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Should you take FAIA’s Conversion Class?

7/15/2019


Should you take FAIA’s Conversion Class?

Probably!

Do you currently hold a 4-40 or 20-44 license? The State of Florida requires agents who would like to convert their license to sit for a 40-hour conversion class before taking the state exam. This class provides a soup-to-nuts review of property/casualty insurance.

Why convert your...

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A Trip to the Commissioner’s Office

7/11/2019


Earlier this week, FAIA’s General Counsel Laura Pearce accompanied me to Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier’s office. During his tenure as Commissioner (three years and counting, spanning two governors and CFOs), FAIA has enjoyed great access to the Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) to present matters of concern on behalf of agents and their clients. We have been able to work with Commissioner Altmaier toward regulatory and legislative solutions that benefit Florida’s insurance marketpl...

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What is Social Engineering & How Can You Protect Yourself From It?

7/11/2019


Simply put social engineering is the art of manipulating people so they give up confidential information.

What Does Social Engineering Look Like?

One example is once the criminal has that email account under their control, they send emails to all the person’s contacts or leave messages on all their friend’s social pages, and possibly on the pages of the person’s friend’s. These hacking attempts will try to make you click on a link that will contain a virus or make you download a...

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From the FAIA Newsroom

Earl Horton receives the Mitchel Stallings Memorial Award

 July 02, 2019     0 Comments     


This year, FAIA honored Past Chairman Earl E. Horton, Jr., CPCU, with its most prestigious award, the Mitchell Stallings Memorial Award. The award is named for Past Chairman Mitchell Stallings and recognizes a lifetime of leadership, integrity, and service to the industry.

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TCC launches risk management program

 May 31, 2019     0 Comments     


This week, FAIA welcomed local agents and representatives from Tallahassee Community College (TCC) to celebrate the launch of Florida’s newest risk management program.

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Avatar removes 4-point inspection requirement, map limitation on HO6 product

 March 26, 2019     0 Comments     


FAIA preferred provider Avatar is known for its extremely competitive condo product. With prices ranging from $200 to mid-$800 for high-end condos, the HO6 product is popular with Independent Market Solutions agents. Now, Avatar has decided to make the binding process easier for agent-partners…

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