Insurance Agent’s Guide to Continued Education

Insurance sales agents are in high demand across the United States, and this trend appears likely to continue in the foreseeable future. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) notes there were 466,100 insurance agent jobs in the U.S. in 2014. The number of insurance agent jobs is also expected to increase 9% nationally between … Read more

The Next Generation Mortgage Loan Officer

According to the United States Census Bureau, Generation Y has 83.1 million members and makes up more than 25 percent of America’s overall population.  In its 2014 study, “Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends,” the National Association of Realtors reported that this demographic group is responsible for 76 percent of first-time home purchases … Read more

The Importance of Taking an Insurance Ethics CE Class

Most insurance professionals need to take some insurance ethics classes as part of their continuing education requirements. Few would argue with the notion that insurance agents should act ethically, as should any professional. There is some confusion, however, about what an ethics course is and why it’s important. In this post, we’ll break … Read more

How to Build a Client Base as an Insurance Agent

When you’re just starting out as an insurance agent, landing your first clients is a daunting task. Without the experience and accomplishments to demonstrate your abilities, how can you inspire potential clients to trust in them? Without connections and referrals, how do you even find potential clients? By presenting yourself well, putting yourself out there … Read more

Insurance Broker Versus Insurance Agent

Working in sales is a unique career path for ambitious and persuasive individuals who enjoy helping others. If the potential to protect people against financial devastation is calling your name, plus if you are persistent and have baseline technical knowledge, you may find yourself right at home working in the insurance field. As an insurance … Read more

Insurance Terms Glossary | StateCE

It is extremely important to get a good grip on the long list of terms insurers use in your coverage. Without such an understanding, you may not be getting the right coverage or, worse yet, you may think you’re getting coverage you are actually lacking. That’s where this handy insurance glossary comes in. These insurance … Read more

8 Reasons To Consider a Career in the Insurance Industry

Whether you’re just starting in the workforce or are ready to make a change, looking for the right career can be a difficult task. If you’re wondering what career is right for you, it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start.Working in the insurance industry is an option you should strongly consider. Well over … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Errors and Omissions Insurance

Errors and omissions insurance, also known as E&O, is one of the lesser-understood insurances, even though it is crucial for many businesses and professional individuals. Sometimes this type of insurance is required for certification and for opening your business in some states. Even when it is not mandatory, it can be an important way to … Read more