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Three Things You Need to Know About Big “I” Markets
Big “I” Markets is revolutionizing the way independent agents do business and is an exclusive IIABA member benefit. But what exactly is it, and how can an agent or broker plug in to the power? Here are the answers to the top three frequently-asked questions about Big “I” Markets:
What is Big “I” Markets?
Big “I” Markets is the independent agent’s gateway to specialized insurance products and services from select insurance company partners with no access fees, no volume commitment, and no software needed beyond basic Internet access. Log into the Big “I” Markets system to submit a quote, review underwriting and coverage details, and download important tools and resources.
How do I sign up?
Big "I" Markets now offers ONLINE REGISTRATION, so you can register in just minutes!
Where can I get my username and password?
Already registered but forget your Username or Password. No problem! Click here and we'll send it to you in instantly!
What products are available?
With a username and password, you can log into www.bigimarkets.com and explore the product offerings from well-known and highly rated companies—such as The St. Paul, The Hartford, and Selective Insurance—available in your state. All Big “I” Markets products available for member agents to access are displayed in the Big “I” Markets system. It is that easy! Whether you are registered as an appointed
sub-producer or not, IIABA members can browse product availability online.
| Big "I" National Flood Insurance Program
Competitive and rewarding way to grow your book of business
Write flood insurance with free rating software, online processing and inquiry, free flood-zone determinations and tiered commissions up to 20.5%. Click on the banner below for more details and to download your Flood Insurance Quick Quote Form and Agency Producer Profile to get started now. Please note, this document is in pdf format and requires Acrobat Reader to view, it will also take a few moments to download.
National Flood Insurance Program Changes Effective October 1, 2013
The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW 12) will require modifications
to the NFIP Flood Insurance Manual, Policy Forms, Transaction Record Reporting and
Processing (TRRP) Plan, and the Edit Specifications document. Highlights of the
Program Changes effective October 1, 2013, include the following:
Revised premium rates;
New Reserve Fund assessment;
Exclusion of certain properties from receiving subsidized premium rates;
No extension of subsidy to new policies or lapsed policies;
Increased Federal Policy Fee;
Updated requirements for new business Applications and TRRP Plan; and
NFIP Form changes.
| Mexican Insurance Coverages Online
Offer your clients Mexican Automobile and other Mexican Insurance online
This Program, with International Insurance Group, offers easy access to Mexican Tourist Insurance Coverages for your clients. Start writing coverages now!
Demo - Policy issuing demonstration linkage: The linkage below will bypass any username/password requirements and allow the agent to issue a policy in this Test/Demo environment.
YOU MUST HAVE YOUR MEMBER NUMBER IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR COMMISSION. CONTACT TERRI EDWARDS AT 602-956-1851 OR email@example.com IF YOU DO NOT KNOW YOUR NUMBER.
Start NOTE – The agent will be required to enter their Member Number/Producer Code in the AGT-DST field on the Application Form Page. This is in order that their production can be tracked separately from other member producers. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you do not know your Member Number.
Report NOTE – The agent will be required to enter their Member Number/Producer Code in the AGENT CODE field. This in order that they can ONLY see their own production reports rather than the entire IIAB AZ account production. Please contact email@example.com if you do not know your Member Number.
W-9 Form- In order that each individual agent may be paid their Mexico Insurance commission directly by International Insurance Group (IIG), IIG must have a W-9 form filled out and submitted to the IIG corporate accounting office. The following link to the IRS page containing this form is provided for these purposes. This ONLY needs to be filled out and sent to us ONE TIME. Please go to this site, download the form, which is in PDF format, fill out the form, and fax it to International Insurance Group’s corporate office, Attention: Erin Beaty. The fax number is (928) 779-7221.
Contact Joni Fairbrother at 602-956-1851 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for further information on any of these coverages.