How To Use Online Systems For Insurance Licensing

In honor of Nebraska’s Department of Insurance joining the State Based Systems (SBS) program on 7/16/2012, we thought that it would be beneficial for all of our MIAA agencies to be more familiarized with three online services to better their licensing records:  The Nebraska Department of Insurance, State Based Systems and NIPR (National Insurance Producer […]

Making the Management Case for Personal Lines

Some people manage by intuition, and sometimes that works well. Others need to support management decisions with facts and data. Steve Anderson, in his Personal Lines Ultimate Marketing Program (PLUMP) blog, shared nine points that can help principals make the case-to themselves or others-for building a strong personal lines book of business:

Insurers React to More Than 100 Tornadoes in the Plains

BY CHAD HEMENWAY, PROPERTYCASUALTY360.COM April 16, 2012 The National Weather Service reports 126 tornadoes touched down in Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma Saturday and early Sunday. The count is not official. Many of the tornadoes have been reported in isolated areas of rural Kansas—99 of the 126 tornado reports are from Kansas, reports catastrophe modeler Risk […]

Top Wedding Insurance Claims of 2011

BY CATERINA PONTORIERO, PROPERTYCASUALTY360.COM April 12, 2012 • Reprints Anyone who has tied the knot recently knows that the cost of weddings is sky-high. According to The Wedding Report, the total average wedding spending for 2011 was $25,631. That’s a lot of money to invest into an event where so much can go wrong, from flowers not […]