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2023 December

2023 December

Insurance Crisis | 7

Agent Carrier Satisfaction: Mostly Positive | 9

Claims: Speed or Fairness? What Matters Most | 10

The Net Worth of the Average American & the Average American Family | 11

The Federal Reserve has good news for the

Insurance Rate Chaos: How Consumers Feel | 12

Small Business: 75% are Underinsured | 14

Commercial Auto: Insurers Looking Hard at Telematics | 16

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 18

Auto Thefts: Rising Toward Record Levels | 21

Resumes: Are Your Job Seekers Telling the Truth? | 22

Profits Reign in New Survey from Earnix | 24

850 Jobs : Liberty Mutual Cut 2% of the Company Workforce | 25

Carrier Insolvency and Your E&O Policy | 26

2023 October

2023 October

Farmers & GEICO Insurance Reorganizing — Lots of Layoffs Coming | 7

Businesses Looking for More Insurance Protection | 8

A Great Gig if You can Get One: The Top-Earning Insurance Company CEOs | 10

AAA — Driver Assistance Systems could be a Lifesaver | 11

Your Auto, Privacy & Security: Mozilla’s Privacy Not Included Project | 12

Climate Change Seriously Impacting Crop Insurance | 14

Commercial Rates: Still Rising says the CIAB & Ivans | 16

Insurers & TV Advertising: Impressions are Dropping | 18

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 21

Credit Scoring: Biden Administration Wants Medical Bills Removed | 24

2023 August

2023 August

P&C Underwriting: Big Losses in Quarter 1 of 2023 | 7

S&P: Underwriting Profitability to Come Back in 2024 | 7

Commercial Auto: The Nation’s Top Insurers | 8

Good News & Bad News: Retirees are Underestimating How Long They’ll Live | 10

It’s Official: Insurance One of the Sectors with the Most Remote Working During COVID | 14

Farmers Limits Policies in California: More Trouble for a Troubled Insurance Market | 15

Liberty Mutual Reorganization: 370 Jobs Eliminated | 16

A Victim of Work from Home: Office Building Values | 18

New Rules by the FTC for Irritating Robocalls & Telemarketing: Will They Work? | 20

Inflation Hits Personal Auto: HARD! | 21

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 23

Liberty Mutual Leaves California’s Business Insurance Market | 27

Scholarship Golf Outing-October 2, 2023 | 28

2023 June

2023 June

The Biggest Earners in Insurance | 7

The Biden Administration: The Flood Insurance Reforming Risk Rating 2.0 Needs Tweaking | 8

PIA National: Membership Benefits | 9

M&A Transactions: 2023 1st Quarter Lowest Since 2019 | 10

Non-Competes: PIA National Opposes Proposed FTC Ban | 12

Required Insurance for Firearms: A Survey | 14

Young Adults Aren’t So Sure about Insurance | 16

Distracted Driving: Part 1 — A Costly Ticket | 18

Distracted Driving: Part 2 — A Distracting Dog | 19

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 21

Ransomware: Impacts a Surprisingly Large Number | 28

2023 April

2023 April

Burned Out Workers Increasing: A Pandemic Hangover | 7

How PIA Independent Agents are Feeling in 2023: The Annual NU/PIA Survey results | 8

California’s Homeowners Insurance Crisis | 10

A New, Younger Generation Looks at Dream Jobs | 11

Just Capital: Insurance Companies Considered “Just” in 2023 | 14

A Survey: Women & Insurance Agency Leadership | 16

Allstate Cutting Agents: Huge Drop in Numbers | 19

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 21

Artificial Intelligence is Doing Away with Regular Intelligence: Carriers Cut Staffs 62% | 28

Insurance Advertising: Dropping | 30

2023 March

2023 March

Flood Insurance: What Consumers Don’t Understand | 7

Physical Attacks on the Power Grid: 

A Growing Problem that’s a Huge Worry | 8

PIA National Sets 2023 Policy Priorities | 8

The Biden Administration Going after Insurance Fraud: 

