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Promote Your Agency with the PIA Branding Program

(11/14/2017) Every day, PIA members across America market their agencies using materials and strategies they get from PIA... full story

Receive Marketing Support with’s New Monthly Newsletter

(11/14/2017) As part of PIA’s ongoing partnership with, we are proud to provide PIA members with October’s newsletter, a new monthly news... full story

Past PIA National President Nick Verreos Dies

(11/14/2017) Nick A. Verreos, a past president of PIA National (1986), passed away on September 22, 2017... full story

PIA Opposes House Flood Legislation

(11/07/2017) PIA has reiterated its opposition to the House Flood Insurance legislative package first passed out of the House Financial Services Committee in June, and now c... full story

Are You Leaving Flood Insurance Sales on the Table?

(11/07/2017) If so, take steps now to convert your clients and prospects into flood insurance clients. PIA can help... full story

Improve Your Employee Retention, Engagement, and Long-Term Satisfaction

(11/07/2017) 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,... full story

Insurance Can Take the Scream Out of Halloween

(10/31/2017) Halloween can be a fright when trick-or-treaters flock to your property. But taking reasonable steps to safeguard your home... full story

Will Your Clients Be Prepared If a Flood Happens?

(10/31/2017) PIA has an exclusive partnership with, a unique service that helps you increase flood insurance sales in your agency while potentially reducing ... full story

Dennis Kuhnke Receives Distinguished Agent Award

(10/31/2017) 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... full story

Quoting Auto? Get it Right the First Time

(10/31/2017) PIA’s member-only program with DocIT for Agents is changing the way PIA members quote auto insurance... full story

Help Protect Your Most Valuable Asset – Your Income

(10/31/2017) Since 1931, independent insurance agents have discovered the many advantages of joining PIA. Chief among those advantages is access to the products offered by t... full story

New! Halloween-Focused PIA Issue Papers

(10/17/2017) Just in time for Halloween, PIA is out with a series of consumer-friendly issue papers with safety information for your clients... full story

PIA Members Send Supplies to Puerto Rico

(10/17/2017) Generous PIA members are continuing to support the PIA Disaster Relief Fund, which is purchasing and sending emergency supplies to Puerto Rico, which was devast... full story

Smarketing and Why Your Agency Needs It

(10/17/2017) What? Another marketing term to learn? You barely have time as it is to keep up! Learning about Smarketing is well worth your time though. With a well-run Smark... full story

Streamline Auto Quoting: Attend a DocIt for Agents Online Demo

(10/17/2017) PIA’s member-only program with DocIT for Agents is changing the way PIA members quote auto insurance... full story

Klinger to Appear on A.M. Best-TV

(10/11/2017) PIA of Maryland’s Robert Klinger, President and CEO of the Klinger Insurance Group of Germantown, MD... full story

PIA, National Underwriter Partner on 2018 Agent Survey

(10/11/2017) Following the success of 2017’s Independent Agent Survey, PIA, in cooperation with National Underwriter Property & Casualty and Flaspöhler Research, will con... full story

NCOIL Tribute to the Late Don Flanders

(10/11/2017) The National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) offered a tribute to PIA of New Hampshire National Director Donald “Don” Flanders, 82, who passed a... full story

Conduct Interviews with Potential Employees That Pack a Punch

(10/11/2017) Don’t you wish there was a magic guide that can show you exactly how to weed out the bad apples and automatically pick out the A-players? Well, there is no ma... full story

PIA Aids Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

(10/04/2017) The devastation in Puerto Rico is catastrophic and recovery efforts are continuing. PIA of Puerto Rico National Director Ariel Rivera tells us that Puerto Rico ... full story