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Agent Headlines: 2018

August 8, 2018
3:45 PM

The countdown is on for the ultimate conference for young, independent insurance professionals. And this just in: We’ve added two additional speakers, Kevin Amrhein and Sydney Roe.

August 8, 2018
1:10 PM

If you do business in New York, you may need to revisit your processes for file disposal by Sept. 3 to comply with the state’s Cybersecurity Rule.

August 8, 2018
10:25 AM

New state laws impact a range of human resources issues – from health insurance coverage requirements to labor organization memberships, minimum wage increases to mandatory sexual harassment training.

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August 7, 2018
4:00 PM

Workers’ comp rates could dip even farther this year than last. The Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau (DCRB) recently filed proposed cuts, slated to take effect on Dec. 1.

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August 7, 2018
3:20 PM

Get up to speed on Maryland’s CE requirements, including the flood, long-term care, and ethics credits necessary for many producers.

August 7, 2018
2:15 PM
Learn how to improve your sales techniques at the Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) Insurance Success Seminars, coming soon to the Philadelphia suburbs and Pittsburgh.
August 7, 2018
1:50 PM

Educate your customers with college-bound children on how the Homeowners’ and Personal Auto policies respond to students living away from home.

August 7, 2018
12:40 PM
Register today for upcoming Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and William T. Hold seminars.
August 7, 2018
12:25 PM
Depending on what website you’re visiting, your browser can make a big difference in your experience – including what you’re able to see and do.
August 1, 2018
1:10 PM

Evaluate your agency’s website functionality, cybersecurity, and more by reviewing the results from the 2018 Insurance Digital Transformation Survey.

August 1, 2018
11:30 AM

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry stopped by the IA&B office this week to discuss flood insurance, health insurance reform, tax cuts, and more with our member agents.

July 31, 2018
3:50 PM
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will remain afloat – although not financially solvent – through Nov. 30
July 31, 2018
3:40 PM
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) remains afloat – although not financially solvent – for now.
July 31, 2018
3:40 PM
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) remains afloat – although not financially solvent – for now.
July 25, 2018
4:10 PM

Congress is poised to continue kicking the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) can down the road. With days before the program is set to expire, the U.S. House sent another short-term extension to the Senate.

July 25, 2018
4:10 PM

Congress is poised to continue kicking the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) can down the road. With days before the program is set to expire, the U.S. House sent another short-term extension to the Senate.

July 25, 2018
3:00 PM

Philadelphia employers can ask applicants’ wage history, but they can’t use it to determine salary.

July 25, 2018
2:10 PM

Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. continues to prioritize expansion of the state’s insurance marketplace.

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July 25, 2018
1:50 PM

Despite federal pressure (and unlike the experiences in some states), the Affordable Care Act (ACA) appears to be thriving in Pennsylvania.

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July 25, 2018
1:20 PM

As of Oct. 1, Maryland will condense the eligibility period significantly for acquiring a producer license.

July 24, 2018
2:55 PM

Catch a recording of last week’s 30-minute webinar, “10 Must-Haves for Insurance Agency Websites,” presented by our partners at Forge3. Then learn about a special promotion on the Forge3 ActiveAgency website platform.

July 18, 2018
1:05 PM

If you hold a South Carolina non-resident license and have 10 employees or more, take note of the state’s new Insurance Data Security Act.

July 18, 2018
12:55 PM

The Trump Administration plans to funnel more health insurance shoppers directly to “the private sector,” rather than to navigators, in a move that Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Atlman considers an affront on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

July 18, 2018
12:50 PM

The Trump Administration plans to funnel more health insurance shoppers directly to “the private sector,” rather than to navigators, in a second year of federal funding cuts to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

July 18, 2018
12:40 PM

The Trump Administration plans to funnel more health insurance shoppers directly to “the private sector,” rather than to navigators, in a second year of federal funding cuts to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

July 18, 2018
9:35 AM

What issues would you like IA&B to address? Share your suggestions for the upcoming IA&B Board of Directors’ meeting agenda.

July 11, 2018
2:35 PM

Following passage of two bills during the 2018 session, the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) is shutting down the practice of variable commission rates – with one exception. It may be time for your agency to revisit your practices and make sure you’re compliant.

July 11, 2018
1:40 PM

Once again the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) faces an expiration with the possibility of a lapse. Learn where legislation stands that could extend the program beyond July 31. 

July 11, 2018
1:40 PM

Learn what to expect in the months ahead, as recently passed laws take effect. The Maryland Insurance Administration recently summarized the insurance legislation passed during 2018.

July 11, 2018
1:30 PM

Once again the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) faces an expiration with the possibility of a lapse. This time, the Maryland Insurance Administration is advising consumers to prepare.