From Insurers | 10

2023 Salary Increases: 

Insurance Agency Manager in the Top-10 | 11

How We’re Feeling Financially | 12

The Biden Administration and Junk Fees | 16

Jobs in Insurance: Hiring Continues to be a Challenge | 18

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 21

2023 November

2023 November

Swiss Re & Commercial Lines Rates: Rising Significantly in 2023 and 2024 | 7

Retirement: Some Disturbing Information | 8

Shoplifting Surge Costs Retailers, Leads to Closures | 10

CEOs and AI: Close to Half Think AI should Replace Them | 12

Raises: Lots of Belt-tightening in 2024 | 14

The Homeowners and Auto Insurance Crisis: Getting Worse | 14

Artificial Intelligence & Insurance Agents: The Public Wants Real Intelligence | 16

Generation Z & Work: The Times They are Changing | 18

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 19

Statistics and the Homeowners Insurance Crisis | 21

2023 September

2023 September

More Willing to Share with Insurers | 7

Burn Out in Insurance, Finance and Manufacturing | 8

Distracted Driving — Not Just Texting | 10

Employment Lawsuits Drop to Lowest Point in a Decade | 12

Flood Insurance: Private Insurers Picking Up More Business | 13

Surplus Lines: Hitting New Premium Record | 14

Crime Concerns: Rising for Religious Services and Community Events | 16

2023 Underwriting: A Combined Ratio Worry | 18

Insurance Mergers & Acquisitions: Dropping in 2023 | 19

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 21

A New Supply Line Concern: Cargo Theft | 24

Scholarship Golf Outing-October 2, 2023 | 26

2023 July

2023 July

Cyber Coverage: Big Companies Buying, Smaller Ones Not so Much | 7

New Mexico: FEMA Delays a Big Concern | 7

A Nationwide Survey: What Your Clients Are Thinking | 8

California Homeowners Insurance Crisis: More to the Problem than State Farm | 10

More Controversy Coming: FEMA’s Risk Rating 2.0 Kicks into High Gear | 14

Working with Gen Z: Tough for Everyone | 16

Catalytic Converter Theft: Record Replacements from 2019 to 2022 | 20

Dogs & Insurance: So Doggone Confusing — Arizona’s Cure | 21

Earned Designations from January 1, 2023 to June 30, 2023 | 12

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 23

Scholarship Golf Outing-October 2, 2023 | 28

2023 May

2023 May

The Hard Market: The Hardest in Decades | 7

Failed Banks - Part 1: Insurer Exposure | 8

Failed Banks — Part 2: Banks Want an FDIC Guarantee Expansion | 9

Insurance Can be Complicated: Small Business Owners Struggling to Understand | 10

A.M. Best: Insurer Credit Ratings Downgraded | 11

Raising the Official Retirement Age? Most of Us Say NO! | 12

2022 Underwriting Losses: The Largest in Over a Decade | 14

Florida’s Tort Reforms: A Shot Heard Around the Country | 16

Cyber Attacks: A New, Very Frightening Statistic | 18

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 21

The NICB: Auto Thefts Hit Over 1 Million in 2022 | 27

Big Changes: The Biden Administration’s Push to Increase Electric Vehicle Production | 29

2023 April

2023 April

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Burned Out Workers Increasing: A Pandemic Hangover | 7

How PIA Independent Agents are Feeling in 2023: The Annual NU/PIA Survey results | 8

California’s Homeowners Insurance Crisis | 10

A New, Younger Generation Looks at Dream Jobs | 11

Just Capital: Insurance Companies Considered “Just” in 2023 | 14

A Survey: Women & Insurance Agency Leadership | 16

Allstate Cutting Agents: Huge Drop in Numbers | 19

Upcoming Events Calendar 2023 | 21

Artificial Intelligence is Doing Away with Regular Intelligence: Carriers Cut Staffs 62% | 28

Insurance Advertising: Dropping | 30

2023 February

2023 February

Fourth Quarter 2022 Commercial Rates: Looks like the Rest of 2022 | 7

The FTC Pushing for Non-Compete Agreement Ban | 8

Learning From Other Insurance Agents. Listen As They Share Their Stories About Technology. | 9

The Most Reliable Autos | 10

A Problem that Keeps Growing Worse: Replacing Workers that are Retiring or Leaving | 11

PIA National — PIA Advocacy Day is BACK!!! | 13

January’s Commercial Rates — Still Risin’ | 16

Healthcare in the U.S.: We Don’t Think it’s All that Good | 16

Policies for KIA & Hyundai | 17

Hackers Hacked & the Operation Sacked | 18

Very Frightening & an Insurer Nightmare: Positive Drug Tests in Commercial Drivers | 19

Upcoming Events Calendar 2022 | 21

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