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May 7, 2021 | The Friday Five

May 7, 2021 | The Friday Five

May 7, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for May 7, 2021:

  • KFF Numbers on Healthcare Gross Margins
  • Prescription Drug Pricing Reform
  • Keep Going with SMART Goals
  • FCC Discount on Broadband Bills
  • Ritter’s State of the Senior Market 2021

Register for Ritter’s State of the Senior Market 2021

https://www.ritterim.com/video/sotsm-register/

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

Analysis Suggests Health Insurers Remained Profitable Across Markets Amid Pandemic in 2020

Democrats Disagree About How to Spend Potential Prescription Drug Windfall

Here’s how you can apply to the FCC for the $50 discount on your broadband bill

House Republications push to make drug price legislation bipartisan

How to Successfully Set SMART Goals

Register for Ritter’s State of the Senior Market 2021

Stop Stopping

You need to see this brilliant Gmail trick that everyone should be using

 

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April 30, 2021 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for April 30, 2021: CDC Updates Guidance on Outdoor Masking, Networking During a Pandemic, Modern Marketing Basics, Ritter's State of the Senior Market 2021, and Spotify Announces Podcast Subscriptions

The Pros and Cons of Selling Insurance

Becoming an insurance agent is a big decision. If you're thinking about joining the insurance industry, this is the episode for you! We weigh the pros and cons of selling insurance, so you'll have a better idea of what you're getting yourself into before you take that leap.

The Real Cost of Long-Term Care

Think your clients know all the costs associated with retirement? Learn more about the true cost of Long-Term Care so you can pass that knowledge – and peace of mind! – on to your clients.

 

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Dealing with Allergies

Allergies are very common and can be a real drain on your quality of life. In worst cases, they can even be deadly. How can you go about life dealing with allergies?

What to Do After Getting the COVID Vaccine

You've gotten your second shot of the COVID vaccine (or first if it was Johnson & Johnson). What are some things that are important to do after you've gotten the COVID vaccine?

Why It's OK to Be Sad Sometimes

Sadness is a common emotion we all feel at some point, and often our response is to try to move on as quickly as possible. However, evidence points toward the importance of accepting your sadness and working through it.

 

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Prospecting for Clients for Dental, Vision, and Hearing Insurance Sales

If you’re considering selling dental, vision, and hearing (DVH) plans, where would you find leads? You might be surprised to learn that your DVH prospects could already be in your Medicare book of business!

How to Help Your Clients Get the Most Out of Their Medicare Advantage Plans

As an agent, you want to make sure your clients are getting the most out of their coverage. This means informing them of all the benefits their plans offer.

Medicare Isn't Just for Seniors: Selling to the Under-65 Market

Although many agents and insurers market Medicare toward senior citizens, they aren’t the only people covered by this government program. In fact, more than eight million Medicare recipients are under the age of 65.

 

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Are You Offering Multiple LTC Insurance Options?

Are You Offering Multiple LTC Insurance Options?

May 6, 2021

 

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Ready to offer more Long-Term Care insurance products in your portfolio? Learn the benefits and distinctions of each LTC insurance option – and how these products can boost your sales.

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

Life Happens

LIMRA – Life Insurance Marketing and Research Association

 

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The Key to Accessing High-Cost Care

Are your clients prepared for the cost of care in a nursing home? Find out how a Short-Term Care insurance plan can help them manage their costs.

Why Client Retention Should Be Your Top Priority

Discover how to keep existing clients coming back for more. We talk strategy and give you practical steps you can easily implement in your own insurance business.

 

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Extra Help for Medicare Part D

We all need help sometimes. If you have limited financial resources and need assistance with coverage for your prescription drugs, you may be able to get Extra Help with Medicare!

What Is Kefir?

What is kefir? For something that's as easy to make or find, it's incredibly healthy — that's what it is!

What to Do After Getting the COVID Vaccine

You've gotten your second shot of the COVID vaccine (or first if it was Johnson & Johnson). What are some things that are important to do after you've gotten the COVID vaccine?

