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EPIC honored as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ for the fourth year

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fourth year as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.

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New Health Care Reform Consulting Services Company Assists Employers with Tracking Employee Hours Across the U.S.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Fidelity Administrative Services, LLC (AFAS), the recent addition to the American Fidelity family of companies and established in response to great demand from American Fidelity Assurance Company’s (AFA) customers, now offers a tool to assist employers with the complicated Health Care Reform law that requires employers to track employee hours constantly to determine their eligibility for health care coverage.

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Long-Term Care Leader Seeks Alliances with 1,000 Insurance and Financial Advisers, a Move Prompted by the Surge of Aging Baby Boomers

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) offers alliance opportunities to 1,000 independent advisers who wish to help longer-living Americans prepare for upcoming long-term care (LTC) needs. The aim is to handle an expected glut of clients by leveraging, through the advisers, LTCFP’s expertise, solution set, and outreach tools.

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ClaimJockey Increases the Likelihood of Collecting Long-Term Care Insurance Benefits by Helping Families Submit Clean Claims

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today FCF Holding announces the results of the market test of ClaimJockey, their new long-term care insurance claims assistance service, the first of its kind in America. ‘It’s proving more successful than when families tackle the claims process alone,’ says Wendy Rinehart, President.

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Long-Term Care Insurance Industry Leader Prepares to Serve Groundswell of New Clients as Claim Benefit Payments Quadruple

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When today’s 50 to 60-somethings turn 70 to 80-something, tens of billions of dollars per year will be paid to holders of long-term care insurance policies and related financial instruments. Will you be among them? Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), offers a five-fold path for participation.

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EPIC’s third video in healthcare series promotes wellness behaviors for positive health outcomes

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the third in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Wellness Behaviors.’ The video provides a simple, practical, easily understood view of the importance of nutrition, activity and rest in promoting overall health and happiness.

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EPIC adds Principal Dawn Jeffery in the Inland Empire

ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Dawn Jeffery as a property and casualty insurance producer in its Inland Empire division. Dawn brings 28 years of experience in risk management and commercial insurance program development and management to EPIC. Her industry expertise includes construction, transportation and non-profit clients.

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EPIC honored by Orange County Business Journal as a ‘Best Place to Work’

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Orange County Business Journal has announced that EPIC has been recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work’ in Orange County. EPIC is one of only 34 Orange County companies with 250 or more employees to receive this honor and is ranked 4th in the large company category.

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EPIC’s Jim Gillette named ’40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Jim Gillette has been selected by Business Insurance magazine as a ’40 Under 40 Regional Broker Leader’ award winner. Gillette is one of only eight to receive this honor in the Western Region.

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EPIC adds Principal Chuck Cushner in San Mateo – California’s Fastest Growing Brokerage Continues to Add Top Professionals

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Charles M. ‘Chuck’ Cushner as a principal and property and casualty insurance producer. Respected and well-connected in the San Francisco Bay Area business community, Cushner brings decades of experience to EPIC in risk management with a focus on construction, consumer services, transportation and manufacturing.

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Now Everyone Can Plan for Long-Term Care; Updated ’3in4′ Guide Offers Overview of Product and Living Options, Fitting All Situations

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the publication of a comprehensive, updated guidebook makes clear that long-term care (LTC) planning has moved well beyond traditional insurance, Medicaid, and nursing-home care. The newly revised guide, ’3in4 Need More: Long Term Care Planning TODAY,’ succinctly describes more than half a dozen government or private financial options. The 36-page publication is offered free by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), under a non-exclusive distribution agreement with the 3in4 Association, the publishers.

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PowerGuard surpasses one million insured solar panels delivered into the Japanese Market

IRVINE, Calif., July 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard(R) Specialty Insurance Services announced today that more than one million insured solar panels have been reported to the PowerGuard Third Party Warranty Program and delivered into the Japanese marketplace.

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With Dementia Cases and Care Costs Set to Double by 2040, LTC Financial Partners Offers Long-Term Care ‘Solution Set’ for Affected Families

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), announces a five-part ‘solution set’ for Americans facing a growing problem: how to cope when Mom, Dad or another family member succumbs to dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s disease.

