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April 26, 2018
10:50 AM

Summer and seasonal insurance exposures are right around the corner. Brush up on the standard HO’s and PAP’s coverage for golf carts, ATVs, motor homes, boats, pools, trampolines and more.  

April 25, 2018
1:30 PM

From mergers and acquisitions to private equity sales, the independent agency channel is facing an influx of business successions.

April 25, 2018
11:40 AM

More than two dozen IA&B members joined over 1,000 independent agents from across the country to advocate on behalf of our industry at last week's Big “I” Legislative Conference.

April 25, 2018
10:40 AM
CISR courses are springing up all over the region next month. Register for one near you before it sells out.
April 17, 2018
11:45 AM

Nationwide will discontinue writing through exclusive agents – with the exception of direct-to-consumer sales over the phone and online – by July 2020.

April 17, 2018
11:35 AM

Take note of the latest federal appellate court decision, as case law continues to oscillate on coverage for faulty workmanship under the CGL.

April 16, 2018
4:20 PM

Access the latest NFIP Flood Insurance Manual to adopt the April 1, 2018 program changes.

April 16, 2018
3:45 PM

Inquiring minds want to know what issues you would like IA&B to address. Share your suggestions for the upcoming IA&B Board of Directors’ meeting agenda.

April 11, 2018
3:10 PM

Review your withholding now that the new tax law is in effect. The IRS updated its withholding calculator and Form W-4.

April 11, 2018
2:25 PM

Certain flood insurance policyholders impacted by Superstorm Sandy now have additional time to complete their Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) claims.

April 11, 2018
12:10 PM

Insurance carriers – and possibly producers – may see increased flexibility on medical loss ratio (MLR) restrictions with a new rule issued by the Trump administration this week.

April 11, 2018
11:45 AM

Classes are filling quickly. Reserve a remaining seat at an upcoming William T. Hold seminar in Altoona or Wyomissing, or our E&O seminar in Exton.

April 11, 2018
10:55 AM

Learn how the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is poised for greater resiliency as FEMA extends its reinsurance program to capital markets.

April 4, 2018
2:20 PM

In a new bulletin, FEMA reiterates how National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) insurers and their agents should handle policyholders’ loss settlements.

April 4, 2018
1:55 PM

In states that allow armed school personnel, insurers have responded with unfavorable underwriting decisions.

April 4, 2018
11:05 AM
Reserve your seat for a nearby William T. Hold Seminar to dig deeper into coverages, while updating your CISR designation.
March 28, 2018
1:20 PM

On what tricky topics would you like Jerry Milton’s take? His final Primary Agent magazine columns will run this year.

March 27, 2018
12:15 PM

Register today to reserve a remaining seat at a P&C Licensing Study Course, William T. Hold Seminar or E&O Risk Management Seminar.

March 27, 2018
11:30 AM

Look to our new sample letter when an insured declines an Extended Reporting Period (ERP) endorsement on a claims-made policy.

March 27, 2018
10:25 AM

Producers impacted by the fiduciary rule received a reprieve thanks to a recent federal appeals court ruling.

March 27, 2018
10:05 AM
Access Insurance Company policyholders have two weeks to find new insurance with a different company.
March 27, 2018
9:40 AM

Congress just bought itself four more months to address the future of the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Meanwhile, FEMA announced the next round of program changes.

March 21, 2018
1:00 PM

The state Senate this week confirmed Jessica Altman, who has been serving as acting commissioner since late last summer.

March 21, 2018
12:00 PM

Leverage the Pennsylvania Insurance Department’s efforts to advance and improve the private flood insurance market by requesting inclusion in their online consumer resources.

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March 21, 2018
10:40 AM

Compare your agency to the nation’s top-performing agencies. The Best Practices Study offers insight into a range of data, including producer success rates and compensation structures.

March 14, 2018
1:50 PM

A new study suggests widespread flood risk, as the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program faces a March 23 reauthorization deadline.

March 14, 2018
11:40 AM

Stay compliant with federal employment laws or chance higher civil penalties. Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family Medical Leave Act are among those with increased penalties.

March 14, 2018
10:45 AM

Agencies that “share” employees (think: a cluster or a partner with whom they formed another entity) are in the middle of a liability tug of war … again. The National Labor Relations Board overturned its joint employer criteria last month.

March 8, 2018
8:40 AM

Many members received a non-compliance email this week from the NY Dept. of Financial Services. If you hold a license in New York, are you next?

March 7, 2018
2:15 PM
The latest carrier to request a meeting with our staff was Hospitality Insurance, a New England-based carrier with a specialization in liquor liability coverage.