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Surplus Lines Could Meet Your Insured’s Flood Coverage Needs

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been the topic of much debate in recent years, especially with the program set to expire on September 30. The NFIP is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and is available to …

Closing Quote: 4 Regulatory Scenarios in 2017

This year has ushered in a wave of change that will drive disruption in the U.S. insurance industry. Following a prolonged period of low interest rates, yields on U.S. Treasuries are rising, and there are expectations of up to three …

The Year After Google Compare

Google’s entry into insurance lead generation and aggregation worried agents and carriers. Would Google disrupt the industry as they have so many other industries? Would they short circuit research-driven consumers by dominating the top results? The Google Compare concern was …

The Super Rich Become Key Targets in Cyber World

Twenty years ago, we locked our doors and windows and had a good level of confidence that our homes were safe. If a burglar wanted in, he had to stake out a home and physically break into windows and doors …

Could POTUS Battle Trigger More Discrimination Suits?

Regardless of one’s political leaning, the 2016 presidential election offered bold dialogue. Many criticized the president-elect for brash comments and a disregard for political correctness. If recent news reports are any indication, America could see a shift in terms of …

What’s Next for Your Agency Perpetuation Plan?

You’ve built a successful agency and are now starting to look ahead to retirement. What’s your exit plan? What do you need to start thinking about today as you plan for the transition of your business? The absence of a …

Closing Quote: Want Innovation? Ask the Right Questions

Innovation is a hot topic, with websites, researchers, authors and consultants sharing insights and revelations about how businesses can be more innovative in a continually challenging economy. While innovative businesses typically point to famous industry disrupters like Apple, Google, Amazon …

Untapped Opportunity for Sustainable Insurance Growth

Risk, it’s everywhere. The landscape of risks facing the insurance industry seems to expand daily. Cyber security, uncertainty around natural catastrophes, low interest rates, energy price volatility, shifting regulatory regimes … the list goes on. Insurers that seek out the …

Closing Quote: In the Midst of a Cyber Bubble

Cyber security is a rapidly growing area of concern for executives across the world. The costs that can arise from a cyber breach can be catastrophic to a business. As a result, the cyber insurance market has ballooned over the …

Closing Quote: Health and Optimism in Surplus Lines

The surplus lines industry continues to outperform the overall property/casualty market, but that doesn’t mean it’s not without its own challenges. The annual U.S. Surplus Lines – Segment Review, produced by A.M. Best with support from the NAPSLO/Derek Hughes Educational …

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