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Jun 05, 2014, 15:30 ET

PIA Partners With Floodbroker.com to Make Flood Insurance Sales Easier

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today announced the formation of a groundbreaking partnership with Floodbroker.com...

Apr 30, 2014, 17:57 ET

Attention Walmart Shoppers: Professional Insurance Agents Are a Better Choice for Auto Insurance

 Buying auto insurance through a local, independent insurance agent is better than doing it through Walmart, according to the National...

Apr 16, 2014, 17:05 ET

PIA National Names Amy Diggett 2014 Customer Service Representative of the Year

 Amy Diggett, of the Byrnes Agency, Inc. of Dayville, Connecticut, was named the 2014 PIA National Customer Service Representative (CSR) of the...

Apr 09, 2014, 15:51 ET

PIA National Names Cole Tucker 2014 Professional Agent of the Year

 Cole Tucker, CIC, CRM, LUTCF, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, has been named the 2014 Professional Agent of the Year by the National Association...

Apr 04, 2014, 08:00 ET

PIA Praises National Governors Association for Its Strong Defense of State-Based Insurance Regulation

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) praised the National Governors Association (NGA) for speaking out forcefully in...

Apr 02, 2014, 17:36 ET

Professional Insurance Agents Reflect on Successful 2014 PIA Federal Legislative Summit

Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) got a warm welcome – and got their points across – in...

Apr 02, 2014, 15:27 ET

PIA National Names Timothy P. Clements 2014 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

Timothy P. (Tim) Clements of Clements Insurance Services in Chalmette, Louisiana has been named the 2014 PIA National Young Insurance Professional...

Apr 02, 2014, 12:13 ET

Chalmette Insurance Agent Named 2014 Young Insurance Professional of the Year

Timothy P. Clements of Clements Insurance Services in Chalmette, Louisiana, has been named the 2014 PIA National Young Insurance Professional of...

Mar 25, 2014, 13:04 ET

PIA Challenges FIO Assertion That Insurance Should Be Regulated Like Banks, Securities

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) takes issue with an assertion made by Michael McRaith, the director of the Federal...

Feb 12, 2014, 12:34 ET

Professional Insurance Agents Announce 2014 PIA Federal Legislative Summit

Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will reconnect Main Street with Capitol Hill when they convene March...

Nov 15, 2013, 17:31 ET

Mike Becker Named Executive Vice President & CEO of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

 Mike Becker has been named Executive Vice President & CEO of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National),...

Nov 15, 2013, 17:04 ET

Professional Insurance Agents Agree That Buying Insurance Is Not Like Buying a Song on iTunes

President Obama Correctly Notes That Health Insurance Is "Complicated to Buy" The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA)...

Nov 06, 2013, 16:01 ET

PIA Agents Respond to the McKinsey Report: "A Flawed Premise Wrapped in a Faulty Analysis"

 Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) disagree vehemently with many of the conclusions and observations...

Oct 22, 2013, 17:58 ET

Consumers Should Consider Using Licensed Insurance Agents and Brokers for Health Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act

Agents and Brokers Are More than Just Navigators As millions of consumers consider purchasing health insurance through the insurance...

Oct 15, 2013, 17:53 ET

PIA Partners with Drivers History to Help Agents Reduce MVR Expenses

Groundbreaking Traffic Violation Reporting Tool Available Exclusively to PIA Member Agents  The National Association of Professional...

Oct 01, 2013, 18:08 ET

John G. Lee of Virginia Installed as President of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents

John G. Lee, CIC, CPIA, LUTCF, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, was installed as President of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents...

Sep 10, 2013, 11:15 ET

Professional Insurance Agents Praise Connecticut Insurance Commissioner's Defense of State Insurance Regulation

 The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is applauding Connecticut Insurance Department Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi...

Sep 06, 2013, 12:36 ET

The Hanover Insurance Group Joins The PIA Partnership

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is pleased to announce that The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. has joined The PIA...

Jun 07, 2013, 18:05 ET

Professional Insurance Agents Thank Rep. Duncan Hunter for Asking Tough Healthcare Questions about Navigators

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) thanks Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) for taking the lead in raising significant...

May 24, 2013, 16:00 ET

Professional Insurance Agents Offer Post-Disaster Claims Filing Tips

 The devastating tornadoes that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma and surrounding communities will cause many consumers to file insurance claims....