Insuring Cannabis Businesses

During the course of the past two years, I’ve written several new insurance continuing education (CE) online and webinar courses for my client, A.D. Banker & Company. One of the most recent webinars is Insuring Cannabis Risks. The course is the brainchild of the collective inquiries submitted by individuals who

Linda’s Events

February 10, 2021 Linda and three other writers (Edith Maxwell, Tonya Price, and Sarah Smith) will plot a mystery on their feet … with suggestions from the audience. A fun time for all! For more information, or to register, visit: https://www.barringtonlibrary.org/events/2020/12/11/mystery-making-sisters-crime-new-england Note: registration closes at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, February 10. March 6, 2021 Linda,

Montana Webinar Registration Form

Please complete the following registration form to register for the Ethics and Unfair Trade Practices webinar. The course is approved for 3 hours of CE in Montana. Important: The webinar begins at 8 a.m. Mountain time/10 a.m. Eastern time. The cost is $33, which includes the state filing fee. You can pay by check or

COVID, the Insurance Industry, and our Crystal Balls

This week, I ventured down a slightly different path on my podcast. I talked about COVID and insurance, but more about what I believe we need to consider for the future rather than about what is happening today. Take a listen and then share what YOU think might happen: https://episodes.castos.com/5e6ccb9ab4cf97-55025247/TMoI-Episode-12-MR.mp3

How Homeowners Insurance Works When You’re Working from Home

The homeowners policy was designed to insure personal risks, not business risks. For this reason, virtually all coverage for business property and liability is explicitly excluded in the homeowners policy. Very limited property coverage is included for business personal property. The limit usually ranges between $1,000 and $2,500 if the

Podcast Guest: Barb Gavitt Talks Insurance Licensing in a Pandemic

Barb Gavitt is Vice President of Product Development and Education at A.D. Banker & Company, one of the leading insurance pre-licensing and continuing education providers in the country. She is also the 2020 president of the Securities & Insurance Licensing Authority. Barb sat down with me recently to discuss the

Update: Cannabis Regulation

In prepping for the SILA Foundation webinar I presented yesterday, I have two items to share with you since the last time I blogged on the topic of cannabis. Topic #1: Decriminalization A number of states have decriminalized marijuana. Contrary to what many people infer from the term “decriminalized,” it