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Big ‘I’ Agents Honor Wilson with Yates Lifetime Achievement Award

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big “I”) has awarded Bill Wilson with the Jeff Yates Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor the association bestows on a non-agent, for a lifetime of work in the independent agency system. …

Insurance Industry Analyzes Google’s Failed Online Insurance Experiment

The insurance industry had a lot to say about what Google did wrong a day after the search engine giant said it would be pulling the plug on its year-long Google Compare experiment selling auto insurance online. Many believe that …

The Price of Price Optimization in Insurance

The use of price optimization in insurance pricing is drawing increased attention and could be the next big industry battle. Or it could not be. Consumer groups and a growing contingent of states are labeling the practice as unfairly discriminatory …

Google Dupes Insurance Buyers: Insurance Agent Executive

Independent insurance agents are accustomed to competition but many are watching with heightened interest the entry of one new competitor in particular, Google Compare. Bill Wilson, director of the Virtual University at the Big “I” (Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers …