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All Questions on Insurance Agents

What information is needed when reporting a claim?
How can I make sure I give the claims agent all of the information they need? Unfortunately, I was in an accident yesterday and was so frazzled that I don't think I even knew what I was saying! Is there any way I can contact them again and give them the information they need now that I’m in a better state of mind?
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Shannon Martin
How can I become a licensed car insurance agent?
I recently graduated and have been applying for jobs at a few car insurance companies, but many have told me I must become an agent first. How can I become a car insurance agent?
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Jack Walsh
What's the difference between a car insurance agent and broker?
I'm requesting quotes to switch car insurance providers. I've spoken with an agent for Travelers, but I've also been in touch with a broker. Does it matter who I get my insurance through?
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Emily Maracle
How do I change my car insurance to another car?
I want to buy a new car for myself, but my wife handles the insurance in the house. How can I change my car insurance to another car?
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Carlos Kirby
How can I know the expiry date of my car insurance?
I lost mine and my husband’s insurance card on our road trip to Florida, and I need to know when my policy ends. How can you check the expiration date on your car insurance?
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Carlos Kirby
How can you become a car insurance agent?
How can I become a car insurance agent later in life? I have been working in the furniture business for the past 25 years and need to make a change. I know it's a little late to start a new career, but I want something more stable.
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Shannon Martin
How do I get a deductible waived?
I recently got into an accident, and I'm worried about paying my deductible. Is there any way to get it waived?
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Liz Jenson
How can I become a licensed car insurance agent in California?
I live in California and was curious, how can I become a licensed car insurance agent?
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Jack Walsh
How to know my car insurance status?
I think my insurance policy auto-renewed last month, but I’m not sure, and I don’t know how to check it. Is there any way that I can check the status of my car insurance? I don’t want to be driving around uninsured!
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Carlos Kirby
How to start a career in insurance sales?
I have been a dog groomer for 19 years, and I need a career change. Many people in my town have started working for an insurance company that built a call center nearby. How do I start a career in insurance sales?
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Shannon Martin
How do I check when my car insurance runs out?
Where can I check to find out when my car insurance runs out? I don't remember when it expires, but I'm worried it might be soon.
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Liz Jenson
How can I become a car insurance adjuster?
What steps need to be completed before you can become a car insurance adjuster? I am thinking about making a career change and it seems like a pretty exciting job.
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Shannon Martin
How to check when my car insurance expires?
I lost my policy information on my insurance ID card somewhere, and I think my policy expires soon. If I can't find my card, how else could I check when my policy expires?
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Carlos Kirby
What’s the 80% rule in home insurance?
I've just started searching for my first home, and I'm trying to learn as much as I can about home ownership. I keep hearing about the 80% rule for home insurance—it sounds important, but I can't figure out what it means. What's the 80% rule, and how do I make sure to follow it?
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Shannon Martin
How to file a complaint against a car insurance company?
The customer service that I received after my car accident last month was a little insensitive, and I have lost trust in my insurance company. What is the best way to file a complaint against an insurance company?
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Carlos Kirby
How can I become a car insurance agent?
I am about to graduate high school and was thinking about my future career options. Being an insurance agent seems like a nice gig—good money, pretty stable. How can I become a car insurance agent?
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Shannon Martin
How long does it take for speeding tickets to show up on your insurance?
I had a speeding ticket last week and I wanted to know, when will it impact my insurance policy? Do I need to tell my agent about the ticket or will the DMV let him know?
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Shannon Martin
How can I know if my car insurance is active?
My insurance policy should have auto-renewed last month, but I did not receive any notifications. How could I check if my car insurance is active?
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Carlos Kirby
How do you get a car insurance license?
I think I’d like to work as an insurance agent. What’s the best way to get my license to sell car insurance?
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Emily Maracle
Do I need insurance for my horse trailer?
I own a farm and will need to start transporting my horses. Do I need horse trailer insurance?
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Emily Maracle

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