In a settlement described as “the most significant engagement to date by state attorneys general involving a national bank without a federal law enforcement partner, Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen announced that Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will pay $575 million to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws by (1) opening millions […]
Connecticut’s Insurance Department has issued its 2018 Consumer Report Card on Health Plans in Connecticut, providing consumers with an updated snapshot of 12 health carriers in the Connecticut marketplace. The goal: to help consumers make informed choices when choosing a health plan.
“The Department’s annual Report Card is designed to deliver side-by-side comparisons of […]
Connecticut is fifth, but Michigan has been first for five consecutive years in an annual comparison of car insurance rates. Connecticut is 34 percent more expensive than the national average, according to the criteria used in the state-to-state comparison.
When the website insure.com looked to compare car insurance rates, they worked with Quadrant Information […]
Hartford is surging. So says Inc. magazine, in the latest ranking of the leading “Surge Cities” in the U.S. – the 50 Best Places in America for Starting a Business. Of Hartford, which ranked number 46, the publication said “Hartford gets its groove back by doubling down on manufacturing–and social impact startups.”
Hartford ranked […]
Attorneys for ratepayers, efficiency businesses and environmental organizations have filed an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York , asking the appellate court to reverse an October 25 U.S. District Court decision that denied plaintiffs a remedy in their lawsuit to force the State of Connecticut to restore […]
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 […]