November 2013 Rough Notes magazine
Marketing Agency of the Month:
Creating the unique client engagement
Second generation at Lacher focuses on helping business clients reach their goals.
Specialty Lines Markets:
Protecting security firms
Opportunity knocks for agents who do their homework.
The "e" stands for efficient, economical, easy ... oh, and electronic.
Riding a crest of benefits sophistication
Re-established benefits division thrives on wellness and retirement services.
A survival guide for the local agent
A major study shows stark challenges for independent agents; two top consultants tell what it takes.
Other Feature Stories:
Planning smart for retirement
MetLife's retirewise program is a valued employee benefit.
Intellectual property claims can be expensive and time-consuming.
Winner of 2013 CSR Award speaks of her core value
It's all about communication, communication, communication!
Health care: New reality, new risks
In designing coverage, ACE takes a comprehensive look at changing exposures.
Internet Marketing—Guest blogging—It's good for your brand
By John Boudreau
Enterprise Risk Management—Will "slow but sure" win this race?—Two studies point to unfulfilled potential for ERM
By Michael J. Moody, MBA, ARM
Risk Management—Failure to obtain coverage—Agents need to be careful when helping out insureds
By Donald S. Malecki, CPCU
Benefits Products & Services—Facilitating plan choices in a changing era—The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America's online tools help employers evaluate options and guide employees
By Thomas A. McCoy, CLU