By Matthew King

You might be surprised to learn that by 2027, the US economy is expected to have as many as 86.5 million freelance workers. 

More people are flocking to work for themselves.

Working independently can be a lucrative opportunity with the right drive and enthusiasm for what you're working on. 

When you work for yourself, you also can have the independence to make decisions and work when it's right for you.

Are you interested in making money selling annuities, but you're unsure how to get started or whether it's a good idea? 

Keep reading to find out more about selling annuities and self-employment.

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By Matthew King

According to estimates, roughly 70%-80% of new insurance agents fail within their first year.

Are you a new independent insurance agent? 

If you want to maximize your chances of success, you need to pick the right type of insurance to start selling. 

The ideal type of insurance to sell can sometimes depend on personal factors, such as what industries you already have experience in.

However, there are a few insurance types that stand out as top sellers and which can be highly lucrative for agents, both new and experienced. 

Keep reading to find out which types of insurance can be the most profitable.

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By Matthew King

Statistics show that while over 70% of people in the US want to be self-employed, only 6% are.

Becoming self-employed can be tough and scary. But, if you pick the right path, it doesn't have to be this way. 

If you're looking to become your own boss, you should definitely consider an insurance agent career. 

Selling insurance an as independent agent is one of the unique fields that allow you freedom from a boss, low barriers to entry, and the potential for high earnings. 

Don't miss out. Keep reading to find out 6 reasons why an insurance agent career could be perfect for you. 

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By Matthew King

Are you interested in selling annuities online? 

According to reports, 96% of independent insurance agents say that their customers are looking for more digital tools and processes for buying insurance.

Surveyed agents also reported an 11% increase in the number of people making insurance purchases fully online. 

Up until recently, a lot of insurers and agents have focused their efforts around offline sales. Even though customers are turning to online channels, a lot of agents are still lagging behind in their online strategies. 

If you can effectively sell insurance online, you could gain an advantage over your competition, reduce costs, and better serve your customers. 

But how does one start selling insurance online? Continue reading to find out everything you need to know. 

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By Matthew King

"No."

It's a word most of us don't like to hear. But in the world of selling life insurance, "no" is a word you can expect to hear a lot.

When you're selling life insurance, you have to develop a thick skin. But what about turning a "no" into a "yes"?

The ability to overcome common insurance objections distinguishes the successful from the rest. Keep reading to learn more about the most common objections you'll hear when selling life insurance and how to respond to turn that "no" into a "YES!"

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By Matthew King

Whether you’re in your first year as an insurance agent or your tenth, sometimes, you may feel like you just aren’t bringing in the money you could. 

There are plenty of leads out there, so why isn’t your business growing? How can you make your clients happier and bring in more word-of-mouth leads? 

Perfecting your sales process is an ongoing endeavor and can be important for keeping your business in the black.

Read on to discover some techniques that can improve your sales process the smart way.

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By Matthew King

16% of the population is age 65 or older in the US. 54.1 million Americans are eligible for Medicare insurance. 

If you're selling Medicare insurance, that leaves you with an enormous pool of potential customers to get on Medicare plans you have available. 

Selling Medicare supplemental insurance is important work because of the many benefits it provides to seniors. The real question is how to tap into this large population of people. How do you reach them so they can see your product? 

You just need to connect with them and help them to understand Medicare's importance. Read on for these tips for connecting with the right demographic and selling Medicare insurance.

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By Matthew King

Do you ever feel stuck at your current job?

Do you want to set your own hours, increase your earning potential, and make a positive change in your community?

If any of this sounds familiar, you might want to consider a career selling life insurance.

But wait, you say, doesn’t an insurance career mean long hours at a desk and chasing uninterested leads? Not at all! In fact, this is one of the many myths about the insurance industry.

Read on to debunk these life insurance myths and learn what you can expect from your career as a life insurance agent.

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By Matthew King

In 2021 Zippia gathered information from 30 million profiles and found that life insurance agents make an average salary of $95,000 per year. In a world that still tends to favor men with higher wages, women in life insurance do well, making 93% of what men make. This makes it an ideal career choice for women.

According to the Insurance Information Institute, there is a need for life insurance in the United States. As of 2020, there is a 16% needs gap, which is equivalent to 41 million potential clients who say they need insurance but do not have it. To make selling insurance even easier, the Covid-19 pandemic has increased the popularity of online/internet sales from 17% in 2011 to 29% in 2020.  

Everyone has a need for life insurance, which is why becoming an agent is the perfect new career. Whether desiring to be self-employed or just looking for a part-time side job, keep reading to learn why everyone has a need to purchase life insurance.

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By Matthew King

Are you thinking of becoming an independent insurance agent?

According to statistics, there are currently only 36,000 independent insurance agents and brokerages in the US. Although this is a healthy number, there is definitely room for more. 

Millions of Americans need multiple types of insurance products, and independent insurance agents are some of the best people to help them get the coverage they need. 

Independent insurance agents can often serve clients better and more objectively. What's more, they typically earn more and have more freedom. 

These are just some of the many benefits of becoming an independent insurance agent. 

Wondering whether or not selling insurance independently is a good career choice? Keep reading to find out the top 10 benefits of becoming an independent insurance agent. 

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