How much can you prosper as an insurance agent?

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:30 am   Post subject:   

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is it better to clean up ones credit scores first or get the insurance sales training/licensure?




Did you want to BUY insurance or SELL insurance?


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:34 pm   Post subject: sales jobs  

I must say that I am shocked at how little insurance agents make. I want to be an agent myself. I am currently knocking doors selling cable, and making as much as an insurance agent. The only thing that entices me to pursue becoming an agent is because I feel like a scum bag knocking on doors day after day selling someone something that they already have. The worst part about this job is minipulating the customer into believing that ours is better than theirs when there is really no differance and bashing the competitor in order to make a sale. I feel like a politition- bashing the other person running, not talking about how I can make life better. When I go home at night, all I can think about is what im doing as a job, and how ashamed I am to be doing it.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:19 pm   Post subject: if now want to stop online sale my house..than why have to p  

can you help me about i not want to sale the house in this time but agent make online in 3 week now why have to pay 1,500 $ for agent ? i think maybee that is so mush money:( can you explan to me please...


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:10 pm   Post subject: Commissions after death?  

When an insurance agent passes away while actively collecting various commissions, does the surviving spouse continue to receive these commissions?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:48 pm   Post subject: Final Expense  

What is generally the agent commission on final expense policies?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:48 am   Post subject:   

I am not sure as how much you can earn by selling final expense insurance policies. I think it depends from one one company to another. However, I've often heard that the agents don't have to wait for long in order to receive the commission after selling final expense insurance policies.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2011 6:43 pm   Post subject:   

I remember it took a while to have enough clients and customer base to stand on my own as an insurance agent - first working for Farmers and then going on my own - so there is potential out there, you have to build up a reputation and be patient.



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:54 am   Post subject: always been told I should sell insurance  

I think I am ready to learn. What does it take to learn and use my sales skills to make it?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:54 am   Post subject: always been told I should sell insurance  

I think I am ready to learn. What does it take to learn and use my sales skills to make it?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:48 am   Post subject: as a farmer insurance agent  

i want to start my career as a farmer insurance agent .what do you think should i search for another company or its a better idea


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:59 pm   Post subject: Interested in becoming an agent  

Hello Sil I am interested in becoming an agent. I am outgoing, love people and a self starter. I currently work for a major insurance company in the billing dept. U think this coul b for me? I want an increase and a new venture in my life with more money of course.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:32 am   Post subject:   

If you can make the transition from being on salary to being on commission, it could work for you, too.



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:01 pm   Post subject: American Income Life  

I am in the process of obtaining my Licenses and I am a bit concerned about this employment. I was told the postion I was being interviewed for was Benefits Director, however everything since has been directed towards being licensed and sales. I have no experience in this area and I'm concerned about it. I personally dont care for pushy sales people.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:09 pm   Post subject: American Income Life  

Ok is AIL a reputable company and do they have a high retention rate of employees and customers?


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 9:10 pm   Post subject:   

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I personally dont care for pushy sales people.


I don't care for them either. But not all sales people are "pushy" -- some are professionals who actually know how to sell -- by asking questions and listening to the answers.



It sounds, however, that you have been misrepresented the nature of the position. Did they tell you it was 100% commission to begin with, or did they just tell you you can make $100,000 per year? You probably thought there was a salary in there somewhere, right?


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