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The Education Library contains several year's worth of useful and topical information pertaining to just about every aspect of insurance (commercial and personal lines), from rental car coverage and the personal auto policy to certificates of insurance and issues related to contractors and subcontractors.

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“How High Should My E&O Limits Be?” It’s very common that a customer asks his or her insurance agent a question like, “How high should the liability limits be on my CGL and auto policies?” 1 2 3 4 5
2013 Bankers Article The next time a lender makes an unreasonable request, share this article (PDF) written by the Florida Bankers Association with that lender. 1 2 3 4 5
2013 ISO Commercial General Liability Changes ISO revised various General Liability coverage forms and endorsements effective April 2013 to reflect the changing needs of insureds and insurers. This article from the Big "I" Virtual University covers the many changes in the program and reviews the effect the changes have on coverage. (Log in required.) 1 2 3 4 5
2015 Bankers Article FAIA and the Florida Bankers Association are working together to educate lenders about what they can and can't ask of agents. This article (PDF) appeared in the December 2014/January 2015 edition of the FBA magazine. 1 2 3 4 5
A Guide to Compensation Disclosure Should you, as an agent, disclose compensation practices to your client (and to what extent), and what, if anything, should you disclose about the efforts agents undertake on behalf of their clients? 1 2 3 4 5
A.M. Best Ratings Available on the Web

There is a quicker and easier way to determine the A.M. Best rating of an insurance company.

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Additional Insureds and Certificates

If you insure contractors or others who must enter into agreements specifying insurance coverages and certificate language, you could be opening yourself up to lawsuits or. Read this Virtual University article to learn how to avoid common practices that could ruin your career or even your agency. (Log in required.)

 

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Additional Insureds and the Homeowners Policy

Mike Edwards of the Big "I" Virtual University examines the entire additional insureds issue from a homeowners insurance perspective, including what you can and can't do to comply with requests for certificates of insurance and more.

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Advertising Gifts vs. Lead Fees How can I reward someone for helping me find qualified leads ... and is it even legal? 1 2 3 4 5
Agent of Record (AOR) Letters: Highway to the Danger Zone!

Use the AOR to get the business, but start from scratch and make sure the product that the insured has is correct and still the appropriate product.
 

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Agent Standing Firm With Lenders

Too many insurance professionals spend too much time in their day dealing with lenders who make requests or demands relating to insurance for a loan closing. Some of these demands, if complied with by insurance agency staff, violate Florida Statutes.

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Agent/Solicitor Agreement Sample A One of several examples of contracts designed to to demonstrate the variety of ways in which agencies and producers put their agreements into writing 1 2 3 4 5
Agent/Solicitor Agreement Sample B

One of several examples of contracts designed to to demonstrate the variety of ways in which agencies and producers put their agreements into writing.

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Agent/Solicitor Agreement Sample C One of several examples of contracts designed to to demonstrate the variety of ways in which agencies and producers put their agreements into writing. 1 2 3 4 5
Agent/Solicitor Agreement Sample D One of several examples of contracts designed to to demonstrate the variety of ways in which agencies and producers put their agreements into writing, 1 2 3 4 5
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