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July 10, 2018

10 Tips to Lower Your Homeowners Insurance

When purchasing a first home, people often are overwhelmed by unexpected costs. In addition to the mortgage, there are many other expenses to consider such…
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May 21, 2018

Do I Need Insurance for My Boat or Jet Ski?

When summer comes, many of us enjoy spending days out on the water. Whether you own a boat, Jet Ski, wave runner, or other watercraft,…
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March 9, 2018

IRS Reduces 2018 Family Contribution Limit for HSAs

On March 5, 2018, the IRS released its Internal Revenue Bulletin No. 2018-10 announcing a $50 reduction in the maximum amount a family can contribute to its health savings…
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January 29, 2018

Changing Tides: A Trend to Limit the Power of Noncompetes

Last year changed the tide on noncompete agreements in the United States. Many states, including California, Connecticut, Illinois, New York, Rhode Island, and Utah have enacted laws or…
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January 16, 2018

Autonomous Vehicles Bring Disruption and Short-Term Opportunity

The safety and stability provided by autonomous vehicles can make insurers question the benefits they provide the industry. A recent study by Accenture and Stevens Institute…
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January 10, 2018

How to Handle Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreements

Did you know you could earn almost $100,000 more a year with a different compensation model? Without the fear of losing your book of business…
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December 22, 2017

Preparing for Potential Insurance Regulation Changes

Although most insurers are working toward stricter risk management initiatives and regulatory compliance now, potential regulatory changes could pose more of a challenge in 2018…
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July 10, 2017

You’re More Than Just Bench Strength

Reports on the market and blogs about the insurance industry regularly address the changing market and trends relating to M&A, but they don’t often look…
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June 13, 2017

5 Questions to Ask Before Your Next Move

As you’re looking for a new opportunity to advance your career as an insurance producer, finding the right agency for your future can be the…
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June 2, 2017

How to Overcome Financial Insecurity When Transitioning to a New Agency

You may have discovered new career possibilities at an entrepreneurial or lifestyle agency. However, leaving your current agency, losing your book of business, and starting…
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May 12, 2017

The Fight For and Against Noncompetes: Evaluating Aon v. Heffernan

The hot debate for and against noncompetes continues in the United States. Currently, a battle between two insurance brokerages, California-based Alliant Insurance Services Inc. and…
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May 2, 2017

4 Trends Impacting P&C Insurance in 2017

The combination of a changing consumer landscape and advances in technology is driving an evolution in the P&C insurance industry. In response to improved technologies…
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April 13, 2017

What Insurance Producers Need to Know About P2P Insurance

A new term in the P&C insurance industry refers to peer-to-peer (P2P) insurance, which is defined by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) as: Peer-to-peer (P2P)…
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February 28, 2017

The Secrets to Vocational Freedom and Success

The workplace environment is changing in America. Innovative technology, the Millennial mindset, and evolving expectations are driving a new culture with more individualization and increased…
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February 22, 2017

Does Your Job Provide You the Personal Freedom You Need?

Working as a top P&C insurance producer may mean that you’re always on the clock. Working nights and weekends can keep you from participating in…
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February 2, 2017

Do You Have the Financial Freedom for Success?

Most corporate agencies are similar in their compensation model development. They typically feature higher commissions for new business compared to renewals with limited stock and…
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January 18, 2017

Blockchain: What You Need to Know

The buzz about blockchain is growing, and uses for the technology continue to expand into new fields, including insurance. McKinsey & Company defines blockchain as “a…
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January 10, 2017

2017 P&C Insurance Industry Outlook

Last year brought many changes to the insurance industry, including new technologies, moderate growth, increased mergers and acquisitions, and more; 2017 looks to be no…
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December 27, 2016

The Producer’s Toolbox for Success

To be a successful insurance producer, you need to be equipped with the appropriate tools and resources to serve your clients well. Utilizing the best…
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