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PIA-NE/IA Magazine Archives

2022 September

2022 September

Update: Your PIA Membership Benefits | 7

Inflation, High Gas Prices & What the Average Household Earns — An Interesting Study | 8

Mergers & Acquisitions — A Rebound on the Way | 11

S&P Warning — The Combined Ratio Could Top 100% in 2022 | 12

The Big Backfire — Attorney Lawsuit Billboards | 14

Recession & Insurers — Insurers are Well-Prepared | 16

Postage & Stamps Just got More Expensive | 17

Wouldn’t We All like This — Allied Underwriters Gives Entire Staff 10% Raise | 18

MarketScout & Insurance Rate Increases — Still Rising | 19

Insureds Think Car Color Impacts Insurance Rates | 20

The Professional Insurance Agents NE IA and

New Designees! | 23

Upcoming Events Calendar 2022 | 24

2022 July

2022 July

Huh? What? People Actually Lie when Purchasing Auto Insurance? | 7

Legalized Pot — High Time to Define Driving High | 9

Cyber Insurance Growth over 92% between 2020 and 2021 | 13

Flying in 2022 — The Not-So-Friendly Skies | 15

Special Report: The Highs and Lows of Insurance Industry Pay | 18

High inflation and the ever-growing Commercial Rates Continue to Rise — Here’s Why | 20

