Resource Type: Newsletter

Traveling with Your Pets

Summer is here and nothing helps to shake off winter’s icy chill like a relaxing weekend away with your favorite furry friend! Taking your pet on a trip can be an unforgettable experience. Road Travel Before hitting the road, have your dog burn off some energy with a brisk walk around the block or a…

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Safety & Other

Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Hurricanes are unwelcome anywhere, but it’s crucial to prepare for the worst before a storm is threatening your region. Early preparedness is the best way to get peace of mind and avoid major headaches following a storm—not to mention keeping you, your family, and your property safe and secure during a hurricane. The most important…

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Professional Liability

Do You Know?

Do you know that when you design a building, you automatically own the copyright to not only your drawings and plans, but you also have a copyright to the design as well?     When you design a building, the copyright belongs to the person or persons who created the plans or design. Some project…

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Component Programs & Special Incentives

AIA Trust Component Grant Awards

In 2022, 19 highly competitive component program funding requests were submitted for the AIA Trust Component Grant Program. The grants program is made possible by Victor and CNA, the providers of the AIA Trust Professional Liability Insurance, Business Owners, and Cyber Liability Insurance programs. Victor and CNA work with the AIA Trust to offer AIA…

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Business Coverage

Tips for Launching a Successful New Practice

Architects describe the most important things they learned when beginning their firms, including where they got help. Starting your own firm is a challenge; structuring it to survive is a formidable task. If you’re considering developing your own practice, you likely have a wealth of experience and a drive toward entrepreneurship. What you’ll need to…

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Term Life Insurance Solutions

Most people envision fantastic futures for themselves and their families. And whether you’re sending children to college, purchasing a new home, or starting a business, your income is the engine that turns your aspirations into reality. But what if you were to die? How would this affect your family’s plans? Life insurance has proven to…

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Do you know which business type is right for you?

Do you know which business type is right for you?  States generally allow businesses to operate as sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies (LLC), and some have variations on these basic business types such as professional corporations and limited liability partnerships. Each business type serves a specific purpose, situation, or concern relating to…

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Safe Driving at Night

By Katrina Brown Hunt It’s not just paranoia: Driving at night is actually more dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatal accidents are three times more likely at night compared with the daytime–but here are 12 tips that could help reduce your risk. The main reason that NHTSA finds driving at night is…

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Life & Health

Helpful Healthcare News

The Covid-19 stimulus bill or American Rescue Plan (ARP), signed into law in March 2021, contained a very important Affordable Care Act (ACA) expansion, relevant to AIA members. The ARP bill removes the income cap for federal premium subsidies for 2021 and 2022. This means that everyone is now eligible for a federal premium subsidy…

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Do You Really Need Disability Insurance Coverage?

While most people like to think the odds of becoming disabled are pretty slim, the U.S. Social Security Administration found that a 20-year-old worker has a one-in-four chance of becoming disabled before he or she reaches retirement age. Given this statistic—and the potential impact a long-term disability could have—working adults need financial protection. But how…

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