Television and online ads would have you believe that the most popular way to buy insurance is instantly from a mobile device, without so much as talking to another human. However, perception isn’t always reality.
Why a growing number of insurance agents are becoming dually licensed and what it means for the carriers and MGAs/MGUs they work with.
Life insurance carriers will look to operational efficiencies that help dually licensed brokers capitalize on a singular variable lines market.
Clearly, there are plenty of great reasons to choose a career in insurance, yet many insurance companies and agencies are still having trouble recruiting producers. Here are some tips that can help.
Captive insurance is a form of self-insurance where the insurer is owned by the insured. This insurance model offers advantages not available through traditional insurance carriers.
Idiosyncrasies like the Ridley payments and release ruling mean carriers and claims handlers should be cautious when navigating Montana’s claims process.
Securities, like insurance, are highly regulated to protect consumers and the health of the economic system as whole. Learn why securities matter to insurance professionals, even if you’re not a dually licensed insurance and securities broker.
It’s safe to say that variable annuities brokers have enough on their plate without the back and forth of trying to track down the most accurate and up-to-date information.
Carriers and MGUs could realize significant cost savings and reputational benefits by automating compliance for variable lines brokers.
Just because a state-sponsored insurer is a last resort doesn’t mean it has to accept every applicant; they have to make an effort to ensure each property is fundamentally worth underwriting.
Learn how insurance carriers can improve their variable lines broker lifecycle management while reducing compliance risk.
Michigan’s fully implemented Clean Slate law could cause compliance officers some headaches as self-reported criminal histories don’t match records.
With insurance industry budgets tightening, it’s tempting to cut costs anywhere and everywhere. Learn how to be more strategic and only eliminate paying for what you really don’t need.
The pandemic and resulting supply chain shortages, delays, and high inflation had a big influence on risk outlook. AgentSync's recap of the 2023 Allianz Risk Barometer takes a deep dive into major risks and their effect on the insurance industry.
– Holly Monroe At the height of the pandemic, heightened fears and a greater awareness of mortality drove consumers away from annuities and increased demand for life insurance products. Now,...