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May 22, 2019
11:45 AM

The state expects to submit its final proposal to amend overtime eligibility standards in the fall. Learn what’s at stake and how we’re advocating on members’ behalf.

May 22, 2019
9:35 AM

Earn CEs, update a designation, and sharpen your sales skills at one of our award-winning classroom seminars next month.

May 22, 2019
9:05 AM

With its expiration date fast approaching (just in time for the Atlantic hurricane season), the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) faces the prospect of another short-term extension to stay afloat.

May 16, 2019
9:50 AM

Big changes could be in store for the state’s individual health insurance market. We met with the Insurance Department to hear their proposal.

May 15, 2019
11:25 AM

Over two dozen IA&B members visited Capitol Hill last week for the Big “I” Legislative Conference, where they talked with federal lawmakers about everything from flood insurance to tax reform.

May 7, 2019
9:40 AM
Over 1,000 independent agents – including two dozen IA&B members – are in Washington, D.C. this week to advocate on behalf of our industry.
May 6, 2019
1:25 PM

Summertime brings a slew of seasonal exposures. Get up to speed on how standard insurance policies respond to golf carts, motor homes, trampolines, and more.

May 6, 2019
1:10 PM

How does the CGL respond to an intellectual property infringement claim? Get IA&B Education Consultant Kevin Amrhein’s take on the issue.

May 6, 2019
12:00 PM

Meet Pennsylvania’s new, one-time training requirement – necessary for all producers who hold a Life and Annuities license – with our May 21 webinar.

May 1, 2019
1:45 PM

As the average cost of dog-bite claims continues to rise, review the ability of carriers to exclude coverage based on dog breed and bite history in Pennsylvania.

May 1, 2019
1:15 PM

A new PCRB circular offers a look at trends in claim costs, loss cost changes, and more over the past 25 years.

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May 1, 2019
10:35 AM

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

April 26, 2019
2:35 PM

Don't give up the Life line of authority because of Pennsylvania's new annuities suitability training requirement. Meet the one-time training requirement with ease (and for just $50) by taking our May 21 webinar. 

April 24, 2019
1:50 PM

Reduce your risk of a data breach by evaluating the effectiveness of your and your customers’ email system encryption.

April 24, 2019
10:10 AM
If you write flood insurance, take note of the April 1 NFIP Flood Insurance Manual changes, as well as plans to overhaul the program next year.
April 17, 2019
2:55 PM

While not standard (yet), it is increasingly common that companies require producers to carry a Cyber policy. Read our take on the trend and how IA&B can provide coverage.

April 17, 2019
9:35 AM

During last week’s state Senate Insurance Committee hearing to consider re-confirming Jessica Altman, the insurance commissioner weighed in on the mid-year workers’ compensation loss cost filing.

April 17, 2019
9:10 AM

We’re seeking members to participate in upcoming Department of Labor and Industry meetings to voice their opinions on proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s overtime eligibility standards.

April 10, 2019
3:24 PM

The complete Pennsylvania Construction Classification Premium Adjustment Program (PCCPAP) credit table is now available for policies effective on or after Oct. 1.

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April 10, 2019
2:55 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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April 10, 2019
2:45 PM

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

April 3, 2019
1:50 PM

Pending legislation could give federal protections to the insurance industry for providing services to the cannabis-related businesses, plus open the door to new markets. 

April 2, 2019
3:50 PM

Want your employees to pass the licensing exam on the first try? We do! That’s why it’s guaranteed.

April 2, 2019
3:00 PM

While the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) faces relatively minor changes this October, it’s a different story for October 2020.

March 27, 2019
9:50 AM

As more states implement cybersecurity rules, you may need to revisit your processes for file disposal. 

March 27, 2019
9:30 AM
Get CEs without leaving your home or office, and you don't have to take an exam. Check out Jennifer and Tim's hot pick list for April webinars.
March 20, 2019
2:40 PM

While FEMA announced an initiative to tie National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) rates to actual risk, state lawmakers considered creating an flood insurance premium assistance task force.

March 20, 2019
1:30 PM

Write workers’ comp? Find changes to the employer assessment factor and other rating values that take effect on April 1, 2019.

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March 20, 2019
11:35 AM

The number of employees eligible for overtime pay would rise (albeit significantly less than the Obama-era change) under the latest U.S. Department of Labor proposal.

March 20, 2019
10:30 AM

Find quality education near you. We’re bringing 12 classroom courses to locations across Pennsylvania next month.