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for the week of Mar 1

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Trusted Choice®/YAC Wish Kid Party: You’re Invited!
Trusted Choice® and the national Young Agents Committee are proud to host the official send-off party for Wish Kid Julia at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 11 during the annual Big “I” Legislative Conference.
2014-2015 IIABA Committee, Task Force and Board Nominations: Apply Now
The Big “I” is now seeking qualified members to serve on its committees, task forces and boards Sept. 1, 2014 through Aug. 31, 2015.
Big ‘I’ Agents Rev Up for Day on Capitol Hill
The 2014 Big “I” “Where We Stand on Legislative Issues” brochure is now available for download. Hard copies will also be distributed at the Legislative Conference.
Customize Your Conference Experience with the Big ‘I’ Event App
Want to plan your trip to Washington for the Big “I” Legislative Conference in advance? Download the Big “I” Event App today.
Think Socially, Rank Locally
Ready to try a new marketing tactic this spring? Project CAP can help—some of our best agency marketing programs are now on sale.
Go Digital—On a National Scale
Trusted Choice® is excited to announce the launch of the Freedom Campaign national digital ad buy, allowing agencies to reach at least 800,000 consumers.
Habitational Product Makes Waves
One of the most popular products on Big “I” Markets is the MiddleOak habitational offering. From buildings with just a few units to large multi-building complexes, MiddleOak has your clients covered.
Big ‘I’ Legislative Conference: Five Days Left to Register
Join us April 9-11 in Washington, D.C. and make sure legislative decision makers hear your voice.
‘How to Calculate Business Income Limits in 5 Minutes’
Calculating the limit and coinsurance percentage for business income coverage can be a complex and time-consuming process. But help is on the way from the Virtual University.
Gear Up for Summer with Marine Markets
Boat season is upon us, and Big “I” Markets has your clients covered.
LifeSource is Now Crump Life Insurance Services
Big “I” Retirement Services is pleased to announce the rebranding of LifeSource to Crump Life Insurance Services is complete. Continues to Break Records
February was another record-breaking month for, which reported a 28% visit increase from January.
April Showers Bring Special Events
Today is the first day of spring. Here come the festivals, flower shows and fairs. Do your clients know that for all these events and more, you've got them covered?
You’re Invited: Participate in the 2014 Future One Agency Universe Study
The 2014 Future One Agency Universe Study, a cooperative effort of the Big "I" and more than 20 leading independent agency companies, aims to gather the most accurate data possible about independent agency operations.
Big ‘I’ Legislative Conference: Last Chance to Register
Registration is still open for the Big “I” Legislative Conference. Join us April 9-11 in Washington, D.C. to make sure legislative decision makers hear your voice.
Trusted Choice® Films ‘Insurance 101’
​In an effort to bust insurance myths and educate consumers, Trusted Choice® will begin filming a new video campaign: “Insurance 101.”
Save Now to Retire in Style
The Big “I” offers an IRA product comprised of leading mutual funds—as well as a guaranteed fund through Prudential Retirement Insurance and Annuity Company, which is currently paying a 2.75% rate of return.
March is National Ethics Awareness Month
We live in a complicated world, where “legal” doesn’t necessarily mean “ethical”—and doing the “right thing” for a client could leave an agency open to legal scrutiny or E&O ramifications.
Does Your Staff Understand the Value of Diversity?
While more and more working Americans are gaining exposure to diversity, the value of a diverse workplace is getting lost in translation. Does your staff understand the value of diversity?
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