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August InfoCentral CE Webcasts: Commercial Lines Trends & Intro to Dwelling Fire

Each month IIAT’s Jim Gavin presents two 1-hour webcasts covering personal lines and commercial lines issues. Register for the next IIAT InfoCentral CE webcasts. Each hour-long webcast costs $25 for members and is approved for 1 CE credit. Commercial Lines … Continue reading

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Why So Much? 

Homeowners customers occasionally ask how much insurance they need for their home. More often they ask why the amount of insurance is so high. How should you answer? Check the Client Communications section of InfoCentral for the answer.  

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Register for MarshBerry’s Free Strategic Business Planning Webinar

On Tuesday, Aug 15 (10-10:30 a.m.), MarshBerry Executive Vice President Albert Lloyd will present a free webcast on strategic business planning. A lack of meaningful business planning is one of the leading causes of agency consolidation. During the webinar, Lloyd will … Continue reading

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Access the Power of InfoCentral – IIAT’s Online Coverage & Management Information Center

InfoCentral is your essential source for insurance policy analysis, answers to tough coverage questions, regulatory and management questions and sample forms and endorsements. Go to InfoCentral to access: 24 policy guides covering everything from the ISO AutoDealers Coverage Form to Workers … Continue reading

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Summer Vacations: 11 Travel Tips to Share with Your Clients

This article originally appeared in Independent Agent magazine.  Nearly 67 million U.S. citizens traveled outside the country in 2016—marking an increase of more than 8% since the previous year, according to data from the National Travel and Tourism Office. Considering that … Continue reading

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Ask Regina

Q. We recently had an insurance carrier exclude windstorm by adding BP 01 20 to a BOP policy and CP 10 57 to a commercial package policy and both policies were for locations not on the Texas coast.  Can the … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Avoiding E&O Exposures

Summer storm season is upon us in Texas and your agency is probably starting to see a rise in weather-related claims. Now is a good time to revisit some E&O best practices. Here are 7 tips to help you avoid E&O … Continue reading

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Big “I” Offers New Training Series for Startup Agencies and New Agency Owners

Over the past few years, the Big “I” Diversity Task Force has met with agency owners from across the country to learn about the challenges they face within their businesses. One of the main obstacles they voiced was their inability … Continue reading

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Award Winners Honored at Annual Conference

U.S. Senator John Cornyn Receives IIAT Independent Leadership Award IIAT’s Governmental Affairs Director Lee Loftis presented Sen. John Cornyn with the IIAT Independent Leadership Award at the Annual Celebration & Business Luncheon on Saturday, June 17, during IIAT’s 120th Annual … Continue reading

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Thanks to 2017 Annual Conference Underwriters and Sponsors

IIAT’s 120th Annual Conference & Trade Show was a success due in part to the generous contributions of numerous conference underwriters and industry sponsors. Be sure to thank representatives from our sponsoring companies the next time you see them. Each … Continue reading

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