This advanced seminar is designed for all insurance professions.  The topics covered will be Professional Liability Coverages and Solutions, A Problems and Solutions Approach to Homeowners and Personal Auto Insurance.   This course is filed for 7 CEUs (NE & IA).  It also applies for those needing a CISR designation update. (Also available as part of the Winter Conference - see the Winter Conference registration site for details.) [+]
Get your PC license at the class with guaranteed results!   Three days of class instruction to help you prepare for your state exam.  [+]
Let us help you get licensed in Life & Health.  Guaranteed results! Three days of classroom instruction to help you prepare for the state exam. [+]
What vehicles are included within the definition of “auto” in the Business Auto Policy (BAP) and why is it important to know? Learn how the definition of “mobile equipment” is used to exclude vehicles. Analyze the differences in coverage between using symbol 1 (any auto) and using symbols 2, 8, and 9 for liability coverage. Learn what potential gaps exist when using symbol 7 (specified autos). Discover potential coverage disasters that exist when insuring a vehicle owned by an individual under a BAP. And more... [+]
This course covers the topic of farm property policies, which are designed to provide insurance on existing buildings and their contents.  Both household and farm business property may be provided coverage through the farm property program.  This course also addresses items that do not stay on the farm such as tractors, combines, livestock and other items.  Learn the endorsements to fill the gaps and so much more... [+]
Clients spend much of their time and energy focusing on protecting the “things” they possess and overlook the need to insure him or herself. Learn how to help your clients to protect his or her ability to produce income with the same care and skill you use to insure their personal and business assets. Examine six key areas that impact your client’s income, and discover proactive steps you can take to protect this most valuable asset. Disability Income, Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance, Life Insurance, and the Affordable Care Act and its impact on health plans will be highlighted. Discover the key steps in developing a systematic savings and/or investment plan and explore the differences between an IRA, 401(k), and Mutual Funds. Evaluate ways to help clients prepare for retirement, including the effects of taxes, and how trusts and the proper titling of property can be used as part of his or her comprehensive financial plan. [+]
This is a two-part webinar. Qualifies for SwissRe credit.   Part 1: Review the concepts of the law of agency, including how the agency relationship is established. And More...   Part 2: Review exposures that may cause an uncovered claim in order to identify areas that require the attention of an agency’s risk management efforts. [+]
Be a sponsor and/or have an exhibitor booth at IIAN's 40th Annual Winter Conference at the Holiday Inn in Kearney, NE on Feb 1-2, 2017.  [+]
Agent Registration for the 2017 Winter Conference on February 1-2, 2017 at the Holiday Inn, Kearney is now open.  [+]
Things You Should Know About From IIAN's Staff
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December 20, 2016 E-Bulletin
 Unicameral Session Starting January 4; 40th Annual Winter Conference February 1-2 in Kearney.[+]
Unicameral Update
Committee hearings begin onTuesday, January 17.[+]
January 2017 Issue [+]
Big “I” Member Quincy Branch Appointed to FACI
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 11, 2017 — The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today congratulates Quincy L. Branch, president & CEO of Branch Benefits Consultants in Las Vegas, on his appointment to the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI). FACI is a committee composed of various state government officials, insurance professionals and consumer advocates that advises the Federal Insurance Office (FIO). [+]
Big “I” Applauds Senate and House Introduction of Legislation to Repeal ACA’s Excise Tax
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 10, 2017—The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today expresses its support for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives legislation which would repeal the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) 40% excise tax or “Cadillac tax.” Sens. Dean Heller (R-Nevada) and Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) are the lead sponsors of S. 58 in the Senate while Reps. Mike Kelly (R-Pennsylvania) and Joe Courtney (D-Connecticut) are the lead House sponsors of H.R. 173. [+]
Merchants Insurance Group Joins Agents Council for Technology
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Jan. 5, 2017—Merchants Insurance Group is the newest company partner of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America’s Agents Council for Technology (ACT).[+]