Travelers just upped its marketing, technology, and big data game through a partnership with Amazon that the carrier touts as a selling point for producers.
FEMA recently implemented two measures (which did not require Congressional approval) to make it easier for private insurers to operate in the flood market and, in turn, increase the take-up rate.
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With structural reforms unlikely, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) continues to plan for legislatively mandated program changes. Meanwhile, the growing private market is set to face its largest test yet in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
Several insurance-related issues remain in play as state lawmakers return to Harrisburg for the legislative homestretch. Learn about our advocacy efforts.
Homeowners’ and renters’ insurance customers just reported the highest satisfaction ever in a J.D. Power study. Learn what customers want and how you can leverage it.
An agency agreement can affect everything from your E&O coverage to indemnification requirements to book ownership. Learn how we’re helping to protect and preserve your interests, most recently by reviewing the soon to be unveiled Millers Mutual Insurance agency agreement.
If you have customers with vehicles registered in New York, take note: State regulators are stepping up enforcement of a seven-day notification period for vehicle liability insurance transactions.
Take advantage of free web resources, videos, social media content, and flyers to educate consumers about flood insurance during National Preparedness Month.
Don't let your career fall behind this autumn. Register for classroom courses coming to locations throughout the region in the weeks ahead.
Proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s overtime eligibility standards could impact small business owners significantly. Our advocacy efforts continued this week when we attended a State House Committee hearing on the proposed regulation.
Join the Big “I” for a free, members-only webinar to learn about the implementation and impacts of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act.
The deputy insurance commissioner and legal staff met with us at IA&B headquarters last week to discuss a number of issues, including permissible scenarios under the state’s new rebating statute.
IA&B staff and members attended a roundtable meeting this week, where a diverse panel (to include Commissioner Altman) discussed the evolving flood exposure and market and ways to increase the take-up rate in flood insurance.
Pennsylvania remains a battleground over the Affordable Care Act and perceived affronts to it. Most recently, Commissioner Altman came out swinging against an expansion of short-term, limited duration plans.
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The governor proclaimed a disaster emergency in the commonwealth, opening up the door to potential assistance from FEMA following recent flooding.
Proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s overtime eligibility standards are poised to impact small business owners and their employees. We voiced our concerns this week and offered suggestions for improvement.
Build credibility by touting your IA&B membership. Our new "Proud IA&B Member" logo is available to incorporate into your advertising, letterhead, website, and more.
The countdown is on for the ultimate conference for young, independent insurance professionals. And this just in: We’ve added two additional speakers, Kevin Amrhein and Sydney Roe.
If you do business in New York, you may need to revisit your processes for file disposal by Sept. 3 to comply with the state’s Cybersecurity Rule.
Educate your customers with college-bound children on how the Homeowners’ and Personal Auto policies respond to students living away from home.