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Since 1931 independent insurance agents have discovered the many advantages of joining PIA. Chief among those advantages is access to the products offered by the PIA Services Group Insurance Fund, also known as the PIA Trust. These products include: basic, voluntary, and dependent term life; long/short term disability; business overhead expense; and hospital income protection for PIA members, their employees, and families. All products except Basic Life can be purchased by PIA member agency employees with no minimum participation limit. 

Mortgage payments, education, healthcare and daily living expenses continue for your family if something happens to you. That's why it makes sense to seek financial protection with the PIA Trust's Term Life insurance plans.

Basic Life Insurance
Help protect your family's financial future with $50,000 Basic Life Insurance available to Agency Owners/Managers and up to $30,000 for their employees. Coverage is only available if there is 100% participation of eligible employees and the employer contributes 100% of the premium. There is no medical underwriting.

Voluntary & Dependent Life Insurance
If the requirements for Basic Life are not satisfied, employees can apply under the Voluntary Life Insurance Program which is medically underwritten. The Voluntary Life Insurance Program is also available to all members and employees who would like additional Life coverage.

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PIA Member Only Webinar — HOW to Master Social Media and the Smartphone and Sell

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#10) Register for one, two or all three seminars – you can take them in any order! 9) FREE LUNCH – Okay, we all know that there is "no free lunch," but it IS included in the price! 8) Learn how to properly analyze customers' needs! 7) Complete all three seminars and receive the CPIA designation! 6) Get tips for preventing agency errors and omissions! 5) The CPIA designation is recognized by Utica Mutual for E&O loss prevention credit! (Utica offers a 5% loss control credit (maximum credit of 10%) on your E&O policy if at least 60% of your agency staff have recognized designations.) 4) These seminars are some of the few, sales-based seminars eligible for CE credit! 3) Leave with ideas that will produce increased sales results immediately. 2) EACH course is approved for 7 hrs non-company sponsored CE credit! And the NUMBER ONE reason you should attend PIA's Insurance Success Seminars . . . Insurance Success Seminars have a 100% money-back guarantee! (Implement the principles covered in these sessions and experience a 20% increase in personal production within six months, or your registration fee will be refunded!) The three CPIA courses may be taken in any order, and each session has been approved for 7 CE credits. All three seminars will be held in Savage, MN at City Hall, in the Marion-Marietta Hall Meeting Room with CPIA 1 scheduled for THURSDAY, Jan. 15th! For more information visit: 2015 CPIA Series. Contact: Cindy Bastyr, CPIA at 866-694-7070 or cbastyr@piamn.com

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Last winter, PIA introduced a new money saving service from Drivers History, Inc. called DocIt. They have recently rebranded their agent-focused offering under the name DocIT for Agents. This will help agents and others more easily distinguish DocIt, used by an increasing number of auto insurance carriers to rate auto insurance policies, from the product which agents have been using to reduce their MVR expenses, jog applicant's memories, find undisclosed drivers in a household and better place drivers with the right auto insurance carrier earlier in the quoting process.

The new destination for agents to learn about this PIA member-only service is: www.pianet.com/DocITforAgents.

What Is DocIT for Agents?

DocIT for Agents is an online service that contains violation information on drivers sourced directly from court records (not the MVR). When referenced early in the applicant conversation, this information leads to a more accurate initial quote, which greatly improves the customer experience. In addition, MVR expenses are reduced for those applicants who might otherwise drop after the policy is bound due to a subsequent premium increase when additional violations are discovered later in the process. These traffic violation reports are available to PIA members for as little as 75¢ per transaction.

How Can Agents Use DocIT for Agents?

At Initial Conversation:
Agents can reference the information provided by DocIT for Agents early in the conversation to help prompt an applicant's recollection of traffic violations.

Get It Right the First Time:
With a more accurate recollection, agents ensure prospective clients are priced properly and placed with the right insurance company given their risk profile early on, at the initial quote.

Improve Customer Experience:
With DocIT for Agents you will reduce the occurrence of rate changes on subsequent quotes, thereby improving the overall customer experience.

Discover Violations for Additional Drivers in Household:
Using DocIT for Agents you can discover undisclosed household members who have a violation history.

Reduce MVR Expenses:
When applicants with violations self-select out earlier in the process, agencies reduce expenses and time spent on nonbuying customers.

Learn More About Drivers History's DocIT for Agents

To learn more about DocIT for Agents PIA members can contact Erin Reilly at Drivers History at 856.673.1286 or pia@drivershistory.com. Additional information, including the dates and times of upcoming PIA member webinars, can also be found on PIA National's website at www.pianet.com/DocITforAgents.

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PIA of MN is pleased to announce the endorsement of RMC Solutions, a MN-based insurance certificate and document tracking firm. RMC Solutions was created by insurance professionals to assist insurance agents and their clients, in achieving proper on-going risk transfer compliance. This certificate monitoring service is cost-effective, removes the burden of certificate management from your client, and is a great value added service for member agencies. Inform your clients that since you are a PIA member, RMC will discount the already low setup fee by $100. Visit www.rmc123.com for more information on this valuable service.

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DocIT for Agents

 Agents are saving time quoting auto insurance, reducing MVR chargeback fees from carriers and other MVR costs, and making auto insurance sales more profitable for their agency by using DocIT for Agents. PIA members contact Drivers History at 856.673.1286 or pia@drivershistory.com

PIA of Minnesota
8646 Eagle Creek Circle, Suite 202
Savage, MN 55378

Phone: 866-694-7070
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