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    NAIC WAS IN THE HOUSE

NAIC WAS IN THE HOUSE

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy NAIC WAS IN THE HOUSE Regulators’ association offered little insight into congressional inquiry Housing policy is a high priority for the Biden Administration and for Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives. The House agenda includes planning for financial losses suffered as the result of catastrophic weather, which revives congressional interest in the “business of insurance.” When considering the machinations of

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    A QUESTION OF BALANCE

A QUESTION OF BALANCE

Broken Glass A QUESTION OF BALANCE This young agent takes on a dual role at her thriving agency By Elisabeth Boone, CPCU With a degree in marketing, Jessica Jeffress wasn’t planning on a career in insurance—and then she joined the Kentucky independent agency of Peel & Holland in September 2009, first as a receptionist and then as a personal lines customer service representative. Her marketing experience proved to be especially

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    THE PRICE OF HISTORY

THE PRICE OF HISTORY

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy THE PRICE OF HISTORY Reverend Richard Price constructed the groundwork for modern insurance and the U.S. Revolution This month, as we gather—in small groups—to celebrate American independence from Great Britain (or consume adult beverages), only the most nerdy celebrant will remember the name of the Reverend Richard Price. I am that nerd! Richard Price was an 18th Century, Welsh-born, Unitarian minister

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    EMPOWERMENT 101

EMPOWERMENT 101

BROKEN GLASS EMPOWERMENT 101 New network connects women with local agents who understand their challenges By Elisabeth Boone, CPCU What happens when a successful independent agent is inspired to launch a platform that is dedicated to empowering women who need to make insurance buying decisions? Plenty! Earlier this year, Kimberly Beach, founder and owner of Village Insurance in Cincinnati, announced the launch of InsureWomen, a digital platform design-ed to educate

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    FAIRNESS AND NONDISCRIMINATION

FAIRNESS AND NONDISCRIMINATION

Public Policy Analysis & Opinion By Kevin P. Hennosy FAIRNESS AND NONDISCRIMINATION A Congressional letter urges the Biden administration to “harmonize” ACA with ADA Influential Democrats in Congress are asking the Biden administration to publish guidance on implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) focusing on preventing discrimination against citizens with disabilities. Ultimately, the leaders suggest that the administration “bind” implementation of the ACA to

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