What Is an Insurance Cluster?

Many private insurance agencies find it useful to form an association or “cluster” with other agencies. Read on to find out if this may be the right option for your firm.

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July 29, 2014

Four Keys to Unlock Better Margin

Your agency sells insurance and the carrier provides insurance.  The margin you make depends on 1)      HOW you CONNECT with carriers, 2)      WHICH CARRIERS you sell for, 3)      POLICY TYPES and SIZES you sell and 4)      Your ratio of NEW...

Read More  February 21, 2014

Have some new jewelry in the house? Protect it!

Ah, Valentine’s Day is near, and love is in the air. Well, love and a few other things, such as chocolates, romantic dinners, candy hearts that say “Be Mine” – and, of course, jewelry. It’s exciting to receive jewelry from...

Read More  February 13, 2014

Western Elite Insurance Solutions Joins United Valley Insurance Services

We are pleased to announce that Western Elite Insurance Solutions, located in Roseville, CA has joined United Valley Insurance Services effective October 15, 2013. Western Elite Insurance Solutions has been in business since April of 2010. Its focus has been primarily on offering insurance...

Read More  January 23, 2014

United Valley Insurance Services Promotes Lorey Ortez

United Valley Insurance Services is pleased to announce the promotion of Lorey Ortez to Member Relations Field Specialist. Lorey joined United Valley in 2012 as a Member & Company Relations Specialist, assisting with the on-boarding and integration of new member...

Read More  January 21, 2014

Tips for a Fun and Safe Holiday Shopping Experience

There are only a 4 more days of holiday shopping left until Christmas. Whether you are a shopaholic with a long list or someone who dreads the mall and gets in and out as quickly as possible, there are ways...

Read More  December 20, 2013