reprinted with permission from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane Season which lasts through November 2023. Hurricane Season in the Atlantic begins June 1 and runs through November 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center expects the 2023 season to be near-normal or average.  NOAA

By Cindy Reeves The hours and days after an accident can be incredibly overwhelming for a vehicle owner. If a customer is in need of a replacement vehicle during repairs, they can now expect their length of rental to be above 15 days, according to Enterprise’s recent Length of Rental data. Contributing factors to this

by Nick Beltramo, SalesScreenInsurance companies have a problem: with most of their sales force employed on a 1099 basis, turnover has been averaging between 80-90% annually. So how can insurance agencies deal with this massive issue? The insurance category has a massive problem: Turnover. With huge quantities of 1099s and very few employees on a

Brenda McDermott, CPCU, SCLA, CIIP, SCLA, ARM, AIDA Inflation, supply chain issues, increased catastrophic losses from climate change, and higher and higher nuclear verdicts mean that insurance carriers are facing higher loss costs and loss ratios to their premium dollar. When that happens insurance carriers must look at opportunities to reduce the costs and expenses

Reblogged with permission from Pathway, IAIP’s sponsor spotlight for April So, your dutifully nurtured lead has said “yes” to your offer. Hurray! The deal is done, and it’s time to celebrate with confetti and cupcakes, right?  Well… not quite.  New clients don’t stop shopping around just because they’ve chosen an insurance plan. They might renew

By Geraldine Plott, CPCU, SCLA, FCLA, AIC, ARM, AIS, AINS, CIIP, DAE, CLP-A Over the last year several new buzzwords have been in the industry news – ‘quiet quitting’ and ‘quiet firing’. The newest is ‘quiet hiring’. Experts at Gartner ( listed this trend as one of the top workforce predictions for 2023. According to those