• WAHVE of the Future

    Older, semi-retired brokers are supplying institutional knowledge to their firms.

    As the largest generation in history reaches retirement age, experts warn that the nation could soon face its greatest labor shortage ever.

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  • Wheel of Fortune

    Payroll and tech firms eye brokers’ dominance in benefits. Some brokers evolve into general contractors, overseeing their new competitors.

    For a moment, slip on the shoes of a CEO of a small to midsize company. It doesn’t matter whether they’re wingtips, statement pumps or handcrafted Italian leather boots. The point is this: you’re about to walk a mile.

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  • The Promised Land

    As we approach producer licensing nirvana, the NAIC’s National Insurance Producer Registry is ready in the wings.

    It has long been the bane of insurance brokers with business beyond their state borders—the costly and inefficient requirements imposed to obtain a non-resident producer license. 

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  • Total Devastation

    The Long Walk Home

    The Big One will be much worse than you can imagine. It could depopulate California and send the U.S. economy into a tailspin.

  • Point of View

    Through a Glass Darkly

    How your clients view you isn’t necessarily how you view yourself. Which begs the question: is your customer contact working? Or do you just think it is?

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    Southern Exposure

    As Latin America explores more solar energy options, Aspen rolls out its renewables welcome mat.

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    Tailor Made

    XL Catlin’s London connection enables it to customize all sizes of specialty lines.