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for the week of Jan 1

Insight + Analysis for the Independent Agent

Personal Lines Alert: Personal Umbrellas on the Move
Winter is coming to the personal umbrella marketplace. Follow these five tips to make sure your agency is prepared.
Big ‘I’ Lobbying Victory Makes Insurance Journal Most-Read List
An article on a major Big “I" legislative win made the Insurance Journal list of top 2019 national stories, taking the No. 2 spot.
Big ‘I’ Reviews The Hartford Producer Agreement
The Big “I” is pleased to make this and other company contract reviews available as a free benefit to all Big “I” members.
Trusted Choice® Marketing Reimbursement Program Changes for 2020
The program was created to ease the financial burden of branding efforts.
How to Approach Annual Incentive Bonuses in 2020
Setting meaningful incentive bonus goals takes time and consideration.
Big ‘I’ Reviews West Bend Agency Agreement
As with past Big “I” reviews, this review focuses on insurance-related provisions and issues.
Register for an Insurance Domain Auction
fTLD is offering the unique opportunity to bid on some of the most desired online locations in the industry.
Take Advantage of the Affluent Homeowners Program
The affluent homeowners program is one of the most popular products on Big "I" Markets. Are you taking advantage of your access to this Big "I" member benefit?
New Minimum Wage Rates and DOL Rules
Review the highlights of the recent and upcoming changes to exempt salary thresholds and employee pay calcuations.
Attend an AFIS Certification Conference
The Kansas Association of Insurance Agents is hosting the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist Conference Jan. 27-30 in Wichita, Kansas.
Start 2020 Right with ACT’s Free Tech Resources
The Agents Council for Technology brings the experts together to create free tools you can understand easily and implement quickly. 
Lend a Hand with the Trusted Choice® Disaster Relief Fund
Donate online to help victims and surviving family members of natural disasters, as well as provide agents with resources to aid communities.
Join the Free Risk Management Webinar on Jan. 22
Don't let the fear of a large claim keep you up at night. Attend an Agency Risk Management Essentials webinar on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m.

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