 

Ritter Insurance Marketing eBooks & Guides:

 

Agent Survival Kits: Beginners or Experts

A Quick Guide to Cross-Selling Ancillary Insurance with Medicare Products

Developing an Agency – Your Guide to Getting Started

How to Host a Successful Medicare Educational Event

Modern Medicare Marketing for Today’s Agents

Social Media Marketing for Insurance Agents

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Final Expense Insurance

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Supplements

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Prescription Drug Plans

The Complete Guide to Client Loyalty and Retention

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Getting Started in Insurance Sales

 

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Prospecting for Clients for Dental, Vision, and Hearing Insurance Sales

If you’re considering selling dental, vision, and hearing (DVH) plans, where would you find leads? You might be surprised to learn that your DVH prospects could already be in your Medicare book of business!

How to Help Your Clients Get the Most Out of Their Medicare Advantage Plans

As an agent, you want to make sure your clients are getting the most out of their coverage. This means informing them of all the benefits their plans offer.

Medicare Isn't Just for Seniors: Selling to the Under-65 Market

Although many agents and insurers market Medicare toward senior citizens, they aren’t the only people covered by this government program. In fact, more than eight million Medicare recipients are under the age of 65.

 

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The Real Cost of Long-Term Care

The Real Cost of Long-Term Care

May 4, 2021

 

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Think your clients know all the costs associated with retirement? Learn more about the true cost of Long-Term Care so you can pass that knowledge – and peace of mind! – on to your clients.

 

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Contact the Team at Ritter Insurance Marketing

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

HHS Caregiver Resources & Long-Term Care

Life Happens

LIMRA – Life Insurance Marketing and Research Association

Top Misconceptions about Life Insurance

 

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April 30, 2021 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for April 30, 2021: CDC Updates Guidance on Outdoor Masking, Networking During a Pandemic, Modern Marketing Basics, Ritter's State of the Senior Market 2021, and Spotify Announces Podcast Subscriptions.

The Key to Accessing High-Cost Care

Are your clients prepared for the cost of care in a nursing home? Find out how a Short-Term Care insurance plan can help them manage their costs.

Why Client Retention Should Be Your Top Priority

Discover how to keep existing clients coming back for more. We talk strategy and give you practical steps you can easily implement in your own insurance business.

 

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5 Healthy Ways to Stay Busy on a Rainy Day

A rainy day can ruin your plans, but you don't have to spend it curled up on the couch. Here are five healthy ways to stay busy indoors when it's a rainy day during spring!

Using Garlic in Your Cooking

Garlic is one of those ingredients that is omnipresent in most cuisines of the world. Why is it so popular, and how can you go about cooking with garlic?

What to Do After Getting the COVID Vaccine

You've gotten your second shot of the COVID vaccine (or first if it was Johnson & Johnson). What are some things that are important to do after you've gotten the COVID vaccine?

 

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Prospecting for Clients for Dental, Vision, and Hearing Insurance Sales

If you’re considering selling dental, vision, and hearing (DVH) plans, where would you find leads? You might be surprised to learn that your DVH prospects could already be in your Medicare book of business!

How to Help Your Clients Get the Most Out of Their Medicare Advantage Plans

As an agent, you want to make sure your clients are getting the most out of their coverage. This means informing them of all the benefits their plans offer.

Medicare Isn't Just for Seniors: Selling to the Under-65 Market

Although many agents and insurers market Medicare toward senior citizens, they aren’t the only people covered by this government program. In fact, more than eight million Medicare recipients are under the age of 65.

 

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April 30, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 30, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 30, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for April 30, 2021:

  • CDC Updates Guidance on Outdoor Masking
  • Networking During a Pandemic
  • Modern Marketing Basics
  • Ritter's State of the Senior Market 2021
  • Spotify Announces Podcast Subscriptions

Register for Ritter’s State of the Senior Market 2021

 

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4 Ways to Effectively Network Today

6 Modern Marketing Basics That New Business Owners Must Prioritize

CDC says many American can now go outside without a mask

C.D.C. Eases Outdoor Mask Guidance for Vaccinated Americans

Everything Coming to Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu & Amazon Prime video in May 2021

How to Better Market Yourself

How to Market Yourself Effectively

Netflix’s new ‘Play Something’ shuffle feature is here to solve your movie night indecision

Register for Ritter’s State of the Senior Market 2021

The podcast paywall wars have arrived

 

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April 23, 2021 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for April 23, 2021: National Take Chance Day, AHIP Training Update, Kaiser Family Foundation Medicare Prescription Drug Study, Embracing Lillördag for Mental Wellness, and Apple Podcasts New Features.

