There’s Something Fishy About This Loss

​Sure, Farmers Insurance says they've seen a thing or two​, but have they seen this item​ from the Insurance Information Institute's The Triple I Blog? I don't think so. Sometimes the blog posts just write themselves. ABC News in North Carolina reports that a driver in the state looked up and saw a bird carrying a huge fish. “It was one of those slow-motion moments in life. I saw the fish and I saw him drop it,” said Rhesa Walston of Beaufort, North Carolina. The catfish smashed straight into her windshield. It happened so quickly she didn’t have time to react. “There was glass all over…

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Being Our Best Every Day

​By Jim Lombardo, CPCU, AAI, AIM, MBA, AVP of Learning & Development​​ Arnold Palmer, the legendary golfer, once said, “Timing is everything in life and in golf!"​ Well, while we certainly have had some mild winter temperatures here in the north east, it is still not time for golf. However, I have always felt that timing does indeed play a role in many situations. That being said, I also firmly believe we make our own opportunities. We all are in a tremendous industry- what we have chosen to do for a career- help people manage the risks in their lives and help them protect what is…

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Two Minutes With Tim – NY SHIELD Act – What Do Insurance Agencies Have To Do?

​New York enacted a cybersecurity law last year. What does that mean for insurance agents and brokers? If they're complying with the New York regulation on Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies, not much. Just be prepared to notify the state attorney general if something goes seriously wrong. Watch: [embedded content]  Big I NY report, June 21, 2019 New York General Business Law Section 899-bb Source

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