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for the week of Aug 1

Insight + Analysis for the Independent Agent

Register for the Next ACT Meeting
​Registration is now open for the upcoming Agents Council for Technology Meeting, to take place Oct. 23-24 at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel & Resort in Forth Worth, Texas.
Trusted Choice® Wants Your Feedback
Now is your chance to provide feedback on existing Trusted Choice® resources, share some of your agency's marketing challenges and tell us what additional resources you feel would help you overcome them.
How the Immigration Landscape Affects Your Agency
The impact of heightened enforcement of immigration laws could be exposing your agency to liabilities such as tax, document and wage fraud charges.
Don’t Miss the Next Risk Management Webinar
​Join Big “I" Professional Liability and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions for the next Agency Risk Management Essentials webinar, Personal Lines Back to Basics, to take place Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. ET.
Fall Leadership Conference: Last Chance to Register
Online registration for the Big “I" Fall Leadership Conference, to take place Sept. 11-15 in Savannah, Georgia, closes tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 23.
Level Up Agent Summit: Early-Bird Rate Ends Aug. 30
​Register for the inaugural Level Up Agent Summit, to take place Jan. 14-15, 2020 in New Orleans, by Friday, Aug. 30 to enjoy the early-bird rate of $199.
Register for the Next Risk Management Webinar
The next Agency Risk Management Essentials webinar, Personal Lines Back to Basics, will take place Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. ET.
Selective Ramps Up Support for FEMA's 2022 Moonshot Goal
FEMA declared a "moonshot goal" to double the number of properties covered by flood insurance by 2022.
5 Tips for Improving Critical Conversations at Work
​Critical conversations at work or in your personal life can be tough. The stakes are high, opinions may vary and they are often emotionally charged.
Turn to RLI for Your Personal Umbrella Needs
Obtain a quote in just two minutes via RLI's online quoter.
Several Personal Umbrella Carriers to Implement Major Changes
Recent announcements from several personal umbrella carriers outline major changes in coverage that will leave agents scrambling to find new markets for their clients.
Coalition Adds 3 More States to Admitted Lineup
​Coalition's admitted lineup now includes Hawaii, Idaho and Michigan.
Turn to Goldleaf for Software and Technology Bonds
Software and technology surety bonds are a unique type of bond, and you need an experienced team of bond specialists to help you navigate the process and mitigate risks in a timely fashion.
Leverage DocuSign to Accelerate Growth
​With limited time and resources, agencies adopt DocuSign e-signature to improve the speed of doing business, build trust with customers and improve operational efficiency.
New Hires: Orientation vs. Onboarding
​The way you integrate a new employee during their first days, weeks and months often corresponds to whether they become an engaged, long-term employee, or an ineffective, short-term hire.
Big ‘I’ Virtual Risk Consultant Program Makes Changes
The Big "I" Virtual Risk Consultant will be discontinued and replaced with Rough Notes' Advantage Plus, which offers the same suite of services.
Coalition Adds 13 States to Admitted Lineup
Coalition’s admitted cyber product is now available in 31 states.
Chubb Offers Home Accessibility Guidance
The team can advise you and your clients on how to update the home while maintaining value and beauty.
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