Agents: Is Your Business Card Ready for Business?

People don’t like to be rushed into decisions. They want to have time to think. Unfortunately, this can also give them time to forget. A business card is the solution. By handing out your business card, you’re providing prospective clients with an easy way of getting in touch with you. You’re also making it easy [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

Programs for Low-Income Medicare Clients

Help is available for low-income Medicare beneficiaries. Many people don’t know their options, however, and may miss out on the financial aid they need and deserve as a result. Agents need to help spread the word. Why Should Agents Pay Attention? Many Medicare beneficiaries don’t apply for help because they don’t know about the programs [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

How Improving Your Communication Skills Can Improve Your Business Results

As humans, we are social creatures. Much of what we do involves communication: the better we communicate, the more we can achieve. As an insurance agent, your communication skills are closely tied to your business results. If you want to make more sales and advance your career, you may need to assess the way you [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

New Medicare Cards Will Improve Personal Security

Medicare beneficiaries face a conundrum. They’ve been told they need to keep their personal information secure from identity thieves. Because wallets can be lost or stolen, this means not carrying their Social Security card in their wallet. But their Medicare card also shows their Social Security Number. If they keep this in their wallet so [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|Articles for Agents, Articles for Consumers|0 Comments

Marketing Medicare to Seniors Turning 65

Every day, 10,000 people celebrate their 65th birthday in the United States. That’s a huge number of people aging into Medicare each and every day – and a huge opportunity for insurance agents. Use these tips to tap into the T65 market. Get referrals. If you already have clients around this age, chances are they [...]

By | January 16th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

Insurance Agents: Learn How to Make Goals That Stick

New year, new you – or so we like to imagine. The truth is that we do not become new people when a new year starts. The beginning of a new year is the traditional time to create resolutions and attempt to change things for the better, but many of these resolutions don’t survive long [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

Do Insurance Agents Need Errors and Omissions Insurance?

Errors and omissions insurance is professional liability coverage. It’s commonly abbreviated as E&O, but you may hear it called professional liability insurance (PLI) or professional indemnity insurance (PII). Regardless of the term being used, it’s important. E&O protects financial professionals against claims of negligence – from any errors or omissions that they make in the [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

After AEP: Medicare Insurance Sales Opportunities

Medicare’s annual enrollment period is over. After all the hard work you did helping clients and making sales, you’re probably ready for a well-deserved holiday break. Go ahead and take it, but remember – Medicare sales can continue year-round. This is especially true for clients with chronic conditions. Enrollment Opportunities Beyond AEP                         AEP is a [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

New 2018 Medicare Insurance Numbers Are In

Medicare Insurance Part B premiums won’t be going up next year – not officially, anyway. CMS has announced the Medicare numbers for 2018, and they look pretty good. $134 – This is what the standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B will be in 2018. Note that this was also the standard monthly premium for [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

Agents: Can You Answer the Top Medicare Insurance Questions?

Clients count on their agents to answer Medicare insurance questions. Can they count on you? Although it’s reasonable to require a little time so you can research complex and unique situations and get back with an accurate response, when it comes to the most common questions, it’s good to have your answers ready to go. [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Articles for Agents|0 Comments