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July 11, 2018
1:40 PM

Learn what to expect in the months ahead, as recently passed laws take effect. The Maryland Insurance Administration recently summarized the insurance legislation passed during 2018.

July 11, 2018
11:40 AM

Take advantage of the Trusted Choice brand as it garners national attention on ESPN networks and beyond. Utilizing free branding tools – from infographics to advertising materials, logos to videos – is a great place to begin.

June 27, 2018
3:25 PM

Get up to speed on new requirements and forms stemming from legislation that creates an “enhanced” underinsured motorist coverage option.

June 27, 2018
3:20 PM

Take a guided tour through 13 platforms without leaving your home or office. Register for the Agency Management System E-Summit with live webinars beginning Monday, July 16.

June 20, 2018
1:40 PM

Amendments to the state’s Surplus Lines regulation took effect this week, changing brokers’ license-renewal deadlines.

June 20, 2018
12:30 PM

Avoid penalties by setting up a proper promotional program, to include compliance with the state’s newly amended rebating law which takes effect Tuesday, July 3.

June 20, 2018
11:50 AM

Certain vacant properties now require three declinations before going to the surplus lines market, which may prompt new procedures in your agency.

June 19, 2018
2:20 PM

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.

June 6, 2018
12:15 PM

Learn how to advise those impacted by the late-May flash flooding – from how to document property damage to what to expect with storm-damaged vehicles.

June 6, 2018
11:25 AM

The latest malware – which has compromised hundreds of thousands of routers – drives home the need for identity theft and cyber liability insurance.

June 6, 2018
10:10 AM

If you’ve noticed an influx of updated privacy terms and conditions, you’re not alone. Chances are the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) triggered them. Which begs the question: Does the reg apply to your agency or your customers?

May 22, 2018
11:10 AM

Leverage consumers’ newfound awareness of home-based business and telecommuting insurance considerations to round out accounts and reduce your E&O risk.

May 22, 2018
10:10 AM

Rely on vetted consumer content to educate condo unit owners on their coverage needs. The latest addition to our consumer education library explains coordination of condo unit and condo association coverage.

May 16, 2018
12:25 PM

Get up to speed on new requirements and forms stemming from legislation that creates an “enhanced” underinsured motorist coverage option.

May 15, 2018
2:45 PM

As graduation season approaches, study how the Homeowners’ and Personal Auto policies respond to students living away from home. Then educate your customers in advance of the fall college semester.

May 9, 2018
3:40 PM

There’s some volatility in the interpretation of exempt and non-exempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), thanks to the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in favor of employers in a case involving car dealerships.

May 9, 2018
2:20 PM

Try a free, quick test of your agency’s website to determine if the information you collect from customers is secure.

May 9, 2018
10:35 AM

Rely on vetted consumer content to educate consumers with hard-to-place risks. The latest addition to our consumer education library covers excess and surplus (E&S) lines insurance.

May 2, 2018
12:10 PM

Over one-third of all homeowners’ insurance liability claims result from dog bites. But can insurance companies exclude certain dogs from policies based on breed rather than biting history? 

May 2, 2018
11:55 AM

Over one-third of all homeowners’ insurance liability claims result from dog bites. But can insurance companies exclude certain dogs from policies based on breed rather than biting history? 

May 2, 2018
11:45 AM

With dog-bite claims on the rise, learn what insurance companies can do in light of recently enacted state legislation and case law.

May 2, 2018
11:30 AM

Use caution when sending customers pre-filled applications with signature flags. Check out our best practices and sample letter. 

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 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.

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
10:05 AM
Access Insurance Company policyholders have two weeks to find new insurance with a different company.
March 21, 2018
2:00 PM

Score advice and help on developing and sustaining a successful social media presence for your agency.

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March 21, 2018
11:25 AM

Learn how to hold premium funds and agency operating funds properly in a common bank account and how to retain interest on the funds you invest. 

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.