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2014-06-05 16:31:32

New Service Available Exclusively to PIA Members WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today announced the formation of a groundbreaking partnership with Floodbroker.com which promises to change the way that agents sell flood insurance. Through PIA's exclusive partnership with Floodbroker, PIA members' clients and prospects will be able to learn about their flood risks and request a quote for flood...

2014-06-04 23:10:18

The genesis of the program, which Southern Insurance Underwriters makes available through independent agents in Alabama, Florida and South Carolina, hinges on the fact that NFIP flood insurance does not differentiate higher floors from lower ones that are actually more likely to flood. Policy can be in place of or addition to a Federal flood policy. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Southern Insurance Underwriters, Inc. (SIU), has introduced a low-cost high-rise condo unit flood...

2014-04-11 08:21:39

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans are affected each spring by sudden flooding caused by heavy rain or by slower, prolonged flooding as snow melts. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/66105-fema-and-noaa-floods-happen-everywhere-be-a-force-of-nature-be-prepared Be prepared, and get insured, urges The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

2014-04-02 20:21:57

Healthcare Reform, TRIA, Flood Insurance, Regulation, Crop, Top Issues of Focus WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) got a warm welcome - and got their points across - in congressional visits during their recent Federal Legislative Summit (FLS). The agents converged on Capitol Hill March 26-27 for the annual advocacy event. PIA agents engaged their representatives and senators in discussions...

2014-03-24 08:34:06

SEATTLE, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrent Technologies, Inc. (Torrent) announced today that it has named Ed Pasterick to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pasterick recently retired from FEMA after a 41-year tenure with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) where he filled a number of key leadership roles, including acting Administrator for the Program. This news comes on the heels of another NFIP veteran, Jeffrey Woodward, joining Torrent's executive management team in January...

2014-03-05 23:02:04

Integrated offering creates new cross-selling openings in the underpenetrated flood insurance market for Vertafore PL Rating customers. Bothell, WA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Vertafore, the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, today announced a strategic partnership with StoneRiver National Flood Services (NFS) creating an easier way for independent agents to quote and cross-sell flood insurance to clients when quoting and selling homeowner insurance. The...

2013-12-31 12:20:40

Five Tips to Cut Your Insurance Costs, Without Being Dangerously Underinsured NEW YORK, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trimming ongoing expenses is a popular New Year's resolution for many people. While there are smart ways to save on homeowners and auto insurance, making the wrong choices can result in being dangerously underinsured, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "There are simple steps you can take to cut the cost of your home and auto...

2013-12-13 23:19:59

Providing homeowners with a tax incentive to harden their homes will reduce the amount of property damage caused by disasters. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today announced its support for the Disaster Savings Account Act, recently introduced by U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. “This initiative benefits homeowners, communities and the government by ultimately reducing the amount of property damage caused by natural disasters,”...

2013-08-02 23:03:17

Many homeowners don’t recognize the importance of a home insurance policy, but in fact many flood claims come from areas that are at a low risk for floods. The safety and security experts at SecuritySystemReviews.com put together a list of tips for homeowners considering the important purchase of a flood insurance policy. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 It may come as a surprise to many homeowners, but floods are one of the number one natural disasters striking homes throughout...


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