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Sign-Up Now for the ELITExas Community Service Project

Join ELITExas young agents, IIAT staff and colleagues for an afternoon of community service and camaraderie benefiting Dallas CASA at the annual community service project held on the first day of Insurcon — Wed., June 19 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine. … Continue reading

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Why is My Homeowners Insurance So Expensive?

Why is My Homeowners Insurance So Expensive? It’s a question we hear often from customers particularly when mortgage statements are received and the dreaded increase in the monthly payment becomes a reality. A recent report by Insurify based upon 2016 … Continue reading

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Insurcon 2019 Preview: Kelly Donahue-Piro

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Agencies Looking for New Talent Have Their Work Cut Out for Them

Taylor Jones, a college recruiting manager at Dallas-based Questpro, IIAT’s endorsed recruiting partner, recently talked with the Insurance Journal about the challenges of hiring new talent in the insurance industry. “What we’re seeing in particular in Texas, and I imagine … Continue reading

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The Age of the Independent Learner

This Spring – the talent entering the workforce will continue to force “change” in the onboarding process. Today’s new hire brings greater technology savvy and expectations for flexibility in training. This generation is much more independent with expectations to have … Continue reading

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100-Year Floods Not So Unlikely – Are Your Clients Covered?

Recent flooding in Houston proves that 100-year floods don’t necessarily come only once every 100 years. In fact, it is possible to have more than one 100-year flood in the same year! For many Texas residents, the risk of damage … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Cyber Coverage Explained

IIAT Advantage has an exclusive partnership with Wingman Insurance to offer cyber liability coverage through AXIS, rated “A” (excellent) by A.M. Best. All insurance agents must carry cyber liability coverage for themselves and recommend it to their clients. With half of all … Continue reading

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2019 Legislative Update: Tracking the Bills that Matter to Your Business

IIAT’s Governmental Affairs team has been busy reviewing the 7,000-plus bills that were filed prior to the Texas Legislature’s bill filing deadline of March 8, 2019. While insurance-related bills have not been the focus of the 86th Legislative Session, a … Continue reading

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Ask Regina

Q. Our insured had a total loss on their auto and the adjuster is not paying sales tax. Is that correct? A. No, the company owes sales tax to the insured on a total loss, it is part of the … Continue reading

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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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