Thinking Thursday – New Video about how to navigate American Modern via Stargate

Thinking Thursday – New Video about how to navigate American Modern via Stargate

In this edition:

*Spring is in the air: prep your home, classic cars and boat for the new season

*Heeere’s Johnny! New Video about how to navigate American Modern via Stargate

*TIC will be getting a new phone system very soon

*Dad springtime jokes

*AIIAB 2023 Events

*April is Distracted Drivers Month, and Cyber Specialists sent abroad to fight cyber crime

New telephone system coming to TIC very soon!

No longer tethered and wanting to be more nimble, we are embracing technology and moving towards a new type of phone system in the next week that will allow people to quickly access their TIC underwriter or team member with minimal effort through tech menu prompts to quickly reach their intended person. We will continue our Live Chat feature on our website too that’s always manned during business hours. Our goal is to increase your speed business and to give you even faster access to your TIC team member.

AIIAB 2023 Events

The AIIAB Annual Golf Tournament on Friday June 16, 2023, at 7 am at O’Malley’s on the Green in Anchorage, AK. Sign up your team today and bring your insurance clients!

The Education and Convention Committees are busy at work putting together exciting events and classes for this year’s convention in Girdwood, AK October 17-19, 2023. This year’s theme is Fishing, Furs and Feathers. This truly Alaskan theme will allow XTra tuffs, fur coats, feathers, and lots of creativity! *No fur bikinis please!

US to send Cyber Specialists abroad to help crack down on cyber crime

Cyber is still a critical issue, and it’s an easy way to help your customers protect themselves from crime. Most small businesses and people don’t think they would be affected but they still would be impacted gravely without this critical insurance. For more details: US sends cyber forces abroad to help fight cyber crime

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

And finally, help the drivers in your life stay safe with these basic tips

April is Distracted Driving Month-Easy solutions to end this deadly problem

Heeeere’s JOHNNY!

Johnny has created a quick 2-minute instructional video on Stargate to help anyone navigate through the super-easy American Modern Personal Lines portal. There are tons of great instructional videos and tutorials out there too, as well as marketing materials for agents to use on their social or web sites. Check it out! Here’s Johnny-American Modern Quick Video Tutorial

Not signed up yet? Contact Tim today at

Spring is REALLY coming! So it’s time to get your boat and classic car ready. Help your customers prepare for the upcoming spring:

Getting Boats out of storage and ready for use

Seven ways to prep your classic car ready for Spring

Fun Facts: American Modern also writes yurts, personal watercraft, yachts and fishing boats.

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May Out of Office

Kerry out May 15-17

Josh and Ang out May 26

Dad Springtime Jokes

Why did the farmer bury all his money? To make his soil rich.

Why is spring the best time to go to a bakery? It never runs out of “flour!”

What is the best flower a son can give his parents? A son-flower.

What do you call a little girl with a frog on her head? Lily!

What month is always polite and asks questions? May!

Why are flowers so popular? They have a lot of buds.

What do you call a well-dressed lion? A dandy lion!

Why are frogs so happy? They eat whatever bugs them.

What did the tree say to spring? What a re-leaf.

Why couldn’t the sunflower ride its bike? It lost its petals.

When do monkeys fall from the sky? During Ape-ril showers!

Why did the worm cross the ruler? To become an inchworm.

Why did the bee’s hair smell sweet? Because it used a honeycomb.

What can you find in the middle of April and March, but not at the beginning or end of either? The letter R!

What did the bee say to the flower to make it blush? “Hello, honey.”

Angela Mink Korver