Agent Headlines: 2019
‘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.
The state’s health insurance exchange and requirements on annual privacy notices were among the issues that moved in recent weeks.
Review the latest efforts to rein in premium rates for the individual market, including “silver-loading” and a waiver program.
Hold a Delaware non-resident license? Take note of a newly passed cybersecurity bill that imposes requirements on all agents and brokers.
Aspiring agents who attend the IA&B licensing prep course have a higher pass rate than the state average. Plus, we offer a guarantee.
Congratulations to our latest round of scholarship winners, who along with our January 2019 recipients, received a total of $13,079 in education scholarships.
The state legislature wrapped up business for the year, sending bills on cybersecurity and auto insurance to the governor’s desk.
Invest in your agency’s future by registering your young and new talent for the IA&B Futures Conference.
Up to 78,000 people may have been impacted by an April 2019 data breach of two older Maryland state databases.
One in 10 Delawareans may have been impacted by a nearly nine-year-old data breach, according to the Delaware Department of Insurance (DOI).
With 62 state lawmakers and numerous, competing interest groups, IA&B’s advocacy efforts require your support of AgentPAC.
With 188 state lawmakers and numerous, competing interest groups, IA&B’s advocacy efforts require your support of AgentPAC.
With 253 state lawmakers and numerous, competing interest groups, IA&B’s advocacy efforts require your support of AgentPAC.
A new Maryland law will increase the minimum wage statewide, with larger employers required to reach $15/hour first.
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.
New data security-related requirements for insurers and insurance licensees, including all agents and brokers, look likely to become law in Delaware.
Earn CEs, update a designation, and sharpen your sales skills this summer. Find quality training near you.
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.
Can you proceed with a customer’s verbal request to remove a vehicle from coverage?
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.
Effective June 1, 2019, ACORD unveiled a more robust version of its ACORD 68 – Electronic Delivery Supplement form.
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.
With the likely adoption of Delaware’s cybersecurity bill, it’s critical that agents are compliant with existing privacy, security, and data breach requirements.
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.
How does the ISO Personal Auto Policy respond to the exposures created by Turo and other vehicle-sharing services?
Following months of our advocacy, the cybersecurity legislation which passed the State House Committee this week contains less onerous requirements for agents and brokers.
Wondering which of your customers were impacted by recent hail events? Weather-data analytics firm, WeatherCheck, can provide insight.
Share your perspectives and exchange ideas on the flood insurance marketplace at next week’s roundtable discussions, scheduled for Allegheny and Berks Counties.
Take note of impending Maryland insurance laws, including one which changes the time frame in which producers must complete their required CE credits.
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) continues to limp ahead. Congress passed two short-term extensions in one week, funding the program through September.