinct possibility if the combination of a strong insurance pedigree and receptivity to technological innovation come together as the organizers of the Hartford InsurTech Hub hope.
Early next year, the city will witness […]
An analysis to determine the top 20 companies across the globe that are “profiting the most from war,” finds two with Connecticut connections. Virginia’s General Dynamics, parent company of Groton-based Electric Boat is ranked at #6 and Farmington-headquartered United Technologies is at #11.
In its analysis, the website 24/7 Wall St. indicated that “global […]
Just months ago, the news this month from Ohio’s State Treasurer might not have caused a ripple in Connecticut. That was before Ideanomics, a global technology company focused on digital asset production and distribution, closed a deal to construct its first “Fintech Village” Center for Technology and Innovation in West Hartford. Ideanomics is pioneering the […]
Founded in Hartford in 1853, Travelers is one of the nation’s top 100 places to work for 2019 according to a new ranking from the website Glassdoor.com. The Travelers Companies Inc. ranked number 70, the only Connecticut-headquartered company to earn a slot on the list.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. is a leading provider […]
If you’re a woman in business, Hartford is among the best places in the nation to be. That’s according to a new analysis by the website ShareFile, which ranked Hartford as the third best place in the U.S. for businesswomen. Hartford ranked seventh a year ago.
The “Businesswomen Power City Index” was developed by […]
If you were born between 1982 and 2000, and you live in Massachusetts, you’re making more money, on average, then people of your generation living elsewhere in the United States. If you live in Connecticut, there are 15 states where the average salary for millennials is higher.
Based on U.S. Census data analyzed by the […]
An NBC News investigation of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development has found that more than 1,000 out of HUD’s nearly 28,000 federally subsidized multifamily properties failed their most recent inspection — a failure rate that is more than 30 percent higher than in 2016, according to an analysis of HUD records.
Blockchain is soon to arrive on Connecticut’s college campuses, with new initiatives imminent at Southern Connecticut State University, University of Saint Joseph, and the University of Connecticut’s Stamford campus.
A six-week boot camp for individuals who would like to widen their computer programming skills to include Blockchain – a cutting-edge form of encryption technology – […]
In an effort to get girls career-ready, Connecticut-based Girls With Impact, the nation’s only tech-enabled entrepreneurship program for teen girls, is launching a partnership with Girl Scouts of Connecticut to enable girls to parlay their cookies experience into their own businesses.
“Entrepreneurship is one of the four programmatic pillars that comprise the Girl […]
A coalition of global institutional and private investors, including the $35-billion Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds (CRPTF), has announced plans to be guided by a newly developed set of principles developed to encourage a “responsible civilian firearms industry.” The guidelines, established as part of their “fiduciary responsibility,” aim to encourage the firearms industry to […]
With the holiday gift-giving season on the horizon, the sound of credit cards are being pulled from wallets and numbers being typed into online sites is also upon us. Before those bills even come due, Connecticut residents have a head start in building credit card balances.
Connecticut residents have the highest average credit card balance, […]
When job growth is measured over the past five years, Danbury leads the way in Connecticut.
An analysis of changes in employment figures between 2013 and 2018 from the 381 metropolitan areas defined by the U.S. Census Bureau focused on the leading city in each state, and ranked them. The analysis, by the website
New York became the third state earlier this year, following Nevada and California, to enact a law restricting or prohibiting pet leasing, apparently a growing trend – and concern – across the country. The law was approved last month and takes effect in December.
Connecticut considered a ban on pet leasing during the 2018 legislative […]
Connecticut residents pay an average of $496.07 for utilities per month, the fourth most expensive average utility bill in the nation, according to a new analysis. Hawaii tops the list with the highest average utility cost, $730.86 per month, followed by Alaska, at $527.96. On the other end of the spectrum is Idaho, which has […]
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