Plexus Points: Insurance stories we're reading

At The Plexus Groupe, we never stop reading about the latest insurance trends. And we love a good story, too. With this in mind, here are six insurance industry-related stories you'll want to check out:

→ A proposed Chicago ordinance would combat owners who might be thinking about burning their cars for insurance money.

→ A major insurance carrier is set to sell coverage to crowdfunding investors.

→ The World Bank will create a pandemic insurance fund for those affected by mass illness.

→ In a recent survey of renters aged 18-29, more than two-thirds of respondents reportedly did not have renter's insurance.

→ The Association of British Insurers wants the industry to establish a database of cyber risk events.

→ Universal life insurance premiums are on the rise.

→ Here's a brief primer on special event insurance.