The personal lines market is seeing direct insurance carriers gaining market share at an extraordinary clip. Direct carriers have always been a strong competitive force but recently, more than ever …Read More
Showing your value in a hardening personal lines market
While 2020 was a disruptive year — to say the least — for property & casualty insurance, one thing remained constant: It marked the continuation of a hardening …Read More
What emerging technologies are shaping the future of personal lines?
Change, it’s said, is the only constant. For many insurers, change can be a harbinger of new opportunities and new risks.
As we look ahead, evolving technologies are presenting …Read More
Are You a Pet-Friendly Agency?
Two-thirds of U.S. households own a pet, according to the American Pets Products Association. Of those, 77% are dogs or cats, but only 2% of them are insured, …Read More
Umbrella coverage offers attractive protection for those who worry that their underlying insurance policy limits might not be high enough or that insurance gaps might be leaving them …Read More
The Elements of Great Customer Service in Personal Lines
When an agency sells insurance to an individual or family, it is not just meeting a need; it is interacting with them in an intimate way. It’s more …Read More
How the Pandemic Turned Homeowners Insurance Upside Down
In 2020, Americans have spent more time at home than ever before. From working at home to school closures, the family unit has shifted to the new normal. …Read More
Wake-Up Call on Walking
A new report projects that 6,227 pedestrian fatalities occurred in 2018, the highest number in nearly three decades. Pedestrians will account for 16% of all traffic deaths in …Read More
Personal auto insurance has always been more complicated than most policyholders realize.
But with the advent of ridesharing services leading many individuals to use their personal vehicles for …Read More
Driving Down Hacks
The growing incidence of car hacking has insurers on high alert.
Armed with just $15 in electronics gear that he purchased from RadioShack, a 14-year-old boy successfully hacked …Read More