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The Big "I" VU is the smarter way to build your knowledge base through online education and research with more than 18,000 pages to help you find answers to tough insurance questions.  

 
COMMERCIAL LINES
Major Coverage Enhancements Coming to the ISO Businessowners Program

As part of the most significant update to the ISO Businessowners program since its inception, Verisk is introducing nearly 60 new, optional endorsements, revisions to dozens more, and updates to the base form.

PERSONAL LINES 
Is it Comp or Is It Collision
Not infrequently, an auto suffers a physical damage loss. There's no question that the loss is covered...the only issue is whether the loss is covered as a collision or an other-than-collision (comprehensive) loss. In this article, we'll examine several "Ask an Expert" claims, and we'll show a simple (if incomplete) solution to this problem.

CHECKLISTS, CHARTS & WHITE PAPERS
And Quizzes 
It's super easy to forget steps in a complicated process, right? Checklists are a great way to ensure you are not missing anything important and will also help you streamline the process itself so you'll remember each step and help reduce your E&O exposures. 

AGENCY MANAGEMENT
COVID and the Cost of Building Materials
Several months ago, I had a new roof put on my house (by the way, I paid for the new roof and did not make an insurance claim) and was shocked by the cost estimates.  The roofer explained that the cost of shingles had increased substantially over the last year due to production interruptions caused by the Covid response


 WHAT'S IN THE VU FOR YOU? PRESS PLAY!

Virtual University Member Benefits



 
small-photo-right.jpg PATHWAYS TO AGENCY OWNERSHIP
Whether you are ready to retire and want to pass your agency down to the next owner, or you want to own an agency in the future, it takes proper planning and education to ensure a profitable and operationally sound transition.


2021 BEST PRACTICES STUDY UPDATE 
The 2021 Best Practices Study Update is now available. This annual report provides current financial and benchmarking information in the six revenue categories as well as two special reports on Perpetuation and Insurtech.

AGENT TRAINING SOLUTIONS: 2022 WEBINARS COMING SOON 
  • Live Webinars. Benefit from a variety of topics and earn CE in some states
  • EXCEED: Perfect for new hires with tracking and accountability built in or as a refresher
  • Triple Play Days: Earn up to six continuing education credits in just one day
  • Basics and Beyond Basic: 3 to 24 hours of intentional training to prepare for tomorrow 
  • Risk & Reality Reports: White papers you can read, print, highlight, and share your whole team
  • On-Demand Webinars: Drill down in twelve subject matter areas, anywhere, anytime - buy once and share with the whole agency

BIG "I" HIRES - INSURANCE AGENCY HIRING MADE EASY
Lean on the Big "I" for help recruiting and retaining new talent through Big I Hires. Check out the DIY Hiring Toolkits or tap into IdealTraits for help with post jobs, assess skills and find the right candidate. 

INSURANCE ILLUSTRATED
Delivered every Friday Insurance Illustrated offers techical content organized in specific categories so you can read what is important to you. Not a subscriber? Click here.

AGENT DEVELOPMENT SHOW SEASON TWO FINALE
The final Agent Development Live show will take place on December 1 and touches on Recruiting help and Big I Hires. Each Facebook live session offers a unique opportunity to listen and engage.


Best Practices Agency Process Explained
Big "I" Hires
Agency Universe Study
Guide to Producer Contracts







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