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How a New California Law Impacts Your ACA Compliance Process

As if California employers didn’t have enough to worry about, according to The ACA Times, employers may have another level of complexity coming their way in regards to “contract workers” and compliance with the Affordable Care Act. When California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) becomes law this January, employers will be required

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Protecting Your College Student From On-Campus Losses

Preventative measures, safety precautions – and the right insurance – can bring peace of mind. With burglaries constituting approximately 50 percent of all on-campus crimes, it's important for college students and their parents take steps to prevent theft, adhere to safety measures—and review their insurance coverage. Contact an insurance professional (like me)

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It Doesn’t Take a Weatherman to Forecast 2020 Reinsurance Price Hikes Due to Hurricanes

Ratings agencies like Fitch, Moody’s and S&P Global are expecting higher reinsurance renewal rates in 2020, caused by big insurance losses from hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters over the past two years. For several years we’ve grown used to rates falling due to competition and fewer natural disasters. Renewal rates

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Are you satisfied with your workers’ compensation renewal and the renewal process?

I often hear from business owners and decision makers that renewing their insurance program is a frustrating and costly process. “Frustrating” because they rarely receive new insights into: New opportunities for financing their insurance program How to improve outcomes What’s new in the marketplace Most important, how you, your employees and

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