5 Tips for Creating Your Personal Brand

Branding yourself sets your insurance business apart from the competition. Check out our tips before you begin developing your personal brand.

Why It’s Time to Take a More Relaxed Approach to Insurance Sales

Is the hard sell making it harder for you to sell insurance? High-pressure tactics don't work like they used to. Find out what you can do differently and still make the sale.

 

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Superfood Snack Hacks: Healthy Cauliflower Recipes

Cauliflower has many health benefits, but one of its strengths is how easy it is to add to your diet. Here are a few healthy cauliflower recipes that you'll love!

The Hidden Health Benefits of Bowling

Bowling isn't often thought of as a fitness option, but there are a surprising number of ways bowling can benefit your health and make you fitter and happier!

What is the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback?

Medicare is affordable health care coverage for many, but some Medicare Advantage plans have what's called a Medicare Part B Premium Giveback. What does that mean for you?

 

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Prospecting for Clients for Dental, Vision, and Hearing Insurance Sales

If you’re considering selling dental, vision, and hearing (DVH) plans, where would you find leads? You might be surprised to learn that your DVH prospects could already be in your Medicare book of business!

How to Help Your Clients Get the Most Out of Their Medicare Advantage Plans

As an agent, you want to make sure your clients are getting the most out of their coverage. This means informing them of all the benefits their plans offer.

Medicare Isn't Just for Seniors: Selling to the Under-65 Market

Although many agents and insurers market Medicare toward senior citizens, they aren’t the only people covered by this government program. In fact, more than eight million Medicare recipients are under the age of 65.

 

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The Pros and Cons of Selling Insurance

The Pros and Cons of Selling Insurance

April 29, 2021

 

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Becoming an insurance agent is a big decision. If you're thinking about joining the insurance industry, this is the episode for you! We weigh the pros and cons of selling insurance, so you'll have a better idea of what you're getting yourself into before you take that leap.

 

Read the text version.

 

Questions? Contact Our Team at Ritter Insurance Marketing

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

Agent Survival Kits: Beginners or Experts

4 Perks of Being a Part-Time Insurance Agent

17 Pros and Cons of Selling Insurance

21 Pros and Cons of Selling Insurance

Building Client Loyalty: More than Just a Plan

Four Reasons Why Ritter Should Be Your FMO Insurance Agency

Getting Started in Insurance Sales

Medicareful by Ritter Insurance Marketing

Ritter Insurance Marketing

Ritter’s Medicare Quote Engine

 

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4 Reasons Why Ritter Should Be Your FMO Insurance Agency

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5 Myths About Selling Medicare… Debunked!

If you’re on the fence about selling Medicare, this episode is for you! Don’t let these myths hold you back from selling Medicare! The senior health insurance market is booming — and there’s plenty of room for more agents… like you!

FAQs About Working with Ritter Insurance Marketing

Have questions about partnering with Ritter Insurance Marketing? Not sure what a field marketing organization is, or how joining one can help your insurance business? Curious about lead programs, CE credits, and other opportunities FMOs like Ritter have to offer? We talk with our sales team to answer common questions about working with FMOs and more!

What an FMO Can Do For Your Business

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Why Now is the Time to Start Selling Insurance

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Seasonal Picks: 3 Foods You Should Try This Spring

After a tough winter, we’re finally starting to see green, and with spring, comes a whole crop of seasonal foods that you should try!

Should I Wear Shoes Inside My House?

For years, a great debate has raged about whether you should wear shoes inside the house or not. Some say it's a hygiene risk, while others say it's no big deal. Who's right?

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Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

The 2022 AHIP Medicare training season starts on June 21, 2021. Before you begin to complete this obligation, there are changes to the Marketing Medicare Advantage and Fraud, Waste and Abuse training that you need to be aware of.

The Basics of Selling Insurance from Home

Your client base is in a different state, your country’s fighting a pandemic, or you just like working from home. Whatever the reason, you want to start running your insurance business remotely.

Discover the Details of Fraternal Benefit Society

Within the world of insurance there are fraternal benefit societies. If you’re not familiar with these groups, there are untapped benefits for you and your clients that go way beyond insurance coverage and commissions!

 

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