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Life Insurance: An Underused Arrow in the Independent Producer’s Quiver

Consumers have serious, long-term financial needs that your protection products could help them meet

Questions that have stumped the world’s greatest thinkers include: What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist? Another pressing, though less philosophical, question is, “How do you get property and casualty producers to...
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Imagining the Agency of the (immediate) Future

Tom Barrett, CIC, AAI, Regional President - SIAA Midwest & Southeast, shares his perspective on...

As of mid-year 2019, mergers and acquisitions continue to occur at record pace. The larger agencies are getting larger, the captive agency world is becoming obsolete, and local independent agencies are under increased pressure to...
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Integrate Technology With Agency Operations and Marketing

To be competitive, agents needs to ensure their digital presence is up to date with...

Independent agents are embracing innovation and implementing new tools like never before. Insurtech is permeating the industry,often creating efficiencies for the better. Amounts invested in Insurtech have soared since 2010. The capital invested in Insurtech...
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Driving Innovation and Growth

National network focuses on making a positive impact on the independent agency channel

Just over a quarter century ago, SAN Group was entering its second decade of serving independent insurance agencies in northern New England. SIAA was an idea that was starting to germinate, and Matt Masiello, AAI,...
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How Independent Agents Can Build a Small-Business Specialty

Why should independent agents get into the small-business market? In a word, opportunity. The small-business market in commercial lines is underserved and can help agents create a profitable, stable business and deepen their client relationships....
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SIAA Ranked #1 Again

Insurance Journal has once again rated SIAA as the #1 Agency Partnership!

SIAA has been ranked number one in Insurance Journal’s Top 20 Agency Partnerships in their 2019 annual Top 100 Report. The annual ranking of networks is based on total 2018 property/casualty revenue. In 2018, SIAA celebrated...
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