Archive for December, 2015

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Commitment and Community: One Agency’s Vision for the Future

By Jacob Garcia (Use the audio player at the end of this article to listen to the full interview with Jeff Sargeant, CPIA.) At Community Insurance Group (CIG), the word “Community” is more than just a name. “It represents where …

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Top Global Risks Impacting Latin America

By Mary Husk, CIC, CRM, CPCU

This article is based on a discussion with Alejandro Marmorek, Aon Risk Solution’s Chief Commercial Officer—Latin America. He spoke with Mary Husk, CIC, CRM, CPCU, VP

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Coverage for Collegiates

College Students’ Homeowners Exposures and Coverages–Part I

By Samuel T. Bennett, CIC, AFIS, CRIS, CPIA

As parents, we understand and look forward to the natural transition of our offspring from infancy

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Insights for Better Agent/Underwriter Communications

By Laura Machado, CIC, CPCU

The interdependent relationship between brokers and underwriters can be frustrating. Even when each side has the best of intentions, communication lines can get tangled, details can get misinterpreted, and tempers

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Speaking Insurance: Providing a Future for our Veterans—Part 1

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Insurance agencies are always on the lookout for dependable, hard-working employees who

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Producers, Start Your Engines

By James R. Dougherty, CIC

Those four words of motivation or call to action never are used in the world of insurance. In NASCAR the command, “Drivers, start

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Speaking Insurance: The Future of Insurance

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Rafal Walkiewicz is a Co-Chief Executive Officer at Willis Capital Markets

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US P&C Rates Continue to Slide South

Property rates lead downward adjustments

As the 2015 year moves closer to completion, US insurers continue to adjust rates downward. The composite rate index for all property and

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Personal Lines Composite Rate Down

First overall downward adjustment in 47 months

The November 2015 composite rate for personal lines insurance across the US was down 1 percent.

Richard Kerr, CEO of MarketScout

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Speaking Insurance: The MarketScout Success Story

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MarketScout is an insurance distribution and underwriting company headquartered in Dallas.

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