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    AAH, THE ACRONYMS: CPIA—NOT CREATIVE PEOPLE IMAGINING ALIENS

AAH, THE ACRONYMS: CPIA—NOT CREATIVE PEOPLE IMAGINING ALIENS

Certified Professional Insurance Agents share the value of their designation And we’re back. That’s a frightening picture above, isn’t it? Let’s begin, shall we? Recapping from the introduction installment, the Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) was created by the American Insurance Marketing and Sales (AIMS) Society. The CPIA is the industry’s only sales-based designation, divided up into three one-day courses: Position for Success (CPIA 1), Implement for Success (CPIA 2)

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    AAH, THE ACRONYMS: AINS—NOT AN ILLUSTRIOUS NEW SCOOTER

AAH, THE ACRONYMS: AINS—NOT AN ILLUSTRIOUS NEW SCOOTER

The value of earning an Associate in General Insurance designation In our last installment on designations, we tackled the CIC. This time around, we’ll hear from some young professionals who have earned the AINS designation. So grab your scooter and buckle up—I’m aware that scooters don’t have seat belts, and that the title says “not a scooter.” Associate in General Insurance The Associate in General Insurance (AINS) is offered by

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    PHISHING THE BIG WATERS

PHISHING THE BIG WATERS

NAMIC convention session alerts attendees to spear phishers’ activities Thanks to technology (see what I did there), I was able to attend this year’s National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies convention virtually via their Connect Differently option. A session on cyber security was an eye-opener for me, diving into the details of how hackers operate. Delivered by Joe Cicero, an IT security instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, the session

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    AAH, THE ACRONYMS: CIC—NOT CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM

AAH, THE ACRONYMS: CIC—NOT CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM

Young professionals share the value of their CIC designations In the opening installment of this series, we gave an overview ofthe organizations that offer designationsand how they can be beneficial to youngprofessionals. This month we’re going to hear from young professionals as theyshare their experiences in earning their CIC—who remembers what this stands for from the last issue? It’s definitely not chocolate ice cream. Certified Insurance Counselor There’s the answer

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    AAH, THE ACRONYMS:  A NEWBIE’S LOOK AT DESIGNATIONS

AAH, THE ACRONYMS: A NEWBIE’S LOOK AT DESIGNATIONS

Young Professionals A new series explores designations and the value of earning them I’m not an “insurance” guy;   I’ve mentioned this before. When I first started working for The Rough Notes Company, I got confused when I saw all the acronyms after people’s names—I was literally like, WTH? Luckily, upon starting the job, I received a copy of Insurance Words & Their Meanings published by The Rough Notes Company, to

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