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November 24, 2020 | The Tuesday Ten

November 24, 2020 | The Tuesday Ten

November 24, 2020

 

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It’s back! Our official list of 2020’s top 10 holiday toys! We did the research so you don’t have to! Sarah has a thing for research, spreadsheets, and really delights in the finding the perfect gift. Let her help you survive holiday toy shopping!

 

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Blume Rainbow Sparkle Surprise – Amazon | Target | Walmart

Hatchimals Pixies Crystal Flyers – Amazon | Target | Walmart

LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Mario Starter Course – Amazon | Target | Walmart

Little Live Pets Gotta Go Flamingo – Amazon | Target | Walmart

L.O.L. Surprise Clubhouse – Amazon | Target | Walmart

Na! Na! Na! Ultimate Surprise – Amazon | Target | Walmart

Nintendo Switch – Amazon | Target | Walmart

O.M.G. Remix Fashion Dolls – Amazon | Target | Walmart

PAW Patrol Dino Patroller – Amazon | Target | Walmart

Present Pets – Amazon | Target | Walmart

Squeakee the Balloon Dog – Amazon | Target | Walmart

Star Wars The Child Animatronic Edition – Amazon | Target

Vtech KidiZoom Creator Cam – Amazon | Target | Walmart

 

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Build Your Brand with Community Involvement

Connect with your local community and grow your insurance business at the same time! Use our helpful tips to get started.

Carriers and Plans Participating in CMS Model to Save Consumers on Insulin Costs

Get the scoop on the Part D Senior Savings Model! This new initiative brings major insulin savings to your Medicare clients. They could pay just $35 for a one-month supply of insulin. Learn all the details in this can't miss episode of our Agent Survival Guide Podcast.

How Selling Insurance Helps Give Back

In the insurance industry, there's plenty of opportunities to give back. Discover how agents make a difference in their communities every day, and how you can, too!

The Agents Survival Guide Podcast Turns 3! Celebrate with us!!!

Three years, more than three hundred episodes published, dozens of rabbit holes explored, and countless cups of coffee consumed. Thanks for sticking with us! Listen for details on our 3rd Birthday Giveaway! 🥳

 

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Dishes to Impress Your Friends: Cariofi Alla Giudia

Carciofi alla Giudia is a classic Italian-Jewish fried artichoke dish that takes everything you love about potato chips and improves upon it. Ready to learn how to make them?

Subscription Boxes for Seniors Bring Wellness to Your Doorstep

Subscription boxes can be very beneficial for seniors, especially if they promote a hobby or healthy eating. We look at a few of the ways subscription boxes for seniors can be utilized.

Why Do We Celebrate That? Classic Christmas Traditions

Christmas is a holiday with many classic traditions, from the Christmas tree to parties and wassailing. But when you think about it, why do we celebrate that?

 

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2021 Medicare Part A and Part B Premiums and Deductibles

CMS recently released their numbers for 2021 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs. Let’s see how these changes might affect your clients in the coming year.

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

You need commissions, but you don’t want to catch, or spread, COVID. Can you compliantly check temperatures or ask health questions in person? Will more carriers allow remote Medicare sales? How can you have a profitable Annual Enrollment Period during the current health crisis?

How to Get Started in Medicare Sales

Starting out as an insurance agent in the Medicare industry can seem daunting. There are many ins and outs of selling Medicare and quite a list of things you need to decide and do.

 

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Build Your Brand with Community Involvement

Build Your Brand with Community Involvement

November 23, 2020

 

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Connect with your local community and grow your insurance business at the same time! Use our helpful tips to get started.

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

About Community Outreach Programs

Building Client Loyalty: More Than Just a Plan

How Community Involvement Programs Can Grow Your Business

Methods to Boost Your Medicare Business

 

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How Selling Insurance Helps Give Back

In the insurance industry, there's plenty of opportunities to give back. Discover how agents make a difference in their communities every day, and how you can, too! 

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Being Together When You’re Apart

Social isolation can be very dangerous for seniors' mental and physical health. What are some ways you can stay connected while practicing social distancing?

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How to Speed Up a Cold Recovery

While the cure for the common cold hasn't been found yet, there are ways to make your recovery from it as speedy as possible. Here are a few ways you can get over a cold faster when you're feeling ill.

 

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How to Get Started in Medicare Sales

Starting out as an insurance agent in the Medicare industry can seem daunting. There are many ins and outs of selling Medicare and quite a list of things you need to decide and do.

 

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How Selling Insurance Helps Give Back

How Selling Insurance Helps Give Back

November 22, 2020

 

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In the insurance industry, there's plenty of opportunities to give back. Discover how agents make a difference in their communities every day, and how you can, too! 

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

3 Easy Ways to Build Your Insurance Sales Territory

Build Your Brand with Community Involvement

Cone Cause Evolution Study

Highmark’s Community Involvement

How Small Businesses Can Get Tax Deductions for Charitable Giving

How to Incorporate Charity Into Your Business Model

What Do Millennials Want In Their Careers?

