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for the week of Nov 30

Insight + Analysis for the Independent Agent

Big ‘I’ Urges Congress to Expedite Action on PPP
Big ‘I’ Urges Congress to Expedite Action on PPP
This week, the Big “I" joined organizations in sending two letters urging Congress to expedite action on the Paycheck Protection Program and to expand loans to cover small businesses structured as 501(c)6 organizations.

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The Case for an Industry Bank
For independent agents, choosing between a local bank or an industry bank for banking needs can be difficult. Here are some reasons in favor of choosing an industry bank.
Why You Should Look at the CEO Before Taking a Job
Why You Should Look at the CEO Before Taking a Job
When considering a job offer and your future within an organization, it's worth bearing in mind the culture fostered by the person at the helm. Here are eight negative CEO traits to watch for before accepting.
Insurance Needs Are Evolving—Can Your Marketing Technology Keep Up?
Insurance Needs Are Evolving—Can Your Marketing Technology Keep Up?
Agents and brokers must continue to react to the changing trends in the insurance sector to thrive. Here are three strategies to use digital marketing to connect with consumers.
Building Your Book of Advocates
Building Your Book of Advocates
Producers need to leverage their relationships to build advocates who can help them forge new customer relationships. Here are the three types of advocates and how to build them.
Who is Authorized to Sign Certificates of Insurance?
Who is Authorized to Sign Certificates of Insurance?
Must the person signing a certificate of insurance be licensed in all the states where the insured has exposure? Or must the signatory be someone with internal agency authorization?
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Join Dec. 8 Webinar on Imposter Syndrome
Panel covers a psychological phenomenon that affects 3 in 4 executive women.
HR Minute: Holiday Parties and Gifts
As the holiday season approaches, businesses must take a different approach to celebrations. Watch this video from Affinity HR, a Big "I" Hires partner, for ideas.
Winter Board Meeting Will Take Place Virtually
The meeting will now take place Jan. 28-29.
J.D. Power Survey Snapshot Now Available to Download
The study, developed in alliance with the Big “I," contains insights and tips for agents looking to improve and build on their strengths.
New Trusted Choice® Social Media Calendar Online
The December social media calendar includes ready-to-post content focused on winter home maintenance, at-home fire safety, holiday activities and much more.
Prepare to Cover Holiday Jewelry
With the biggest gift-giving time of year upon us, your clients may have new jewelry to protect. Here are three things you can do to ensure your clients are protected.
Protect Home Businesses with RLI
Remind your customers of the importance of ensuring their inventory and livelihoods are covered from theft, property damage, lawsuits and more.
December Independent Agent Issue Available Online
Check out Independent Agent magazine’s feature on how the coronavirus pandemic turned homeowners insurance upside down.
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