Captive Basics

5 Reasons Not To Form a Captive Insurer

August 5, 2019

There are five key questions to ask before deciding whether to form a captive insurance company. We rank the questions in order of importance and provide a road map for prospective captive owners to consider. Read More


Captive Insurance: Why or Why Not?

June 10, 2019

There are numerous factors to contemplate when deciding whether or not to form a captive insurance company. Read about some of the advantages and disadvantages of captive ownership to consider when deciding whether to form a captive insurance company or not. Read More


How the United States Became Home to More Captives Than Any Other Country

May 29, 2019

When Vermont lawmakers passed legislation in 1981 to allow captive insurance companies to be set up in the state, they did something unique for a US state: authorize a captive domicile that would compete with Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, the world's biggest domiciles. Now close to 3 dozen US states permit the formation of captives. Read More


Can a Captive Insurance Company Insure Employee Benefits?

May 6, 2019

Increasingly, organizations today utilize some form of captive insurance to fund the costs of employee benefits such as medical and life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, long-term disability, and retirement. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of funding benefits through a captive insurance company. Read More


How To Set Up a Captive Insurance Company: A 5-Step Primer

April 10, 2019

How do you set up a captive insurance company? Find out the key steps necessary to successfully establish a captive insurance company on Captive.com. Read More