Insurance Insights

Tips on How to Become an Insurance Agent in Texas


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are around 41,230 insurance sales agents in the state of Texas. Are you interested in joining those ranks?

Selling insurance in the Lone Star State can be a profitable, rewarding, and exciting career choice. Whether you want to work for an insurance company or become an independent agent, you’ll have the opportunity to help others make some of the most important decisions of their lives.

However, before you can work in this field, you’ll need to complete a few steps. Today, we’re sharing how to become an insurance agent in Texas so you can know what to expect and start planning your path!

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IS101 Updates

Product and Service Changelog For IS101

This post will be used to update customers and readers on the progress of the IS101 website.

The newest additions and changes will be posted at the top with a date this way you can easily find the newest updates to the service.

Feel free to leave comments, let us know your thoughts on how we're doing and updates you would like to see.

If you'd like to know the direction and updates to the training program, you can read them in this article.

Check out what's new, read now!

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Insurance Insights

12 Tips for Choosing an Insurance Sales Training Course


To get started as an insurance agent, you need two important things: a high school diploma and an insurance license. In addition, some companies limit their hiring pools to those with a bachelor’s degree or other credentials.

As you get started in this industry, most of your experience will come from on-the-job training. Newly-hired agents often shadow more seasoned employees to learn how to handle client interactions, conduct office procedures, and navigate different policy options.

While this type of informal education can be invaluable, insurance sales training covers critical industry topics in an engaging, collaborative environment. It can help you launch your new career, grow in your current position, and differentiate yourself from the competition.

However, not all courses and classes are created equal. Today, we’re sharing 12 important features to look for when you’re ready to sign up and start learning!

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How Much Do Insurance Agents Make per Policy?


Are you interested in entering the world of insurance sales? This can be a highly rewarding and enjoyable field — as well as a profitable one.

As with any career, it’s important to understand your earning potential before you take the next steps forward. As you begin to do your research, you might have questions such as, “How do insurance commissions work? and “How much do insurance agents make per policy?”

Today, we’re crunching the numbers and sharing the information you need to know.

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