Category Archives: 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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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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Updated Company Appointment Guide Now Available

IIAT staff recently surveyed IIAT member insurance companies in Texas to update their agency appointment strategies, resulting in the updated edition of IIAT’s Company Appointment Guide. Find out which companies are considering additional agency representation in various parts of the state.

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If Last Year’s Hurricane Season Could Predict the Future

As this hurricane season approaches, we’re focused on helping agents across the country address these three questions: What should you expect this season in terms of the storm climate? What can you tell policyholders and prospects about last year’s hurricane … Continue reading

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Your Flexible Office

Need an experienced, knowledgeable, professional addition to staff? IIAT members are finding that remote staffing through WAHVE is the answer. Read an independent agent veteran’s perspective on how working remotely has made her feel more connected to her team now than … 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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Sexual Harassment: Employment Liability Tipping Point

As reported in the Insurance Journal, the insurance industry is expecting a wave of employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) claims to roll in following the recent storm of sexual harassment allegations in entertainment, media, hospitality and other industries. Insurance experts say … Continue reading

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Access Group Benefits through the Big “I”

As part of your IIAT membership, you have access to group benefits through the Big “I” Employee Benefits program. The Big “I” Employee Benefits program specializes in small agencies—some coverage lines can provide guaranteed issue with as little as two … Continue reading

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