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for the week of Jan 1

Insight + Analysis for the Independent Agent

Big ‘I’ to Host Members-Only NARAB II Agent Licensing Webinar
The Big “I” will host a webinar on Monday, Feb. 9 about the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers legislation which recently became law.
Stay on Top of Legal and Ethical Obligations
On Wednesday, Feb. 11, take a tour of your own agency operations by attending the VU's Legal and Ethical Obligatio​ns for Insurance Professionals webinar.
Customer Claims Advocacy: How to Avoid E&O Risk
The Big “I” Professional Liability Program and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions will host a free risk management webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. ET.
Take Advantage of Free Leads from NFIP
The FloodSmart Agent Referral Program provides you with free, qualified leads of prospects who are looking for a flood insurance agent.
Trusted Choice® MRP: New Resources Available
By visiting the Trusted Choice® Agent Portal, agents can view new videos that explain changes to the Marketing Reimbursement Program.
Cover Special Events with Big ‘I’ Markets
Special events occur year-round, and Philadelphia Insurance Company has you covered for everything from winter skiing to summer carnivals.
What are Large Commercial Surety Bonds?
Large commercial surety bonds include bonds needed in conjunction with service contracts—and have sophisticated and specialized underwriting considerations.
States Propel InsurPac to Record Year
With a strong joint fundraising effort from states and volunteers, the Big “I” PAC achieved an impressive $1,026,123 in receipts last year.
Is Insurance a Commodity? The VU Says No
The Big "I" Virtual University updates resources regularly with new information to help agents undeniably prove insurance is not a commodity.
New Insurance Web Domain: What Do You Think?
Look out for an email from fTLD Registry Services containing a brief survey about your opinions on the use of a .insurance top-level domain.
Access E&O Information to Protect Your Agency
Have you checked out information about E&O audits on the E&O Happens website? Don't miss out on a variety of useful resources.
Protect Your Private Company and Nonprofit Clients
Travelers Wrap is crafted with the flexibility to respond to standalone coverage needs or as one seamless policy suite of coverages.
How Diverse Is Your State?
The Big “I” Diversity Task Force is conducting a survey with state associations to help facilitate each state’s individual diversity and inclusion goals.
One-Stop Shop for Affluent Homeowners Markets
Learn about the Big “I” Markets affluent program, featuring ACE, AIG, Chubb and Fireman's Fund, which boasts nearly $14 million written in affluent premium.
2015 Dan Fulwider Award Application Now Available
Apply for the annual award Trusted Choice® established for a selected agency to donate to a charity of its choice.
Protect Your Clients from Uninsured Motorists
You can't physically protect your clients from tragedy. But you can offer financial protection with uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage.
Don’t Miss Out on this Year’s National Webinars
Kicking off the 2015 webinar schedule, this year's first Virtual University webinar will discuss the ethical and legal obligations of insurance professionals.
Expand Your Digital Ad Efforts with Trusted Choice®
The Trusted Choice® Digital Advertising Buy will kick off on Feb. 1 for the first three-month flight, featuring display banner and social media packages.
MiddleOak Introduces Location-Level Blanket Limits
Blanket limits at the location level for buildings and business personal property are now available at MiddleOak—giving your clients another loss settlement option.
What 2014 Can Teach You About Disaster Recovery
To help you prepare for a safe and ready New Year, Big "I"-endorsed disaster recovery provider Agility has compiled a list of popular tips from 2014.

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