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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 …

Flood Insurance Belongs in the Hands of the Private Market

With thousands displaced due to massive flooding in Louisiana and too many other similar incidences, it is time to reexamine the flood insurance landscape. Unfortunately, many caught up in this disaster did not have flood insurance – which is a …

Retention Strategy with Millennial Policyholders

Within the last decade, the global business marketplace as a whole has undergone several facelifts when it comes to the comprehensive sales process. Perhaps the most noticeable change within this spectrum is the hefty online presence of most businesses. As …

Insurers Work to Educate Consumers on the Evolving Dangers of Distracted Driving & Walking

We have all seen the stories in the news. After many years of a declining trend in the number of accidents, the number of accidents has spiked in the last two years. Insurers have an opportunity to educate the public …

How Agencies Can Prepare Before the Storm

Whether it’s an earthquake on the West Coast, a hurricane on the East Coast, tornadoes and floods in the Midwest, or an act of terrorism, all businesses have the potential of being faced with a disaster that can interrupt or …

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