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Agent Headlines: 2019

July 10, 2019
1:40 PM

‘Tis the season for severe thunderstorms and subsequent flash flooding (as seen earlier this week). Answer consumers’ burning questions on how to handle flood-damaged cars.

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July 10, 2019
12:00 PM

The state’s health insurance exchange and requirements on annual privacy notices were among the issues that moved in recent weeks.

July 10, 2019
11:55 AM

Review the latest efforts to rein in premium rates for the individual market, including “silver-loading” and a waiver program.

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July 10, 2019
11:10 AM

Hold a Delaware non-resident license? Take note of a newly passed cybersecurity bill that imposes requirements on all agents and brokers.

July 10, 2019
11:05 AM

Aspiring agents who attend the IA&B licensing prep course have a higher pass rate than the state average. Plus, we offer a guarantee.

July 10, 2019
10:35 AM

Congratulations to our latest round of scholarship winners, who along with our January 2019 recipients, received a total of $13,079 in education scholarships.

July 10, 2019
10:15 AM

The state legislature wrapped up business for the year, sending bills on cybersecurity and auto insurance to the governor’s desk.

July 9, 2019
4:40 PM

Invest in your agency’s future by registering your young and new talent for the IA&B Futures Conference.

July 9, 2019
4:15 PM

Up to 78,000 people may have been impacted by an April 2019 data breach of two older Maryland state databases.

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July 9, 2019
3:35 PM

One in 10 Delawareans may have been impacted by a nearly nine-year-old data breach, according to the Delaware Department of Insurance (DOI).

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June 19, 2019
2:35 PM

With 62 state lawmakers and numerous, competing interest groups, IA&B’s advocacy efforts require your support of AgentPAC.

June 19, 2019
2:35 PM

With 188 state lawmakers and numerous, competing interest groups, IA&B’s advocacy efforts require your support of AgentPAC.

June 19, 2019
2:30 PM

With 253 state lawmakers and numerous, competing interest groups, IA&B’s advocacy efforts require your support of AgentPAC.

June 19, 2019
2:05 PM

A new Maryland law will increase the minimum wage statewide, with larger employers required to reach $15/hour first.

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June 19, 2019
2:05 PM

While lawmakers haggle over how to pass a state budget by the June 30 deadline, several pieces of legislation affecting the independent agent and broker community also are receiving attention from lawmakers.

June 19, 2019
2:00 PM

New data security-related requirements for insurers and insurance licensees, including all agents and brokers, look likely to become law in Delaware.

June 19, 2019
2:00 PM

Earn CEs, update a designation, and sharpen your sales skills this summer. Find quality training near you.

June 19, 2019
1:55 PM

Tune into Facebook.com/IABforME next Friday morning to find out who will score the nine member agency scholarships and three individual scholarships worth several thousand dollars in insurance education coursework.

June 19, 2019
1:45 PM

Can you proceed with a customer’s verbal request to remove a vehicle from coverage?

June 13, 2019
10:40 AM

Lawmakers are showing renewed interest in addressing Pennsylvania’s woefully low minimum auto liability limits. Help us keep the momentum by educating state representatives on the bill’s importance.

June 12, 2019
10:55 AM

Effective June 1, 2019, ACORD unveiled a more robust version of its ACORD 68 – Electronic Delivery Supplement form.

June 12, 2019
10:45 AM

Updated ACORD 90 MD and ACORD 290 MD will take effect in August. Learn how (and why) to ensure your agency uses the most current ACORD forms.

June 12, 2019
9:10 AM

With the likely adoption of Delaware’s cybersecurity bill, it’s critical that agents are compliant with existing privacy, security, and data breach requirements.

June 11, 2019
11:45 AM

Your auto customers vacationing north of the border must carry Canadian ID cards or risk fines. Non-Resident Inter-Province Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance Cards must be shown if a U.S. resident is involved in an accident or is pulled over.

June 11, 2019
11:30 AM

How does the ISO Personal Auto Policy respond to the exposures created by Turo and other vehicle-sharing services?

June 6, 2019
10:20 AM

Following months of our advocacy, the cybersecurity legislation which passed the State House Committee this week contains less onerous requirements for agents and brokers.

June 5, 2019
10:15 PM

Wondering which of your customers were impacted by recent hail events? Weather-data analytics firm, WeatherCheck, can provide insight.

June 5, 2019
1:40 PM

Share your perspectives and exchange ideas on the flood insurance marketplace at next week’s roundtable discussions, scheduled for Allegheny and Berks Counties.

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June 5, 2019
12:40 PM

Take note of impending Maryland insurance laws, including one which changes the time frame in which producers must complete their required CE credits.

June 5, 2019
10:30 AM

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) continues to limp ahead. Congress passed two short-term extensions in one week, funding the program through September.