Get Guaranteed help in passing your Nebraska Producers Exam! [+]
This course, like Commercial Casualty 1, will strengthen the participant's ability to have productive, assured interactions with customers in the area of commercial casualty exposures and coverages. The course focuses on Business Auto, Workers Compensation. [+]
WHAT WILL BE COVERED Professionalism: Developing professionalism and professional relationships Functions of the Independent Agency, including: Relations with companies and relations with customers Automation in the agency Agency systems, including: Applications, policy issuance, binders, certificates of insurance, claims processing, renewals, cancellations and billing Ethics and Legal Obligations [+]
Improve your cross-selling abilities with up-to-date knowledge of commercial property coverage, and learn how to qualify a risk and reduce E&O exposure.  Overview of the ISO CPP, all property coverage forms, building & personal property forms, cause of loss forms, overlooked endorsements and more. [+]
This course will expose the truth regarding eight common myths regarding Workers’ Compensation (WC). Targets include Independent Contractor vs. Employee determination, factors that influence an Experience Modification Factor, identifying when a client needs Employers Liability, Stop Gap, USL&H, or Jones Act Coverage; application of benefits under Other State Coverages, including protection for Volunteers, Waiver of Subrogation issues, plus dilemmas that arise when officers or others elect out of WC coverage. [+]
The use of trusts is becoming the standard practice for individuals and households who hold any appreciable asset.  This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the insurance implications that exist for clients who have established a trust.  Includes a review of terminology, types of trusts, and real life case examples plus so much more! [+]
When discussing ethics, we are not dealing with a set of fixed rules, but rather with attitudes, ideas and beliefs. Examine ethical dilemmas agents face in dealing with the insured and insurance company. Review the principles of agent responsibilities and liability exposures to gain an understanding of what causes ethical and legal problems in today’s complex marketplace. And more... [+]
Identify significant exposures and coverage differences between Fiduciary Liability, ERISA Bonding, and Employee Benefits Liability. Examine when Commercial General Liability (CGL) insurance or Commercial Property Coverage applies and when the client needs (first party) employee dishonesty insurance. Analyze problems that can result from overlapping coverage through different insurers. Review significant responsibilities that exist under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for benefit plan decision makers. Discover what to look for in Fiduciary Liability insurance, and determine whether a client needs the EBL endorsement on their CGL. [+]
Issues Briefing:  10:00am-10:45amOffice Visit with Senator's staff:  11:00am-11:45amLunch With Senators:  12:00pm-1:00pm [+]
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.  [+]
Save the Date for the upcoming 2017 Winter Conference on February 1-2, 2017 at the Holiday Inn, Kearney.  [+]
Welcome New IIAN Members!
The Big "I" is here to help you succeed. [+]
November 9, 2016 E-Bulletin
 Krae Dutoit, new IIAN President; Annual Convention News; Jacupke Golf Tournament Update[+]
Capitol Notes
Election Results[+]
December 2016 Issue [+]
Big “I” Applauds House Passage of International Insurance Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 7, 2016 — The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today praises the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 5143, the “Transparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016,” by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Missouri). [+]
Progressive Executive Joins InVEST National Board
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Dec. 1, 2016–InVEST, the insurance industry’s premier classroom to career education program, recently announced that Neil Lenane has joined its national board. Lenane is Progressive Insurance business leader for talent acquisition.[+]
Big “I” Statement on Legal Challenge to DOL Overtime Rule
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 22, 2016 —The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today released a statement by Charles Symington, Big “I” senior vice president of external and government affairs. [+]
NOAA Names Big “I” as Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador(TM)
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Nov. 21, 2016—The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today announced its partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) TM initiative.[+]