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Quoting Auto? Get it Right the First Time

(10/31/2017) PIA’s member-only program with DocIT for Agents is changing the way PIA members quote auto insurance... full story

Help Protect Your Most Valuable Asset – Your Income

(10/31/2017) Since 1931, independent insurance agents have discovered the many advantages of joining PIA. Chief among those advantages is access to the products offered by t... full story

New! Halloween-Focused PIA Issue Papers

(10/17/2017) Just in time for Halloween, PIA is out with a series of consumer-friendly issue papers with safety information for your clients... full story

PIA Members Send Supplies to Puerto Rico

(10/17/2017) Generous PIA members are continuing to support the PIA Disaster Relief Fund, which is purchasing and sending emergency supplies to Puerto Rico, which was devast... full story

Smarketing and Why Your Agency Needs It

(10/17/2017) What? Another marketing term to learn? You barely have time as it is to keep up! Learning about Smarketing is well worth your time though. With a well-run Smark... full story

Streamline Auto Quoting: Attend a DocIt for Agents Online Demo

(10/17/2017) PIA’s member-only program with DocIT for Agents is changing the way PIA members quote auto insurance... full story

Klinger to Appear on A.M. Best-TV

(10/11/2017) PIA of Maryland’s Robert Klinger, President and CEO of the Klinger Insurance Group of Germantown, MD... full story

PIA, National Underwriter Partner on 2018 Agent Survey

(10/11/2017) Following the success of 2017’s Independent Agent Survey, PIA, in cooperation with National Underwriter Property & Casualty and Flaspöhler Research, will con... full story

NCOIL Tribute to the Late Don Flanders

(10/11/2017) The National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) offered a tribute to PIA of New Hampshire National Director Donald “Don” Flanders, 82, who passed a... full story

Conduct Interviews with Potential Employees That Pack a Punch

(10/11/2017) Don’t you wish there was a magic guide that can show you exactly how to weed out the bad apples and automatically pick out the A-players? Well, there is no ma... full story

PIA Aids Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

(10/04/2017) The devastation in Puerto Rico is catastrophic and recovery efforts are continuing. PIA of Puerto Rico National Director Ariel Rivera tells us that Puerto Rico ... full story

PIA of Florida Names New Executive Director

(10/04/2017) Effective October 1, 2017, Kimberly Gray will serve as the new Executive Director of PIA of Florida. Gray is a past-President and PIA Board member for 10 years ... full story

Floods Can Happen Anywhere. Are Your Clients Prepared?

(10/04/2017) PIA has an exclusive partnership with, a unique service that helps you increase flood insurance sales in your agency while potentially reducing ... full story

Longtime PIA Leader Don Flanders Dies

(10/04/2017) Longtime PIA of New Hampshire National Director Donald “Don” Haven Flanders, 82, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017, surrounded by his loving famil... full story

Ongoing Catastrophe in Puerto Rico

(9/27/2017) Days after Hurricane Maria pounded the island of Puerto Rico, killing at least 10 people, authorities are starting to see firsthand the scope of devastation tha... full story

Everyone Lives in a Flood Zone

(9/27/2017) And it’s important that your clients know that. Sadly, many think that floods are covered by their home owners or commercial lines property policies... full story

PIA Submits Comments on DOL Overtime Rule

(9/27/2017) On August 31, 2017, a federal judge in Texas struck down an Obama administration rule that would have expanded mandatory overtime pay to include more than 4 mil... full story

PIA’s Keith Savino Receives AUGIE Award

(9/27/2017) PIA National incoming President-elect and insurance technology leader Keith Savino has received an award from AUGIE, the Associations & User Groups Information ... full story

The Hartford Is Here to Help

(9/27/2017) As part of PIA’s ongoing partnership with The Hartford’s flood insurance program, we are proud to provide PIA members with the latest Flood Agent eNewslette... full story

Auto-Owners Named PIA 2017 Company of the Year

(9/20/2017) PIA has named Auto-Owners Insurance Company as the recipient of its prestigious 2017 Company Award of Excellence. The presentation was made on September 15, 201... full story