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“I want to work in insurance when I grow up!” – No One Ever

By Business, career, career opportunities in the insurance industry, career paths, independent agent, Independent Agents, independent insurance agent, Insurance, insurance agent, insurance careers, insurance careers month, insurance carrier, insurance industry, rewarding career, Service

“I want to work in insurance when I grow up!” – No One Ever There aren’t a lot of people working for insurance carriers or agents who grew up thinking that’s where their career would take them. Unless insurance was…

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Save Money with Auto Premium Discounts

By Auto, Central, deductible, discounts, discounts & credits, Financial, Home, independent agent, Independent Agents, Insurance, insurance premium, loss, loyalty credit, package discount, Personal, premium discounts, protection, Saving Money

Many of us are well aware that owning a car can be expensive (especially a new car)! According to a AAA study, the average cost of owning and operating a new car was $773.50 a month in 2019. Expenses like…

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Getting Personal with Agents and Underwriters

By Business, career opportunities in the insurance industry, Central, Claims, Communication, Employees, independent agent, Independent Agents, independent insurance agent, Insurance, insurance agent, insurance careers, insurance careers month, insurance industry, insurance underwriter, Liability, Personal, personal lines underwriter, Service, underwriter

I’ve been working in the insurance industry for 18 years now. Currently, I hold a position as a Personal Lines Underwriter with Central Insurance. However, when I obtained my very first position as a personal lines customer service representative…

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The New Year is a Good Time for Your Commercial Policy Check-Up

By annual insurance review, Business, Business Insurance, business owner, Commercial, commercial insurance, commercial property, exposure, exposure changes, Financial, independent agent, Independent Agents, independent insurance agent, Insurance, New Year, new year's resolution, protection, renewal, small business

As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate. Obviously, making a profit and keeping your business growing are of paramount concern.  In addition, there’s making payroll, staying competitive, staying on top of new healthcare and tax laws,……

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Changing the Stigma of Insurance

By career paths, Central, Central Insurance Companies, Communication, Education, Employees, Independent Agents, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, insurance carrier, Personal, rewarding career, Service, Technology

Attend elementary school, graduate high school, go to college and get a degree, and then head out into the workforce; the standard career path. The problem is that model and expectation does not fit everyone and many do not know…

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A Career Path You’ll Wish You Chose Sooner

By Central, Central Insurance Companies, claim representative, Claims, claims service, Customer Service, Education, Employees, Independent Agents, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, Personal, positive customer service, Service

When I first applied at Central, I had been looking for a stable job at a grounded and experienced company. While the job market can be somewhat unpredictable with positions available in so many different fields, I knew I didn’t…

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Endless Possibilities Exist in the Insurance Industry

By career opportunities in the insurance industry, Central, Communication, Education, Employees, Independent Agents, independent insurance agent, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, insurance carrier, Personal

I’ve written a couple of times in the past about how much I enjoy the insurance industry and how I was able to find a home in it back in 2001. However, there’s no reason to keep writing about me;…

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Answering the Call through Customer Service

By best customer service, Central, Central Insurance Companies, Communication, Customer Service, customer service person, Education, Employees, Independent Agents, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, Personal, Service

Shortly after finishing my undergraduate studies, my husband and I moved back to my hometown where I was working as a server at a local restaurant. Though I had just started graduate school, I was beyond ready to put my…

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