Frequently asked questions (faq's)

We know you have common questions about our industry of acronyms and definitions. So, we thought we would list a lot of the most common questions we receive on a day to day basis and clear up some fo the confusion.

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We believe that our clients deserve the right insurance for the right reasons and don’t deserve those “gotcha” exclusions the insurance world can have. We want you to be able to sleep well, knowing you have the right company to providing you with the right solutions for your business, surety bonds, or personal needs.

CLCS is a special designation for commercial agents who want to increase their knowledge of commercial insurance. This program is a complete professional learning program available for industry professionals seeking to master the subject of commercial lines coverage.

When buying insurance for yourself or your family, you pretty much have two different options. You can purchase insurance through an agent, or you can buy directly from an insurance provider. Each option has its pluses and minuses, and Talanton Insurance is here to help you find out which fits best with your needs.

Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS®) is a continuing education (CE) program that was developed for insurance agents, brokers, CSRs, and in-house risk managers or insurance buyers to gain specialized expertise in construction insurance and risk management.

Certified WorkComp Advisor (CWCA) is a nationally recognized WorkComp designation that was created to extend the knowledge of Workmans Comp to insurance agencies.

Disability insurance is a type of insurance that will provide income in the event a worker is unable to perform their work and earn money due to a disability.

Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Arizona (IIBAZ) is a non-profit trade association composed of 430 separate property and casualty agencies and includes over 140 affiliates.

A life insurance policy is a paid contract with an insurance company. In exchange for premium payments, the insurance company provides a lump-sum payment, known as a death benefit, to beneficiaries upon the insured’s death. Typically, life insurance is chosen based on the needs and goals of the owner.

Trusted Choice is a website that connects Insurance Agencies with businesses or individuals who have insurance needs.

Big I stands for Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers fo America.

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