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Highlights of Our September 7 Medicare Kickoff Event

For those of you who may have missed it or who would like a recap, we conducted our Annual Medicare AEP Kickoff event Sept. 7. If you missed out on this event, be sure to check out our calendar on our website by clicking here so you can stay...

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Planting and Harvesting…Are You Asking One More Question?

“To everything there is a season”, the Book of Ecclesiastes tells us.  And that statement rings particularly true as we approach open enrollment periods for individual health products, for both Medicare and ACA programs

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National Medicare Education Week is Sept 15-21! Are your clients asking questions?

I was fortunate enough to attend the UnitedHealthcare (UHC) 2017 Product Rollout meeting a couple weeks ago in Phoenix, AZ.  We learned about so many things, but one topic that I found extremely valuable is National Medicare Education Week!  UnitedHealthcare created this week to help empower people to make...

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Medicare Supplement Rate Increases: How to Help Your Clients

At the top of every Medicare agent’s frequently asked question list is: “Will my Medicare Supplement rate increase”?  The short answer to this question, Yes.  Sometimes we do see rates go down, but more often due to inflation or the way companies rate based on age increases, we see...

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5 Life Insurance Underwriting Tips You Need to Know

No two clients are alike. When it comes to writing a life insurance policy this fact can really start to make things complicated for you as an agent. With different rate classes and table ratings, it can often be difficult to determine how a client will be underwritten, and...

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New to Selling Medicare? Here are Great Resources to Getting Started

With the uncertainty of where the ACA is heading, we are seeing an influx of agents flocking to the over 65 market.  With 10,000 seniors turning 65 everyday, it is no secret that there is a very large Medicare market out there.  While the rules and regulations of Medicare can...

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6 Surprising Medicare Facts for Agents Who Know Everything

Several of the employees here at The Brokerage, Inc. have specialized in Medicare for the last decade or so, and during that time have picked up plenty of tidbits. Although we have many agents who are Medicare experts themselves, every once in a while we will get a question...

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How We Made it to Celebrating 40 Years of Service

Jul 26, 16 • AnniversaryNo Comments

Entrepreneur: a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.  Ross Hopkin’s entrepreneurial spirit, a keen sense of intuition, and an aptitude for surrounding himself with good talent is what started The Brokerage, Inc. 40 years...

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Should You Delay Medicare Certifications?

Medicare Advantage carriers are releasing their product certifications.  While some producers might dread certifications, I think of it as an exciting time, like the first day of a new school year.  You have a clean slate, set new goals for the year ahead, and start getting focused on what...

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Introducing Our Featured Partner for June

Here at The Brokerage, we like to choose a different partner each month to be recognized and featured on our website. This month we are proud to feature Bill Izor from SBLI!

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