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Peggy N.(EA) replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"Most likely for the id restoration company that TC bought. This is what happens when they use the…"
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Peggy N.(EA) replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"Most likely for the id restoration company that TC bought. This is what happens when the use the…"
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Peggy N.(EA) replied to Will- 30 Yr TX EA's discussion 2019 Agency Business Objectives
"TC has way too many managers running the show. Retire or layoff the countless regional staff ,…"
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Alan Turken replied to Tyler's discussion Is there a quick link to email Ins cards?
"yes call me and I will walk you thru the process. Alan Turken 845-342-1285"
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Will- 30 Yr TX EA replied to Will- 30 Yr TX EA's discussion 2019 Agency Business Objectives
"The info is on Gateway under Company News---article---- Review 2019 goals and program updates."
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Tweety- 15 yr Active EA replied to Will- 30 Yr TX EA's discussion 2019 Agency Business Objectives
"It basically means that you either sell or get out. Simple. They know that 3% of agency is behind…"
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BestBusinessFLOPportunity - EA replied to Will- 30 Yr TX EA's discussion 2019 Agency Business Objectives
"LPF becoming a qualifier so basic terms lapsing our after one year will now count against us, and…"
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Born to Run 32 yr EA replied to Will- 30 Yr TX EA's discussion 2019 Agency Business Objectives
"Is this on the Gateway? Where did you get this info?"
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Tyler posted a discussion

Is there a quick link to email Ins cards?

Is there a quick link for emailing ID cards to customers? We utilize the quick link to snail mail…See More
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Indemployee replied to Will- 30 Yr TX EA's discussion 2019 Agency Business Objectives
"IPS is basically going to a 24MM the way I see it."
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Pointer replied to Will- 30 Yr TX EA's discussion 2019 Agency Business Objectives
"This is getting nuts!"
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Will- 30 Yr TX EA posted a discussion

2019 Agency Business Objectives

Anyone seen the NEW Agency Business Objectives changes?  Looks like the minimum is going to 8…See More
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RockBandQueen replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"No, they don't care about service.  Next year you need an AES score of 60 to qualify for…"
20 hours ago
lazaruzatgmaildotcom replied to Jeff Alford's discussion VOIP
"deuce>What about the new ISS thing where you pay Allstate for your phone service? Any of those…"
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lazaruzatgmaildotcom replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"they obviously do not care about service.. they removed ACES from the comm'n formula-- those…"
22 hours ago
Bryan Ahlquist replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"From Today’s Agent Informer: December 12, 2018, Ted Paris, Executive Director, NAPAA  I…"
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Stay Young replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"One thing I would think would need to change is the phone system.  Offices right now have…"
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David replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"Allstate may be looking for lower cost of living and taxes for better quality of life and…"
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Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program

Started by Done_it_All in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Peggy N.(EA) 58 minutes ago. 49 Replies

 I started a new discussion as there is so many on the previous discussion that this would have gotten buried.It’s real simple, agencies “ in general “ have mediocre support staff. Most are poorly trained. All the emphasis is and has been on sell,…Continue

2019 Agency Business Objectives

Started by Will- 30 Yr TX EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Peggy N.(EA) 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

Anyone seen the NEW Agency Business Objectives changes?  Looks like the minimum is going to 8 months from 10 and requiring 6 standard auto items rather than 4.  One way to tighten controls to generate PIF production.  Interesting TC can't see it's…Continue

Is there a quick link to email Ins cards?

Started by Tyler in Agency Technology, etc.. Last reply by Alan Turken 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

Is there a quick link for emailing ID cards to customers? We utilize the quick link to snail mail them out, but am I missing a quick link to email them out?  Maybe there is a way through E-agent, but is there a way through gateway?  Saving the ID…Continue

VOIP

Started by Jeff Alford in Agency Technology, etc.. Last reply by lazaruzatgmaildotcom 22 hours ago. 25 Replies

I currently have Vonage for my voip and they changed to a web based app that does not open e-agent like the old one used to, plus like most companies(other than us)  after the sale I can not get any service.  What companies are people using and they…Continue

Allstate Reveals Huge Cat Loses

Started by Fla-EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Bigfoot yesterday. 2 Replies

From Business Insurance magazine: …Continue

Don't let Allstate's Integrated Service Solution become your future

Started by Bryan Ahlquist in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Danger Blue yesterday. 52 Replies

 When Allstate Canada fired all of its “EAs” and hired select agents back as managers, they essentially converted all of its agents’ renewal income back to the company. Then, Allstate Canada dolled it back out in the form of salaries and minimal…Continue

IRS Private Letter Ruling....Is still a thing, Right?

Started by IPSSUX - EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by RockBandQueen on Wednesday. 3 Replies

Many of the agents have no idea what this is and why it was handed down from the IRS. PLEASE take 10 min and read this. I have taken out the part which refers to employee phase of the R3000 Agreement.Read this and tell me which part TC is compliant…Continue

Homeowners Modernization in CA

Started by FarmersReject in Random & Everything Else, etc.. Last reply by RockBandQueen on Monday. 2 Replies

In CA all of the agents are suppose to be thankful that the company is going to "modernize" the HO product: the one we cannot write new business in...  All I have seen is the great new coverage options.  I maybe slightly pessimistic however,…Continue

Integrated Service Solution

Started by Donald Oldham in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Done_it_All Dec 7. 183 Replies

Does anyone have any insights on the new "Integrated Service Solution" format that will be introduced soon?Continue

What have you been doing to Improve Your IPS

Started by Lindsay Dickson in Agency Growth Stategies, Agency Marketing, etc.. Last reply by KP Dec 7. 18 Replies

We would like to here what you have been doing and what has been working best for your AgencyContinue

Blog Posts

Selling? Get the most you can! Defer Capital Gains and get 93.5% of your sales proceeds up front!

Posted by JC on December 6, 2018 at 2:35pm 0 Comments

Defer capital gains tax for 30 years AND Get cash at closing equal to 93.5% of the net sales proceeds on your agency sale.

  • Applies to sale of…
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National Day of Mourning is tomorrow.

Posted by Tweety- 15 yr Active EA on December 4, 2018 at 4:48pm 0 Comments

Shouldn't we close the office for Mourn?

Allstate Pilot Service Program "Integrated Service Solution"

Posted by Joe Schroeder on November 29, 2018 at 2:58pm 4 Comments

I haven't seen much discussion about this, probably because little facts have been revealed. I responded to a request of Ted Paris at NAPAA to comment on this. What are your thoughts.

Hi Ted     Thanks for the opportunity to…

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Article: "Look who's growing almost as fast as Geico: Allstate"

Posted by Gregory on November 20, 2018 at 4:07pm 4 Comments

A little good news to brighten your day:…

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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?

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