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CEO Message
// March 16, 2017

Get up, get out and get after it. These words have never been truer for one sector of business professionals in particular: salespeople. Selling anything, whether it’s insurance or cars, requires grit and an ability to create valuable relationships with customers to achieve success. Salespeople are the driving force behind marketing who you are as…

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Professional
// March 14, 2017

Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  And so, once a year, we file our tax returns. Any refund is often spent long before we receive it. We pay off credit card bills, book vacations and make down-payments on a new car. But what if…

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Services
// March 14, 2017

At USLI University, we’re excited about some changes and additions we’ve made to our website and our offerings, and you should be too! With free courses offered through the three schools of Customers’ College – Insurance Education, Leadership and Professional Development, and Sales – our University has become a go-to resource for so many of…

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Commercial
// March 14, 2017

At the end of 2016, we looked forward to positive growth in the construction sector. As mentioned in our If They Build It, We Will Come December 2016 newsletter article, Dodge Data & Analytics anticipates the total U.S. construction starts to advance 5 percent in 2017 to a whopping $713 billion. It should come as…

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Commercial
// March 14, 2017

According to the National Association of Landscape Professionals, U.S. households and businesses spent nearly 77 billion dollars on lawn care services in 2015. The vast majority of these lawn care professionals are a small to medium sized business with revenue of approximately $217,000 per year. The same source touts industry employment numbers at 979,257 people….

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Liquor
// March 13, 2017

During wedding season, people often recite popular hymns, passages and lyrics during their ceremonies. “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs” is one of…

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Nonprofit
// March 13, 2017

According to USA Today, sports participation in today’s society is very popular with over 45 million American children participating in organized sports. Sports participation is so popular because people either want to live a healthy lifestyle or have fun. An active lifestyle can help ensure long-term health for both children and adults; however, participants and…

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Personal
// March 13, 2017

In recent years, American households have increasingly become a blend between homes and offices. It’s believed that more people are working out of their homes now than ever before. For some, it’s a way to supplement their income. For others, it brings in enough funds to make a successful living. Direct sales consultants, also known…

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DPSI
// March 13, 2017

New Year’s Day parades and snow storms have come and gone, as spring weather welcomes festivals, concerts, athletic events and all things outdoors.  Events include a gamut of activities, so how does one properly prepare for such an event to ensure both fun and safety? Special events are unique in that the policy period is…

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DPSI
// March 13, 2017

Businesses are at a high risk in our litigious society; many exposures could cause claims that would be in excess of primary policy limits, and loss payments and defense costs are rising year after year. Do your customers have adequate layers of professional coverage to protect their businesses and nonprofit organizations? Clients typically need to…

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Professional
// March 6, 2017

Cyber hackers and rogue employees have been terrorizing Coverage Town! Can you help us find the five suspects? Crime Scene 1   Home Run Sporting Goods was targeted by a hacker and was hit with a data breach, exposing credit and debit card numbers with expiration dates. State law required the Home Run to report…

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