The number of youth organizations is on the rise, and their high demand is becoming clearer. With the relaxing days of summer behind us and school back in full swing, the focus has shifted from keeping children and young adults occupied with outdoor activities to meeting their academic responsibilities through various after-school programs. While our…

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According to Charity Navigator, nonprofit organizations in the U.S. closed out 2016 with a staggering $390 billion dollars in donations received. Several years ago, the phrase “going viral” was born, and pertained to all things pop culture and news-related, but charities have also seen the benefits of “going viral.” Online giving through smartphone applications, social…

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When thinking about insurance solutions for health care companies, many focus on, and, perhaps stop at, medical malpractice insurance. However, running a health care company comes with many of the same risks that business owners face in other industries. Health care companies face lawsuits from creditors, investors, competitors, the state and federal governments and employees….

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Over the years, USLI University and Customers’ College have seen great participation from our customer base, whether it be technical insurance training, participation in our Fundamentals First Program or a wide variety of our professional development courses. In our last newsletter, we announced our sales degrees as the newest piece of our ever growing curriculum. …

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Social media is more than just a fun social platform used for liking memes and “loling” at funny cat videos. Your profile is no longer only utilized for interaction with people you know personally, but professionally as well. With a whopping 88 percent of businesses using social media as a marketing tool, it is important…

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The New York Times dubbed 2017 the “Year of the Renter.” Of course, the rental market in The Big Apple is at the top of its game; however, each year more and more investors across the country look to rental properties as a wise choice for their investment dollars. In fact, according to the National…

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In the aggregate, special events policies can be a significant contributor to your top line growth. Your customers have plenty of significant events and rely on you for coverage: christenings, first communions, bar/bat mitzvahs, graduations, weddings, retirements and many other life events in between. The problem has always been that most special event policies involve…

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More and more Americans are calling on their inner hero and involving themselves in charity or volunteer groups, such as booster clubs, membership organizations, foundations, or professional/trade organizations, among others. Individuals and families want to support causes that are near and dear to their hearts, and associations that reflect their own interests. Volunteering in these…

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With the change of seasons comes the challenge of new weather events. During the summer months, severe storms have the potential to cause extensive wind, hail and rain damage. So far this year, spring storms have produced wind speeds greater than 65 miles per hour (mph) in Michigan; nearly 60 mph in Toledo, Ohio; and…

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