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caligirl replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"this survey is just a piece of crap . always has been. always will be. then they lie afterwards and…"
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Estimated commented on Richard's blog post Monthly Income Term question
"Cowboy As mentioned below there seems to be a provision for a one time payment, contrary…"
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Cowboy7 commented on Richard's blog post Monthly Income Term question
"1. MIT policies do not offer Preferred Elite health rating, as Trueterm does 2. In my state, the…"
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Donald Oldham commented on Richard's blog post Monthly Income Term question
"I am generally concerned with the products we have available to place. This one seems the…"
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Indemployee replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"This survey is about as big a crock of shit as the new article on gateway touting Allstate for…"
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Tyler replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"I disagree... my mother taught me if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say…"
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TreadingWaterNY replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"Then you will become part of the problem"
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JANET BEGLEY (IN)active 31 yr EA replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"I took the survey...……..it is the only way I can give my thoughts.  Will it do…"
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David replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"The only way Allstate can stay in business is to continue to take advantage of the agreement and…"
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Ted Paris NAPAA Ex. Dir. replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"I would suggest that all fill out the survey.  And answer the questions critically and…"
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Duece (active EA) replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"I do it anyway, makes me feel like I vented a little. It only took a couple of minutes."
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Kevin White (IA) AZ, ME and CT replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"Fantastic. I'm really going to give management a piece of my mind. I'm certain…"
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"OMG.........Vintage 1979.......... Love those days My 1st month on the both......."
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Indaployee replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"Can we hear from the New Agents how great the Mother ship is?"
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Larry Ross replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"It's really just a waste of time. Over the past 12-15 years, I have provided in depth…"
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Bigfoot replied to Peggy N.(EA)'s discussion Annual Survey Time
"Our FSL would be lucky to have his job if they ever read and took note of the comments and…"
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Ridingtheshipdown replied to Jeff Alford's discussion Windows 10 Updates
"are you a newbie Tyler ?"
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Annual Survey Time

Started by Peggy N.(EA) in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by caligirl 51 minutes ago. 13 Replies

Just received the 2018 Agency Relationship survey. Let the fun begin of how everything is great. Huge disparity between tenured agents and ECP agents under 3 years.Continue

Windows 10 Updates

Started by Jeff Alford in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Ridingtheshipdown 23 hours ago. 23 Replies

Does CDW see to be the best place to get the Windows 10 Pro in the event we did not reserve it when we bought these new systems 3 years ago?  One of my laptops had Windows 10 update "reserved" so  I went right through.  The others do not seem to…Continue

E & O Coverage

Started by Jeff Alford in Agency Growth Stategies, Agency Marketing, etc.. Last reply by Bandit on Monday. 26 Replies

Has anyone checked out other companies E & O?  I did a few years ago and found CalSurance was still the best going.  Wondering if we have an outlet where we could write our own and collect commission on it. Then if something goes wrong we could…Continue

Business Planning Platform (DASH)

Started by IPSSUX - EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Pointer on Friday. 34 Replies

I received a visit from my FSL wanting to discuss this new tool on DASH. I will say I really do like it.However they asked about my agencies succession plan. Apparently this is a concern of TC. I explained I was finding it difficult to have a plan…Continue

Accountant's Compensation

Started by Pete72 in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by So much rate on Friday. 22 Replies

I am starting an agency from scratch and have decided to hire an accountant to handle basics such as bookkeeping reconciliation, IRS quarterly estimated payments, making sure the payroll tax withholding get to the right place, offering advise on tax…Continue

IA Client Management Systems

Started by AR Agent in Random & Everything Else, etc.. Last reply by Burl Parks, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Sep 10. 7 Replies

This might not be the right place to ask, but it's worth a shot. I have a friend who is an IA and is looking for a new Client Management system. They are currently using Doris, but they aren't happy with it. I know that some of you have moved on to…Continue

Former insurance agent pleads guilty to ID fraud

Started by What Was I Thinking in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by JANET BEGLEY (IN)active 31 yr EA Sep 5. 27 Replies

Kevin M. Day, who used forged documents to open an Allstate branch in Dunnellon, was sentenced to 24 months of probation, his insurance license is suspended and he must complete 200 hours of community service.A Dunnellon man who …Continue

Allstate CEO gets highest payout in his 11-year tenure

Started by IPSSUX - EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by caligirl Aug 31. 34 Replies

So this is what happens when you strive to be the #4 insurer in the country....Allstate paid CEO Tom Wilson $18.8 million in cash, stock and other benefits in 2017 as the insurance giant posted its…Continue

24 month TPP payout and 12 month non- compete

Started by Morgan in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Prometheus Aug 30. 36 Replies

Has anyone had any problems with the company when taking the TPP over 24 months and contacting your prior customers after one year?  Technically, the non-compete is only for 12 months but I can see TC making life miserable with the remaining TPP…Continue

Blog Posts

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?

Quivira Capital

Posted by David B. Carr on August 23, 2018 at 8:30am 5 Comments

Allstate EAs, I am working exclusively with a national loan brokerage and can help you with all types of loans including agency start-up. acquisition, working capital, debt refinance and "no doc" loans. Please message me for more…

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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 20 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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QuoteFire's Allstate Special: $12 Live Transfers, $250 off!

Posted by David B. Carr on July 25, 2018 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Allstate & IA Agent Family,

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Questions About Milewise

Posted by TreadingWaterNY on July 24, 2018 at 11:21am 9 Comments

Has Milewise been introduced in any states yet?  If so, exactly how does it work?  Is there a monthly flat rate and then so many cents per mile?  Is anyone using it?

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