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National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) Opposes House Flood Legislation
WASHINGTON — The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has issued the following statement reiterating its opposition to the House Flood Insurance legislative package passed out of the House Financial Services Committee in June and now consolidated as H.R. 2874, the 21st Century Flood Reform Act...
House GOP Tax Reform Proposal May Fall Short in Helping Small Business Owners
WASHINGTON — Tax reform provides an historic opportunity for simplifying the tax code while supporting and encouraging small business owners. PIA members own their own independent insurance agencies and are small business owners...
PIA Praises NFIP Relief in Disaster Bill
President Donald Trump signed into law a $36.5 billion disaster aid bill that contains $16 billion in debt forgiveness for the National Flood Insurance Program...
Insurance Rate Hikes Likely at January Renewals
On October 24, Morgan Stanley released research showing that insurers and brokers are generally confident that rates will increase during the renewals scheduled for January 1, 2018, with some industry members predicting increases in the double digits. The speculation about future market conditions follows a series of natural disasters in September and October...
CBO: Alexander-Murray Bill Saves $3.8 Billion
Implementing the Affordable Care Act stabilization plan proposed by Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) would reduce the U.S. deficit by $3.8 billion between fiscal 2018 and 2027, according to a Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation estimate...
Halt in ACA Payments Means Free Coverage for Some
Ironically, President Trump’s action to halt federal payments for reducing out-of-pocket costs for low-income enrollees in the Affordable Care Act may mean some will get coverage for free...
Insurance Can Take the Scream Out of Halloween
Halloween can be a fright when trick-or-treaters flock to your property. But taking reasonable steps to safeguard your home...
Will Your Clients Be Prepared If a Flood Happens?
PIA has an exclusive partnership with Floodbroker.com, a unique service that helps you increase flood insurance sales in your agency while potentially reducing errors and omissions exposure when it comes to offering a flood policy...
Dennis Kuhnke Receives Distinguished Agent Award
West Bend Mutual Insurance Company has awarded Dennis Kuhnke as the 2017 recipient of the W.E. “Mike” Koehler Distinguished Agent of the Year Award...
Oh Deer! Deer Collision Dangers Increase
You don’t have to be a hunter to come into the crosshairs of wildlife during the fall months...