How do you sell car insurance policies?

I love cars, and I am thinking I want to go into car insurance. What's required?

Answer
Being an auto insurance broker can be a great career choice that is rewarding and financially stable! Each state has different requirements for getting your insurance broker license, so check out your state’s Department of Insurance website for the details.
To become a car insurance broker, you must:
  • Have a clean background and no criminal record
  • Prepare for and pass the state licensing exam
  • Send your credentials to your state
There are many career paths available in insurance. In most cases, you can get started at a large call center or a smaller agency. The benefit of a call center with a big-name agency is that they pay for training and required state licensing.
The benefit of going with a smaller, independent agency is the slower pace and strong relationships you get to build directly with your customers.
You will want to make sure you’re familiar with various types of insurance, and a great way to do this is by studying your own car insurance.
If you need to save money or want to see how car insurance works and a better understanding of it, download the Jerry. Jerry’s customer service representatives are on hand to answer any questions you may have.
Lauren Smith
Answered on Nov 12, 2021
Lauren has written for World Nomads, the Matador Network, Korvia Consulting, and once upon a time Three Fates Games. She graduated from Columbia College of Chicago with a BFA in Creative Writing. After graduating, she moved overseas and lived in South Korea where she spent her free time traveling and going on road trips with friends. She misses the rest stop potatoes and is trying to figure out how to recreate them at home. She's now based outside of Chicago and when she's not writing she spends her free time reading, playing video games, and exploring whenever she can.
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