We’ll use this page to provide information distributed by insurance carriers, federal and state insurance related departments, and other insurance or small business resources as it is received.
Although we attempt to vet all the information we receive, the volume of information and the fluid nature of the pandemic itself, may cause some mixed messaging.
Insurance agents will begin to see the effects of Medicare Supplement changes quite soon! These modifications will go into operation on January 1, 2020. They could drastically change the way you do business and impact your clients … Read More
How many times have you heard that the Medicare Supplement market is “booming” with opportunity? (Insert commonplace statistic about the number of baby boomers turning 65 here.)
We won’t repeat the same old numbers (and yes, we’re … Read More
You’re armed with fresh leads and determined to sell Medicare Supplements over the phone. So, now what?
Common practice might say writing a strong script is next, but here’s our secret: You need a mix of preparation and … Read More
Craig Ritter, president of Ritter Insurance Marketing, once again gave his annual State of the Senior Market address, but this year, with a little twist.
Rather than one long webinar, his address was broken into a four-part video … Read More
The COVID-19 virus has effectively changed the way the United States operates for the foreseeable future. With business closures and travel restrictions, the potential to harm small businesses like insurance agencies is obvious … Read More
The loss of a loved one is never easy. Sorrow. Heartbreak. Grief. Your clients will have a hard-enough time dealing with all of these emotions, but simultaneously, they’ll also be responsible for decisions, decisions, and … Read More
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have some strict rules on what agents can and cannot say during Medicare sales appointments, but pulling them out of the dense Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines … Read More
For agents selling Medicare plans, the stereotypical prospect has been someone with graying hair, approaching the age of 65 or already past it, and retired. There have always been those who don’t fit this stereotype; however, … Read More
Have You Watched Ritter's State of the Senior Market?
You may enjoy selling Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Part D plans because you like helping others, but you and your family may also depend on the commissions your insurance career or side hustle provides. Read More
Which products should a Medicare sales agent sell outside of the Annual Enrollment Period to keep earning commissions? We’ve got the top five additional plan types that should be a part of an agent’s portfolio during the … Read More
We’ve already told you the many ways you can remain compliant as an insurance agent. In this article, we want to focus on the “why.” Why should you go about your business in an ethical, compliant fashion? Read More
Are you considering becoming a Certified Insurance Counselor? For some agents, this certification may be something brand new! We’re here to break down what this certification is, how you can obtain it, and whether or not it would … Read More
Having a designated space to work and be productive is essential for independent insurance agents.
There are going to be advantages and disadvantages with deciding whether or not to acquire an office space outside of your home. Read More
For 2020, we’ve made some exciting changes to our annual $100K Cash Giveaway. We’re happy to say that you can expect the same great contest with brand-new prizes!
As we’ve done in the past, we will continue to reward … Read More
Mistakes happen, even to the best of us. Fortunately, errors and omissions (E&O) insurance can help you mitigate the risks and costs that come with your profession.
The insurance for those who are selling insurance, E&O … Read More