New Resources on Texting clients

The Big I has released a sample text messaging opt-in form and sample terms and conditions to help agencies comply with new federal regulations.[+]
 

Record Retention Recommendations

Here are recommended record retention recommendations from IIABW's endorsed E & O insurance company, Swiss Re. [+]
 

New Distracted Driving Law

Beginning 1/1/18, state police will start ticketing for the new distracted driving law which makes it illegal to use hand-held cell phones while they are driving. Tickets for driving while using hand-held electronics will go on your customer’s record and be reported to their insurance provider. [+]
 

White Paper on 2017 Federal Tax Cuts

The Big I has published a new ten-page white paper outlining the most salient provisions of the new tax law that could impact independent insurance agents and brokers. [+]
 

Lower E & O Risk

Legal brief outlining agents' standard of care in Washington State with a court cases and case studies. [+]

Visit your National Association website!

Visit the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, Inc. National Association website for more state specific information on advocacy, education opportunities, conventions, news, and how to plug in by being a member.[+]

Big "I" Names New Director of Federal Government Affairs

Joseph Cortina has joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) Capitol Hill team as director of federal government affairs. He joins the association’s bipartisan lobbying team primarily as a liaison to Democrat congressional offices.[+]

Community Mutual Joins Trusted Choice®

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, March 20, 2018–Community Mutual Insurance Company is the newest member of the Trusted Choice® consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers. Community Mutual, based in New York, joins 61 other leading companies nationwide as a Trusted Choice® company partner.[+]

2018 Fall Leadership Conference

Save the dates August 22 - 26 for the 2018 Fall Leadership Conference in Springfield Massachusetts.[+]

Michigan Agent Earns 2018 Dan Fulwider Award for Nonprofit Work

During this morning's 2018 Big “I" Legislative Conference general session breakfast, Vaughn Graham, Big “I" chairman, presented the 2018 Dan Fulwider Award for Community Involvement to Phaelesha Kyes, an agent at Alliance Financial & Insurance in Lowell, Michigan.[+]
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