It can happen to anyone. An event on a system or network detected by a security device or application: malicious activity that is attempting to collect, disrupt, deny, degrade or destroy information system resources or the information itself. As an architect, if you don’t think you need cyber protection or don’t believe someone would want […]
The Quarterly eNewsletter of The AIA Trust —April 2018
With everyone busier than ever, most of us are seeking a balance between our work and our personal lives. Technology now enables extensive communications and thereby opportunities that didn’t exist years ago. Nearly every practicing architect engages in some form of “virtual practice” today because responsibilities require it. So, is an entirely virtual practice now […]
Confused over the differences between Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD) and Business Overhead Expense Insurance (BOE)? While both plans provide a monthly benefit if you are disabled and unable to work, the purposes are very different: LTD provides a monthly benefit to cover your personal expenses while you are disabled, whereas BOE provides a monthly […]
If you’re like many architects, you have strong discipline in how you work with your clients and manage your firm and career. Why not apply a similar discipline when it comes to saving for your future?
The AIA Trust just published two guides that address some of the unique design issues associated with each of these growing areas of design and construction: marijuana facilities and craft breweries.
Floods can happen anywhere—more than 20 percent of flood claims come from properties outside the high-risk flood zone according to FEMA. Architects are impacted by flood through exposures at their offices, their homes and their client’s properties. So it’s important to understand what flood insurance covers—and what it does not cover—and what you need for […]
Wondering how to outsmart travel woes? Easy answer: quality insurance coverage. Whether planning the vacation trip of a lifetime or traveling the world for your architectural firm, AIA members can now travel worry-free with two types of insurance plans offering special member rates:
As of April 2018, there is no group plan nor customized health plans that the AIA Trust can offer to AIA members—but the AIA Trust continues to monitor the situation in the event that changes. At present, the continuing Affordable Care Act (ACA) defines only two ways in which someone can purchase private insurance: through their employer or […]