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The Fate of the Fiduciary Rule

by Roxanne Anderson | Posted 11 days ago

Brokerage firms and financial professionals working in the retirement industry have been preparing for the implementation of the fiduciary rule for more than a year. Now, it may not happen. On February... Read more

How to Recruit Agents to Your Downline

by Sarah J. Rueppel | Posted 12 days ago

While there’s no fast and easy way to grow your business, recruiting qualified agents to your downline doesn’t have to be complicated. We’ve gathered these tips to help you start off on... Read more

One Crucial Tip for Building Your Business

by Ritter Insurance Marketing

Want to know the best way to accelerate your business? Community. Join discussions about the industry, building your contacts, and more, with agents just like you. Start connecting on ASG’s forum today....

What is Medicare? Medicare 101

by Ritter Insurance Marketing | Posted 33 days ago

Understanding Medicare benefits should be simple. We broke down Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D, so you can spend less time figuring it out and more time providing coverage. Read more

The Real Cost of Long-Term Care

by Sarah J. Rueppel | Posted 34 days ago

Don’t believe the commercials. Retirement in the 21st century isn’t always fishing trips, golf outings, and weekend brunches. Rather, 70 percent of individuals age 65 and older will require long-term care, according... Read more

Identifying Ideal Clients for LTCi

by Roxanne Anderson | Posted 47 days ago

Who typically purchases long-term care insurance (LTCi) policies? We’ve got your answer. When you sell non-primary forms of coverage, such as LTCi, it’s critical you develop a clear image of what qualified... Read more

Things to Think About Post-AEP

by Sarah J. Rueppel | Posted 112 days ago

Congratulations! Break out the confetti because you survived AEP! Take a moment to relax, but don’t pause for too long. Now’s the time to ensure you have a clear way to track... Read more

How to Prepare Like a Pro

by Lilly Joynes | Posted 173 days ago

With just over a month until the Annual Enrollment Period begins, it’s a good time to make sure you’re fully prepared and ready-to-sell. Follow these steps to ensure you’re ready by October... Read more

Do's and Don'ts of Medicare Compliance

by Sarah J. Rueppel | Posted 173 days ago

Life as an agent before Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period is a flurry of contracting and certifying. But there’s another C that’s even more important: Compliance. It’s not just something to consider during... Read more

How To Better Market Yourself

by Sarah J. Rueppel | Posted 235 days ago

Do you struggle with promoting yourself or your business? All day long, there’s a lot of noise pinging from various media channels. It’s never been easier to shout your message from the... Read more

Four Reasons Why Ritter Should Be Your FMO

by Paige Engle | Posted 235 days ago

The Agent Survival Guide strives to provide you with the knowledge to thrive in this industry. Ritter Insurance Marketing gives you everything else. If you’re already reaping the benefits of partnering with... Read more

What is AHIP and Why Do You Need It?

by Chad Houck | Posted 235 days ago

You have your leads in hand and your contracts signed, so you’re ready to sell, right? Well… almost. Did you complete your AHIP certification yet? Remember, the government administers Medicare Advantage plans—and... Read more

SNPS: The Secret to Surviving Lock-in

by Paige Engle | Posted 357 days ago

Strategizing your sales during Medicare lock-in is a surefire way to carry your business through the health insurance doldrums. It’s what can set your business apart from a seasonally profitable to an... Read more

Dealing with Buyer's Remorse

by Roxanne Anderson | Posted 42 days ago

Do you have a client who is unhappy with their new private health plan? Inform them they can still switch health coverage during the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period (MADP). As you know,... Read more

Cure Your Clients' Needs with a PDP

by Roxanne Anderson | Posted 45 days ago

It’s that time of year again. The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) has come and gone, and the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period (MADP) is here. How can you make the most of this... Read more

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