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Danger Blue replied to Bryan Ahlquist's discussion Don't let Allstate's Integrated Service Solution become your future
"Tyler, not at all just old! which is it?"
9 hours ago
Sam replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"Its housing all of the claims people who used to be in CA. Within a year, there will be no more…"
9 hours ago
Tyler replied to Bryan Ahlquist's discussion Don't let Allstate's Integrated Service Solution become your future
"Oh DB, you're so much smarter than me or anyone else.  Thanks for enlightening me with…"
10 hours ago
Duece (active EA) replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
10 hours ago
Miagent replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"I questioned this with my TSL. Was told this has been in the works for 2 years and has nothing to…"
11 hours ago
RockBandQueen replied to IPSSUX - EA's discussion IRS Private Letter Ruling....Is still a thing, Right?
"For those of us who've been here awhile and were given a different set of expectations when…"
11 hours ago
Morgan replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"This ain't no pilot boys and girls...."
12 hours ago
Alan Turken replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"By Corina Vanek – Reporter, Phoenix Business Journal Dec 10, 2018, 3:37pm EST Allstate…"
12 hours ago
Fitz EA replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"Exactly!"
12 hours ago
Dexter,EA,BSA,by day replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"No real point to having bricks and sticks along the streets either, I can write a policy from…"
12 hours ago
Fitz EA replied to Done_it_All's discussion Rollout of Integrated Service (Artificial Intelligence based) and Employee Agent Program
"If TC is going to the "800" service model then clearly they do not care about…"
13 hours ago
Danger Blue replied to IPSSUX - EA's discussion IRS Private Letter Ruling....Is still a thing, Right?
"forwarding phones!"
14 hours ago
Peggy N.(EA) replied to IPSSUX - EA's discussion IRS Private Letter Ruling....Is still a thing, Right?
"They can start with the list of holidays and 44 hour requirement. This is considered overtime."
14 hours ago
Danger Blue replied to Bryan Ahlquist's discussion Don't let Allstate's Integrated Service Solution become your future
"Public corporate entity?"
15 hours ago
OEA replied to Bryan Ahlquist's discussion Don't let Allstate's Integrated Service Solution become your future
"This is a thought that came to me the other day..... How is TC making $$?  Could it be the…"
15 hours ago
jmgthatsme replied to Bryan Ahlquist's discussion Don't let Allstate's Integrated Service Solution become your future
"What can we do about this? We need to be proactive instead of reactive."
15 hours ago
Tyler replied to Bryan Ahlquist's discussion Don't let Allstate's Integrated Service Solution become your future
"You speak to me like I am a new agent, I am not... I've been around a long time.  I just…"
15 hours ago
David replied to Bryan Ahlquist's discussion Don't let Allstate's Integrated Service Solution become your future
"jmgthatsme- From what I was told, Allstate is going to open up some underwriting and may open up…"
15 hours ago
David replied to Bryan Ahlquist's discussion Don't let Allstate's Integrated Service Solution become your future
"Tyler, If I am reading your response right, I used to feel the same way.  Allstate is a…"
16 hours ago
Tyler replied to Bryan Ahlquist's discussion Don't let Allstate's Integrated Service Solution become your future
""Good luck with that"... always such a thoughtful way to have a discussion"
16 hours ago
 

Forum

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 9 hours ago. 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

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 Sam 9 hours ago. 38 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

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 11 hours ago. 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 on Saturday. 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 on Friday. 18 Replies

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

Succession-planning resources are available

Started by Great Small Business in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Ted Paris NAPAA Ex. Dir. Dec 6. 21 Replies

Found this on Gateway.You help customers protect themselves from the unexpected. Is your agency ready for the unexpected?Setting up a business-succession plan is important for the long-term health of your agency. According to the Small Business…Continue

VOIP

Started by Jeff Alford in Agency Technology, etc.. Last reply by Duece (active EA) Dec 5. 24 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

Gateway Click Bait Girl?

Started by durden in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by durden Nov 30. 2 Replies

I can't count how many times I've seen her, but she's never in the videos for the ads.It's like TC wants us to think this is…Continue

Use the Live Chat Instead Of Calling The 1-800 number

Started by durden in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Miagent Nov 30. 4 Replies

It's much faster and easier to just live chat when you need help from TC.If you don't know how to get there, type ASIC into the gateway search and it will come right up.Even if they are busy, you can just leave the chat window open while you work on…Continue

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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