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Why Your Agency Should Re-Examine the Hard Sell
This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). Floppy discs. VCRs. Cell phones the size of bricks. Once, these devices were cutting edge technologies and part of our everyday lives. Today, they are nostalgic and …

POSTED OCTOBER 01, 2019 7:14 PM
Ridgecrest Earthquakes Shake Up Californians, but How Bad Could it Be?
This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Earthquake risk in California is no secret. For years scientists have been warning the state is overdue for a large damaging event. Nearly 30 years ago, the 1989 Loma Prieta …

POSTED AUGUST 08, 2019 7:00 AM
The Simplest Way to Start Marketing Your Insurance Agency
This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). At one time, around 50 percent of my inbox was prospecting emails for companies that wanted my business. Well, maybe not that high. But it seemed like …

POSTED AUGUST 01, 2019 7:03 PM
At NCOIL, Anti-Rebating Debate Ponders Fitbits and Free Turkeys
Is a free turkey a rebate? That was the question from Idaho Insurance Director Dean Cameron that stumped the experts. One of the more interesting debates of the National Council of Insurance Legislators’ summer meetings in Newport Beach, California, has …

POSTED JULY 13, 2019 3:58 PM
Reinsurance Could Protect Taxpayers From More NFIP Borrowing After Barry
The impending strike of Tropical Storm Barry on Southeast Louisiana, coming at a moment when the Mississippi River is cresting at heights not seen since 1927, has many fearing a replay of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. …

POSTED JULY 12, 2019 6:09 PM
Top 15 Metro Areas at Risk this Hurricane Season
This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Hurricanes are often some of the most destructive and costly natural hazards. Their impact on homes, businesses and infrastructure comes in the form of strong winds and flooding. There are …

POSTED JUNE 26, 2019 7:00 AM
Misguided Editorialists Try to Raise the Beach House Bailout from the Dead
Each time it has been trotted out on the public stage, the Beach House Bailout has died an ignominious death. Leave it to the necromancers on the Tampa Bay Times editorial board to try to raise this zombie idea from …

POSTED JUNE 04, 2019 1:17 AM
Tips and Tricks: 8 Ways to Increase Awareness of Your Insurance Agency
This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). If you’re starting an insurance agency, you’ll need to start thinking about marketing tactics. After all, you will need to build awareness for your new business. This …

POSTED JUNE 03, 2019 7:00 AM
What is the North Atlantic Oscillation, and why does it matter?
This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Worldwide, properties tend to be built according to certain standards which generally take into account the severity of the predominant natural perils affecting a particular region. For instance, homes located …

POSTED MAY 28, 2019 7:00 AM
Severe Weather in Houston
This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. During the first full week of May, Houston was devastated by catastrophic flooding and hail. Defining the southern edge of a large weather front on May 9 across the U.S. …

POSTED MAY 21, 2019 4:26 PM

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