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Costly Hailstorms Are Rapidly Increasing

(8/13/2018) The first North American Workshop on Hail and Hailstorms convenes in Boulder, Colo., this week. full story

NOAA Updates Its Storm Predictions

(8/13/2018) NOAA says the Atlantic is expected to produce a total of nine to 13 named storms during the six-month hurricane season that ends Nov. 30. full story

Insurers Are Speeding Up Claims

(8/13/2018) Insurers have increased their use of drones, artificial intelligence, and other tools this year to speed up the claims process. full story

NAIC to Form Cannabis Working Group

(8/13/2018) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will establish a cannabis insurance working group. full story

VIDEO: NAIC Insurance Summit

(8/13/2018) The Insurance Summit is an annual conference held by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). full story

SEC Warns of Bogus ‘Regulators’

(8/13/2018) The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is out with a warning to guard against fake regulators. full story

Don’t Let This Deal Pass You By

(8/13/2018) 10% off all 2019 desk calendars, diaries, planners, greeting card calendars, and wallet cards. full story

Awards Deadline August 15

(8/13/2018) Just a reminder: the final deadline to submit nominations for the fall PIA National awards is this Wednesday August 15. full story

Help Build Your Family’s Financial Future with PIA Trust Insurance Plans

(8/13/2018) Learn more about any of the products offered by the PIA Services Group Insurance Fund. full story

Deadline Extended for PIA Award Nominations

(8/07/2018) The deadline for making nominations for four PIA National awards has been extended to Wednesday August 15, 2018. full story

NFIP Extended Another Four Months

(8/07/2018) The U.S. Senate joined the House in passing a four-month extension of the NFIP, through November 30, 2018. full story

Latest Hurricane Forecast: 12 Named Storms

(8/07/2018) A forecast issued on Aug. 2 by Colorado State University says 12 named storms are likely to form this year, down from 17 last year full story

Hurricane Maria Probably Killed 1,139, Penn State Study Shows

(8/07/2018) Some 1,139 people are likely to have perished after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico full story

FEMA Buys $500 Million Cat Bond for NFIP

(8/07/2018) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has used the capital markets for the first time to access reinsurance cover for the National Flood Insurance Prog... full story

Insurers Cut Rate Requests on ACA Plans

(8/07/2018) After years of significant rate increases, insurers across a number of states are seeking smaller rate increases for their Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans. full story

Coaching Employees Through Negativity and Conflict

(8/07/2018) The Omnia Profile—a PIA Member Benefit full story

Stay Top of Mind With Your Clients

(8/07/2018) The Mines Press, wall calendars, diaries, planners, desk calendars. full story

The Hartford Difference

(8/07/2018) The Hartford is dedicated to providing agents with extraordinary customer service and value. full story

Rough Notes Profiles PIA YIP of the Year

(8/07/2018) Matt Cranney, PIA National’s 2018 Young Insurance Professional (YIP) of the Year full story

Rough Notes Profile: PIA’s Liz Luce

(7/31/2018) Wyoming insurance agency owner and PIA National director Elizabeth “Liz” Luce was the subject of a recent profile in Rough Notes magazine. full story