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General Average—Do You Remember Your State Exam?

4/17/2024


Some readers who hold a Florida 2-20 or 4-40 license might have forgotten much of what they studied in preparation for the state licensing exam. (Speaking for myself, I often thought that a lot of what was in that big state study guide would never be used or heard of again once I passed the exam and got my license.) Some of us might vaguely recall the concept of “general average,” thinking “I’ll never hear about that again.”

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YAC: Why It's Time to Stop Obsessing Over Your Goals and Focus on the Big Picture

4/17/2024


In the fast-paced world of professional development, we're often told to set specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) goals. While goal sett...

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Why Did FAIA Invest in Sypher—My Perspective

4/11/2024


It’s likely there will be questions and critics of FAIA’s recent decision to invest in the creation of a new insurance company, and some may even threaten to withdraw their support of the association. By no means is this the first time your association has made a bold move on behalf of its members and from firsthand experience, I can confirm those tactics have never dissuaded FAIA from doing what is best for independent agents. Your association is able to act independently because its agent board of directors is solely focused on member interests. These volunteer leaders ensure FAIA is adequately funded, well managed and capable of executi...

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