On Our Mind…Championing You

By Sue Keegan , AIC, MBA, Learning & Development ManagerCoronavirus, locust swarms, murder hornets, wildfires, Kobe. I've had it up to my eyeballs with 2020 and now Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Can I just go to sleep and wake up on January 1, 2021?  Does anything even matter anymore? Well of course it does. Stay hopeful. Stay engaged. Stay present. We all need a reminder sometimes.  And thank you, RBG, for that reminder. “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you." Big I NY believes in championing you in all we do and providing the resources you need to do your best. We…

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Insurance

​​U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on September 18, 2020, at the age of 87. In 1993, she was nominated by President Clinton and confirmed by the Senate for her seat, having already established herself as a strong advocate, particularly for the rights of women. She has received many eloquent tributes over the last several days.My purpose here is to look at how Justice Ginsburg ruled on questions impacting the insurance industry. I wrote a similar piece in 2016 after the passing of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Insurance cases do not frequently come before the high court. I want to look…

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Easier Email Marketing Now Available for Applied Epic Users

By Steve AndersonEmail continues to be a very effective tool for following up with prospects and engaging with clients. For agencies using the Applied Epic platform it just became easier engage in email marketing using Applied new Marketing Automation platform.Applied Marketing Automation allows agents and brokers to quickly build and track marketing email campaigns, delivering relevant, timely content to both P&C and Benefits clients and prospects. Leveraging Applied Marketing Automation's industry-specific curated content, agencies and brokerages can market to the right audience with the right message at the right time for more targeted prospecting, higher renewals conversion, and an elevated advisory role.Directly integrated into Applied…

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