I Am An Insurance Agent

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    I Want to Learn the Ropes While Being Able to Make a Living

    I am an Insurance Agent, licensed in NC, SC, OH, VA, WV but have only been an agent for 5 months.  I feel this industry is one where I get to help people and also create a career for myself.  Unfortunately, I've bought into a lot of hype as I've stumbled through these 5...
    tarheel1969 tarheel1969
    Jul 10, 2008

    Food for thought only

    and personal opinion only: My personal family experience with a Trust Fund was not pleasant. The following expenses were paid out yearly for a decade: Include expenses of court appointed yearly audits by a CPA that will Not go to the benefactor. Also consider the payments the...
    1490wayb 1490wayb
    51-55, M
    Jan 19, 2014

    Being A Insurance Agent

    WOW what can I say, I love My Job. I am able to help people plan for unexpected events that happen in life. I now know whay so many get into this business The joy of helping other is without words to say Check this out, I work for this Company http://sites.google.com...
    facials facials
    46-50, M
    Mar 3, 2010

    So many things are just plain screwy.

    Including my boss and her state manger I believe. I've never been trained how to complete the forms if I were able to sell something LOLs. The electronic software is from the 1970's. Yep 4 decades old. People have been programmed to conduct business over the phone and online...
    1490wayb 1490wayb
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014

    I picked the worst time

    for starting this new career. With winter just beginning and the holiday season in full swing. Every team has coaches to teach and train the players. And even successful winning teams and staff age or don't stay together for long. I haven't the coaching I need and looking to...
    1490wayb 1490wayb
    51-55, M
    Apr 27, 2014

    Day one was Oct 1 2013.

    I am a rep for an organization that is not controlled by corporate investors. We are a member owned; community service org that provides to it's membership the financial planning and life insurance they need. I have been to the hq and met those who run the org from the president...
    1490wayb 1490wayb
    51-55, M
    Jan 16, 2014

    Hello! I'm not currently an insurance agent

    but I aim to be an insurance investigator one day. Any advice/tips from someone with experience?
    Parker33 Parker33
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 8, 2014

    ***anyone who has not met with their life

    insurance rep. in the last 3 years you MUST!!! I cannot stress the importance!! I am talking with older clients everyday whose life insurance is about to lapse. I hope all who read this will help spread the word to ensure your loved ones have the financial protection they THINK...
    1490wayb 1490wayb
    51-55, M
    Jan 24, 2014

    That I Am

    I have been an agent for just over 7 years and I just love it.  Prior to having my own agency I worked as a producer for an agent for a competiting company...guess that is where i got the bug to do it myself. Frankly the position I held meant i saw the pay runs and bonus...
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2007
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