Scam Alert: What to Watch Out for When Choosing an FMO

Are you considering partnering with an FMO?  Would you like a brokerage agency to have your back?  Finding the right partner is so important to growing your Insurance business. In Podcast: Episode 65, Scam Alert: What to watch out for when choosing an FMO? The Brokerage Inc.’s New Agent Advisor, Louise Roberson, tells us what  … Read more

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How to Be More Approachable as an Insurance Agent

What if a smile could change the way you attract new clients?  Would you smile more?  In Dale Carnegie’s book “How to Win Friends and Influence People”, he shares his best-selling advice on attracting more clients and how to be better at business.  We dive into his theories in How to Be More Approachable as  … Read more

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American Rescue Plan

In combination with the 2021 ACA Special Enrollment Period, the American Rescue Plan means you have a unique opportunity to enroll new and existing clients in more affordable coverage without a qualifying life event. Here is some key information on how this newest COVID-19 relief bill impacts ACA enrollments: Larger subsidies for 100—400% FPL. Most  … Read more

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American Rescue Plan: What You Should Know

Did you know 14.9 million Americans who are without health insurance will be able to save money on their premiums?  And more than 3 million newly eligible American’s can take advantage of the American Rescue Plan and get coverage. In Podcast: Episode 63, The Brokerage Inc. President, Mike Smith shares how you can help those  … Read more

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How ICHRA Works for Your Business

Would you like to learn more about ICHRA?  In Podcast: Episode 62, Regan Olsen with Take Command Health details How ICHRA Works for Your Business. What is ICHRA? ICHRA stands for Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement and is now available for employers to use!  Take Command Health explains it like this: “ICHRA is a game-changer  … Read more

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Video Conferencing 101

Zoom calls and presentations have become the norm in our daily work lives.  Whether we are hosting a presentation or participating in a meeting, we all have learned Video Conferencing 101 and how to zoom in.  So here’s some advice on how to make the most of your Zoom presentations.  Look the part Always dress  … Read more

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Building a Brand for Your Business

Are you thinking about Building a Brand for Your Business?  Your brand not only says who you are, but what you represent so it’s important to understand the brand or mission of your business.  In Podcast: Episode 61, we take a deep dive into how to get started building your brand. Building a brand for  … Read more

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Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare Supplements

Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare supplements what’s the difference?  In our first of several Audio Masterclasses, we explore the difference between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplements.   Podcast: Episode 60 will also share some strategies on how to add these to your client’s portfolios. Medicare Advantage vs. Medicare supplements In this podcast, we share a Masterclass on  … Read more

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How to Think & Grow Rich (Book Review)

Looking for a great business book?  Maybe you are looking to grow your business and increase your income?  In Podcast: Episode 59 we share with you one of the most popular business books of all time, “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill.   This book review will give you a different perspective on how to  … Read more

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What is an IMO?

As a professional in the insurance industry, you might have asked yourself “What is an IMO?” IMO, NMO, FMO, MGA, GA…there are a lot of acronyms to keep up with. So what is an IMO and why do you need one? Feel free to jump around using the links below: What is an IMO? How  … Read more

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What I Need to Know About ACA 2.0

Are you taking advantage of the Special Enrollment Period for the ACA?  In Podcast: Episode 58, What I Need to Know About ACA 2.0, Belynda Diciaccio, shares her best tips and tricks for selling ACA in this special enrollment period. WHAT IS THE SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD (SEP) During the Special Enrollment Period (February 15th through May  … Read more

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How to Use UHC Jarvis

UHC Jarvis is a powerful agent portal that puts all of your tools in one place. Please note this uses images from a PC.  The view on a tablet or phone will look different, although the functionality should still be there. If you have not received a Writing Number, many of these features will not  … Read more

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