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Ben Dover Active EA replied to So much rate's discussion Allstate auto pulling out of Michigan?
"I don't see any change in CGR in the activity history.  I think it's just a lower…"
1 hour ago
Kevin Bleier EA replied to Born to Run 31 yr EA's discussion Haven't seen this on Gateway yet...
"I have no inside information but I speculate that he has plans on doing a little shopping with…"
1 hour ago
okt0ber replied to So much rate's discussion Allstate auto pulling out of Michigan?
"That's CGR in action. Higher rates for existing (lower risk) customers, lower risk for new…"
2 hours ago
caligirl replied to Born to Run 31 yr EA's discussion Haven't seen this on Gateway yet...
"this is nothing. we've  been fined more at times for doing things "almost"…"
2 hours ago
Jim Bowie replied to Born to Run 31 yr EA's discussion Haven't seen this on Gateway yet...
"Even when the stock was high doesn't always mean tc is doing good."
3 hours ago
Jim Bowie commented on copper ridge's blog post EA agent change request from IA
"Fla Ea- Not an option for me to late in the game."
3 hours ago
Jim Bowie commented on copper ridge's blog post EA agent change request from IA
"Fla Ea- Not an option for me to late in th e game."
3 hours ago
Kevin Bleier EA replied to Born to Run 31 yr EA's discussion Haven't seen this on Gateway yet...
"Lowest price of the year so far."
3 hours ago
TreadingWaterNY replied to Joe Aldo's discussion Allstate going back to to Old Sears Days In The Allstate Booth
"How is locating agency owners in Sam's Club going to help existing agency owners pursue new…"
3 hours ago
Joe Aldo replied to Joe Aldo's discussion Allstate going back to to Old Sears Days In The Allstate Booth
"Didn't realize the thread was already started"
4 hours ago
Joe Aldo posted a discussion

Allstate going back to to Old Sears Days In The Allstate Booth

Starting November 2018 and running for one year, five agency owners will open agency…See More
4 hours ago
Ben Dover Active EA replied to So much rate's discussion Allstate auto pulling out of Michigan?
"Allstate couldn't make the reciprocal work in Michigan so now they're dialing up renewals…"
5 hours ago
Bigfoot replied to Born to Run 31 yr EA's discussion Haven't seen this on Gateway yet...
"Well...I think Wall Street has seen this.  Look at the stock price activity here lately."
6 hours ago
Born to Run 31 yr EA posted a discussion

Haven't seen this on Gateway yet...

Allstate hit with massive losses by Bethan Moorcraft 15 Nov 2018Insurance giant Allstate has today…See More
6 hours ago
Scifo - Active EA TN/MS/AR replied to IPSSUX - EA's discussion Learn about test of in-store agency locations in select Sam's Club stores
"Gives the whole "You're In Good Hands" a completely different…"
6 hours ago
Tweety- 15 yr Active EA replied to IPSSUX - EA's discussion Learn about test of in-store agency locations in select Sam's Club stores
"I thought Sam's are shirking in size due to Costco. They closed down Sam's in my area…"
6 hours ago
Dennis Booth, IA/Former EA replied to IPSSUX - EA's discussion Learn about test of in-store agency locations in select Sam's Club stores
"Would you like a hot apple pie to go with your order? No...... how about an auto insurance policy?!"
6 hours ago
Blackbelt replied to Fla-EA's discussion There Is A Difference Between A Captive Agent and an Independent Agent
"Excellent. Agents do not "Look out for" customers, and are not accountable for…"
6 hours ago
Blackbelt replied to IPSSUX - EA's discussion Learn about test of in-store agency locations in select Sam's Club stores
"LOL.....Why not set up a kiosk at the Asian Massage Parlors nationwide."
7 hours ago
frostyONE replied to IPSSUX - EA's discussion Learn about test of in-store agency locations in select Sam's Club stores
"Nah... instead, you'll have Sears setting up order kiosks inside select Allstate…"
7 hours ago
 

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Allstate auto pulling out of Michigan?

Started by So much rate in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Ben Dover Active EA 1 hour ago. 36 Replies

Just got this from our RVP, other agent said "apparently we wont be selling Allstate auto insurance anymore, we will be selling "xxx auto" an Allstate company, much like our friends at Esurance."  This was confirmed by an FSL.  I guess this makes…Continue

Haven't seen this on Gateway yet...

