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How to become an insurance agentHow to Become an Insurance Agent

Are you interested in starting a career in the insurance industry, but not sure where to begin? Find out how to become an insurance agent in five easy steps in this article.



Insurance Agent Career At-A-Glance

 If you are looking for more information about what an insurance agent does, you are in the right place. Learn more about what the day-to-day of an insurance industry professional is like, as well as the expected job growth over the next decade in this article.



Advice for Aspiring Insurance Professionals

Making the decision to enter the insurance industry is not a career move to be made lightly. Find out from David Gorecki, who has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and 10 years of experience as a Kaplan instructor, whether you are the right fit for insurance in this article.



Launching Your Insurance Career - Kaplan Financial EducationLaunching Your Insurance Career

As a new or aspiring insurance professional, wouldn’t it be great if you could get mentoring from a room full of successful insurance veterans? Download this free eBook to get advice from over 100 insurance professionals on how to succeed in the insurance industry. 



Insurance agent working with a client to choose the right policyWhat Does an Insurance Agent Do?

Thinking about a career as an insurance agent? Learn more about the day-to-day tasks of an insurance professional, to determine if it’s the right career for you. We’ve outlined the roles and responsibilities of an insurance salesperson to help you make an informed decision. 



5 Reasons Insurance Sales is a Good Career - Kaplan Financial Education5 Reasons Insurance Sales is a Good Career

If you are thinking of a career change or recently graduated college, there are a lot of good reasons to consider insurance sales as a career. Discover 5 reasons why many of our insurance students choose insurance sales.



Top Ten Traits of Successful Insurance Agents - Kaplan Financial EducationTop 10 Traits of Successful Insurance Agents

Do you have what it takes to make it as an insurance agent? Find out the ten qualities we found that are commonly shared by successful insurance agents in this article.




What Does an Insurance Claims Adjuster Do - Kaplan Financial EducationWhat Does an Insurance Claims Adjuster Do?

There are a number of career paths an insurance claims adjuster can take to help people move forward after an accident or catastrophe. Find out what insurance claims adjusters do in their day-to-day work.



How to Become an Insurance Claims Adjuster - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Become an Insurance Claims Adjuster

There are a number of insurance career options in demand beyond insurance sales. Learn more about the different types of insurance claims adjusters and the steps to getting started in this career.



What Does a Life Insurance Agent Do - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Pass the Life Insurance Exam

If you want to sell life insurance, you'll need a license. and that means passing an exam. This article shows you the steps to earning your life insurance license.



Insurance License Exam Study Tips

Join Kaplan experts Julie Ramsey and Mary Orn as they discuss key study tips for insurance licensing exams. By following their eight exam study tips, you will be able to put together an efficient study plan to help you pass the exam the first time.




What to Expect on Insurance License Exam Day

Are you taking an insurance license exam soon? Ease your anxiety with this inside look at what happens on insurance license exam day at the testing center from experts at Kaplan Financial Education. 




How Hard is the Life and Health Insurance Exam?

If you are considering a career in the life and health insurance field, you are probably wondering, “Is the life and health insurance exam hard?” Find out in this article from Kaplan and get some tips on how to successfully prepare for the exam.




How to Pass the Life and Health Insurance Exam - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Pass the Life and Health Insurance Exam

Are you taking the life and health exam soon, but aren’t sure about a study strategy? Find out how much you should study and where you should concentrate your efforts to pass the life and health insurance exam on the first try.



How to Pass the Property and Casualty Exam - Kaplan Financial EducationHow to Pass the Property and Casualty Insurance Exam

The property and casualty insurance licensing exam can be challenging. Get some study tips to help you pass the exam on your first try in this article.



Woman who became successful using 10 resources to grow insurance businessTop 10 Resources for Growing Your Insurance Business

Here are 10 resources with practical information for growing your insurance business. Whether you just earned our license or just got hired at an agency, they can help you start planning your next steps.


Anti-Money Laundering: How to Spot Money Laundering in Insurance

Insurance professionals need to have a basic understanding of money laundering because they are a common target for it. Learn possible signs of money laundering in this article from Kaplan.





Selling Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI)

It can be difficult to sell long-term care insurance until you have an understanding of what age demographics to target and what motivates prospectives to buy it. Learn more about how to sell long-term care insurance from Kaplan experts in this article.




Introduction to Medicare Supplement Plans

Learn the basics of Medicare supplemental insurance plans (AKA Medigap policies) and how to sell them as an insurance producer in this article from Kaplan experts.




An Overview of Property and Casualty Insurance

Are you looking to learn more about the property and casualty lines of insurance? You've come to the right place. Get a high level overview of what property and casualty insurance covers in this article from Kaplan experts.




Market Ethics and the Retiree Market

While proper market conduct is an essential part of good business with any client, it is especially important in the retiree market. This article provides some ideas that financial practitioners can use to better serve retiree clients.




Green Insurance Explained

Did you know that many green products and practices have specific insurance needs not covered on standard property policies? Find out how environmentally friendly products and services impact the insurance industry in this article.




8 Marketing Tips for Insurance Agents

Marketing your agency can be an extremely daunting undertaking, especially if you don’t have a marketing background. The Kaplan Financial Education marketing team put together a list of 8 marketing tips to help insurance agencies improve their marketing efforts.




We Want You to Pass the FIRST Time

At Kaplan, our #1 goal is to ensure you pass the state exam the first time! Find out how we go about keeping our materials up-to-date and aligned with the state exam topics as they change in this article.




How the Affordable Care Act Affects Your Taxes

Get the highlights of the new IRS Publication 5187, Health Care Law: What's New for Individuals and Families. Understand tax information related to the Affordable Care Act in this article.