 

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Senior Speak: Talking to Medicare Clients Age 65 & Older

Learn how to connect with your Medicare clients. There are some best practices to think about when you're talking with clients who are 65 or older. We tell you what they are!

What Seniors Value Most in an MA Plan

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How Can I Help with Animal Conservation?

Do you want to get involved with animal conservation, but don’t know how? Today, we’re looking at different ways you can help save animals, no matter what your situation is!

How To Get Involved In Your Community

Staying involved in your neighborhood can give you a new purpose and add meaning to your life, especially during retirement. It also allows you to build friendships and stronger, healthier, thriving communities. Discover volunteer opportunities and other ways to get involved in communities!

Want to Start Volunteering? Answer These 3 Questions First!

Volunteering is a worthwhile and rewarding activity for thousands of people around the country. With so many deserving organizations, how do you choose the right one to help?

 

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2021 Medicare Part A and Part B Premiums and Deductibles

CMS recently released their numbers for 2021 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs. Let’s see how these changes might affect your clients in the coming year.

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

You need commissions, but you don’t want to catch, or spread, COVID. Can you compliantly check temperatures or ask health questions in person? Will more carriers allow remote Medicare sales? How can you have a profitable Annual Enrollment Period during the current health crisis?

How to Get Started in Medicare Sales

Starting out as an insurance agent in the Medicare industry can seem daunting. There are many ins and outs of selling Medicare and quite a list of things you need to decide and do.

 

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November 20, 2020 | The Friday Five

November 20, 2020 | The Friday Five

November 20, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for November 20, 2020:

  • Amazon Pharmacy
  • Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
  • A Zoom Thanksgiving?
  • TikTok Rolls Out Parental Controls
  • Thanksgiving Desserts (and BONUS: sides!)

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

19 Make-Ahead Recipes for Thanksgiving Day

30 Best Thanksgiving Desserts To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

36 Mini Thanksgiving Treats For When You’re Too Stuffed For Pie

Amazon jumps into the pharmacy business with online prescription fulfillment, free delivery for Prime members

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For Thanksgiving Day, Zoom will lift its 40-minute time limit for free meetings

How to use Netflix Party to stream movies with your friends

I Made A Thanksgiving Feast For 4 People On A $25 Budget

Netflix Party is now Teleparty

Pfizer and BioNTech say final analysis shows coronavirus vaccine is 95% effective with no safety concerns

Pumpkin Brookies from Delish

Pumpkin Cream Pie Recipe from Pioneer Woman

States Are Getting Ready to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines. What Do Their Plans Tell Us So Far?

TikTok gives parents more control over what their teens can view and post

TikTok now lets parents make their teens’ accounts more private

 

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3 Ways to Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey

Making a holiday dinner can be stressful, especially if you’re new to cooking. Here’s how you can cook your Thanksgiving turkey.

Getting Creative with Thanksgiving Classics

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Getting Creative with Thanksgiving Classics: Cranberry Sauce

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2021 Medicare Part A and Part B Premiums and Deductibles

CMS recently released their numbers for 2021 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs. Let’s see how these changes might affect your clients in the coming year.

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

You need commissions, but you don’t want to catch, or spread, COVID. Can you compliantly check temperatures or ask health questions in person? Will more carriers allow remote Medicare sales? How can you have a profitable Annual Enrollment Period during the current health crisis?

How to Get Started in Medicare Sales

Starting out as an insurance agent in the Medicare industry can seem daunting. There are many ins and outs of selling Medicare and quite a list of things you need to decide and do.

 

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Short-Term Care Insurance – An LTCi Alternative for Clients

Short-Term Care Insurance – An LTCi Alternative for Clients

November 19, 2020

 

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Think Long-Term Care insurance is your client’s only option? Explore Short-Term Care Insurance and its benefits.

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

Are You Offering Multiple LTC Insurance Options?

Buyers Ages for LTC Insurance Reported

Identifying Ideal Clients for LTCi

Longtermcare.gov: Who Needs Care?

The Key to Accessing High-Cost Care

 

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4 Out-of-the-Box Long-Term Care Insurance Solutions

Traditional isn't the only way to go when it comes to Long-Term Care insurance for your clients. We've got four non-traditional LTC solutions that just might do the trick.

How to Build Rapport Selling Insurance Online and Over the Phone

Learn how to better connect with your sales prospects - even if those interactions are now happening virtually. We have 6 tips you can add to your insurance sales process today!

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Here’s What Medicare Costs in 2021

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Is Medicare the Only Health Insurance I Need?

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What Are the Different Types of Nursing Homes and Care Facilities?

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2021 Medicare Part A and Part B Premiums and Deductibles

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You need commissions, but you don’t want to catch, or spread, COVID. Can you compliantly check temperatures or ask health questions in person? Will more carriers allow remote Medicare sales? How can you have a profitable Annual Enrollment Period during the current health crisis?

How to Get Started in Medicare Sales

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Subscribe & Follow:

 

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