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The California Earthquake Authority 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago today insurers began selling California Earthquake Authority policies – two years off of a hard lesson learned by the state’s residents and its insurance market. But 20 years later are we any better off? Glenn Pomeroy, the …

Top Things to Review with Your Clients Before 2017

This post is part of a series sponsored by California Earthquake Authority.  November marks an ideal time to thank your customers for their business — and conduct a year-end review of their insurance coverages to make sure they are financially …

Earthquake Policy Sales up, and May Continue to Rise Following ShakeOut

It’s still a few days until the annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drills during which people in homes, schools, and organizations practice what to do during earthquakes – the events encourage preparedness and buying policies – but sales of earthquake policies …

Get Ready for the Great ShakeOut

This post is part of a series sponsored by California Earthquake Authority.  As the harvest moon rises, there’s no better time to remind your customers to prepare for a major quake. Recent research indicates that high tidal stress that occurs …

California Earthquake Authority Sees Surge in New Policies

The California Earthquake Authority has seen a significant increase in the purchase of CEA policies so far in 2016, according to its top executive. CEA now has more than 908,000 policies in force, an increase of roughly 29,000 policies in …

It’s Time to Gear Up for Learning This Season

This post is part of a series sponsored by California Earthquake Authority. For many adults, September signals a season of education and opportunity, as parents of elementary, middle school and high school children still living at home; junior college and …

Anniversary of Napa Earthquake a Reminder to Be Prepared

This post is part of a series sponsored by California Earthquake Authority.  It seems like forever ago, but nearly two years after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Napa, Calif., the Napa County Board of Supervisors has announced that it is …

New Vote Proposals, Laws, Financial Incentives and Discounts May Lead to Earthquake Insurance Savings

This post is part of a series sponsored by California Earthquake Authority. New laws and bond proposals have raised California residents’ consciousness of the need to seismically retrofit structures. San Francisco is hoping voters in November will approve Proposition A, …

California Earthquake Authority Wins Top Marketing Award

The California Earthquake Authority won the SAMMY Award for “overall Best of Show” at the 58th Annual Insurance Marketing & Communications Association Showcase Awards Gala. The SAMMY Award was voted on by attendees at the 2016 IMCA Annual Conference in …

Budget-Friendly Insurance Can Open the Door to New Customers

This post is part of a series sponsored by California Earthquake Authority. When selling insurance, it’s important to take advantage of every opportunity to connect with customers. Surprisingly affordable earthquake coverage for renters and condominium owners in California could be …