Expect more value from your IA&B membership than ever before, as we get to know you and your needs through our member agency visits (and have some fun along the way).
Work toward or update your esteemed CIC designation with our Personal Lines Institute in the Baltimore area, Nov. 13-16, or our Commercial Property Institute in the Philadelphia area, Dec. 4-7. Our full 2018 schedule of Institutes and Ruble Graduate Seminars is also open for registration.
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) denial letters and appeals/litigation instructions are under FEMA’s scrutiny. Learn how policyholder communication is changing.
Carriers need to hear from you – yes, you! Your input on commercial lines carriers' technology usage matters. Weigh in by taking a quick survey by the close of business on Friday, Oct. 20, and you'll be entered into a drawing for a Starbucks gift card.
Time’s almost up for qualifying agencies and producers to file for an exemption to the state’s new cybersecurity regulation. All New York licensees – resident and non-resident, individual and agency – are impacted by this reg.
An insured employer may consider it easier and less expensive to pay for an injured employee’s expenses out of pocket. But what are an employer’s contractual and statutory requirements to its carrier and the state?
Veterans can take Maryland’s insurance producer licensing test free of charge. The MIA now participates in the GI Bill Reimbursement Program.
The latest National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) memos warn of underwriting missteps and alert to upcoming Program Changes.
Expect an easier-to-use interface the next time you log into IABforME.com. We improved the design and usability of our member login and account pages.
Review the single homeowners’ disclosure document which, as of this month, may (but does not have to) be used in place of individual required notices. The MIA’s finalized form incorporates our suggestions.
Write auto in Pennsylvania? Be sure to educate customers about new and esoteric coverages and exclusions, such as the Unlisted Resident Driver Exclusion – the validity of which was established by a recent Pennsylvania Superior Court decision.
Stay in the know about newly effective laws that stand to impact you, your business and your customers.
An agency agreement can impact everything from your E&O coverage to indemnification requirements to book ownership. Learn how we’re helping to protect your interests, most recently by reviewing the Plymouth Rock contract.
Every insurance agency and each individual producer holding a New York license must address their responsibilities under the state's new cybersecurity regulation.
Review the results of our agent survey on personal lines carriers’ technology – whether you’re considering a new appointment, or looking to benchmark your experience against other agents’.
A former threat to health insurance brokers nationwide, Zenefits announced that it will pass off its insurance business to local brokers who can best walk customers “through a lot of complexity.” (Validation!)
Let’s be clear…there are Futures Conference sessions for young producers seeking greater sales, and others for young agents pursuing agency ownership. Yes, there are two paths you can go by, but in the long run, there’s still time to register. We’ve extended the deadline to Tuesday, Sept. 26. But that’s it!
Stay in the know about employment law to maintain your agency’s compliance – and to advise your customers accordingly. Our latest HR Bulletins address everything from injury tracking and affirmative action, to payroll debit cards and data breaches.
Leverage the results of our recent survey on personal lines carriers’ technology to validate and compare your experiences and to research potential carrier partners.
We’re hoping the Maryland coastline remains calm for our James K. Ruble Graduate Seminar in Ocean City, Oct. 2-3. We’re also planning for good weather during our CIC Personal Lines Institute in Hunt Valley, Nov. 13-16. Grab an umbrella, just in case.