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by BrianBaughman
Sun Oct 30, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: CIC & CPCU at the same time?
Replies: 6
Views: 5425

Re: CIC & CPCU at the same time?

LMora, while I don't have my CIC yet, I did just complete the CPCU designation. My only word of advice would be this: find a group of people to keep you accountable, preferably a class. This may be hard outside of large metropolitan area, but do what you can. The local CPCU society will try to help ...
by BrianBaughman
Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Should friend buy an AllState Agency? - Help!
Replies: 8
Views: 52616

Should friend buy an AllState Agency? - Help!

Hello all, I've been on the independent agency side my entire career. A friend of mine from church (age 50) is considering purchasing an established AllState agency. I do not believe he has experience in the field. What are some of the common pitfalls or things to be aware of as he approaches this c...
by BrianBaughman
Mon Apr 04, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Continuing Education ... Masters Degree in Insurance?
Replies: 7
Views: 8907

Continuing Education ... Masters Degree in Insurance?

Does anyone know how much a Masters Degree in Insurance will assist in career advancement? All situations are going to be different, but maybe someone can offer firsthand experience? I haven't heard of a lot of people that have them, but I'm on the agency side. Maybe there are more on the company si...
by BrianBaughman
Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: Opinions
Topic: Using a recorder for CPCU study
Replies: 1
Views: 1796

Using a recorder for CPCU study

From time to time I see people asking for the best way to study a CPCU test. Although there are numerous ways one thing I've done (currently 6/8 completed) is use a recorder and listen to myself during the day at the appropriate times. The goal is to use "down-time" such as a commute, time...