Updated February 28, 2020 On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the Novel Coronavirus a “public health emergency.” The virus was first discovered at the end of 2019 in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Since this time there have been confirmed cases in numerous countries across Asia, Europe... Read more →


USI Affinity’s VP and COO, Jenny Zhang, posted an article last week about her personal experience with travel insurance and why it matters for travelers. Read her article here: "Earlier this year in March, I traveled to China with my family — myself, my husband, our three young daughters, and... Read more →


TIS Assistance: Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian continues to head up the eastern U.S. coast, having already caused catastrophic damage in the Bahamas earlier this week. We are pained to see the photos and video footage of the widespread devastation caused by this storm, and we wish for the areas affected a speedy and complete... Read more →


St. Patrick’s Day: The story at the end of the rainbow Chasing rainbows, searching for mythical leprechauns and pots of gold, counting the leaves on clovers— these are all images that come to mind when St. Patrick’s Day comes bounding in on an Irish jig. March 17th marks the green... Read more →


Today, January 22nd, marks the 32nd day of the longest government shutdown in the nation’s history.1 While not all factions of the government have been halted, this partial shutdown, which began in late December, has seen approximately 800,000 federal workers not receive pay.2 Unfortunately, these government workers aren’t the only... Read more →