Life Insurance Agent
A life insurance agent is a good job opportunity for you when you're looking for a job in sales that involves a totally humanitarian aspect. A successful life insurance agent will often have high earnings but many of these agents who assume jobs in the life insurance industry will fail to earn enough from commissions to meet goals for the income that they want and they will eventually leave and move on to other careers. There are many college graduates who have a proven sales ability and who will make excellent life insurance agents. In addition to selling life insurance policies, the life insurance agent may sell other financial products such as mutual funds, retirement funds, and some types of life insurance securities. A successful life insurance agent will help individuals, families, and businesses with the process of buying the right health insurance policies that will provide them with the best protection for their medical insurance needs. Life insurance agents who work for one insurance company are referred to as "captive agents". The independent insurance agent, or brokers, will usually represent several different companies and will buy insurance policies for their client with an insurance company that offers the best rates and coverage. A life insurance agent will be responsible for preparing reports, maintaining records, looking for new clients, and helping existing policy holders to settle their insurance claims. Some life insurance agents are also offering their clients some type of financial advice on how each client can minimize the risk of medical financial situations as well as how to maximize the value potential of their insurance plan. A life insurance sales agent is often referred to as a "producer" in the insurance market because they will most times sell one or more different types of life insurance as well as property insurance, life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance, and long-term care insurance. A property insurance agent will sell plans that protect people as well as businesses from loss that is the direct result from automobile accidents, fire, theft, storms, and anything else that can cause damage to life or property. For businesses there is property and casualty insurance available that can also cover injured worker's compensation, medical liability claims, or any type of medical malpractice claim. A career as a life insurance agent can be both rewarding and profitable.