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Rebekah Parr

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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..

When Clients Ask About Commission: Senior Insurance Agent Discussions

November 19, 2019

People don't typically run around asking you what your salary is, but sometimes, those who live off commission sales – including senior market insurance agents – can be the exception. So many people.

Agent to Agent: Why Tyler Ringle Loves Great Southern Life

September 3, 2019

*For agent use only. Not for public use. 19-052-1-AGT (08/19)* In just 8 months, Tyler Ringle, independent agent, wrote a total of $84,528 in GSL Medicare Supplements for a grand total of 48 issued.

How to Design a DIY Brochure For Your Insurance Agency Using Canva

July 8, 2019

It's no secret that digital marketing is picking up steam these days, but tried-and-true methods of marketing still work, including brochures! There's something about holding a physical item –.

Great Southern Life (GSL) Med Supp Review with Tyler Nyman

July 1, 2019

Tyler Nyman, an independent insurance agent who works with his father, is a big fan of the Great Southern Life Medicare Supplement. "We don't contract with that many companies and start writing them..