B & B CEO Featured in Business Insider

Ahead of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Florence and Michael, Brown & Brown Insurance CEO Powell Brown sat down with Business Insurance Deputy Editor, Gloria Gonzalez, to discuss topics such as the impact last years’ natural disasters and distracted drivers have on the insurance industry, the influence and survival of insurtech companies, and Brown &

Cheetah Prints – September 2018

Employee Benefits Advisor Jim Grawburg recently published the September edition of his Cheetah Prints health insurance newsletter. Please download the PDF to read: -Does Your Health Plan Have a Plan? -IRS Increases HSA Limit for 2019 -Strategic Benefit Planning -Have You Benchmarked Your Healthcare Plan?

B & B CEO Interviewed by Wall Street Transcript

Check out the attached PDF to read an interview of our Brown & Brown Insurance CEO, Powell Brown, conducted by the Wall Street Transcript. Learn more about Brown & Brown’s growth, earnings, goals, and more! NYSE: BRO

May 2018 Advisor Newsletter

Please download the PDF to read the following articles: Lessons Learned: Open Enrollment 2018 The Potential Employer Liability of Offering a Group Life Programs Selling Your Interest in a Business? When & What to Tell Your Insurance Advisor Commercial Flood Insurance is All the Same… Right?!

Upcoming Seminar: May 17

We are excited to announce an upcoming seminar on May 17th: The Leave Management Puzzle, Challenges and Solutions. Check out the attached invitation, and please contact if you have any questions or would like to register. Thank you!

2018 Insurance Market Report

Check out the attached document for valuable insights on the state of the insurance marketplace, along with interesting market trends!

Q3 Michigan Economic Update

We found the attached Q3 Michigan Economic Report interesting and wanted to share it! Feel free to download it.

Q3 2017 Advisor Newsletter

Please download the PDF to read the following articles: You Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk – But You May Have to Pay for It Reimbursement vs. Duty to Defend Hit the Brakes: Acceptable vs. Unacceptable Commercial Drivers Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Workers’ Compensation Costs

Q2 2017 Advisor Newsletter

Please download the PDF to read the following articles: To Airbnb or NOT to Airbnb Older Building? 3 Reasons Why Ordinance and Law Coverage Could Save Your Business The Skinny of It: Benefits of MEC Plans Is an Umbrella Truly and Umbrella?  

Policy Language is CRITICAL

Ask any business owner about their insurance policy, and they will say that aside from the limits and premiums, it is standard. This assumption has the potential to cause serious problems when it comes time to make a claim. Most business owners fail to understand that the policy they see year after year contains “conditions”

Top 5 Home Renovation Tips

Breathing new life into a dated kitchen with new appliances, cabinets, and updated lighting is akin to having visions of sugar plums dancing in your head… at least for some. For me, the devil is in other details. Most of the effort in a remodeling endeavor revolves around drawings, budgets for material, appliances, subcontractors, and

Not So Fast General Liability

Purchasing a General Liability policy often elicits a “catch-all” insurance feeling in many businesses. Many companies advertise the existence of a general liability insurance policy as a way to provide assurance to their customer base. Businesses routinely request a copy of insurance from their vendors, service providers and contractors before they finalize purchase agreements. Payment

Going Green

Green construction has grown rapidly over the past ten years. As sustainable design has gained traction, many design professionals have Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification in mind when designing new buildings.  Fortunately, there has not been much pushback from insurers indicating they don’t want to insure sustainable design. For the most part,

Narrowing the Gap with Voluntary Benefits

Employers today continue to be challenged with providing comprehensive, cost effective and competitive benefits packages. One way that they are reducing premiums for both the business and their employees is by offering high deductible health plans, or HDHPs. However, this also may open their employees up to measurable risks. The addition of a well- planned

Penalties Increased for ACA Reporting

On June 29, 2015, the Trade Preferences Extension Act (TPEA) was signed into law.  The TPEA amended Internal Revenue Code Sections 6721 and 6722, which regulate  penalties for failing to file as well as filing incorrect or incomplete information on returns.  Specifically, these penalties apply to the 1094 and 1095 form series which must be