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Rebekah Parr

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Is It Hard to Sell Medicare Supplements?

May 26, 2020

When you're looking to get into Medicare sales, a question may linger in the back of your mind: is it hard to sell Medicare products?

What You Actually Need to Know From the 2020 Medicare Trustees Report

May 4, 2020

It's a New Horizons tradition – every year, we publish a summary of the Medicare Trustees Report. After all, it’s a few hundred pages long, and who has time for that?

How to Sell Medicare Part D

March 17, 2020

As an agent in the senior market, you need to know how to sell Medicare Part D. Even if you're a die hard MAPD fan, you're still bound to come across clients who prefer a Med Supp or the MSA, in.

Why You Shouldn't Become an Independent Agent in the Senior Market

March 9, 2020

Being an independent agent in the senior insurance market can be quite an attractive career path. You're your own boss, you get to set your own schedule, it's not uncommon to earn six figures after a.

How to Ask for Referrals to Organically Grow Your Insurance Agency

February 10, 2020

Ah, the wonderful referral. There's no better – or inexpensive – way to grow an insurance agency than to be thriving off of referrals. Word of mouth marketing is a tried-and-true way to find new.

Do I Need an LLC as an Independent Insurance Agent?

February 3, 2020

When we start talking about terms like LLC, sole proprietorship, partnership... things can get muddy really fast. That's why we talked with a local lawyer, Shane Mendenhall. He has some great advice.

Ask the Underwriters: Med Supp & Life Underwriting Tips for Agents

January 27, 2020

Ahh, underwriting. The bane of many an independent insurance agent's existence. While many of us struggle to place tough cases as we bury our noses in underwriting guides, there are underwriters out.

7 Surprises to Insurance Agents After They Enrolled in Medicare

January 21, 2020

Enrolling into Medicare is one of the most complicated endeavors you go through as you prepare to turn 65. Thankfully, independent insurance agents make the confusing process simple.

The Ultimate 2020 Tax Deductions Checklist for Independent Insurance Agents

January 6, 2020

Note: This article has been updated from previous tax years. Notable 2019/2020 updates include an increase to the standard mileage rate and the introduction of QBID.  Disclaimer: We are not tax.

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Meaningful Goals for Your Insurance Agency

November 26, 2019

The best way to take control of your insurance agency's future is to set some meaningful goals. Setting goals is one of the trickiest tasks we face each year, and there's a lot that goes into it..