Author Archives: Polly Middlebrook, IIAT Advantage

Announcing Cyber Liability Exclusively for IIAT Members

IIAT is excited to announce an exclusive partnership with Wingman Insurance to offer cyber liability coverage through AXIS, rated “A” (excellent) by A.M. Best.  IIAT members can now access the Wingman Cyber online platform to provide cyber liability insurance for their … Continue reading

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Mexico Auto Coverage: ‘Tis the Season!

The Mexico Tourism Department estimates that 26 million autos enter Mexico from the U.S. annually. And more than 80% of Mexican auto insurance policies are sold in the last quarter of the year! You could say this is the season … Continue reading

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Your Digital Journey: Register for a Free Webinar Presented by Selective

Selective wants to see your company succeed when engaging current customers and finding new ones. An effective digital/social foundation and strategy is vital to that success. Whether you are in the beginning stages of your digital journey or further along, … Continue reading

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NFIP Program Changes – Effective October 1, 2018

FEMA has published a memorandum announcing changes to the NFIP Flood Insurance Manual that will become effective October 1, 2018. Examples of changes applicable to new business, renewals, endorsements, and cancellations include: 1. Cancellation Reason Code 26 for Duplicate Coverage … Continue reading

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How to Speak Flood to Your Clients

Last year’s hurricane season was one of the most devastating and costly on record, and it can happen again. Forecasters predict that 2018 will be a near-to-above-average hurricane season. Below are some messages and resources you can use to communicate … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Clients Need Personal Umbrella Coverage

There are at least three reasons for an individual to buy a personal umbrella policy. To begin with, the primary policies otherwise available generally do not provide liability limits commensurate with the exposure such individuals may face. Second, the cost … Continue reading

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Could Private Flood be a Smart Alternative to NFIP?

The NFIP was extended last week as part of broader government funding legislation.  The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives were able to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government through March 23. The funding measure includes a temporary … Continue reading

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IIAT Advantage and The Hartford Offer Small Business Program for IIAT Members

IIAT and The Hartford have entered into an agreement to provide a new small business IIAT Advantage Program for IIAT members. For more than 200 years, The Hartford has helped insure small businesses through calamities, crises and the unexpected events. … Continue reading

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IIAT Advantage Partners with Cypress Texas Insurance Company to Offer Personal Lines Markets

IIAT Advantage and Cypress Texas Insurance have entered into an agreement to provide personal lines markets to IIAT members. Cypress Texas Insurance Company has been providing their policyholders and agents with a long-term, stable market of products and services to meet the … Continue reading

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Have Clients Traveling to Mexico? Purchasing Mexico Tourist Auto Coverage Should Be in Their Summer Plans

IIAT Advantage has provided a Mexico Tourist Auto Insurance market to IIAT member for more than 10 years. Through a partnership with International Insurance Group (IIG), IIAT offers members an instant quote, print and purchase online policy service for travel … Continue reading

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