Industry Links

A.M. Best Company
The Insurance Information Source, offers comprehensive, quality data covering all aspects of the insurance industry. Founded in 1899, A.M. Best became the first company in the world to report on the financial condition of insurance companies.


American Fraternal Alliance
The American Fraternal Alliance, formed in 1886, unites the not-for-profit fraternal benefit societies operating in 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. Alliance member societies represent nearly 10.5 million individuals, making it one of America's largest member-volunteer networks. Fraternal benefit societies provide financial services, including life insurance and annuities, as well as a variety of other benefits, such as scholarships, educational programs, vocational opportunities and group discount programs to members.


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
AICPA is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients. In fulfilling its mission, the AICPA works with state CPA organizations and gives priority to those areas where public reliance on CPA skills is most significant.


Business Insurance
This publication serves business executives who are responsible for the purchase and administration of corporate insurance/self-insurance programs, encompassing both property and liability insurance and employee benefit programs, including life, health and pensions. Each week the publication includes news and feature articles related to these key functions.


Internal Revenue Service
The digital daily, income tax forms, instructions, publications, regulations, and an assortment of other useful materials.


Insurance Accounting and System Association
IASA is a non-profit association, and the world's largest member-company insurance organization, with over 1,700 member companies embracing all lines of insurance: stock, mutual, fraternal, Blue Cross/Blue Shield organizations, HMOs and reciprocal companies. IASA serves health care, life, property-casualty and reinsurance companies. Through cooperative effort, it promotes the study and development of modern practices and procedures applicable to insurance accounting and systems.


National Association of Insurance Commissioners
The NAIC is the organization of insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the four U.S. territories. The NAIC provides a forum for the development of uniform policy when uniformity is appropriate. With offices in Kansas City, New York, and Washington, DC, the NAIC staff provides invaluable support to insurance commissioners.


National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
NAMIC is a national trade association representing the interests of more than 1,300 property and casualty insurance companies. Its members - which range in size from the largest to the smallest companies in the industry - underwrite nearly 40 percent of the total property/casualty insurance premiums in the U.S.


National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds
NCIGF is a non-profit association incorporated in December 1989 and designed to provide national assistance and support to the property and casualty guaranty funds located in each of the fifty states as well as Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia.


National Underwriter Company
This company publishes a broad array of print, e-media and software products for the insurance and financial services industries. Its key publications include the two weekly magazines, National Underwriter, Property & Casualty/Risk & Benefits Management and National Underwriter, Life & Health/Financial Services, as well as the multi-volume loose-leaf FC&S Bulletins service and the very popular Tax Facts desk references.


State Department of Insurance Web Sites
This link is to a map of the United States. Simply click on your state to go directly to the web site for the Commissioner of Insurance for your particular location.