Iowa’s Holmes Murphy Adds Stewart, McCumber to Leadership Team

Article 0 Comments Des Moines, Iowa-based independent insurance brokerage Holmes Murphy & Associates has added Tom Stewart, president of Innovative Captive Strategies (a Holmes Murphy subsidiary) and Charisse McCumber, senior vice president, to its board of directors. In a statement, Holmes Murphy Chairman and CEO Dan Keough said Stewart and McCumber “have each made tremendous […]

Two more years for the loan to zero rate

The ready-to-zero rate is still elected once and is kept still for a few more years. Known as the PTZ, this system is especially heard in the nine and in real estate for a few common, whether of medium-sized cities or rural areas. What is your loan at rate zero or PTZ ? The ready-to-zero […]

Startup Neptune Offering Digital Private Flood Product to Agents, Carriers in Nationwide Expansion

Article 0 Comments A digital startup private flood insurance provider, Neptune Flood, has secured $2 million in seed round funding and has plans to “aggressively expand” nationwide by offering its platform to carriers, agencies and mortgage lenders. Neptune’s Lloyd’s-backed residential product is currently available in Florida, Virginia and Texas, but will be opened up across […]

Participate in Insurance Journal’s Annual Agency Salary Survey

Article 0 Comments The deadline to participate in Insurance Journal’s annual Agency Salary Survey is approaching fast – participate by Feb. 2 to receive a complimentary copy of the survey results. ALL retail agency owners, principals, producers, CSRs — the entire agency — are invited to participate in the survey for publication in Insurance Journal’s […]

Phil Murphy Signs Order Calling for New Jersey Transit Audit

Article 0 Comments New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is ordering an audit of the state’s beleaguered transit agency. Murphy, a Democrat, signed the executive order calling for an audit of New Jersey Transit alongside Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Monday at a rail station in Summit, N.J. The order comes after Murphy called the agency […]

The University of Pittsburgh Suspends Fraternity After Student Hospitalized

Article 2 Comments The University of Pittsburgh has suspended a fraternity and temporarily barred all Greek life organizations from hosting events with alcohol after a student was hospitalized in an “alcohol-related incident.” University officials have not released specifics about what led to the student’s hospitalization. They declined Tuesday to comment on the student’s condition. The […]