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Agent Headlines: 2018

Pennsylvania

November 8, 2018
9:10 AM

Compare your agency’s adoption of technology – from comparative raters to e-documents – by viewing a summary of the 2018 Agency Universe Study results.

November 8, 2018
9:00 AM
If you hold a South Carolina non-resident license, take note of the state’s new Insurance Data Security Act. Requirements begin Jan. 1, 2019.
November 7, 2018
4:20 PM

Read up on what the state election results and AgentPAC’s 94% success rate mean for you.

November 7, 2018
3:05 PM

Learn the latest on flood mapping straight from the source. FEMA will offer a complimentary training outside of Scranton in early December.

November 7, 2018
9:15 AM

Position your agency to reach the 74% of insurance shoppers who begin by searching online. Forge3 is offering a special promotion for IA&B members on its ActiveAgency website platform.

October 31, 2018
4:05 PM
We need your help! Independent agents are needed to volunteer with their local school district’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter.
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October 31, 2018
3:35 PM

As open enrollment for 2019 ACA health insurance plans begins, the Pennsylvania marketplace is poised with stable rates and expanded coverage – along with an insurance commissioner committed to its success.

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October 31, 2018
12:50 PM

Agency agreements affect everything from E&O coverage to indemnification requirements to book ownership. That’s why we work with carriers to review their contracts, such as the forthcoming Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company and Lebanon Valley Insurance Company agency agreements.

October 25, 2018
9:25 AM

Watch for an interim workers’ compensation rate filing to take effect in early 2019. It stems from legislation signed into law this week that “fixes” the Protz decision.

October 24, 2018
11:25 AM

Educate your customers of their cyber liability exposure. Nearly 60 percent of cybercrime victims identify as small businesses.

October 24, 2018
10:00 AM

Curious how your revenue distribution and productivity standards compare to those of the nation’s leading independent agencies? Benchmark your agency using the 2018 Best Practices Study.

October 24, 2018
9:00 AM
Join us for live CE webinars. They're a convenient way to earn CE credits while learning from nationally renowned faculty. Plus, there are no exams. 
October 24, 2018
8:40 AM
Tracking down a way to round out accounts and reduce E&O exposure? Then set your sights on customers who lease land for hunting.
October 18, 2018
8:50 AM

In the final hours of the 2017-2018 legislative session, lawmakers sent to the governor IA&B-supported legislation to bring Pennsylvania’s WC law into compliance with a recent state Supreme Court decision.

October 17, 2018
3:00 PM

Efforts are underway to alleviate the discrepancies and confusion when consumers switch auto insurance carriers and PennDOT does not receive proof of insurance.

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October 17, 2018
12:40 PM

Check out the classroom courses coming to locations throughout the region in the weeks ahead. Plus, registration is now open for 2019 classroom courses.

October 17, 2018
11:10 AM

As flood-damaged vehicles trickle into the marketplace, educate your customers on how to identify these cars and on what the financial repercussions could be for purchasing one.

October 11, 2018
1:45 PM

Travelers just upped its marketing, technology, and big data game through a partnership with Amazon that the carrier touts as a selling point for producers.

October 11, 2018
10:00 AM
We need your help! Independent agents are needed to volunteer with their local school district’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter.
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October 11, 2018
9:40 AM
Thank you to the member agencies who welcomed us into their offices this week as part of our #IABvisits campaign.
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October 11, 2018
9:10 AM
The elections are four weeks away and it’s all hands-on deck for InsurPac, the federal political action committee of the Big “I”.
October 11, 2018
9:05 AM

FEMA recently implemented two measures (which did not require Congressional approval) to make it easier for private insurers to operate in the flood market and, in turn, increase the take-up rate.

October 11, 2018
9:00 AM

Learn more about how the new federal tax law and regulations will impact independent agencies during a free webinar hosted by the Big "I."

October 3, 2018
5:15 PM

With structural reforms unlikely, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) continues to plan for legislatively mandated program changes. Meanwhile, the growing private market is set to face its largest test yet in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

October 3, 2018
1:15 PM

Several insurance-related issues remain in play as state lawmakers return to Harrisburg for the legislative homestretch. Learn about our advocacy efforts.

September 20, 2018
3:05 PM
Pennsylvania law soon will change, replacing current limited lines travel licensure with a new system. Agencies that sell travel insurance may want to consider the new option. 
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September 19, 2018
4:15 PM

Homeowners’ and renters’ insurance customers just reported the highest satisfaction ever in a J.D. Power study. Learn what customers want and how you can leverage it.

September 19, 2018
3:00 PM

An agency agreement can affect everything from your E&O coverage to indemnification requirements to book ownership. Learn how we’re helping to protect and preserve your interests, most recently by reviewing the soon to be unveiled Millers Mutual Insurance agency agreement.

September 12, 2018
1:10 PM

If you have customers with vehicles registered in New York, take note: State regulators are stepping up enforcement of a seven-day notification period for vehicle liability insurance transactions.

September 12, 2018
12:00 PM
Don’t let your agency’s response to a natural disaster become an E&O catastrophe. Learn how to handle common scenarios.