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Many Vehicles, Many Uses, Many Questions
This week’s blog post comes to us from friend of the Academy, Joseph S. Harrington. Joe is a prolific writer, observer, and commentator on the insurance industry. This post is based on his recent Academy webinar by the same title. …

POSTED FEBRUARY 26, 2020 1:00 PM
Coronavirus, Pandemics and Workers’ Compensation
This week’s Academy Journal entry comes to us from friend of the Academy, Chris Boggs. Click and check out what he’s been up to. A pandemic is defined as, “an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic …

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2020 1:00 PM
What to Post Next on Your Insurance Agency’s Instagram Feed
Instagram is one of the most used social media platforms in the United States according to the Pew Research Center. Over 800 million people use the photo-sharing app per month. Facebook made news when it acquired the platform for $1 …

POSTED FEBRUARY 06, 2020 5:24 PM
Why I Insurance
In his book, the Infinite Game, Simon Sinek speaks of the elements of an infinite mindset. In part, those elements include a just cause. I see my work in the insurance field as a just cause. A just cause includes …

POSTED FEBRUARY 05, 2020 5:26 PM
2019 Natural Hazard Report Highlights Long Tail of Financial Recovery
Preparing for a catastrophe is a science. This science involves models built from data and analytics that can capture the worst-case scenario for businesses and homeowners. Knowing exactly what the worst looks like allows people to better prepare for it. …

POSTED FEBRUARY 04, 2020 8:00 AM
How should insurance commissioners get the job?
WARNING: This is a long one. Buckle in. Insurance Journal recently published an article detailing what action the Florida legislature is planning to take this year related to insurance. One item in particular caught my attention (so far); Senate Joint …

POSTED JANUARY 29, 2020 1:00 PM
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Let me preface this by saying that we work with dozens of dedicated, talented advertising agencies every year. Those that ask the tough questions. Those that review our audit statement. This is not about those agencies. We love you. You …

POSTED JANUARY 27, 2020 7:31 PM
How the Digital Tax Could Swallow Insurance
Though tensions were high coming in, President Donald Trump left the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with at least a temporary truce on one of his latest threatened tariff fights. Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron reportedly came to …

POSTED JANUARY 24, 2020 8:03 PM
Is it a MORAL or MORALE hazard?
I just read a really interesting article about determining liability when there is a car accident involving an autonomous vehicle. The article presents some of the findings from a study done by Columbia Engineering and Columbia Law School that indicates …

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2020 1:00 PM
Valuation of Manufactured Homes
Building valuation can be confusing at best. If you go to a real estate website like Zillow, it’ll give you an estimated market value for a building. It’s doubtful that anyone really knows how they come up with their estimates …

POSTED JANUARY 15, 2020 1:00 PM

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