Author Archives: Jillian Nemeth

2018 Insurance Market Report

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

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Lessons Learned: Open Enrollment 2018

By Tricia Godin, Employee Benefits Advisor Many employers who offer health benefits have completed their annual open enrollments for 2018. Of these businesses, how many […]

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Contractors’ Insurance: Change Orders & Work Adjustments- Are You Covered?

By Brian Pilarski, Commercial Insurance Advisor The plans are drawn up, the materials are on site. On paper, everything looks great, ready to roll. Installation […]

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The Illusion of Cheap & Good Insurance: Endless Pursuit of the Cheapest Business Insurance

By Brian Pilarski, Brown & Brown of Detroit Commercial Insurance Advisor I talk with hundreds of privately-held business owners, managers, and leaders throughout the year. […]

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“Do You Want Fries with Your Insurance?” Order-Taking & Your Insurance Purchase

By Brian Pilarski, Brown & Brown of Detroit Commercial Insurance Advisor Walking into a fast-serve restaurant, we quickly scan the menu and submit our order. […]

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Contract or Commodity: The Sequel

By Todd Piersol, Executive Vice President, Brown & Brown of Detroit A couple years ago I posted a an article called Contract or Commodity: https://www.bbdetroit.com/contract-or-commodity/ […]

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“Insurance? Oh… Umm… Crazy weather lately, huh?” WHY I Work in Insurance

By Brian Pilarski, Commercial Insurance Advisor With the latest holiday season comes another set of awkward responses when people ask what I do for a […]

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Commercial Flood Insurance is All the Same, Right?

By Drew Strouse, Commercial Insurance Advisor I’ve never constructed a more incorrect statement regarding insurance in all my seven years in the business! Commercial flood […]

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Just in Time for the Holidays: The IRS Announces Intention to Access Pay or Play Penalties

The IRS recently “announced” its intentions to access penalties under the Employer Shared Responsibility Penalty (ESRP)- also known as “pay or play penalties.” This announcement […]

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Selling Your Interest in a Business? Talk to Your Insurance Advisor!

By Brian Pilarski, Commercial Insurance Advisor, Brown & Brown of Detroit Over the past few years, with improved economic conditions and better run companies, we […]

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Don’t Be a Victim: Steps You Can Take to Prevent Wire Fraud

By Dan West, Brown & Brown of Detroit Commercial Insurance Advisor In 2017, more business is conducted online and via email than ever before. While […]

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Exclude Yourself! Michigan Workers’ Compensation Exclusion Options

By Dan West, Brown & Brown of Detroit Commercial Insurance Advisor As commercial insurance advisors, we are frequently asked about excluding sole proprietors, officers, or […]

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Exploring Strategies to Reduce Cost & Improve Healthcare Quality

By Tricia Godin, Brown & Brown of Detroit Employee Benefits Advisor Improving the quality of care is one of the most desirable and efficient ways […]

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Q3 Michigan Economic Update

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

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The Second Lock on the Door… Two Factor Authentication

By Jim Libs, CPCU, Brown & Brown of Detroit Commercial Insurance Advisor Rarely a day goes by where we haven’t been inundated with news of […]

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