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.

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Insurance Insights

How To Become an Independent Insurance Agent

Life & Final Expense Insurance

Starting Off Right With Your Life Insurance Business

50 percent of small businesses fail within the first five years.

Why do so many small businesses fail? Probably because they didn’t have the foundation to succeed.

Have you been wanting to start your own business but are afraid of falling victim to this statistic?

Starting your own insurance business is one of the best ways to become an entrepreneur. But successfully starting your own life insurance business requires starting out on the right foot.

Keep reading for our guide to starting off right with your new life insurance business.

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Annuity Products: How Do They Work and Which Are the Most Popular?

According to the Sales & Market Report, in 2020 there was $209.1 billion in annuity sales. The first quarter of 2021 saw $58.1 billion in deferred annuity sales.

The report also found that variable annuities are the most popular of all annuity products. This is followed by indexed annuities and then fixed annuities. Variable annuity sales show a 17.6% increase from 2020 to 2021.

If you are new to insurance sales or have not yet added annuities to your product offerings, this is an excellent way to grow your business and increase your salary.

Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about this lucrative area of insurance sales.

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Life & Final Expense Insurance

The Average Insurance Agent Salary and 4 Ways to Increase It

If you are tired of working for someone else and want to branch out on your own, selling insurance may be the perfect career for you. It is competitive, with 409,950 agents in the U.S. as of May 2020.

You may be wondering what makes this such a popular career. The answer is simple—insurance agent salary amounts can be as high as the agent wants them to be. The key to this is training.

When you belong to an organization that provides you with the continuing educational support you need to market and sell insurance, the sky is the limit when it comes to income. If you are new to the insurance industry, the steps to becoming an agent are easy.

Maybe you have been selling insurance, but things are not as lucrative as they once were. Let’s face it, 2020 was a year that took everyone down, and insurance agents also took a beating.

Knowing how to rebuild your client base will help build your income. Are you wondering about an independent insurance agency salary? Read on for answers to all your questions.

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Insurance Insights

Top Reasons a New Insurance Sales Career Is a Perfect Opportunity

An insurance sales career can be a lucrative means of income. Sales agents in the U.S have a mean annual wage of $33.22 per hour or $69,100 per year.

When working as an agent you have the ability to expand your income depending on the hours you work each week. The key to success is knowing both how to sell insurance and how to start an insurance sales career that is successful.

Whether you are looking to begin a new career or a seasoned insurance salesperson wanting to build your client base, it never hurts to review the top reasons why a career in insurance sales is a good choice.

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Life & Final Expense Insurance

How to Sell Life Insurance (The Ultimate Guide)

According to reports, life insurance sales are the highest they’ve been since 1983.

One of the spin-offs of the pandemic is it has made many of us hyper-aware of own our mortality and how a sudden loss can impact a family financially.

Thanks to this, consumers are seeking out life insurance plans in droves.

If you’re thinking of selling life insurance, now is the time to hit go on your new career. Life insurance can be highly lucrative and is famous for offering some of the highest commission rates in the industry.

Are you ready to learn how to sell life insurance?

Continue reading to find out how to get started, as well as some invaluable sales tricks and tips.

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