Tag: Insurance

insurance industry trends in technology

How the insurance industry will look in 5 years

Insurance industry trends in technology are putting individuals in the driver’s seat. Vehicle telematics devices can tailor auto policy rates to individuals, track behavior changes in real-time and open up new opportunities for targeted marketing. For insurers, this all translates to more profitability and…

securities license for insurance agents

Why Should an Insurance Agent Get a Securities License?

Insurance agents limit themselves when they work with just an insurance license, especially if they sell life insurance. Annuities are a life insurance and securities product. To sell annuities, both license types are required. Insurance agents that possess securities licenses open themselves up to…

Insurance sales

Changing the Customer Experience with Insurance

The general public has historically viewed the insurance industry with a certain amount of skepticism. Insurance products can be complicated, and the process for selling often falls short of being consultative. Trends in the industry are helping a new generation of insurance salespeople to…

Glass-Steagall Act

Is the Glass-Steagall Act On the Road to Reinstatement?

Longstanding political battles have been fought over the banking system, its internal structure, and the investment habits of its largest members. The Glass-Steagall Act was enacted in order to fight on the side of depositors, aiming to protect them from risky investments, and remove…

sie and insurance agent

How the SIE Can Help You as an Insurance Agent

  The traditional separation between selling insurance and investment products has begun to erode over the past decade. As the U.S. population ages and more women have entered the workforce full-time, investors demand investment products tailored to their particular interests and lifestyle as well…

Insurance agent money

How Much Does An Insurance Agent Make?

  Do you like helping people and knowing that you’ve given them peace of mind to protect what they love?  If so, a career as an insurance agent may be right for you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, insurance agents earn an annual…

Insurance Salary

Insurance Industry Salary

  Ask a business school graduate what they plan on doing when they graduate, and many will mention investment banking, venture capital and consulting.  Those are the glamorous, exciting fields.  Mention insurance to them and you might get a look of bewilderment.  Why would…

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