Allstate (Northbrook, IL) is providing consumers access to its new banking products and services through Allstate agencies in New Jersey, via the Internet at allstatebank.com. The services also are available through telephone contact with bank customer care representatives, ATMs nationwide and the US mail. Products and services include FDIC-insured CDs, insured money market and savings accounts and checking accounts.
CNA Life (Nashville) is introducing a tool on its secured CNA agent Web site, https://agents.cnalife.com, to enable agents to track customer account activity through the availability of policy bills and statements.
The St. Paul Companies (St. Paul) has launched a Web-based tool to assist agents with obtaining single entry, real-time quotes for small commercial products. The new XML quoting technology is based on ACORD XML standards for property and casualty transactions and gives St. Paul agents the ability to generate real-time quotes directly from their Applied Systems (University Park, IL) agency management systems in conjunction with Greenwich, CT-based IVANS' Transforma
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