Time and again, I hear that our industry lacks young talent. I read that millennials are entitled, and I watch people characterize insurance agencies as dull. I beg to differ with it all.
Big "I" Chairman Spencer Houldin delivers the annual State of the Association address at the Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. (May 5, 2017)
Rep. Joe Kennedy: ‘The Stories You Tell Matter’
When making policy decisions about complex topics like health care and tax reform, Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-Massachusetts) believes independent agents help “make it real” for legislators.
Jana Schellin Foster received this year's Maurice Herndon Scholarship for championing InVEST® in Nevada for the first time and spearheading other young agent initiatives.
All auction proceeds benefit the InVEST scholarship fund, which provides scholarships to InVEST graduates pursuing insurance-related studies or careers. In addition to silent auction bids, the national Young Agents Committee also raised scholarship money through direct donations and sponsorships.
The event featured a keynote address by Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Massachusetts) and the presentation of the annual InsurPac and Young Agent awards.
Perpetuation for Young Professionals
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4 Ways to Find Your Niche
Creating a niche to grow your book of business isn't a new idea, but independent agents are often unsure where to start. Tie these four components together to become an industry leader in a niche you love. More from IA magazine
Trusted Choice®- Free to do what's right for you
There has never been a better time to co-brand your insurance agency with Trusted Choice®. There are many benefits to being a Trusted Choice independent insurance agent. Read here for some tips
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VU offers access to insurance, business and technology articles, the 'ask an expert' service, many full sample ISO forms, white papers, monthly webcast and information on issues affecting today's insurance marketplace.
The Big “I” Diversity Task Force teamed up with the Virtual University and young agents committees to host a special event entitled “Engaging a New Workforce – Multicultural, Multigenerational, Multifaceted and Multitalented.”
E-signature is here to stay, and now is the time to join the agencies that are flocking to this tool to improve service and increase efficiency.
Starting an agency from scratch is possible, but can be very challenging. Owning an agency gives you the ability to be your own boss, have the satisfaction of helping people protect their valuables and investments, as well as provides you with good income potential for many years to come.