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Professional
// March 8, 2018

In 2017, allegations of harassment, discrimination and molestation went mainstream. Many individuals within the entertainment industry were involved in lawsuits, and, as the year wound down, we saw a high profile suit involving the USA Gymnastics national team doctor. Dr. Larry Nassar graduated from the University of Michigan in 1985; the following year, he became…

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CEO Message
// March 8, 2018

Every business can make marked change by investing in the next generation of young professionals – especially in our industry. Like any business, we have to plan for the future. I’d like to tell you a little bit about USLI’s College Help Program because I think young people are often overlooked during their college careers…

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Services
// March 8, 2018

Leadership is hard. In his book, Monday Morning Leadership, David Cottrell reminds us that in leadership, “everything you do matters because your team is watching…and depending on you to do the right thing.” Whether you’ve never been in a leadership role or have many years’ experience, it’s important to reflect and ask yourself, “why leadership?”…

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Commercial
// March 8, 2018

We’ve all been to a catered party, whether it’s a wedding, a corporate event, or even just a small get-together, but it seems that the party is just getting started. In recent years, more and more corporations and individuals have sought out the services of caterers. In fact, according to a 2017 article, statistics show…

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Commercial
// March 8, 2018

As the U.S. economy continues to improve, new construction projects are starting up at a rate that hasn’t been seen since before the recession of 2008. According to construction analysis firm Oldcastle, Inc., the construction industry will see an overall growth of 5 percent in 2018 with 9 percent growth in single-family home construction. The…

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Liquor
// March 8, 2018

Spring is soon upon us and the season for special events, particularly weddings, is fast approaching. Many of you, our valued customers, are aware that USLI offers special event coverage for event hosts and sponsors, but you may not be aware that special event coverage is also available for vendors at events, including off-premises caterers….

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Nonprofit
// March 8, 2018

Many people are anticipating the warmer weather and more outdoor activity, and, for millions of Americans, that also means the reemergence of spring sports. Parents everywhere will gather on fields to cheer on children participating in baseball, softball, lacrosse, track and field, flag football and tennis. According to USA Today, while over 45 million American…

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Personal
// March 8, 2018

Most insurance professionals, both new to the industry and experienced, put in a lot of time and effort in finding new customers. Insurance professionals will typically look for ways to get their name out in the community through referrals or through social media and will spend valuable resources such as time and money to acquire…

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DPSI
// March 8, 2018

A carveback provision is a clause in an insurance contract that overrules an exclusion. Directors and Officers (D&O) policies often contain carvebacks to invoke coverage under the policy for certain situations that may have otherwise been excluded. These carvebacks can be very important to individual directors and officers to ensure they have the insurance coverage…

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DPSI
// March 8, 2018

Every January 1, thousands of people set a personal goal and make a promise to do something differently during the year ahead. The majority of these resolutions are health-related, such as eating better and losing weight, and worth sticking with throughout the entire year. Sadly, most people don’t stick with their resolutions. According to University…

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