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AGES AND STAGES: KEEPING PURPOSE & PASSION AT THE FOREFRONT AS I JOURNEY THROUGH LIFE

“Ages and stages…” my wife and I would say this phrase to each other as one of the children was passing a milestone like learning to walk—or reminding ourselves […]
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Property/Casualty Market Report – Q3 2019

Premium + Pricing Increases According to broker survey data collected by The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers, premium pricing across all-sized accounts increased moderately at 6.2% in Q3 […]
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An IT View of the Holidays

There’s so much to be thankful for this holiday season—family, friends, health, technology. Technology? Absolutely! Because technology has the power to transform. Especially when you work at MJ, which […]
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Coverage Insights: Equipment Breakdown Insurance

Because your business depends on functioning equipment to operate and maintain revenue, a breakdown could be devastating. The threat of breakdown is increasingly prevalent because technologically advanced equipment tends […]
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How Giving Up Led to Getting More: My Journey to a Simplified Life

Confession: I’m a recovering overcomplicator. Fortunately—for both me and those around me—I realized this past year that my quest for perfection was leading me to overcomplicate things, both professionally […]
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DRAFT FORMS FOR 2019 ACA REPORTING RELEASED

Overview On Nov. 13, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released draft 2019 forms and instructions for reporting under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056. 2019 draft […]
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Coverage Insights: The Basics of Builders Risk Insurance

Building and construction projects are complicated with no shortage of things that can go wrong. With everything that can happen during the construction process, it is essential to have […]
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IRS Announces Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2020

OVERVIEW Many employee benefits are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically increased for inflation. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced cost-of-living adjustments to the annual dollar […]
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GAME ON! HOW A DIVISION 1 FOOTBALL PLAYER IS WINNING IN THE FIELD OF INSURANCE

Having drive is key to being successful in so many things and it’s propelled Barry Goodrich, MJ’s Vice President of Sales and Strategy in our Phoenix office, to many […]
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Compliance Bulletin: DOL Proposes New Method for Electronic Delivery of Retirement Plan Disclosures

OVERVIEW On Oct. 23, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a proposed rule that would allow plan administrators to make retirement plan disclosures available on a website. […]
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