Online Tools That Can Boost Your Sales

28 Jul

Guest contributor: Ron Bernas, digital content manager, marketing at Crump Life Insurance Services.

As financial professionals, we spend so much time living in our own world of industry news, trends and even jargon that it can be hard to distinguish what we know as everyday language from what our customers likely understand. It’s no wonder that our efforts to grow our existing business and prospect for new opportunities can often lead to some head scratching – “I’ve tried everything” or “I’ve used the same tactics year after year, now what?” More>>

How Financial Professionals Can Achieve Their Business Goals

30 Jun

Not having goals and a plan is like going on a trip, but you don’t know where you’re going or what you need to do to get there. You could just get in your car and start driving, but what if you can’t get to your destination by car? Or, what if you are driving in the wrong direction? You may eventually get there, but it will take more time, effort and resources. More>>

Is Your Body Language Over Zoom Sending the Wrong Signs?

2 Jun

For many, social interaction during the pandemic has been limited to video calls or other digital communications, making it difficult to read a room. Whether you’re on a conference call or doing a virtual happy hour, NBC News investigative and consumer correspondent Vicky Nguyen has some tips on how to decode body language for your next video call, no matter how many screen freezes or audio glitches get in the way. More>>

14 Mistakes People Who Work from Home Often Make

28 Apr

Working from home can be remarkably liberating, as the flexibility allows for a better work-life balance. A bit of structure is all you need to get the most out of your time and maximize productivity. Let’s take a closer look at the most common mistakes people make when working from home so that you can establish better habits and reach your full potential. More>>

15 Reasons Why Clients Leave Their Agents or Advisors

5 Aug

Everyone loses clients. Since it’s a pretty safe bet everyone buys insurance or invests, it’s logical to assume they left to go someplace else. Your best prospects are someone else’s best clients. Unlike the business world, clients don’t put their agents or advisors on probation. They vote with their feet. Why? More>>

9 Products That Will Make You More Comfy, Productive and Healthy While Working from Home

22 Jul

Millions of Americans have been working from home for months, and with Covid-19 cases rising in many states, there is no clear end in sight. Other companies have even promised to stay remote permanently.

So, if you’ve decided it’s time to invest in improving your home office setup, here are nine products — from ergonomic tools to a cold brew coffee-maker — that will make your WFH days more comfortable. More>>

Crump Enhances Digital Capabilities

10 Jun

Crump announced enhanced digital capabilities that more comprehensively meet the end-to-end expectations of financial professionals and customers – from product search to policy delivery. Crump’s Transaction Center offers a wide array of product options including – term and permanent Life, long term care, disability insurance, and annuities to meet consumer needs. The Transaction Center integrates several platforms with best-in-class solutions from insuretech firms, service providers, and leading insurance carriers to create a single place for financial professionals to process a majority of their business with Crump. More>>

7 Things You Can Do During a Pandemic

17 Mar

“May you live in interesting times.” It’s an Asian curse expression, not a hope your life won’t be mundane and boring. With the Covid-19 problem unfolding, many companies are restricting employee travel, discouraging in-person meetings with clients and even suggesting employees work from home. What’s an insurance agent to do? More >>