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Weathering Any Storm
Give him any situation and insurance wholesaler Steve DeCarlo will figure out how to make it work. He has the scars to prove it.
BY  LOUISE LAGUE


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Specialty Agent
Wholesalers take on the impossible missions, placing coverage no one else can.
BY  PAUL SPRINGMAN


Group Benefits arrow 
Stable Relations
Compelling reseach finds it's the healthy who distort the insurance market, and employer-sponsored health insurance plans are the best cure.
BY  KEITH CROCKER AND JOHN MORAN


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Buy, Hold or Cellar
Insuring vintage investments may be hard to swallow for some, but it’s absolutely essential if you don’t want to become the next ‘Big Wine Caper.’
BY  CARRIE WILLIAMSON


Financial Aficionadoarrow 
Own the Room
Talk may be cheap, but lousy presentation skills can prove very expensive to your business.
BY  ROB LIEBLEIN


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ANALYSIS

Insurance Wholesalers -- Kevin Amrhein
Channel Check
Practice Makes Perfect
Once the domain of large clients, employment practices liability coverage is trickling down. A specialist can help retail brokers find the right coverage.

Current Legal Issues -- Scott Sinder
Legal Ease
Certainty Not!
Inquiring minds want to know what the New York Insurance Department means when it talks of contract certainty and how it is certain the idea will work.

Regulatory Issues -- Joel Wood
Under the Dome
Yes We Can
Yes, we can predict the feds are coming, but what happens, no one really knows. The only certainty is that gridlock is over.

International Risk -- Coletta Kemper
Global Scale
Subprime Ooze
The subprime blob is eating almost everything in its path, including opportunities to sell your firm.

Human Resources -- Julia Kramer
Managing Principals
A Soft Touch
In hard times, it takes a soft touch from the boss to assure the organization that we’re in this together.

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