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Young Agents Rate Flexibility, Career Growth Higher Than Technology

(8/19/2014) Insurance technology provider Vertafore just released results of a survey it conducted that found young agents value flexibility and career growth opportunities... full story

Agent to Agent: Make Your Agency Stand Out by Creating an Infographic

(8/19/2014) When it comes to digital marketing for your agency, posting unique and compelling content is key... full story

South Carolina Reports Rise in Insurance Fraud

(8/19/2014) Insurance fraud complaints in South Carolina have reached an all-time high with more than 1,200 pouring in last year, according to a report by Attorney General ... full story

Louisiana Second-most Expensive State for Drivers

(8/19/2014) A report from, a personal finance website, ranks Louisiana as the second most expensive state for drivers, with car owners spending an average of $... full story

Montana Captive Coordinator: Boards and Executives Must Run Captives

(8/19/2014) Montana Captive Coordinator Steve Matthews says that captive holding companies must be controlled by company leaders rather than captive managers... full story

How Can You Win If You Don't Learn About Losing?

(8/19/2014) Would you go to a doctor who never discusses illness? full story

PIA Agents Prepare for District Lobbying Day August 19

(8/13/2014) Members around the country are preparing to take part in PIA’s annual in-district congressional lobbying event, District Lobbying Day... full story

NAIC Summer Meeting Begins This Week

(8/13/2014) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners summer 2014 National Meeting will take place in Louisville, Kentucky, from Thursday, August 14 to Tuesday, A... full story

Newly Expanded FACI Holds Meeting in Washington, D.C.

(8/13/2014) The Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance, an advisory body to the Federal Insurance Office, met in Washington, D.C., to discuss the Committee agenda for the ... full story

NCSL to Consider Supporting 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act

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Maryland, Virginia Take Action on Ridesharing Services

(8/13/2014) Maryland’s state body that oversees utilities and transportation ruled that a popular web-based ridesharing service is subject to state regulation... full story

Agent to Agent: The Importance of Sales Meetings

(8/13/2014) Nothing, not one thing happens in this economy until a sale is made... full story

Chart Your Path to Growth & Profit

(8/13/2014) The newest project of The PIA Partnership, “Closing the Gap – Growth & Profit,” provides agents with tools to chart their own path to success, then provid... full story

Insurance Broker Pays $21K Settlement in Coins

(8/13/2014) After a California-based insurance broker, Adriana Insurance Service, agreed to pay $21,000 to settle a lawsuit, the company paid the plaintiff in coins... full story

Is Online Auto on the Way Out?

(8/07/2014) As we reported here a few months ago (PIA National Newsline 5/13/14), shopping over the internet for auto insurance is down for the second year in a row... full story

Treasury Names 21 to FACI; McRaith Critic Leonardi Out

(8/07/2014) The Treasury Department has named 21 individuals including state regulators, insurance executives, college professors and consumer advocates to serve as members... full story

A National Vision Is Needed for Coastal Risk Management

(8/07/2014) A new report from the National Research Council (NRC) concludes that a national vision for coastal risk management is needed to reduce the impacts of natural di... full story

Agent to Agent: 4 Ways to Give Thanks to Your Clients

(8/07/2014) As the owner of an independent agency, it is important to understand the importance of giving thanks to your clients... full story

Commissioners Continue to Issue Ridesharing Warnings

(8/07/2014) Individual state insurance commissioners continue to issue warnings to consumers and potential drivers about ridesharing services... full story

Marketing Guide Now Online

(8/07/2014) PIA members who haven’t yet seen the 2014 PIA Agency Marketing Guide can read it on PIA National’s website at full story