Six steps on how to become an insurance broker

The primary role of an insurance broker is that of a middle-person. They act as intermediaries between the buyers and the insurance companies, with the goal of assisting individuals and businesses in finding the policies that cater to their unique needs. These industry professionals can work independently or as part of an insurance brokerage firm. … Read more

How to start and run an insurance brokerage firm

We encourage current insurance professionals to share this article with those they know who want to start an insurance brokerage firm to serve as a guide for those who are keen on entering the insurance brokerage services market. Customers searching for the right type of insurance policies to suit their unique needs can often access … Read more

Why The Next Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Should Be From The Air Force

General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will retire next year. The nation’s top military officer by law can only serve a single, non-renewable term of four years, and thus a successor will need to be nominated by Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. Secretary Austin should nominate an Air Force officer, current … Read more


BRANCHVILLE, N.J., Nov. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — To advance the Giving Tuesday global generosity movement, Selective Insurance and the Selective Insurance Group Foundation are teaming up with One Warm Coat, a national cloud-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The organization provides free winter coats to in-need children and adults and promotes volunteerism and environmental sustainability. Employees from Selective Insurance, … Read more

How It Works (2022 Guide)

For the most part, getting new car insurance is pretty similar to buying coverage for any other vehicle. There are some particulars, however, and you may have different needs when it comes to insuring a new car than if you were protecting a used one. We at the Home Media reviews team take an in-depth … Read more

Time for a reality check… | Comment

And we are not ashamed to have been strong advocates – even cheerleaders – of an MGA and programs space that has seen a growing maturity and sophistication coincide with rapid growth. But all is not positive in the outlook for the sector as 2023 approaches, with testing times ahead for some market participants. Our … Read more

Selected CEF Asset Coverage and Leverage Ratios Performance Report Actions Information Information Description: VRDP/VMTP Minimum Asset Coverage and Effective Leverage Ratio Publication date: Nov 28, 2022 Target Audience: For Individuals Product group: BlackRock Closed-End Funds Done

Contact: 1-800-882-0052 Distribution Dates and Amounts Announced for Certain BlackRock Closed-End Funds New York, November 1, 2022 – Certain BlackRock closed-end funds (the “Funds”) announced distributions today as detailed below. BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (NYSE: BDJ) and BlackRock Health Sciences … Read more

Who’s using what in P&C insurance: November 21, 2022

Insurance technology news from Elpha Secure, MEMIC, KOBA Insurance and more. (Credit: ESB Professional/Shutterstock) Elpha Secure selected CyberCube’s new generation of cyber risk analytics tools. The New York-based MGA has licensed CyberCube’s Portfolio Manager platform and its Single Point of Failure Intelligence module. The products will conceptualize Elpha Secure’s risks as the business grows and create … Read more