Insurance Happy Hour

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

86 episodes of Insurance Happy Hour since the first episode, which aired on January 19th, 2018.

  • Ellie Funt

    November 25th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  37 mins 32 secs

    There's an elephant in the room (and apparently a sugarcane field). Becky and Laird discuss this week's news of Zywave's acquisition of ITC. Plus, GM's entrance into auto insurance (and Laird's real concern with UBI) and an announcement.

  • A Sudden Shower of Tweets

    November 13th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  39 mins 36 secs

    It's a rabbit hole of Laird's unexpected tweet shower this week. Everything from speeding tickets to shiny new technology syndrome to what keeps him up at night.

  • Runs on Whiskey and Fritos

    November 6th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  43 mins 5 secs

    Home insurance customers – the most valuable group of customers to P&C carriers. How can agents attract them? Plus, Lemonade’s struggle to convert their renter customers into home customers and the fuel that powers this podcast.

  • 50% Content + 25% Random Thoughts + 25% Sarcastic Quips = 100% Insurance Happy Hour

    October 23rd, 2020  |  Season 4  |  35 mins 49 secs

    What is the number one insurance brand in the world? Becky and Laird discuss that brand plus other top 100 global brands, including what makes them great and how the pandemic has affected some of the top brands.

  • Happy Accidents

    October 16th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  32 mins 10 secs

    “We don’t really know where this goes — and I’m not sure we really care.” ~ Bob Ross

  • Let's Give Root Some Credit

    October 9th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  41 mins 49 secs

    Credit scores are not really an indicator of someone's driving behavior and risk. Yet a person's credit score is used to price their auto insurance. Not for one company. Plus, who is the smartest in the room?

  • How do you make Insurance Happy Hour better? Less of it.

    October 2nd, 2020  |  Season 4  |  40 mins 20 secs

    Becky and Laird streamline the show to its essence.

  • Die Offizielle Couch zum Oktoberfest Podcast

    September 25th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  35 mins 35 secs

    Two carriers; two different announcements. One is making an acquisition to diversify and better serve their market. One may be looking to sell off part of their book to better focus on what they do best. Plus, a rant from Laird (Shocking, I know) and Becky laments a loss caused by the pandemic.

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    September 18th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  40 mins 14 secs

    Welcome to season 4! Becky and Laird are back with their usual antics, rants, and side tangents. And some insurance talk too.