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It’s Hurricane Season—Take It Seriously

6/24/16 • By Milan Korcok

The 2016 hurricane season (June 1 through November 1) is here, and professional weather forecasters foresee (a) an above-average season, (b) a below-average season, or (c) a near-normal season for states bordering the Atlantic and/or the Gulf of Mexico. Sound wishy-washy? Indeed it does, but the major sources of weather information all agree on one thing: there are simply too many variables in the environment right now (including the expiration of El Niño, and the emergence of La Niña) to […]

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Zika Update for Summer Vacationers 2016

6/03/16 • By Milan Korcok

Summer vacation time is here. Worried about Zika south of the border? Should you stay? Should you go? Our short answer? Go. But read on to make sure you stay safe and have a healthy return. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), up to the end of May 2016, 591 cases of Zika virus infection had been reported in the continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii. All infections were acquired abroad through bites of the Aedes […]

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A Concerned Snowbird’s Mission: Did Bob Find Peace of Mind?

1/20/14 • By the TIF Team

When we first met avid traveller and concerned snowbird Robert Woodcock, he was worried about getting the right coverage for his regular trips to the United States—and frustrated with a lack of answers to his questions about the world of travel insurance. Above all, Bob wanted...

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