Monthly Archives: | October, 2014

Tips for Finding the Best Insurance Agent

If there’s one thing in life that’s certain aside from death and paying taxes, it’s the fact that we all need insurance. Whether we need to find life insurance or full coverage car insurance, it’s helpful to find an experienced and licensed insurance agent in order to help you navigate the process. There are a number of ways in which you can find an insurance agent, however, the process can be confusing if you’re not prepared or know where to begin your search. Here are some tips for finding a good insurance agent in your area; one who will help you find the right policy for your needs and for the right price! Start by asking those close to you, such as family, friends, and coworkers if they can recommend a licensed insurance agent in your area. People are more likely to recommend a product, service, or person with whom they’ve had a positive experience. Be sure to ask what their experience was like when dealing with the agent. Was he or she responsive and answer or address all questions and concerns thoroughly? Were they professional? Don’t hesitate to get all the details regarding their experience. There seems to be

Thinking About Becoming an Independent Insurance Agent? Follow These Steps

Choosing a career in the world of insurance is a great choice for a number of reasons — with relatively little post-secondary education requirements, you can start a lucrative, exciting career path straight out of high school. However, since a health insurance agent — or any type of insurance agent — doesn’t usually require an undergraduate degree, it can be tough to know what steps you should take to make sure you can enter this career field and get a job. Thinking that a career as an independent insurance agent is right for you? If so, these are the steps you’ll need to follow to become one: Fulfill your state’s insurance agent license requirements Before you can apply for a job as an insurance agent, you will need to earn your insurance agent license by completing a 25-50 hour insurance agent training course and passing the state insurance agent exam. Having a bachelor’s degree in business or another related major may also be beneficial, but it’s not necessary at many insurance companies. Begin applying to jobs Once you complete your insurance agent license, you can begin applying for jobs at insurance companies. Be sure to display your driven, entrepreneurial spirit