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Podcast Recommendations for Summer 2021

Podcast Recommendations for Summer 2021

June 29, 2021

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Did someone say Summer 2021 Podcast Recommendations? Back by popular demand, Sarah has 10 more podcast recommendations to fill the void in your Summer vacation. Whether you’re taking a family vacation, staycation, traveling back into the office, or just need something new to listen to, we’ve got you covered! 🌞😎🎧

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

Alba Salix, Royal Physician – Start with “Alba Salix E101: Well Met”

Blackout by QCode – Start with “Pilot | S1E1”

Dreamful Bedtime Stories

Eleanor Amplified – Start with “Ep 01: Pilot (Robot)

Memory Lane by Realm – Start with “None of this is Real”

Mockery Manor – Start with “1. Where Childhood Never Dies”

Newsy Jacuzzi

Passenger List by Radiotopia – Start with “Pre-Flight Announcement”

The A.M. Archives – Start with “601 – For People Like You | The AM Archives”

Wireframe with Khoi Vinh

 

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Podcasts We’re Currently Listening To (Winter 2021) | The Friday Five

We’re kicking off the first Friday Five episode of 2021 with podcast recommendations! Here are five podcasts that our host, Sarah is currently listening to. 🎧

Top 5 Podcasts of 2020 | The Friday Five

We don’t just make a podcast, we love listening to them, too! Despite 2020 effectively cancelling her commute, our host Sarah listened to over 7,000 minutes of podcast audio. Which shows made it into her top 5 for 2020? Listen to find out in this bonus Friday Five episode!

International Podcast Day 2020

Happy International Podcast Day! 2020 has certainly been a year to, er, remember. There’s a lot of that reflected in this year’s episode. But there’s also a fair bit of fun. Sarah shares it all in this episode – podcast recommendations, standout episodes, updates, bonus content, and more, including what makes her want to listen.

Podcast Recommendations for Summer 2020 | The Tuesday Ten

Summer is here! 🌞 That means it’s time for MORE podcast recommendations! If you need something to listen to during a long drive, while you’re on a vacation, staycation, or just walking around the neighborhood after dinner… Sarah has 10 new podcast recommendations for your listening enjoyment.

Podcasts We’re Currently Listening To | The Friday Five

Need more podcast recommendations? (Who doesn’t?!) For our last Friday Five of 2019, Sarah gives you a glimpse of what she’s currently listening to.

Top 5 Podcasts of 2019 | The Friday Five

We love podcasts! Our host, Sarah listened to over 8,500 minutes of podcast audio this year. Which shows made the cut for her top 5 of 2019? Find out in this special Friday Five episode!

International Podcast Day 2019

It's International Podcast Day and we're celebrating! This special episode has updates on our favorite podcasts, MORE podcast recommendations, and Sarah talks about how she got into podcasts. You don’t want to miss it! 🎙🎧🤓

Behind the Scenes of the ASG Podcast ǀ ASG100

Celebrate 100 episodes of the Agent Survival Guide Podcast! In this special episode, we talk about how Agent Survival Guide and the ASG Podcast started, what we’ve got planned for 2019, podcast recommendations from our team, and more! 💯🎉

 

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June 25, 2021 | The Friday Five

June 25, 2021 | The Friday Five

June 25, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for June 25, 2021:

  • KFF Medicare Advantage in 2021 studies
  • How CVS helps cut wasteful consumer spending
  • DVH benefits coming to Medicare?
  • American Rescue Plan Child Tax Credit Info
  • The Never Less, Never More Strategy

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

2021 Child Tax Credit: Here's who will get up to $1,800 per child in cash — and who will need to opt out

Advance Child Tax Credit Eligibility Assistant

CVS cut 72 drugs with 'hyperinflated' prices from its formulary last year

Medicare Advantage in 2021: Enrollment Update and Key Trends

Medicare Advantage in 2021: Premiums, Cost Sharing, Out-of-Pocket Limits and Supplemental Benefits

Medicare Advantage in 2021: Star Ratings and Bonuses

Schumer backing plan to add dental, vision and hearing coverage to Medicare

>Schumer, Sanders working to add dental and vision coverage to Medicare

Why the Most Successful People Follow the Rule of Never Less, Never More

 

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June 18, 2021 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for June 18, 2021: AHIP Certification News, AHIP Health Coverage Map, KFF Medicare Part D Enrollment Analysis, Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, and Federal Reserve Meeting + Inflation Clarification.

Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

2022 AHIP certification is LIVE! Find out what's changed from last year and where you can find carrier-specific cert requirements!

Largest COLA In a Decade Projected & How It Affects Part B Premiums

What does the annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) look like for 2022? Does the COLA impact Medicare Part B premiums? What about inflation, and Social Security Income? We cover it all in this info-packed episode!

Maximum Broker Commissions for Medicare Advantage & Medicare Part D

CMS recently released the 2022 maximum broker commissions for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D. Find out the dollar amounts you could receive for writing MA and PDP business this AEP.

NAHU 2022 Medicare Certification Training

NAHU's Medicare training certification is back for 2022. We talk about what's new with NAHU Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and Compliance Requirements training for the 2022 AEP.

