Frequently asked questions

Common questions about being an Insurance Agent

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as an insurance agent ?

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What is the main difference between a broker and an insurance agent?

The main difference between a broker and an insurance agent is that an insurance agent works directly for the insurance company while an insurance broker is independent of the company and may promote products from different companies at the same time.

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How does an insurance agent develop different packages for their clients?

To develop different packages, an insurance agent will consider the needs of every client and propose a product that suits that requirement.

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As an insurance agent, what does risk management involve?

How many hours is an insurance agent expected to work?

How much do similar professions to insurance agent get paid?

How long does it take to become a life insurance agent?

Is being an insurance agent stressful?

What skills are needed to be an insurance agent?

Who makes more money real estate agent or insurance agent?

Do insurance agents get paid hourly?

How long does it take to become a licensed insurance agent?

Is becoming an insurance agent a good choice for those transitioning to a new career?

What are the duties of an insurance agent?

What are the main qualities of a good insurance agent?

How does an insurance agent earn extra money?

What are the different ways to improve insurance sales skills as an insurance agent?

Are insurance agents in demand?

What schooling do you need to be an insurance agent?

How does somebody kickstart a career as an insurance agent in insurance sales?

Can an insurance agent work at home?

What benefits do insurance agents receive?

What is the difference between a captive insurance agent and an independent insurance agent?

What are the different kinds of insurance that an insurance agent can sell?