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California Leads The Industry When It Comes to Orchards | Agribusiness Insurance Product Highlight

Published on June 20, 2017

 Did you know…? California accounts for 65% of the U.S. non-citrus fruit and nut production, and 30% of the citrus production. California is the number one exporter of agricultural commodities in the U.S. California is the nation’s number one producer of tree nuts. AND over 90% of the U.S. tree nut production is harvested from Golden State more »

Insure Medical Facilities Today | Product Highlight

Published on May 30, 2017

Despite fluctuations with medical insurance coverage right now, the demand for health care is one that is not going away.  According to the last data gathered, California’s health care industry employed more than 1.3 million people.  Twenty percent of those were employed in nursing or residential care facilities, a third of them were employed more »

Hobby Farms On The Rise | Farm & Ranch Insurance Product Highlight

Published on May 23, 2017

Between hipsters and hippies, millenials and retirees, stay-at-home moms and DIY-ers, America is coming back to its locally-grown, hand-made, highly agricultural roots — even in cities. In the past 5-10 years there has been a huge up-tick in the number of people who are interested in trying their hand at raising their own livestock, growing their more »

The Things That Fuel Us| Product Highlight Gas Station, Convenience Store, & Liquor Store Insurance

Published on May 16, 2017

Though the taxes on gas just heightened, the last couple years have been good to us across the country with lower gas prices. People have been sharing their low gas prices on social media, and taking more driving trips than they were prone to before. With our recent increase in tax, you and your neighbors may groan, but when it drops next, trends show more »

4 Tips to Make Your Brilliant Ideas Come to Life | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on March 16, 2017

Growing up, I was known for declaring “I have a brilliant idea!” which could mean anything from the semi-adventurous “Let’s get inner-tubes and float down the river,” to the mundane “Let’s go get ice cream.” It was always a pitch to friends on why they should join me in what was sure to be an extravagant more »

10 Tips for Your First Few Years of Business

Published on March 9, 2017

Many of our insurance agents are seasoned veterans of the business and have been handling the challenges and perks of being an entrepreneur and running your own company.  But new insurance agents enter the work force all the time, many of them starting their own business for the first time. For those that are new into owning and running their own more »

Avoid Fake Breaks – Increase Productivity Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on February 2, 2017

As an Independent Insurance Agent, like any small business owner or entrepreneur, one of the perks and downfalls of your situation is that work only gets done if you or your staff do it. But, do you ever get to 5pm and feel like you haven’t done as much as you wanted? Or perhaps you feel like you didn’t do much at all, even though you just spent more »

2 changes to CA Agribusiness in 2017 you need to know | Insurance Product Highlight

Published on January 17, 2017

If you’re a California Insurance Agent, you may insure some agribusiness risks (if you don’t yet… now’s the time!). And here’s two things you need to know about how political changes are affecting our coming year in Agribusiness: 1. The Con: Larger Dairy Farms and Cattle farms may face some struggles. Two key laws this more »

Do You Know The Equine Industry? | Equine Insurance Product Highlight

Published on September 27, 2016

California has the 3rd highest number of horses in the country. Think about it, if you grew up in California or if you have lived here long, chances are you have either owned or ridden a horse yourself. If you haven’t, you know someone who has. It’s one of those California perks of life — our casual access to such large, majestic creatures. The more »

4 Tips for Training Young Agents | Business Tips for Insurance Agents

Published on May 19, 2016

photo credit: [Social Media Week] E se fossero i Social Media ad usare Voi? via photopin (license)Many of you leaders of the insurance work force are of an age that’s hitting its sweet spot. You’ve been at it long enough to have expertise and experience, and you’re still young enough that you have energy and drive. And the younger more »

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