What is the AHIP?


You may have heard your Medicare advisor talk about the AHIP. Or, maybe you’ve seen the term online when researching your Medicare options. While there is nothing you need to do as a consumer, it is important that any Medicare advisor you work with have their AHIP certification. Let’s talk a little bit about what […]

How to Become a Medicare Insurance Agent

Young Medicare insurance agent

If you want to begin working for yourself, setting your own schedule, and getting rewarded for every ounce of effort you put into a job, becoming a Medicare insurance agent might be a great solution for you. It will take some time to build your business, but within a couple of years, you’ll start seeing […]

The Importance Of Choosing One Vertical In Insurance

An Insurance Agent at a crossroads with The Importance Of Choosing One Vertical In Insurance as a career.

There’s a bull market in financial services, and many people are using the optimism to start a career in the insurance industry. When first starting, there are many decisions to be made. Needless complications can delay or even prevent you from achieving success. This short guide will review the importance of choosing one vertical in […]

How to Choose the Best Credit Card: Independent Insurance Agents

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JT is a freelance writer who has written about credit cards and points & miles since 2015. He published over 2,000 articles on The Points Guy and can now be found writing for NerdWallet, Forbes Advisor, AwardWallet, and CNBC Select. Since June 2017, JT and his wife have traveled full-time as digital nomads – using […]

Caution Traveling Outside of the U.S.

Cruise ship coming back into port in the U.S. with seniors.

Medicare May Not Pay Your Bills As an agent or broker, you should be aware that Medicare Coverage outside the U.S. is limited.  In most cases, Medicare won’t pay for health care or supplies you receive outside the U.S. So, if your client is traveling anywhere other than the 50 states of the U.S., the […]

What Is Your Agent Doing?

Justing Brock the Medicare Guru asking the question. What is your agent doing?

3 Things Your Agent Should Be Doing There is obviously a stigma around insurance agents that we have been working tirelessly to obliterate. I am an agent and I know exactly the preparation and time that quality agents put in. There will always be bad actors giving the good ones a bad name. The building […]

Basics of building rapport

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rap·port: Noun ~a close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each other’s feelings or ideas and communicate well. Eye-Contact and hand gestures will keep the audience’s attention Rapport is a tricky subject because it is a subjective thing. There is an extraordinarily small amount of objectivity when it comes to […]

What are the 5 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Picking a Medicare Plan?

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There are certainly a number of mistakes we seem to have to untangle when people come to us after making decisions on their own or with other brokers. We see them find age old articles and make decisions based on outdated information, choose plans for price now and don’t realize the premiums are going to […]

5 Reasons Why the Individual Health Insurance Market is on Fire (In a Good Way)

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Most would agree that we are in a massive industrial shift right now. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I think most would agree that we are in a massive industrial shift worldwide right now. Here at home in the United States, the service industry is exploding. This is mostly related to a […]

What Medicare Supplement Plan Would I Sell to my Mother?

Two women, old and middle age, looking at the homemade baked biscuits smiling in the kitchen

I am often asked by my clients, “Which plan would you buy?”! Another frequent question, “Which plan would you put your Mother on?”…. Well, in this video I make a case for why Plan N is that plan for us! It’s the one that I would write on myself knowing all that I currently know […]