Fungal Spores in Your Brew

Tickets to the three-day Great American Beer Festival sold out quickly this summer. In fact, it took just 67 minutes to sell out this year, 10 minutes fewer than last year. Coloradans certainly love their beer. Colorado has nearly 300 breweries, ranking third in terms of breweries per capita. Denver nowadays is known as the… Read more »

Workers’ Comp Changes Coming in California

The formula that helps set workers’ compensation insurance premiums in California is about to change in a move intended to create parity for smaller employers. Beginning Jan. 1, the state will move from a fixed $7,000 claim split point to a variable split point based on a company’s size. There will be about 90 split points… Read more »

Pollution Policies for Hidden Disasters

The oil and gas industry works hard to avoid any harm to the environment. Yet problems crop up. Leaky wells and chemical spills can contaminate the ground or even water supplies. The damage to a company’s reputation can be even worse. When these issues erupt, insurance helps put things back on track, right? Actually, not… Read more »

CCIG Named Among Top Insurance Brokerages in U.S.

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. (Aug. 8, 2016) – Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America has named CCIG one of the nation’s top independent insurance agencies based on revenue growth and other factors. It was the seventh time that CCIG has won IIABA’s Best Practices Agency designation, based on an extensive review of its financial and… Read more »

Report: ColoradoCare would result in billions in deficits

ColoradoCare would come close to breaking even in its first year while extending health care coverage to all Coloradans, but it would quickly slide into deficits amounting to billions of dollars in subsequent years unless benefits were cut, taxes raised and doctors were paid less. What’s more, the revenues designated for ColoradoCare to pay for… Read more »

CCIG Team Visits Boys and Girls Club

The CCIG team spent an afternoon last week volunteering at the Denver Broncos Boys and Girls Club in the city’s Northeast section. Our visit to the club gave us a glimpse into just how important the Boys and Girls Club can be to so many youngsters in the community. The club, one of nine in… Read more »

Wildfire Coverage That Puts Fire Crews at Your Doorstep

The Cold Springs fire in the Nederland area destroyed eight homes by the time firefighters had mostly halted its advance. It could have been far worse, leaving fire crews overwhelmed had circumstances turned against them. Most of us have homeowners’ insurance that covers fire-related losses. Few of us, however, have coverage that includes suppression and… Read more »