PL Rater How to Quote in a State Your Agency is Not Licensed In

PL Rater How to Quote in a State Your Agency is Not Licensed In Verify with VIAA if they are licensed and appointed in the state needed Contact Christen Beardall at christenb@viaa4u.com Once you receive confirmation and what carriers are available to quote in: Log into PL Rater Hover over ‘Admin’ menu option at top […]

Personal Lines Changes

It’s a new year, with some new, bright and shiny faces at POWERS/VIAA. We have added to our Personal Lines team by welcoming Meaghan Dowd. Meaghan will be primarily working with POWERS but will serve as an additional backup for Jill while she is out or unavailable. Meaghan joins us with six years’ prior experience […]

Nationwide Has a New Commercial Lines Company Available in Missouri!

Welcome to 2016! In 2016, we are revamping our VIAA blog.  Every Tuesday we will have a post related to personal lines.  Thursday will be dedicated to commercial lines.  We will focus on a new product from one of our Strategic Partners each Wednesday.  Please visit often, comment and help to make this a great […]

PL Rating – National Flood Services

You may already be aware of the relationship between NFS and PL Rating that is currently in pilot.  Very soon flood rates will be provided as part of the PL Rating HO quote experience.  Lots of flooding is a result of surface water “flash floods”, as opposed to only rising creeks, rivers, and oceans.  This […]

MAIA Small Agency Conference

Registration for the MAIA Small Agency Conference is officially open and we hope you are planning to attend.  We at VIAA feel this is one of the best insurance events of the year.  While we highly recommend full registration in order to take advantage of the educational sessions, we hope you at least attend the […]

National Alliance Discount Continues

Over the past several years, SIAA member agencies have taken advantage of the discount in place for the National Alliance online classes.  I am pleased to announce that our 25% discount will remain in place for another year.  The 8 hour CISR and CSRM courses will be $119 vs. $159 and the 4 hours classes […]

QQ Catalyst Information

VIAA members,   It was nice seeing last week in Clayton.   For those of you who have QQ evolution and are interested in migrating to QQ Catalyst please email your request so I can create a list.   For those who do not use QQ Catalyst and are interest you may view 2 minute […]

Red Head Mobile Apps – http://redheadmobileapps.com/VIAA.php

                     VIAA and RedHead have combined to offer a great value in a mobile app for your agency!   RedHead Mobile Apps is the leader in Mobile App development for Insurance Agencies, and now we’ve put together a package exclusively for Members of VIAA that will […]

Hartford PL – Growth & Profit BONUS

Hartford just released figures for July, 2013: 467,511                 Written Premium, up 16.7% 405,674                 Earned Premium 199,880                 Incurred Losses     49.3%                Loss Ratio 66,820                  Growth in WP 134,794                 New Business 604                 Policies in Force, up from 552 in December   Profit-sharing bonus is based on a 3-YEAR Loss Ratio which is 46.6%…WE ARE LOOKING GOOD NOW […]

TRAVELERS PL — 45.9% Loss Ratio for 7 months

Travelers just released VIAA figures for July, 2013. $2,392,341           Written Premium 2,627,378            Earned Premium 1,206,131             Incurred Losses        45.9%           Loss Ratio 307,587            New Business 4,155            Policies in Force   Growth is negative but beginning to “bottom out”. If Loss Ratio continues there is be some nice bonuses. Your agency figures are on Net-Web.