Surety Bonds Offer Protections and Economic Benefits to Both Public and Private Sector Construction

This post is part of a series sponsored by IAT Insurance Group. The perfect storm of inflation, supply-chain disruptions and ongoing labor shortages is adding additional risk factors to construction projects in 2023. Despite year-over-year growth, the construction industry is still facing a 400,000-plus worker deficit.[1] At the same time, inflation is contributing to the … Read more

Construction Industry Outlook 2023: Pivot to Pursue Growth in the Face of Macroeconomic Headwinds

This post is part of a series sponsored by IAT Insurance Group. The potential for recession, continued inflation, critical labor shortages and supply chain issues will loom large over construction in 2023. Additionally, many eyes are on interest rates in a virtual wait-and-see mode as to whether they will continue to rise, and by how … Read more

The History of Health Insurance: Past, Present, and Future

This post is part of a series sponsored by AgentSync. Health insurance (officially called “accident or health and sickness”) is one of the major, or general, lines of authority (LOAs) defined by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in its Uniform Licensing Standards (ULS). As of late 2021, there were an estimated 138,682 licensed … Read more