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January 18, 2018
10:10 AM

Join us in Washington D.C. on April 18-19, when over 1,000 independent agents from across the country will convene to educate Congress on issues important to the independent agency system.

January 17, 2018
1:05 PM

Bipartisan legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would be a shot in the arm for health insurance producers by addressing medical loss ratio requirements.

January 17, 2018
1:05 PM

Bipartisan legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would be a shot in the arm for health insurance producers by addressing medical loss ratio requirements.

January 16, 2018
4:05 PM

The Maryland Insurance Administration is cracking down on rebating and inducements, and title insurance producers are taking the heat.

January 16, 2018
3:55 PM

The far-reaching New York cybersecurity rule continues to trigger compliance deadlines, the next of which falls in mid-February for all agencies licensed in the Empire State.

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January 16, 2018
3:55 PM

The far-reaching New York cybersecurity rule continues to trigger compliance deadlines, the next of which falls in mid-February for all agencies licensed in the Empire State.

January 16, 2018
2:20 PM
Learn how to get your site to the top of Google on Tuesday, Jan. 30 during a webinar exclusively for IA&B members.
January 16, 2018
2:05 PM
Please verify your agency staff listing by Friday, Jan. 19 to ensure that you receive an accurate dues invoice.
January 16, 2018
1:50 PM

Without congressional action, authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire on Friday, Jan. 19.

January 10, 2018
3:35 PM

Stay in the know about the latest employment-related announcements – whether you handle HR for your agency or advice your commercial lines customers on human resources.

January 10, 2018
2:50 PM

Definitions, requirements and exemptions are among the changes to the Maryland’s data breach law, which took effect Jan. 1. The law applies to resident and non-resident agencies with customers in Maryland.

January 10, 2018
2:20 PM

A mid-year workers’ compensation rate hike is on the horizon. The increase is a direct result of a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision.

January 10, 2018
2:10 PM

Attend a one-of-a-kind legislative event on April 18-19 in Washington, D.C., where you can educate members of Congress on issues important to you and your customers.

January 10, 2018
12:50 PM
If you meet the requirements spelled out by the Department of Insurance, you may no longer need to send annual privacy notices to your customers.
January 10, 2018
10:40 AM

Employees who sustain injuries in the new year are subject to a new maximum workers’ compensation benefit. The increased State Average Weekly Wage triggered the change.

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January 10, 2018
10:15 AM

If you hold premium funds for more than five days, you now must hold these funds in a premium fiduciary account. Learn how to retain interest on the funds you invest.

January 9, 2018
1:10 PM

Open up your career and earning potential with a prestigious CIC designation – a true mark of excellence. CIC Institutes pick up again next month.

January 9, 2018
12:40 PM
Why should aspiring agents study alone when they can join others in preparing for a licensing exam? It’s one of the reasons why IA&B attendees have a higher pass rate than the state average.
January 9, 2018
12:30 PM

Leverage the national branding power of Trusted Choice® – which is featured on CNBC Primetime’s hit show “Billion Dollar Buyer.”

December 13, 2017
2:10 PM
Educate your customers on auto insurance liability limits – what they mean and how to select them – with help from our vetted consumer content (updated to reflect Delaware’s newly updated minimum limits).
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December 13, 2017
10:45 AM

A reminder to all Pennsylvania surplus lines licensees: Your 2017 gross premium surplus lines tax payment and form are due by the end of January, regardless of whether or not you wrote any business last year. 

December 13, 2017
10:00 AM

Effective in the new year, a regulatory change by the Maryland Insurance Administration will prohibit the long-standing practice of commingling agency funds with premium funds.

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December 12, 2017
4:35 PM

Congress tossed a life raft to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) with passage of a two-week program extension. Now all eyes are on U.S. House-passed bill which would sink agent commissions. 

December 12, 2017
4:20 PM
Anything you say (or don’t say) on your website can and will be used against you in a court of law. Learn the do's and don'ts for agency websites. 
December 12, 2017
3:20 PM

Stay in the know about the latest employment regulations – whether you handle HR for your agency or advise your commercial lines customers on human resources.

December 12, 2017
9:55 AM

Know how to advise your customers about liquor liability based on state-specific law and case law.

December 6, 2017
2:30 PM
As U.S. House and Senate Republicans work to negotiate a final version of their sweeping tax reform legislation, find out what changes may be in store for independent agencies.
December 6, 2017
2:25 PM
If you have any policies still placed with Guarantee Insurance Company, they will expire on Dec. 27, 2017 at the latest. The company is under an order of liquidation in Florida, its state of domicile.
December 6, 2017
2:10 PM
Protect your business and your livelihood against the many interests competing for attention in Annapolis.
December 6, 2017
2:05 PM
Protect your business and your livelihood against the many interests competing for attention in Dover.