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Commissioners Warn Consumers of Massive Anthem Data Breach

(2/11/2015) State insurance commissioners are issuing consumer alerts and state attorneys general are investigating, following massive data breach at Anthem Inc., the secon... full story

PIA Endorses Bill to Remove Agent Compensation From MLR

(2/11/2015) PIA has endorsed the Access to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2015 (H.R. 815) which was introduced on February 9 by Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo.) and R... full story

Help Your Customers Understand Form 1095-A

(2/11/2015) This tax season, consumers enrolled in healthcare coverage through the Marketplace will receive a new Form 1095-A from the Marketplace... full story

500 Sales Ideas for Commercial Lines Producers

(2/11/2015) Success in commercial lines depends on being able to find fresh leads and to convert the best of them into new clients... full story

P/C Rates Flat in January: Market Scout

(2/11/2015) Property and casualty insurance rates were mostly flat in January 2015, according to MarketScout... full story

SBA Partners With Credit Unions to Expand Small Business Lending

(2/11/2015) The U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Credit Union Administration have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to invest in America's entrepreneu... full story

FTC Releases Cyber Security Recommendations

(2/11/2015) On January 27, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the release of a report on the Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World..... full story

NAIC Creates Cybersecurity Task Force

(2/11/2015) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners recently created a cybersecurity task force to increase protection of consumer information collected by insu... full story

Agent to Agent: Leveraging Technology to Increase Agency Efficiency

(2/11/2015) How many times have we said "can't do with it, can't do without it?" full story

Progressive Looks at 2014 Claims

(2/11/2015) Progressive is out with its annual Year in Claims report for 2014... full story

Insurance Agent Moves Up to #7 on Best 100 Jobs List

(2/11/2015) Hot on the heels of the most recent jobs report showing a nationwide unemployment rate of just 5.6 percent, U.S. News & World Report released its annual review ... full story

Agents Provide Value Direct Writers Can't Match

(2/11/2015) In the past year, several large non-insurance firms have taken steps toward selling insurance, including Walmart and now Google... full story

Opposition Grows to Florida Gov. Scott's Attempt to Remove McCarty

(2/11/2015) An attempt by Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) to remove the state's Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty has drawn a major pushback... full story

Cyber Insurance May Not Cover Cyber Terrorism

(2/11/2015) The recent attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has drawn significant attention to cyber risk insurance policies and what they cover, but if it is determined t... full story

Driving Is Dangerous on Super Bowl Sunday

(2/11/2015) The California Department of Insurance is urging party-goers to plan ahead for Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 1) with a designated driver or sober ride, if they attend... full story

PIA National Releases Advocacy and Policy Priorities for 2015

(1/23/2015) PIA National has released its 2015 policy issues of focus... full story

NAIC Probes Higher Priced Policies for Customers Who Don't Shop

(1/23/2015) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners is looking into allegations by the Consumer Federation of America that the use of "price optimization techno... full story

P/C Execs See Big Growth in Cyber Insurance

(1/23/2015) According to an Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) survey of property and casualty insurance leaders at the 19th annual Property/Casualty Insurance Joint ... full story

Agent to Agent: Building a Cross-selling Machine: Revenue From the Sale of Life Insurance

(1/23/2015) Cross-selling life insurance to your current customers is a great idea... full story

Miller Appointed New Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner

(1/23/2015) Teresa Miller has been appointed Pennsylvania's new insurance commissioner by incoming Gov. Tom Wolff (D), who takes office Jan. 20. Miller will succeed Michael... full story