Nobilis Group Announces Jeff Jagoe as President of Agent Development; Respected Industry Veteran Set to Expand Product Distribution

Nobilis Group is pleased to announce the addition of industry veteran Jeff Jagoe to the company as President of Agent Development. Jagoe will be responsible for growing the agent channel for protection products across the automotive, RV, marine, and power sports markets.

Source: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005338/en/Nobilis-Group-Announces-Jeff-Jagoe-as-President-of-Agent-Development-Respected-Industry-Veteran-Set-to-Expand-Product-Distribution

Department issues Cease and Desist Order to protect California consumers from unlicensed home warranty company

The California Department of Insurance issued a Cease and Desist Order effective immediately for New Jersey-based company, Forever Home Service LLC, doing business as Harmony Home Warranty (Harmony). 

Source: http://www.insurance.ca.gov/0400-news/0100-press-releases/2021/release053-2021.cfm

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HomeServe Enters the Pittsburgh Plumbing and HVAC Market With Acquisition of Mark Allen Plumbing and Heating

HomeServe has acquired 13 locally branded HVAC companies serving customers in six states and the District of Columbia

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210421005291/en/

AppleCare+ plans can now be extended for longer than 36 months

Apple recently announced that in Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, the UK, and the US, owners who originally purchased AppleCare+ can renew their coverage for longer than was previously allowed.

Full Article: https://www.slashgear.com/applecare-plans-can-now-be-extended-for-longer-than-36-months-22669950/

The DOWC: Just the Facts

Though in the marketplace for more than 40 years, the DOWC is not widely well understood, often leading to misrepresentation and inaccurate information about the structural, financial, and tax attributes of this entity type.

Full Article: https://www.autodealertodaymagazine.com/364379/dowc-just-the-facts

Author: Michelle Bertolini

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Scot Eisenfelder Takes Helm as CEO of APCO Holdings, LLC

NORCROSS, GA. March 22, 2021  APCO Holdings, LLC, a leading provider and administrator of automotive F&I products and home to the EasyCare, GWC Warranty and MemberCare brands, announced today that Scot Eisenfelder has been named CEO, effective May 1st, 2021. Eisenfelder joined APCO as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Planning in August 2020.

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Cinch® Home Services Partners With Kiwi Energy To Deliver Protection, Value And Savings To New York Residential Customers

Cinch Home Services (Cinch) has partnered with Kiwi Energy to offer home protection plan coverage for residential customers across New York state.

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/cinch-home-services-partners-with-kiwi-energy-to-deliver-protection-value-and-savings-to-new-york-residential-customers-301246076.html

HomeServe and CenterPoint Energy Launch New Coverage for Electric Vehicle Home Charging Protection Plan

HomeServe and CenterPoint Energy have partnered to launch an industry first product now available to CenterPoint’s Texas customers. Building on current repair service plan from HomeServe that covers problems with CenterPoint customers’ interior electric wiring, the new offering will allow residential customers with Electric Vehicles (EV) to add enhancement coverage for their home EV charging systems.

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210324005077/en/HomeServe-and-CenterPoint-Energy-Launch-New-Coverage-for-Electric-Vehicle-Home-Charging-Protection-Plan

Arizona AG’s Office reaches $1.75M settlement with Landmark Home Warranty

The settlement was related to misrepresenting its “expedited services” policy.

Full Article: https://ktar.com/story/4132538/arizona-ags-office-reaches-1-75m-settlement-with-warranty-company/

Fidelity Rewards Visa Card to Drop Auto Rental and Extended Warranty Benefits

The Fidelity Rewards Visa Signature card is ending its auto rental collision damage waiver and extended warranty protection benefits. Fidelity is adding access to ID Navigator from NortonLifeLock.

Full Article: https://www.investopedia.com/fidelity-swaps-two-popular-credit-card-perks-for-identity-theft-protection-5115345