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Market value vs. Insurance value
What is Market Value? Market value is the amount that a buyer would pay to purchase a structure (home/commercial building) and its land in its current condition. Unlike estimated replacement cost, its market value is influenced by factors beyond the material and labor costs of repairs or reconstruction, such as local crime statistics, and the…
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The benefits of the ICA Agency Alliance!
With our training and connections you could become an insurance leader in your area! Check out Sonia “Zuky” Cardenas from StarOne Valley Insurance Agency teaching a class on builders risk!  
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The Global Insurance Industry is on the RISE!
It looks like  the global insurance industry is setup to beef itself up! The industry is looking to grow anywhere from 3 to 4.5 in 2017 -2018! It looks like the premiums in insurance are likely to follow the rise in the global economy , and this means we should be seeing a 2.9%  growth…
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7 Questions to Ask All of Your Cyber Insurance Prospects
With the increasing demand for Cyber Insurance Coverage make sure you are asking these 7 questions every time! What type of information does the applicant collect? • PII – personally identifiable information • PHI – protected health information • PCI – payment card information What type of data does the applicant have and where is it located?…
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Colorado Insurance Agent Training
As an insurance agent, you’re in the business of sales. Staying on top of an ever-fluctuating market requires top-notch training and guidance so you are always one step ahead of the competition. The Bureau of Labor Statistics sites that the median salary of an insurance agent is $47,860. The highest paid insurance agents made over…
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How to Start an Insurance Agency
So, you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and start your own insurance agency. The perks of working for yourself versus working for an employer are wonderful, but starting an insurance agency from the ground up requires a lot of  prep work in order to make it a success. Whether you’re a savvy captive agent…
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There are Benefits to Participating in the Oldest and Largest Group!!
SIAA and ICA  Agency Alliance, Inc. offers not only great income potential, often higher than receiving 100% of the gross commission, but also an array of products, training, promotional and other benefits.  Since 1983 SIAA has been providing Independent Insurance Agents an alternative to the pressure of meeting high production requirements, changes in underwriting appetites…
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Staying Competitive During Changing Times
Survival for an independent insurance agent becomes more difficult every day.  The modern consumer has a plethora of insurance options to choose from, and those options are available in many forms.  The independent insurance agent who offers policies from one or two companies often finds themselves left by the wayside as consumer insurance options mushroom. …
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