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by MrD
Thu May 10, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: State Farm Commission Structure
Replies: 15
Views: 132298

Re: State Farm Commission Structure

Just go to work for a large independent agency with good carriers to market, negotiate a good commission split and enjoy life. Captive agencies are not a good deal; very one-sided in favor of the company (i.e. they can change your life in any moment). Don't know about SF agents having Independent ag...
by MrD
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: New Agent to be
Replies: 10
Views: 9617

Re: New Agent to be

I don't respond to very many IJ posts at all, but, I feel compelled to respond to this one. At 52 years of age, making $140,000 per year with two kids in college on one headed there shortly, STAY IN YOUR CURRENT JOB! Get a hobby, take some vacation or something to get through the burn out - but don'...
by MrD
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Agency Management System
Replies: 92
Views: 184132

Re: Agency Management System

It will be short answers: Yes, we did demos on AM360 and Nexsure We found XE to do the major things that insurance agents need: good datebase, outlook integration, download for almost all of our carriers (personal & commercial), commission download and reconciliation and a very good accounting s...
by MrD
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Agency Management System
Replies: 92
Views: 184132

Re: Agency Management System

Resistencia13 - Sorry for the delayed response - I'm in Houston, TX and if you've been watching the news you know what I'm dealing with. Strategic Software PartnerXE product = www.sisware.com Mr. Tony Gantt 614-219-6555 ext 309 It may be worth a look. It integrates with Outlook, we do commission dow...
by MrD
Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Agency Management System
Replies: 92
Views: 184132

Re: Agency Management System

No system is perfect in all aspects. However, take a look at Strategic Insurance Software Partner XE. We recently moved from AMS Prime and looked at multiple systems, including but not limited to, AM360, Applied Epic, EZLynx, Nexsure and a host of others. We found SIS Partner XE to do what we needed...
by MrD
Fri May 19, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: DO and Donts when leaving an insurnace company
Replies: 11
Views: 25515

Re: Farmers Agent received 90 day notice Ca

There are even some instances where you do not really own your renewals with independent companies. We recently lost an appointment with a national carrier for their special program with an unnamed association of retired persons. As a result of this national carrier's contract with this association,...