Insurance Archive

Top 3 Tools You Need to Manage Remote Workers

The following post is written by WAHVE, Work At Home Vintage Experts, an IIANC-endorsed staffing provider. Today’s employees Zoom, Skype, Jabber, FaceTime, GoToMeetings and chat in Google Hangouts and Webexes. When they’re not videoconferencing, they’re emailing, collaborating in Microsoft Teams, and instant chatting on Slack. They’ve already got the tech tools they need to make it

Driving and Cell Phones Don’t Mix

This guest blog was written by Mark Ezzell, Director of the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program Dedicated to reducing the numbers of traffic crashes and fatalities in North Carolina, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program – located administratively within the NC Department of Transportation – promotes efforts to reduce traffic crashes in North Carolina and

Insurance Implications for the Corona Virus

The Corona Virus (COVID-19) is much in the news.  So far it has not been a major problem in the United States, and hopefully it will not.  But it is affecting business in the U.S. because of supply chain issues from countries where the virus is disrupting commerce.  This past week Chris Boggs, CPCU, ARM,

Meet IIANC’s New Chairman: Steve Chalk

The following interview was published in The Carolina Agent magazine. Steve Chalk, LUTCF of Chalk & Gibbs Insurance in Morehead City, NC, takes over as IIANC Chairman for 2019-2020. In addition to his long-standing relationship with the insurance industry, Steve has a strong love for his family and community. Thanks for sitting down with us,

The Civil Authority Clause: How Does It Work?

The Business Income Coverage (BIC) form provided by ISO includes an Additional Coverage entitled Civil Authority.  Because of the hurricane activity in coastal North Carolina in the last few years, several questions about the coverage and how it works have arisen.  So, it may be time to take a more in depth look at this

A Look Ahead to 2020… and Reflections on Our Past Year

For many of us, birthdays and anniversaries that end with “0” seem to have an added sense of significance. I think the same is true for calendar years as well. As we enter the decade of the twenty-twenties, I’ve found myself thinking back to the last decade change and recalling what some of the big

Insights for Independent Agents

Thanks to our recent partnership with IntellAgents LLC, a new industry-specific analytics-driven organization, we are excited to offer your agency access to the R.I.S.E. (Relevant Insights for Strategic Execution) Report at a discounted price exclusive to IIANC members! IntellAgents is focused on leading the industry, paving the way for independent agents to build a culture

Help IIANC Give Back This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season… am I right? The time for folks to feel just a little happier, more cheerful, eager to spend these chilly days with close family and friends – all to celebrate “the most wonderful time of the year.” What some of us often lose sight of (especially during this usually joyful time), are

PARTNER with IIANC in 2020

Would you like to gain exposure for your company to thousands of independent agents across North Carolina without the hassle of coordinating multiple sponsorships? Are you looking for a way to maximize your marketing dollars, extend your reach, and be guaranteed a strong return on your investment throughout the year? As the fastest growing Big

A Work of Insurance Art!

Some of you may know that my academic background and training was in religion and philosophy.  One of the areas of study in philosophy is aesthetics, which is essentially the study of beauty.  Mostly aesthetics focuses on the arts, i.e., paintings, music, poetry, drama, etc.  Rarely, if ever, is aesthetics mentioned in the world of