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NAIC Answers Puerto Rico Calls
More people are calling the Puerto Rico Insurance Commissioner’s Office for help as cellphone service is restored to the island following Hurricane Maria. Overflow calls are routed to a call center at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ headquarters in downtown Kansas City...
California Offers Agent Exams in Spanish
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced that the California Department of Insurance now offers four of its insurance agent license exams in Spanish...
Some Insurers Step Up Pitch for ACA
President Donald Trump’s 90 percent cut to Affordable Care Act (ACA) advertising has compelled U.S. health insurers in many states to dig deeper for funds to get the word out about 2018 enrollment...
EPLI Insurance Up in Wake of Scandals
With the rise in high-profile scandals, companies from large to small have significantly increased their employment practices liability insurance coverage for sexual harassment, racial discrimination, and wrongful termination claims...
The Hartford’s Top 5 Fire-Risk Cities
The Hartford Home Fire Index finds the top five cities at risk for home fires are...
Hawaii to Fine Smartphone Zombies
A new rule in Honolulu, Hawaii allows police to fine pedestrians up to $35 for viewing their electronic devices while crossing streets...
Are You Leaving Flood Insurance Sales on the Table?
If so, take steps now to convert your clients and prospects into flood insurance clients. PIA can help...
Improve Your Employee Retention, Engagement, and Long-Term Satisfaction
Onboarding is about making that crucial first impression, the one that engages your new employee from the get-go, and gets them fired up about doing their best, day in and day out...
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...