Category Archives: Markets

Your Baja Bound Clients Might Need Mexico Tourist Auto

During Spring many of your clients will be traveling to Mexico for vacation. They might need to be reminded that they will need a separate Mexican Tourist Auto policy while they are there. IIAT Advantage and International Insurance Group (IIG) … Continue reading

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4 Common Misconceptions About Accepting e-Payments

With 40% of online transactions happening on mobile*, one of the biggest conveniences an agency can offer to their clients is collecting premium payments online. It’s one of the simplest but most effective way to improve the overall client experience. As … Continue reading

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Trust Your Farm & Ranch Clients to the Best

As an IIAT Advantage partner, State Auto Farm & Ranch offers a diverse program to write a wide range of farming and ranching clients — from cotton-to-equine boarding to cattle to confinements and more. State Auto’s superior products include: Special … Continue reading

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NFIP Changes Effective April 1

In accordance with current flood reform laws, April 1, 2019, NFIP Changes will include: An average premium increase of 7%, An expansion to the primary residence designation, and The addition of a severe repetitive loss premium and a clear communications … Continue reading

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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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