What Makes a Great Insurance Agent?

About Me

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.


Want To Start Your Own Business? 2 Tips To Get You Started

If you have decided to leave your current job and start up your own business, this is a good choice. Before you can start working, however, you need to do a few things first. Below are two of these things so you can get started running your business. Commercial Insurance One of the first things you should do is to purchase commercial insurance. This will protect your business in many ways. Read More 

Steps To Take After Your Home Is Damaged In A Storm

A major storm can leave your home with damage. Roof and siding damage are common, as are broken windows or damage to the landscaping. Once the storm has passed, you will need to begin the work of rebuilding. The following are the steps you should take. Step #1: Initial damage assessment Immediately following the storm, begin your personal damage assessment from inside the home. The first thing to do is to make sure there are no downed power lines or other immediate dangers, such as partially fallen trees or broken branches that are hung up and in danger of falling. Read More 

Keep These 3 Things in Mind When Seeking Insurance Coverage for an Older Home

If you have an older home, you may have a hard time finding homeowners insurance coverage for it; your premiums are likely to be higher too. This is because of the dangers typically associated with older homes. The following three measures should help you buy coverage for your older home without overspending: Base the Coverage on Value For an insurance based on value, the insurer pays you the value of the damage in case of a disaster. Read More 

4 Tips For Filing A Business Insurance Claim

The key to recovering any of the financial losses your business may have endured is by having the right amount of insurance in place. This will allow you to seek compensation if your company has endured damage from a storm or vandalism. The key to being able to recover your loss as quickly as possible will rest in being aware of tips when filing a business insurance claim. Tip #1: Know where to call Read More 

Why An Adjuster May Be Swamped With Cases

The adjuster's caseload is one of the factors that determine how fast your injury claim is processed. The adjuster's caseload is determined by numerous factors. For example, an adjuster may be swamped with cases if: They Don't Have Any Complex Cases The complexity of the cases an adjuster is currently handling is one of the factors that determine how many cases they are saddled with. This makes sense since a complex case requires more resources and time to process, which means it will take most of the adjuster's time. Read More