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BlogInsurance Producers
December 30, 2018

True Freedom Is a Rare Find for Insurance Producers

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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BlogBusiness Insurance
November 30, 2018

Beware of Insurance Fraud Scams

Insurance fraud has been around as long as insurance itself. In early 2018, Florida’s Department of Financial Services’ Disaster Fraud Action Strike Team (DFAST) announced…
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August 22, 2018

The Increasing Awareness of EPLI Exposure

Accounts of misconduct and inappropriate workplace behavior plagued headlines through 2017 and well into 2018, and as a result, employers are becoming more aware of…
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BlogPersonal Lines
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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BlogBusiness InsuranceCyberriskTechnology
June 6, 2018

What Impact Could Artificial Intelligence (AI) Have on P&C Insurance?

A recent report from Allianz discusses the impact the P&C insurance industry and society at large will see from artificial intelligence (AI), including adjustments to the way…
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BlogPersonal Insurance
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, or other type of watercraft,…
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BlogHealth Care
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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BlogInsurance Producers
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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BlogInsurance Producers
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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BlogInsurance Producers
June 13, 2017

6 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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BlogInsurance Producers
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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BlogInsurance Producers
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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BlogInsurance Producers
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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BlogInsurance Producers
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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