According to a recent report, 24 million Americans want to be self-employed. Do you want to fire your boss, branch out on your own, and start an independent insurance agency?
Working for one's self comes with numerous perks, including flexibility, not having to report to anyone, and reduced stress.
Or maybe you're attracted to the earning potential that lies in starting your own independent insurance agency. Not only is there a lot of freedom in having no boss—but being your own boss can also open up higher earning opportunities.
This is especially true when it comes to selling insurance.
Currently, Ziprecruiter estimates that independent insurance agents earn an average of $91,323 per year. Top-performing agents can earn up to $210,000 annually.
But how does one start your own insurance agency? What are the steps involved and is it possible for anyone to do?
Carry on reading to find out just how to go about successfully opening up your own independent insurance agency.