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Last Chance: Submit Your Sales, Marketing & Agency Management Ideas

Calling innovative insurance marketers! Share your sales, marketing and agency management ideas with the insurance community and they could be featured in Insurance Journal magazine’s Aug. 18 issue. To submit your idea today, visit: http://www.insurancejournal.com/agency-sales-marketing-ideas/ The DEADLINE is today.  

Last Chance to Participate: Take the Market & Financial Survey Now

How are agencies targeting new business today? Will historical growth rates be sustainable? And just how much do agencies need to reinvest to achieve desired growth and enable perpetuation? These are some of the questions that a new industry survey …

Insurance Journal Co-Sponsors MarshBerry Market & Financial Survey

How are agencies targeting new business today? Will historical growth rates be sustainable? And just how much do agencies need to reinvest to achieve desired growth and enable perpetuation? These are some of the questions that a new industry survey …

U.S. Insurance Regulators May Refuse to Apply Global Capital Rules: NAIC President-Elect Lindeen

The United States may refuse to apply new global capital rules in the world’s biggest insurance market because of the “breakneck speed” they are being pushed through, American regulators said on Monday. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), made …

What Makes Agents Switch Carriers: Channel Harvest Research

Most independent insurance agents stick with their top personal lines and commercial lines companies for years, although they are less-than-satisfied in a number of carrier-performance areas. This is among the many findings in a new national survey of agents conducted …

Why Agencies Need to Pay More Attention to Insurer Insolvency

A myth is sneaking into the industry that insurer insolvency is not as important today. Belief in this myth is important to many entities. To put it more simply, a number of companies, agencies, and other firms benefit if less …

Technical and Medical Device Convergence Exposes New World of Risks

When the acclaimed television drama series Homeland climaxed with a devious plot by terrorists to kill America’s vice-president by hacking into his electronic pacemaker, critics mocked the ludicrousness of the idea deeming it as simply far-fetched fiction. However, the storyline …

Calling All Young Agents: Tell Us What You Think

Are you a young insurance agent, 40 years old or younger? Do you know a young insurance agent? Insurance Journal is searching for young insurance agents to participate in this year’s Young Insurance Agents Opinion Survey. Tell us what you …

Study Shows P/C Insurers Plan to Hire, Grow Significantly in 2014

More than half of all insurance companies responding to a recent survey say they plan to increase staff in 2014. Although hiring for the most-in-demand positions may prove difficult. That’s according to the latest Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study …

Insurance Journal Co-Sponsors Agency Research Project

Channel Harvest Research, in partnership with Insurance Journal, has launched a new study of the independent agency system, probing agents’ attitudes toward insurance carrier relationships and, in particular, the companies they represent. The research, dubbed “Leaving Independent Agents to Their …