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Joe Vincent Preview: Making 2019 Ridiculously Amazing

If you are attending the Joe Vincent Management Seminar, Jan. 27-29,  you are clearly committed to making 2019 your agency’s best year ever! The insurance industry is changing, and educating yourself on the best practices has to be a top … Continue reading

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Satisfy Your State-Mandated CE Requirements with IIAT: 2019 Education Calendar Now Available

Continuing education is required to keep your insurance license in good standing. It also keeps you informed and helps you better serve Texas consumers. Most licenses require 24 hours of continuing education every two years. Some license types require specific … Continue reading

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How to Bridge the Generational Divide: 5 Best Practices to Build Multigenerational Teams

For the first time in history, we now have five generations in the workforce, with employees ranging in age and experience across six decades. How do you manage multigenerational teams with such diversity and possible differences? The good news is that it … Continue reading

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Millennial Business Owners Most Likely to Work with Insurance Agents

As reported by, millennial business owners are more likely than other generations to work with insurance agents on a wide variety of insurance and financial issues, according to recent survey data. According to Nationwide’s fourth annual Business Owner Survey, … Continue reading

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Congress Passes Farm Bill

Last week, Congress approved a five-year Farm Bill, which President Trump has indicated he intends to sign. The bill passed with strong support in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, with votes of 87-13 and 369-47, respectively. Earlier … Continue reading

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Fore! Avoiding Bogeys on Golf Course Coverage

  A golfer shouting “fore!” is a warning to others that trouble could be on its way – usually an errant ball headed in the wrong direction.  For an agency looking to procure coverage for a golf course, there are … Continue reading

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RLI Launches New Online Producer Portal  

RLI has launched a redesigned portal offering producers an improved digital experience in a user-friendly, self-service format. If you’re a licensed sub-producer for RLI’s Personal Umbrella or Home Business products your invitation to register for the portal and set up … Continue reading

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Big “I” VP Analyzes Possible Impacts of Election on P&C Insurance

Charles Symington, Big “I” senior vice president for external, industry & government affairs recently talked to Insurance Journal about what the mid-term elections could mean to you. Kicking off the discussion, Symington described the new landscape where each party has claimed some … Continue reading

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Tips for Navigating M&A Hazards

“Don’t ‘ready, fire, aim.’” That was one of the tips from Matthew Davis, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions claims manager, when he served as a panelist during the recent Big “I” Agency Risk Management Essentials webinar, Navigating the Hazards of Buying, … 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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