VALUABLE LINKS

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EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

EXCELSIOR COLLEGE - Founded to make college degrees more accessible to busy, working adults, Excelsior College is a world leader in distance education, giving their students access to more avenues than most traditional colleges and universities. They know it's not realistic to expect busy, active adults with family and career commitments to drop out of life to earn a degree.

TERRY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS, U of GEORGIA - Founded in 1912 as the School of Commerce, the Terry College is the flagship business school in the state of Georgia and one of 13 schools and colleges at the oldest state-chartered university in the country. Terry College awards doctoral degrees in 11 academic disciplines, producing researchers and teachers for leading universities and businesses. Their undergraduate and graduate programs are consistently ranked among the best by the Financial Times, Business Week, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report.

INSURANCE PUBLICATIONS

NATIONAL UNDERWRITER - The National Underwriter Company publishes a broad array of print, e-media and software products for the insurance and financial services industries. Its key publications include the two weekly magazines, National Underwriter, Property & Casualty/Risk & Benefits Management and National Underwriter, Life & Health/Financial Services, as well as the multi-volume loose-leaf FC&S Bulletins service and the very popular Tax Facts desk references.

INSURANCE JOURNAL - A broad Western publication with readers in California, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, Nevada, Alaska, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Hawaii, New Mexico and Idaho, the Insurance Journal provides regional, national and international information to the insurance industry. InsuranceJournal.com uses its 75 years of insurance expertise to provide up-to-the-minute news and analysis. In addition, the site includes a number of tools for insurance agents around the world. Among them are directories detailing available excess & surplus lines markets, automation vendors and program businesses. The site also features classified advertising, a news archive and industry links.

GLOBAL REINSURANCE - A one stop news site for the insurance/reinsurance industry. Includes hourly updated news, Global Reisurance magazine articles and sections on Carriers, Brokers, Support Services, Captive Domiciles and much more.

A. M. BEST - A.M. Best Company, the Insurance Information Source, offers comprehensive, quality data covering all aspects of the insurance industry. Founded in 1899, A.M. Best became the first company in the world to report on the financial condition of insurance companies.

REACTIONS - In its 20 years of existence, Reactions magazine has built up an excellent reputation among its readers for being at the cutting edge of market developments. Thousands of senior insurance industry executives rely on Reactions to bring them breaking news and in-depth analysis of the world's insurance markets every month

INSURANCE PORTAL - Articles and links of interest to insurance professionals.

THOMPSON'S WORLD INSURANCE NEWS -The internet home of Canada's premier independent news source for insurance professionals, they provide comprehensive coverage to thousands of industry professionals.

BUSINESS INSURANCE -The website of Business Insurance magazine. Lots of news, opinions, international news, perspective, agent/broker topics and more.

INSURANCE ORGANIZATIONS

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE AGENTS - represents independent insurance agents and their employees who sell and service all kinds of insurance, but specialize in coverage of automobiles, homes and businesses.

OUR SUBSCRIBERS

     PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE

THE CHUBB GROUP - With more than 10,000 employees throughout North America, Europe, South America, and the Pacific Rim, Chubb serves property & casualty customers from more than 132 offices in 33 countries. Chubb ranks among the top 10 publicly traded insurance organizations based on revenues in the United States and works closely with 5,000 independent agents and brokers worldwide.

ATLANTIC MUTUAL - A premier provider of insurance products and services for businesses and individuals for more than 150 years and an employee-driven company that rewards excellence and that offers opportunities and challenges.

FIRST CARDINAL - First Cardinal Corporation was established by a group of experienced insurance professionals to provide the highest quality workers' compensation insurance. For over 15 years, First Cardinal Corporation executives have been administering self-insured workers' compensation groups to thousands of businesses throughout the country.

UNITED NATIONAL GROUP - UNG has attained a pre-eminent position in the highly profitable program business segment of the U. S. property and casualty industry.

UNION STANDARD INSURANCE GROUP - One of four W.R. Berkley regional companies, offering preferred market, property & casualty insurance products and services with employees serving agents located throughout eight states: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

WESTERN SECURITY SURPLUS INSURANCE BROKERS - WSS is a Wholesale Broker and General Agent dealing exclusively with appointed and licensed retail brokers. They are committed to maintaining an exceptional standard of customer service, knowledge and efficiency.

THE WESTFIELD GROUP - A trusted Midwestern staple of insurance over the past 150 years, the Westfield Group, formerly the Ohio Farmers Insurance Company, provides auto, home, and business insurance protection through independent agents, and is committed to sharing knowledge, building trust, and remaining independent – for the benefit of their agents, employees, and customers.

     SURETY INSURANCE

NAS SURETY GROUP - The NAS Surety Group is the premier writer of small-medium sized contractors in the United States and is the largest writer of U.S. Custom Bonds, with annual revenues exceeding $50 million and a history of consistent underwriting practices dating back to 1984.

     MARINE INSURANCE

MUTUAL MARINE OFFICE - Mutual Marine Office began in 1964 as a managing agent for a pool of mutual insurance companies for the purpose of writing a book of marine insurance business. New York Marine And General Insurance Company was formed in 1972 in order to participate in the MMO pools. MMO now has offices in New York, Chicago and San Francisco. Over the years MMO has expanded into inland marine, reinsurance and surplus lines property­casualty risks. In 1991, NYMAGIC Inc. acquired MMO, thereby guaranteeing that New York Marine And General and Gotham would have continued access to the MMO book of business. Over the years, New York Marine And General and Gotham gradually increased their participation in the MMO pools, and in 1997 they took over the entire MMO book of business.

 

 

 

 


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