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NAIC Begins Push to Promote State-based Insurance System

(7/23/2014) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has kicked off a renewed campaign demonstrating the benefits of the nation's state-based regulatory system..... full story

Ridesharing Services Are a Concern for Insurers, Regulators

(7/23/2014) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners continues to examine the issue of ridesharing services... full story

2014 PIA Agency Marketing Guide Now Available

(7/23/2014) The 5th edition of the PIA Agency Marketing Guide is now available to PIA members in print and online at www.PIAAgencyMarketingGuide.com... full story

NCOIL Takes Steps to Defend State Insurance Regulation

(7/16/2014) The National Conference of Insurance Legislators unanimously adopted several resolutions during their July 13 Executive Committee Meeting... full story

John G. Lee’s “Insurance Is Not ‘Stuff’” Now on PC360

(7/16/2014) PIA National President John G. Lee’s provocative article, “Insurance Is Not ‘Stuff’” is now a featured blog post on the National Underwriter’s www.p... full story

Agent to Agent: How Your Agency Can Benefit From Mastering LinkedIn

(7/16/2014) LinkedIn is the most popular social media site for professional networking use... full story

2014 PIA Agency Marketing Guide Now Available

(7/16/2014) The 5th edition of the PIA Agency Marketing Guide will soon be mailing to PIA members along with the current issue of PIA Connection magazine... full story

Napping Yankees Fan Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against TV Announcers

(7/16/2014) If there is any doubt that the United States has gone lawsuit-crazy, consider this... full story

State Insurance Lawmakers May Oppose International Standards

(7/10/2014) State insurance legislators will consider a resolution calling on the U.S. officials to oppose international solvency standards that are dissimilar to the U.S. ... full story

Last Week to Make PIA Award Nominations

(7/10/2014) This is the last full week in which you can make a nomination for any of four prestigious national awards in PIA’s fall 2014 awards program... full story

Is Spending on Social Media Ads a Disconnect?

(7/10/2014) While insurers are spending more than ever on social media advertising, only 5% of Americans say web ads affect their purchases... full story

What Does an Average Insurance Agent Make?

(7/08/2014) The Bureau of Labor Statistics came out with a list of 820 US occupations and their average wages for 2013... full story

There Is Still Time to Make a PIA Award Nomination!

(7/08/2014) There is still time to make a nomination for any of four prestigious national awards in its fall 2014 awards program... full story

PIA National Slates District Lobbying Day for August 19, 2014

(7/08/2014) PIA National will hold its annual District Lobbying Day on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014... full story

PIA National Announces Call for Fall Award Nominations

(6/27/2014) PIA National has announced a call for nominations for four prestigious national awards in its fall 2014 awards program... full story

U.S. Regulators May Refuse to Apply Global Capital Standards

(6/27/2014) The United States may refuse to apply new global capital rules in the domestic insurance market because of the “breakneck speed” they are being pushed throu... full story

Insured Losses From Lightning Strikes Drop to 10-year Low

(6/27/2014) The Insurance Information Institute found that total insured losses from lightning in 2013 were $673.5 million, down 30.5 percent from 2012 and 8.4 percent from... full story

Agent to Agent: How Your Agency Can Find and Keep Great Employees

(6/27/2014) Finding the right employees for your agency is difficult... full story

PIA Refutes Assertions About Walmart, Overstock Insurance Efforts

(6/18/2014) In a long article on MyNewMarkets.com, an Insurance Journal publication, PIA refutes statements made by Jeff Chesky, CEO of Insuritas, which is handling agency ... full story

Agent to Agent: Using YouTube to Your Agency’s Advantage

(6/18/2014) As an agency owner, you understand that digital marketing is a huge initiative on your behalf... full story