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Hits to TrustedChoice.com Growing, Big ‘I’ Chair-Elect Tells Texas Agents

Insurance consumer interest in Trusted Choice, the national brand created for the members of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or Big “I”), is growing, according the association’s chair-elect. David Walker, president of Hartland Insurance Agency in …

Stakeholders to TDI: Not So Fast on Marketplace Navigator Rules

State lawmakers and representatives from health insurance marketplace navigator organizations are questioning both the timing of an effort by Texas regulators to craft rules regarding navigators and the need for rules that go beyond those already in place on the …

Social Media Is Here to Stay, Texas P/C Professionals Say

The value of social media as a tool for marketing and selling property/casualty insurance may be a matter of debate but one thing is for certain: While the nature of social media may be evolving, it’s not going away. Many …

IIAT Launches New Texas Independent Insurance Adviser Designation

The Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) has launched the Texas Independent Insurance Adviser (TIIA) designation in personal and commercial lines. IIAT created the TIIA designation program to address the challenges of insuring Texas consumers due to the complexity of …

Texas Agency Management Seminar Celebrates 50 Years of Success

In 1963, a group of insurance agents under the direction of Joseph E. Vincent from Bryan, Texas, began plans for an annual insurance seminar to be presented by Texas Association of Independent Agents (TAIA) for agency principals and staff. The …