Inflation Hits the PIA States Hard | 21

New Designees! | 25

Upcoming Events Calendar 2022 | 26

2022 May

2022 May

Cyber Attacks & What Business Faces Going Forward | 7

A Hard Look at Customer Service | 8

Likely to Hit or Kill a Pedestrian | 9

Commercial Prices & 2022’s 1st Quarter — Up | 11

Commercial Property Insureds — Underinsured | 12

Wildfire — Statistics | 13

Insurance Execs — Expect a Recession Soon | 14

Drinking: Drink and Live Longer | 19

Flood Rating 2.0 — In Effect Now | 20

Life Expectancy in the U.S. Continues to Decline | 21

The Economy — 2/3 of Us View it as Bad | 25

New Designees! | 23

Upcoming Events Calendar 2022 | 25

2022 March

2022 March

What We Already Know — Consumers Prefer Insurance Agents Over Technology | 7

Rising Gas Prices — Inflation Hitting the Gas Pumps | 8

Consumer Worries — Rising Auto Costs that Include Insurance | 11

Insurance Profits — Is the Business Really All that Profitable? | 13

A New Sport — In TV Circles Insurance Tops Beer | 16

PIA National Launches a Cyber Defense Program | 17

Russia’s Invasion — Cyber Concerns & Insurance Woes | 20

Natural Disasters Hit 10% of Us in 2021 | 21

Your Clients & Maybe You — Small Business Big Target of Fund Transfer Fraud | 22

Upcoming Events Calendar | 24

2022 January

2022 January

Near Record Life Insurance Payouts | 7

Insurers & 2022 — Lots of Uncertainty | 8

GAO Report — The Federal Government Must Pick Up Cybersecurity | 11

A.M. Best Upgrades Outlook for Commercial Lines | 12

NFIP Reauthorized Until Next Year — Risk Rating 2.0 Faces Bleak Future | 13

Employers & Managing COVID-19 | 13

The Price of Auto Insurance Skyrocketing | 16

Commercial Insurance Sales | 17

The Nation’s Largest Insurance Budgets | 22

2022 and Employees — They Want Financial Benefit Help | 24

Congratulations to New Designation Holders! | 26

Upcoming Events Calendar 2019-20 | 33

2020 January

2020 January

Automatic Work Comp to Alien Workers | 7

Pets: An Employee Retention & Recruitment Tool | 8

Special Report: Insurance Shopping Auto Style | 10

Multitasking: Tough on Everyone but Millennials | 15

MetLife Enters the Pet Insurance Market | 17

Hospital Spending in the U.S. Look at $1 Trillion | 19

Done Deals: 3rd Quarter Mergers & Acquisitions| 20

Benefits: Married? Single? There’s a Difference | 22

Congratulations to New Designation Holders! | 25

Upcoming Events Calendar 2020 | 26

1st Quarter Education 2020 | 30

2022 August

2022 August

Program Reformed | 7

The Highest Paid Broker CEOs | 8

Property Casualty Profit & Loss in 2021 | 11

FEMA — The Nation Needs Better Building Codes | 12

The Most Data-Breached Nation on Earth — Not a Hard One to Guess | 15

More News on the Great Resignation — Returning to the Office | 16

Commercial Prices — Still Rising | 17

Crime on the Rise — Cargo Losses | 18

GEICO on the Hook for a Woman Getting an STD in a Car | 24

NEW Designee's! | 21

Upcoming Events Calendar 2022 | 22

2022 June

2022 June

Small Business in 2022 — It’s a Struggle | 7

Failure — Small Business & Cybersecurity | 8

Nationwide Wants Hands-Free Phone Laws Nationwide | 9

Statistics — NAIC & Insurance Confusion | 11

Flood Insurance — Rates to Rise for 81% | 13

Mergers and Acquisitions — Down So Far this Year | 15

Just for Fun — Another Angle to Texting, Driving and SmartPhones | 19

Homeownership & Inflation & Building Costs | 21

Wildfire: Two Frightening Reports | 22

Upcoming Events Calendar 2022 | 26

2022 April

2022 April

Major Insurers Exit Russia in Mass | 7

Pets & People — Goodbye is a Pet Stressor | 11

Long Hours Increasing | 12

The Top 25 P&C Insurers of 2021 — NAIC Report | 16

Women & Insurance Agency Ownership — Just 31% are Owners | 20

Insurance Rates — Things are Shifting | 21

PIA National and its New Cyber Assessment Program | 22

Good & Not So Surprising News — Consumers Prefer Buying Home & Auto Locally | 23

Working Remotely — Is it Losing its Luster? | 26

Upcoming Events Calendar 2022 | 28

2022 February

2022 February

The Great Resignation — 4.5 Million Quit or Changed Jobs in November | 7

MarshBerry — 2021 M&A Activity Sets Record | 8

The IRS, COVID & Last Year’s Taxes — Expect Refund Delays | 11

Insurance Not Keeping Up with the Digital Experience | 13

Wrapping Up 2021 — 4th Quarter P&C Rates | 14

Cyber Insurance Premiums — The Industries with the Highest Premiums | 15

COVID — The 3rd Largest Insurance Catastrophe Loss | 16

More on the Great Resignation — Employers & Mental Health | 22

Crisis in Manufacturing — Blue Collar Workers Shifting Careers | 27

Upcoming Events Calendar 2019-20 | 30

2020 February

2020 February

Insurance Jobs Added in 2019: 35,000 | 7

Automobiles 2020: Some Going Away, Others Very, Very Good | 8

The Nation’s Highest Paying Jobs | 10

The Flu: The Season is in Full Swing | 14

Flooding & Rivers in the Atmosphere | 15

PIA National’s PIA Partnership Perpetuation Planning | 20

U.S. Weather Disasters in 2019: 14 with $1 Billion or More | 32

Congratulations to New Designation Holders! | 23

Upcoming Events Calendar 2020 | 26

1st Quarter Education 2020 | 30

2019 December

2019 December

Special Report: Liberty Mutual, Safeco & the Millennial Myth | 7

Vacations: Millions of Wasted Days | 11

TRIA Extension: Supporters Aiming for 10-Years | 12

Special Report: Mass Shootings & Insurance | 14

China Tabbed as Nation’s Top Cybersecurity Risk | 16

Age Bias: An Over 40 Problem | 17

Surplus Lines: Huge Growth in First Half 2019 | 21

The 20-year Battle with Mercury Insurance Concludes | 23

Tip-Offs Your Interview Is Going Nowhere | 26

Congratulations to New Designation Holders! | 29

Upcoming Events Calendar 2019 | 30