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EPIC’s second video in healthcare series offers a clear, concise overview of the Affordable Care Act

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the second in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos, ‘Understanding Healthcare Reform.’ The video provides a clear overview of the Affordable Care Act, simplifying its many elements into a straightforward, easily understood review.

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Workforce Investment Board Provides On-The-Job Training to Promote Local Business Growth

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., June 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Corporate Advocate, once a construction and real estate accounting firm, faced a challenging economy and shrinking business prospects. In 2008, its owners decided to reinvent The Corporate Advocate to a business processing outsourcing company. Chief Operating Officer Ray Blom relied on the County of San Bernardino’s Workforce Investment Board (WIB) to find and train the right employees for the new business platform.

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EPIC adds Principal Joe Cotugna, AAI in the Inland Empire

ONTARIO, Calif., June 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Joe Cotugna as a property and casualty insurance producer in its Inland Empire Division. Cotugna brings 23 years of experience in risk management, with a focus on the food industry and construction to EPIC.

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‘Surviving Wildfire’ a Timely Handbook for Homeowners

LOVELAND, Colo., June 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Increasing wildfire danger, persistent drought and cuts to Federal fire-fighting resources are making Linda Masterson’s newly released book, ‘Surviving Wildfire’ (ISBN: 978-1-936555-15-4; PixyJack Press), a practical prescription for homeowners living with wildfire risk who want to know how to be better prepared, stay alive when wildfire threatens and have what they’ll really need to start over if disaster strikes.

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EPIC, Dowling Capital Partners and Premier Insurance Combine Forces to Change Hispanic Insurance Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today a partnership with Dowling Capital Partners (DCP) and Premier Insurance Services, focusing on the personal insurance needs of the Hispanic market in the West and Southwest regions of the United States.

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Surviving a Critical Illness, Then Surviving the Cost; New Guide Offered by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) Tells How

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new 16-page guide describes a form of insurance designed to protect against financial catastrophe on the heels of catastrophic illness. Titled ‘Surviving Critical Illness Financially,’ the guide is being offered free of charge by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), under a non-exclusive distribution agreement with business partners American Independent Marketing (AIM) and GoldenCare USA, the publishers.

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EPIC Creates Healthcare Engagement Video Series

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consultancy, announced today their release of the first in a series of Healthcare Engagement Videos. EPIC is providing the videos with production support from GuideSpark, a digital employee communications provider, and health insurance carrier UnitedHealthcare.

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EPIC adds Power Brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths and launches Denver office

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that brokers Kathleen Felderman and Jonathan Griffiths have joined the firm. Felderman, who has received national recognition as a Real Estate industry ‘Power Broker’ in 2008, 2010, and 2011 joins EPIC as national real estate practice leader and managing principal.

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Banks Will Become Prime Places to Learn About Long-Term Care Insurance, Predicts LTC Partners and Insurance Services

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following a recent announcement, LTC Partners and Insurance Services, LLC, will be providing long-term care education to member banks of the California Bankers Association (CBA), one of America’s largest state banking trade organizations.

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LendingQB Incorporates Mortgage Insurance Underwriting Guidelines into its Automated Underwriting Engine

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LendingQB, an end-to-end provider of loan origination software, announced that it has implemented the mortgage insurance (MI) companies’ full set of underwriting guidelines into its automated underwriting system (AUS). As a result, MI eligibility and pricing is automatically calculated and paired with the investor’s underwriting decision for a complete and accurate decision that is rendered instantly at the point-of-sale (POS).

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State Farm Grant provides Economics and Financial Literacy Training to Teachers and Students in California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through CEE’s Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.

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WTCI Expands Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wholesale Trading Co-Op Insurance Services, LLC (WTCI) has enhanced its Catastrophe Risk Modeling and Consulting Services. WTCI has added Risk Management Solutions catastrophe modeling software to the foundation of its risk modeling services and solutions. In addition, risk modeling professional Bruce Norris, a WTCI director, recently enhanced his personal consulting capabilities by earning the Certified Catastrophe Modeler (CCM) designation from the AIR Institute.

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Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company Announces Formation of Risk Management Department

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company (AMIC), the state’s fastest growing medical liability insurance company, announced that they are adding a Risk Management Department to support and develop preventative medical practices for their policyholder/owners that will result in effectively minimizing adverse events, reduction in claims and improvement in patient healthcare.

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