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Started by Bryan Ahlquist in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by TedP 7 hours ago. 5 Replies 0 Likes
NAPAA NEWSHere are the results from NAPAA's survey conducted from October thru December 2017.The results were similar to those we received from the agency survey we ran in the Summer of 2016. Our survey continues to show that a higher percentage of…Continue
Started by Burl Parks, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Retired Mega 7 hours ago. 4 Replies 0 Likes
Foremost who owns Farmers has elected to sell their book of commercial accounts to Hartford. Today I received a call from a SR. VP who said, "Farmers and Foremost wanted to focus on growing their personal lines business".Most of the commercial…Continue
Started by IPSSUX - EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Retired Mega 7 hours ago. 5 Replies 0 Likes
Former Allstate CEO Jerry Choate, 79, diesJerry Choate, Allstate’s chairman and CEO from 1995 to 1999, died Wednesday night, Feb. 21. He was 79.“Jerry made a significant mark on Allstate during a 37-year career that literally went from entry-level…Continue
Started by Peety in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. ... 8 hours ago. 0 Replies 0 Likes
Is 7a funding the way to go for the initial capital needed to start up agency?
Started by Duece (active EA) in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Skysailor yesterday. 12 Replies 2 Likes
Interesting article!http://www.thinkadvisor.com/2018/02/15/scottrade-charged-under-dol-fiduciary-rule-in-mass?page=2Notice the mention of…Continue
Looking for some feedback. Has anyone worked with Insperity HR yet? I received an email a few weeks back regarding Allstate hooking up with Insperity to help Agencies with HR solutions, most importantly Health Benefits. They offer the whole HR…Continue
As all of us EAs know (unless you live under a rock), the National Forum is quickly approaching. Registration begins March 21, 2016 with the Forum running 5/11/16 and 5/12/16. According to the National Forum page, cost remains at $450 (for…Continue
It is absolutely beyond me and never ceases to amaze me the degree to which the general EA community places ZERO value on the time, knowledge, information and experience of an EFS. I got a marketing email from David Carr on Feb. 14th promoting…Continue
Started by David in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Pointer yesterday. 23 Replies 2 Likes
Time to end IPS requirement and 9/9. No more oppressive tax restrictions and regulations by last administration + huge stock price increases to boost investment portfolio profits is a perfect time to relax restrictions to agent comp at 9/9.If not…Continue
Coincidences are funny things...I'm not convinced I believe in them (Gibbs rule 39 for NCIS Fans)
I've been working for several months on a…Continue
Has anyone noticed the change to the Executive Advantage program?
Seems that if you're at 9/9 (IPS not Achieved), you will not get any Executive Advantage Plus Marketing (or Technology?) money for 2018.
So I made bonus this year and I am very happy.
But, 10 years ago I probably would have made national conference, but made no trips at all this year.
I Guess I just wonder, is it just REALLY hard to make trips…Continue
Has anybody noticed their comp not being at 9, or 10%? I should be at 9%, but I'm getting 4.072% comp on new business.
I had my FSL in the other day, & he couldn't figure it out. Now for Feb comp, same thing, 4.072%. We looked through…Continue
JUST CURIOUS; WHO IN HOME OFFICE OR THE FLORIDA REGION CAN I CONTACT TO INFORM THEM OF ALLSTATE AGENTS IN THE MIAMI THAT ALSO OWN INDEPENDENT AGENCIES? I BROUGHT IT UP TO MY FSL WITH A DETAILED LIST OF THE AGENT NAMES AND SUCH AND TO MY SURPRISE,…Continue
It appears a new agency has been placed a few miles away from two other existing EA locations, and the new agent has zero insurance sales, financial services, or customer service experience. I believe the location is actually a scratch satellite…Continue
If I did business in Michigan I would be requesting NAPPA (or somehow invest in a company that can) to pull TC filing and interpret the filing to see what the impact for the EA will be?
Not that I don't trust what TC tells me. It's just…Continue