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2014-06-26 08:27:47

Aflac study highlights increased interest in voluntary insurance products as a key factor for top- performing brokers in the new health care landscape COLUMBUS, Ga., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to uncertainty about the evolving health care landscape, brokers found themselves at a crossroads of either redefining their role in the industry or exiting it entirely. In fact, nearly half (49 percent) of brokers at least somewhat agree that they've been considering leaving the industry and 67...

2014-06-11 08:30:21

Reduced Dependent Subsidies and Full-Replacement Consumer-Driven Health Plans also on the Rise LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), shows that while employee cost shifting remains the most prevalent technique in employers' health strategies today, there is growing interest in adopting new health tactics to mitigate cost and improve population health in the future....

2014-06-05 20:22:16

LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InsureMyEquipment.com, a subsidiary of Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, is attending the 2014 CineGear Expo, a premier Film, Video and Digital Media Expo for the entertainment industry, taking place June 5 - 8(th) at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. InsureMyEquipment.com provides insurance for owned and rented production equipment as well as temporary...

2014-06-04 23:05:24

Arthur Hall part of USI's strategic vision to become the number one middle market insurance brokerage firm in the United States. Valhalla, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 USI Insurance Services (“USI”) announced today the appointment of Arthur W. Hall to senior vice president, employee benefits practice leader, as part of the Company’s strategic vision to become the number one middle market insurance brokerage firm in the United States. Hall was previously the chief executive officer...

2014-05-01 23:03:26

Insurance carriers also reap incredible cost savings benefits by reducing outgoing mail. Bothell, WA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Vertafore (http://www.vertafore.com), the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, today announced that USI Insurance Services, the 10th largest insurance broker in the U.S., has improved the speed in which it processes policy information from carriers as a result of the agency’s eDelivery Hub initiative which is powered by...

2014-04-23 12:29:44

CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Affordable Care Act marks the largest change in employer-provided health benefits in nearly seven decades, igniting profound restructuring of benefits programs and delivery. As a result, insurance brokers and benefits advisors are increasingly relied upon to navigate these complex changes for clients, requiring innovative, consultative services and solutions. Code SixFour, a benefits services and technology solutions provider, is providing...

2014-04-21 16:24:11

Insurance Broker Names Jared J. Mitilier to California-based Team LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Committed to providing creative approaches to specialized industry risks, Lockton, the world's largest privately held insurance broker, announced today a new Gaming, Entertainment & Sports Practice. Part of Lockton's Pacific Operations, the group is introducing a unique model, the first of its kind in the industry, which crosses over and integrates multiple vertical...

2014-04-10 16:24:11

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. and WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), today announced it is teaming up with HelloWallet, a financial guidance software company, to help U.S. employers make the most of their benefits and strengthen the financial wellness of their workforce. HelloWallet provides access to comprehensive, unbiased guidance to help workers manage their debt, spend wisely and make the...

2014-04-09 23:05:11

The rules of the employee benefits game have been changed. Connecticut-based ebenefit Marketplace has launched a private exchange platform that will level the playing field. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The first quarter of 2014 pushed health insurance brokers’ limits farther than they have ever been. Plan changes, carrier delays, employer education, employee confusion - saying they have been busy would be an understatement. Not long ago, many brokers feared they wouldn’t even make it this...

2014-03-25 23:25:22

CommissionsDept.com, the first commission tracking outsource service for insurance brokers and agents, announced today launch of their agency vault upgrade. CommissionsDept offers a unique tracking service for brokers where they take on the tedious task of entering carrier commission statements into their proprietary system. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 They will manage the process of entering and tracking the payments on behalf of the broker finding missing payments as well as...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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