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Rebekah Parr

Rebekah Parr
I’m Rebekah Parr, the Content Director here at New Horizons. If there’s something that needs to be written, I’m the go-to gal for the job! My background is in writing and publishing. I graduated as an Honors Scholar from Illinois State University and hold a BS in English and Creative Writing. My previous career was as the Editor for a nonfiction publishing house, where I edited and proofed hundreds of books and wrote 7 nonfiction books. Today, I help insurance agents in the senior market grow their businesses through marketing materials, training guides, how-to articles, and more.
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Recent Posts

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…

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.…

Insurance Agents: How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile Summary

May 20, 2019

If you're an insurance agent and you're not yet on LinkedIn, I'd encourage you to set up a profile. Even though LinkedIn is geared more towards B2B, it's still a huge opportunity for you to present…

3 Experienced Agents Give Tips for New Insurance Agents

May 7, 2019

Being an independent insurance agent in the senior market can be very lucrative, which is one of the huge draws for individuals looking to join the industry. However, the failure rate? It's dismal.…

[Case Study] Everything You Need to Know About Selling Your Insurance Business

April 9, 2019

Steve Hughes just turned 72 and has sold insurance for over 45 years. As of 2019, he is officially retired and has sold his book of business to his FMO, New Horizons Insurance Marketing. "You can't…

Why An Agent Started Using the CNA After 33 Years

March 26, 2019

Tim Bennett has been in the insurance business since 1986 and started regularly using the Client Needs Assessment (CNA) in 2019. Before he started using the CNA to uncover needs with his clients, he…

How to Easily Order Americo and Great Southern Life Medicare Supplement Supplies

March 19, 2019

Do you need to order Americo or Great Southern Life (GSL) Medicare Supplement applications, client brochures, or underwriting guidelines? It's really easy to order these Med Sup supplies once you…

New 2018 Tax Bill Is Saving Independent Insurance Agents a Lot of Cash

March 12, 2019

If you're filing your taxes in 2019, you're going to be stoked. A new tax bill, the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, was passed in December of 2017, and a lot of it came into effect in 2018 for the first…

Agent to Agent: Americo Med Sup Review by Russell Meskimen

February 26, 2019

*For agent use only. Not for public use. 19-052-1-AGT (02/19)* "If you're selling face-to-face with your clients, this is a company you have to get," says Russell Meskimen. Russell is an independent…