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What Makes a Great Insurance Agent?

When you are shopping for any type of insurance, you are going to want the help and advice of someone who understands the insurance business and who is truly interested in helping you protect yourself rather than making the most money. Unfortunately some insurance agents are in the business for their own benefit and will not tell you when you are paying too much or are buying insurance that you simply don't need. I am a former insurance agent, and I have seen the best and worst. This blog is about noticing red flags when it comes to sneaky insurance sales people and about finding the signs of a truly good agent.

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How To Complete Continuing Education For Insurance Agents In New York

If you are an insurance agent within the state of New York, then you are required to complete 15 continuing education credits for your license during each two-year license period in order to stay current in the insurance industry. You can complete these credits by choosing what credits you want to complete, finding an education provider, and working with your employer as you complete your education. Choose Your Credits Continuing education credits are usually bundled together in one course for your state. Read More 

3 Things To Do If You Miss A Car Insurance Payment

It is important to pay your car insurance payments on time. If you forget to make a car insurance payment, the consequences can vary based on the state that you live. Here are a few things that you can do if you miss a car insurance payment. Make a Late Payment Generally, there is a little bit of leeway between when your payment is due and when your policy will cancel. Read More 

3 Things You Should Do When Taking Out Auto Insurance

While driving is a necessity for many people, there are few risks involved. These risks are why having auto insurance is vital. If there's an accident, you want to make sure that you and your vehicle are protected. When it comes to auto insurance, there are a variety of policies to choose from. There's no one-size-fits-all insurance for all drivers. You'll need to do some research. There are three things to consider when choosing an auto insurance policy. Read More 

How To Strike A Balance Between The Cheapest And Best Car Insurance

Folks purchasing auto insurance often feel like there's a conflict between finding a policy that's cheap and one that's good. When searching for an auto insurance company to draft your policy, it's important to strike a balance. Everyone wants cheap car insurance, but you have to consider a few other factors. This article looks at 4 things you should consider when trying to get the best car insurance for your dollar. Read More 

Need Health Insurance? What To Consider When Looking At Quotes

If you're shopping for new health insurance, start with a good look at the quotes. A lot of people stop as soon as they find the lowest quote for the annual premiums. But, premiums don't paint the entire picture. In fact, choosing health insurance based solely on the quoted premium can end up costing you more in the long-run. To make sure you're getting the best coverage for the money, you need to look beyond the basic costs for the policy. Read More