Started by Born to Run 31 yr EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Kevin Bleier EA 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

Allstate hit with massive losses by Bethan Moorcraft 15 Nov 2018Insurance giant Allstate has today revealed a huge catastrophe loss estimate for the month of October 2018.The firm has announced estimated catastrophe losses of $202 million, pre-tax,…Continue

Allstate going back to to Old Sears Days In The Allstate Booth

Started by Joe Aldo in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by TreadingWaterNY 3 hours ago. 2 Replies

Starting November 2018 and running for one year, five agency owners will open agency locations within Sam's Club stores in the financial center, reinforcing Allstate's commitment to protection solutions through proximity to lending institutions and…Continue

Learn about test of in-store agency locations in select Sam's Club stores

Started by IPSSUX - EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Scifo - Active EA TN/MS/AR 6 hours ago. 10 Replies

Located by the escalator, next to the tire center.  (only a few will understand)_____________________________________________________________Starting November 2018 and running for one year, five agency owners will open agency locations within Sam's…Continue

Selling of my interest in Agency

Started by Rick Olson in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Ted Paris NAPAA Ex. Dir. 7 hours ago. 16 Replies

I have been with TC for 35 years and have decided to sell.  What advice would you have. I am a member of NAPAA.   Do agent owners hire the services of a broker?Continue

Customer self-service? Are there other companies doing this successfully?

Started by Donald Oldham in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Cigarette Danglin 8 hours ago. 38 Replies

It appears from my read of the Gateway article on "Customer Self Service" many of the transactions I use to pivot to additional sales, customer updates and referrals will be handled by customers themselves. Does anyone else read this the way I did…Continue

There Is A Difference Between A Captive Agent and an Independent Agent

Started by Fla-EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. ... 10 hours ago. 0 Replies

A recent court ruling proves that there is a difference for a captive agent vs an Independent Agent. From Insurance Business Magazine:Captive agent vs broker – why one is better than the other for clientsA recent court ruling relating to an…Continue

Auto Declaration

Started by MGRINS in Agency Technology, etc.. Last reply by RDR 12 hours ago. 5 Replies

Occasionally get a request for a client's auto declaration. Is there an easy way of obtaining without coping screen shot? Gateway states customer can order via my account or call 800#.Continue

EA to Allstate IA agency change

Started by copper ridge in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by RDR 12 hours ago. 7 Replies

If an EA's client request an Allstate IA to become his agent and the IA fills out the proper form and agreeing to become agent of record and wanting commissions and renewals will in fact said IA receive such commissions?Continue

Customer Search

Started by FarmersReject in Agency Technology, etc.. Last reply by FarmersReject yesterday. 2 Replies

Does anyone know how to search thru your own clients by zip code?  Just in case there is a client that may have been involved in one of the recent fires.Continue

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EA agent change request from IA

Posted by copper ridge on November 14, 2018 at 9:15am 18 Comments

If an EA's client request an Allstate IA to be his agent and the IA fills out the proper form agreeing to be Agent of Record and wanting commissions ...will in fact the IA get said commissions???

EFS relationships

Posted by This is me is that you on October 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 12 Comments

Looking for advice and feedback on my EFS relationship! Been an agent for about 25 years and had 10 life specialist/EFS us over the years!  My current EFS has been officing out of my office for the last three years! He’s here about two days a…

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I'm old and easily confused ...

Posted by Kevin White (IA) AZ, ME and CT on September 20, 2018 at 10:07pm 0 Comments





Sometimes I also play solitaire and cut out paper dolls to amuse myself, but I like doing this a…

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Monthly Income Term question

Posted by Richard on September 14, 2018 at 9:28am 21 Comments

Curious if an EA/EFS can explain to me why they would recommend this product versus the True Fit when discussing life insurance?  What are the advantages/disadvantages when making the recommendation.  Thanks you.

TPP notice

Posted by Tweety- 15 yr Active EA on August 24, 2018 at 3:13pm 7 Comments

When I give TPP 90 day notice, do I have to open a office for full 90 days?

Let Paul go to work for you, too..

Posted by David B. Carr on August 20, 2018 at 4:57pm 0 Comments

I received this compliment about Paul Johnson and 24 Hour Leads today.  Call Paul and tell him I sent you. His # is 844-532-3744.

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Dennis Quaid - Esurance

Posted by Gregory on August 17, 2018 at 6:30pm 4 Comments

Clever ad...  steppin' up their game a little.…

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Minimum Securities Production

Posted by macagent on August 7, 2018 at 11:30am 22 Comments

Has anyone faced this situation? I came up short this year by a little more than $200. I had a VUL written 5/25/18 that would have covered it. However, the case got held up in underwriting and STILL hasn’t issued. I was counting on it to be…

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