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Finish Work Faster Using e-Apps

by Chad Houck | Posted

Clients are likely to choose a Medicare Supplement based on financial factors like premium and long-term rate stability. But, what are carriers doing to appeal to tech-savvy agents like you? In the... 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....

Med Supp Changes on the Horizon

by Roxanne Anderson | Posted

Thanks to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, we’ll see some big changes coming to Medicare Supplements in 2020. Discover the changes you can expect to see and the effects we... Read more

5 Tips for Creating Your Personal Brand

by Sarah J. Rueppel | Posted

Your personal brand is all about you. It’s a combination of your unique talents, attributes, likes, dislikes, hopes, dreams, and more. It’s the philosophy behind your public mission statement. Amazon Founder and... Read more

The Key to Accessing High-Cost Care

by Paige Engle | Posted

Stays in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are increasing as the baby boomer generation reaches its golden years. Unfortunately, most senior living facilities are expensive and those costs continue to rise.... Read more

The Fate of the Fiduciary Rule

by Roxanne Anderson | Posted

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

The Beginner’s Guide to D-SNPs

by Roxanne Anderson | Posted

With the lock-in period in full swing, you’re probably hearing more about Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) lately. Whether you’re new to D-SNPs or searching for information to fine-tune your selling... Read more

What is Medicare? Medicare 101

by Ritter Insurance Marketing | Posted

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What is AHIP and Why Do You Need It?

by Chad Houck | Posted

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

Dealing with Buyer's Remorse

by Roxanne Anderson | Posted

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

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