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Identity Thieves Target Annuities
The Colorado Division of Insurance has issued a consumer alert saying that consumers who own annuity products through insurance companies should be on the lookout for unauthorized withdrawals...
NAIC Plans More Spending on Tech
Officials at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) are proposing to spend about $12 million over the next three years to improve the organization's information systems and data security efforts...
Cyber Hacks Cost U.S $109 Billion in 2016
Malicious cyber activity cost the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, according to a new report by the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors...
A.M. Best: P&C Posts Second Loss in 2017
According to A.M. Best, the U.S. property and casualty industry will post its second consecutive underwriting loss in 2017, mainly due to catastrophe losses...
Do Your Clients Know Hurricane Insurance Does Not Include Flood Insurance?
As part of PIA’s ongoing partnership with Floodbroker.com, we are proud to provide PIA members with February’s Floodbroker.com newsletter, a monthly newsletter produced by Floodbroker.com for flood insurance agents...
Administration’s Proposed Budget Cuts Crop Insurance
PIA is opposed to the steep cuts to crop insurance once again included in the Trump Administration proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019, which was released Monday Feb. 12. PIA issued a statement...
NFIP Extended Until March 23
With the signing of the budget deal by President Donald Trump, the National Flood Insurance Program has been reauthorized until March 23. The has been reauthorized through stopgap measures since September. This is the fifth such stopgap extension...
NEW 2018 PIA National Guide to Member Benefits Now Available!
Let’s face it, we’re all inundated with so much information that it’s hard to catch everything. Take your PIA member benefits for instance...
NAIC Releases Strategic Plan
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners today announced the release of State Ahead, the organization’s strategic plan. State Ahead highlights specific investments the NAIC will be making the next three years to support state insurance regulation...
Earthquake Insurance Spikes in California
Only about 10 percent of Californians had earthquake insurance, but through a concerted effort the California Earthquake Authority has seen the number of new customers rise by 90,000...