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5 Tips to Make 2018 the Best Year Yet

Since New Year’s resolutions have a 48-hour shelf life, many people don’t even bother with them. Here is a different approach: five ways to improve performance by focusing on results-changing behaviors. 1. Try something new In their “Habits Across the … Continue reading

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What insurance agents and Realtors need to know about winter flood risks

Floods are the number one most frequently occurring natural disaster in the United States, and this weather threat doesn’t let up once the temperatures drop. Throughout the coldest months of the year, every part of the country is at risk of winter … Continue reading

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3 Factors Threatening the Nursing Home Liability Market

With ample capacity in nursing home and long-term care liability insurance, competition remains strong among carriers. However, clouds have been gathering on the horizon, with the convergence of three separate events threatening to create a perfect storm in the marketplace. … Continue reading

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Help After Harvey

Help after Harvey My home was damaged by Harvey: A quick guide on filing claims, deadlines, and resources. My car was flooded: Answers to common questions if your car is flooded. Get help in person: Visit a mobile unit location … Continue reading

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Top 100 P&C Groups – 2016

2016 RANK 2015 RANK GROUP NAME NET PREMIUMS WRITTEN 2016 PERCENTAGE GROWTH COMBINED RATIO 2016 COMBINED RATIO 2015 1 1 State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins. 62,365,585 5.08 108.70 103.30 2 2 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 38,782,982 9.06 95.00 93.44 3 3 … Continue reading

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Insurance Call Centers

The insurance industry has been plagued with call-center problems for the better part of a decade. Consider the 2008 report from Genyses Worldwide, “Customer Service Strategies for the Insurance Industry,” which found that mishandled policyholder phone calls was a leading … Continue reading

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Who’s leading in Commercial Auto? Workers’ Comp? Cybersecurity?

National Underwriter’s Top 100 and Heads of the Lines lists — the data for which is provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence — today offer a look at which P&C groups are premium leaders in 11 key lines: Private Auto, … Continue reading

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Universal Life Sales up 64%

Policies with secondary guarantees accounted for 64% of UL sales Universal life insurance policies with long-term care riders may have accounted for 24% of premiums from new U.S. UL sales in 2016, according to analysts at Milliman The percentage of UL … Continue reading

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Insurance Wallet

There is a new group that just launched on Facebook and it is called Insurance Wallet. We expect big things to come from this group with Big Ideas from Industry Leaders from all over the world. If you would like … Continue reading

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Can your driving habits save you money?

Could usage-based insurance save you money? Many auto insurers are offering usage-based policies that base your premium partly on how much or how well you drive. Here are three things to know when deciding if this type of policy is … Continue reading

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