The Rise of e-Payments and the Paper Check Decline

Checks cause a number of problems and we’ve experienced all of them at one point in time.  Slow-pays, made out to the wrong entity, not signed, checks that are never sent, or even fingers pointed at the USPS.   Checks are just excuses to never mail it… the reasons goes on and on.  And we’ve lived with […]

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Tips: Take your agency to the next level

Sometimes those of us in the insurance industry struggle to embrace new technology. Gone are the days of software installation, complicated licensing, and time-consuming training sessions. Using web-based applications to take your agency to the next level is how we separate ourselves from the competition. We will be leading a valuable breakout session–Game Changers–at the IIAT Small […]

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Faster Than a Speeding ACH

Usain Bolt is fast and his stunning performances at his third Olympics proved it. Fiber optic internet is really fast too and once you’ve tried it, there’s no going back. My six year old son so is fast I can’t catch him. ACH or eCheck payments…well, they’re slower than molasses uphill in the winter compared to […]

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Leverage ePayPolicy for faster receivables

There are a handful of ways you can put this powerful tool to use for your business today. Get the word out Place your ePayPolicy link on all your invoices Add your ePayPolicy link to your company’s email footers Add a Pay Now button to your corporate website (Download icons) Send an email to your […]

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Top 3 reasons to stop accepting checks

Checks became common practice in the late 17th century and have somehow survived hundreds of years of financial evolution, but that run could be coming to an end. We’ve come up with three reasons why you should shift to digital payment solutions. Inconvenience Consumers use checks, because we’ve always used checks. We often overlook the […]

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3 reasons why every independent insurance agency should accept payments online

Online payments have been on a meteoric rise since…well…a long time. And just about every major industry accepts credit card payments online except insurance. If you talk to any producer, they’ll tell you exactly why – they don’t want to lose a dime out of their commission; including a transaction fee to Visa, MasterCard, Amex […]

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The role of stamping offices in surplus lines insurance

For many businesses, the concept of surplus lines insurance can be complex and confusing. The role of stamping offices in this industry can be even more difficult to navigate. Among the most important recent changes in surplus lines insurance is the creation of stamping offices. Such offices serve as a voluntary partnership between state regulators […]

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What Is Surplus Lines Insurance?

The world of insurance can be complex enough, but when specialty insurance becomes involved, it can become even more complicated. A prime example of this is surplus lines insurance. In many instances, companies or individuals will go to a broker to find insurance coverage. The broker serves as an intermediary between the individual or company […]

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