Carrie B. Mudd Joins Breckenridge Insurance Services to Grow Transportation Business

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Atlanta, GA, September 1, 2020 — Breckenridge Insurance Services is pleased to welcome Carrie B. Mudd to the wholesale brokerage and binding firm. Mudd joins the organization as a vice president, underwriter with over 17 years of insurance and transportation experience.

Prior to Breckenridge, Mudd was a Sr. Account Executive/Broker at a relatively new operation with Transportation Insurance Experts, Inc. Before that, she was a Sr. Underwriter, VP of Eastern Operations at Altamont Insurance Group, LLC and a Sr. Underwriter at Guardian Insurance Wholesalers, Inc. Early in her career, Mudd held agency manager and agent roles.

“Carrie brings an extensive background in the commercial trucking sector. She has a keen underwriting eye with experience in handling the traditional to the tougher accounts,” said Trevor Pierce, president of Breckenridge Insurance Services. “As continued opportunities present themselves in the transportation industry, this represents an exciting opportunity to further develop this area of

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Certified Insurance rebrands to Beehive Insurance

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CEDAR CITY, Utah, Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Certified Insurance has announced its official name change to Beehive Insurance Agency, its parent company. Now, the two insurance agency brands are unified in a single entity positioned to provide insurance services and products throughout the state of Utah.

Certified Insurance was established in 1991 in Cedar City. Soon after, they expanded with a second location in St. George.

In May 2018, Certified Insurance was acquired by Salt Lake City-based Beehive Insurance Agency, a subsidiary of Clyde Companies, Inc.  This strategic partnership positioned Certified Insurance to expand its products and services to its customer base.

“In the two years we have worked with Beehive, we have seen the benefits that come from being part of one of Utah’s top agencies.  With the resources we now have to offer our customers more products and services, our partnership

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United Valley Insurance Services Inc. Archives

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United Valley Insurance Services Adds Kulchin Ross in California

August 6, 2020

United Valley Insurance Services Inc. has added as new member in Kulchin Ross Insurance Services LLC Tarzana, Calif. Kulchin Ross Insurance Services was founded in 2011 when owners Bill Kulchin and Derek Ross joined forces with more than 40 years …

United Valley Insurance Services in California Adds Peart

July 10, 2020

United Valley Insurance Services Inc. in Fresno, Calif., has named Kathy Peart a marketing specialist. Peart is focused on assisting members on marketing and placing workers’ compensation accounts with carriers. She previously worked at the Leavitt Group, where she spent …

United Valley Insurance Services Adds New Member in California

June 10, 2020

United Valley Insurance Services Inc. has added Los Alamitos, Calif.-based Huggins Dreckman Insurance Agency Inc. as a new member. Stan Dreckman and Jeannie Jensen-Dreckman are principal owners of Huggins Dreckman. The agency handles

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San Juan Island Fire & Rescue announces WSRB insurance rating changes

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Submitted by San Juan Island Fire & Rescue

San Juan Island Fire and Rescue announced receiving notification by the Washington State Rating Bureau of a significant change to their evaluation of San Juan Island’s property underwriting and rating information for the insurance industry following its re-rating review that occurs approximately every 5 years.

WSRB issued the updated rating: The WSRB rating for San Juan Island (outside of Friday Harbor) has been reduced from a Fire Protection Classification 7 to a Fire Protection Classification 6. The WSRB rating for the Town of Friday Harbor remains at a Fire Protection Classification of 6.

As a private, for-profit company, WSRB does not directly set insurance rates but provides this data to Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner and private insurance companies. Theoretically, the lower the score, the more insurance providers would be willing to provide you coverage and at a lower premium

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Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund Purchases Shares of 12,189 American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP)

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Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund purchased a new stake in shares of American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 12,189 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $971,000.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Capital Advisory Group Advisory Services LLC bought a new stake in American Electric Power during the first quarter valued at about $28,000. CVA Family Office LLC bought a new position in shares of American Electric Power in the first quarter worth about $28,000. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV boosted its stake in shares of American Electric Power by 278.0% in the second quarter. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV now owns 378 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $30,000 after acquiring an

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United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) Shares Sold by Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd

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Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd decreased its stake in shares of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) by 2.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 63,587 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 1,305 shares during the period. Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd’s holdings in United Parcel Service were worth $7,070,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. AQR Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of United Parcel Service by 1,899.6% during the 1st quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 121,158 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $11,319,000 after buying an additional 115,099 shares during the period. Sound Income Strategies LLC lifted its stake in shares of United Parcel Service by 19.6% during the second quarter. Sound

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Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd Acquires 30,952 Shares of T-Mobile Us Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS)

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Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd raised its holdings in shares of T-Mobile Us Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS) by 67.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 76,686 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock after buying an additional 30,952 shares during the period. Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd’s holdings in T-Mobile Us were worth $7,987,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in T-Mobile Us by 115.8% in the second quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 129,880 shares of the Wireless communications provider’s stock worth $13,527,000 after buying an additional 69,700 shares during the period. Retirement Network acquired a new stake in T-Mobile Us during the

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Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund Takes Position in Southern Co (NYSE:SO)

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Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund acquired a new stake in Southern Co (NYSE:SO) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 25,971 shares of the utilities provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,347,000.

A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of SO. Keebeck Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in Southern in the second quarter valued at approximately $29,000. Legacy Bridge LLC acquired a new stake in Southern in the second quarter valued at approximately $31,000. MV Capital Management Inc. raised its holdings in Southern by 562.0% in the second quarter. MV Capital Management Inc. now owns 662 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $34,000 after acquiring an additional 562 shares in the last quarter. Prestige Wealth Management Group LLC raised its holdings in Southern

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4 Ways to Find the Best Insurance Companies for Your Cars

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If you were to count every entry on a list of car insurance companies, you would have already wasted more time than it should take to get the best coverage for your car.



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Nobody could be expected to go through them all, excluding the non-local auto insurance companies, filling out all the forms to get individual quotes and hopefully ending up with the best auto insurance available to you. And only to do it all over again in six months or a year?

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Thankfully, there are services happy to do it for you — for free. And that’s a valuable service, because the best insurance companies, Consumer Reports says, usually aren’t the biggest ones.

Here’s how to find the best insurance companies for your car without breaking a sweat.

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Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund Purchases Shares of 12,549 Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC)

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Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund acquired a new stake in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 12,549 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,347,000.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Kentucky Retirement Systems bought a new position in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies during the second quarter valued at about $3,050,000. Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd raised its stake in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies by 6.2% during the second quarter. Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd now owns 96,854 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $10,399,000 after acquiring an additional 5,633 shares during the last quarter. Baker Avenue Asset Management LP raised its stake in shares of Marsh

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