 

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COVID Vaccine Myths & Facts

There are a lot of scary-sounding stories flying around the internet about COVID vaccines right now. Let's decipher which ones are myths and the truth about the COVID vaccines.

FDA Approves First Alzheimer's Drug Since 2003

The Food & Drug Administration has approved the first Alzheimer's disease drug in almost twenty years, but with it has come controversy.

The Truth About MSG

The chemical monosodium glutamate is a surprisingly controversial one. What's the truth behind MSG, and is it really that bad for you?

 

Ritter Insurance Marketing eBooks & Guides:

 

Agent Survival Kits: Beginners or Experts

Social Media Marketing for Insurance Agents

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

2022 Maximum Broker Commissions for Medicare Advantage & Medicare Part D

For the seventh year running, CMS has increased the maximum broker commissions for both Medicare Advantage and Part D initial enrollments and continued the growth of maximum Medicare broker commissions for 2022 renewals.

How to Check for Your First Looks

The moment when carrier First Looks become available is a very exciting time for insurance agents! It can put a spring in your step and help you get in the mood for the upcoming Annual Enrollment Period!

2021 State of the Senior Market: In Review

Craig Ritter, CEO of Ritter Insurance Marketing, recently gave his annual State of the Senior Market address to 412 agents, who attended from all across the U.S.

 

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NAHU 2022 Medicare Certification Training

NAHU 2022 Medicare Certification Training

June 24, 2021

 

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NAHU's Medicare training certification is back for 2022. We talk about what's new with NAHU Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and Compliance Requirements training for the 2022 AEP.

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

2022 Medicare, Medicare Advantage and Compliance Requirements* (*Goes live 7/1/2021!)

Carriers Accepting NAHU Certification

Contact the Team at Ritter Insurance Marketing

FAQs About NAHU Medicare Certification

How Professional Organizations Make You a Better Agent

NAHU Course Credit Details

NAHU Online Learning Institute

 

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FAQs About NAHU Medicare Certification

Got questions about NAHU’s Medicare Advantage and Part D certification training? We’ve got answers! In this episode, we talk about the cost of NAHU certification, CE credits, training module topics, and more – you don’t want to miss it!!! 

How Professional Organizations Make You a Better Agent

Joining a professional organization could be just the boost your career needs. Learn 5 ways this strategy can benefit you and your insurance business.

June 18, 2021 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for June 18, 2021: AHIP Certification News, AHIP Health Coverage Map, KFF Medicare Part D Enrollment Analysis, Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, and Federal Reserve Meeting + Inflation Clarification.

Largest COLA In a Decade Projected & How It Affects Part B Premiums

What does the annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) look like for 2022? Does the COLA impact Medicare Part B premiums? What about inflation, and Social Security Income? We cover it all in this info-packed episode!

Maximum Broker Commissions for Medicare Advantage & Medicare Part D

CMS recently released the 2022 maximum broker commissions for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D. Find out the dollar amounts you could receive for writing MA and PDP business this AEP.

 

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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?

Using Basil in Your Cooking

Basil is one of the most versatile herbs, but you can lose a lot of its benefits if you prepare or cook it wrong. Here's how you can get the most out of using basil in your cooking!

Where to Turn for Medicare Help

With a program as encompassing and broad as Medicare, it's understandable that you may have some questions. Here's where you can turn for Medicare help!

 

Ritter Insurance Marketing eBooks & Guides:

 

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Prescription Drug Plans

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

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

2022 Maximum Broker Commissions for Medicare Advantage & Medicare Part D

For the seventh year running, CMS has increased the maximum broker commissions for both Medicare Advantage and Part D initial enrollments and continued the growth of maximum Medicare broker commissions for 2022 renewals.

How to Check for Your First Looks

The moment when carrier First Looks become available is a very exciting time for insurance agents! It can put a spring in your step and help you get in the mood for the upcoming Annual Enrollment Period!

2021 State of the Senior Market: In Review

Craig Ritter, CEO of Ritter Insurance Marketing, recently gave his annual State of the Senior Market address to 412 agents, who attended from all across the U.S.

 

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What is AHIP Certification and How Do I Get It?

What is AHIP Certification and How Do I Get It?

June 22, 2021

 

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Get the details on AHIP requirements, how certification works for insurance agents, ways to find discounts, and more. If you're getting ready for AEP, you don't want to miss this episode of the Agent Survival Guide Podcast!

 

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Frequently Asked Questions about AHIP:

[5:56.086] Do I need to pass AHIP if I already passed last year?

[6:34.257] Do I need to complete the AHIP training review questions?

[6:55.029] How many attempts at the AHIP test do I get?

[7:15.357] How long must I take between failed attempts?

[7:41.793] Do I have to take AHIP directly through their website?

[8:07.803] Do I have to take the training on a computer?

[8:23.557] How much does AHIP cost?>

[8:32.321] Can I get an AHIP certification discount?

[9:04.170] Is it possible to get a $125 AHIP reimbursement?

[10:20.844] Is there a deadline to pass AHIP to sell in 2022?

[10:39.696] Is AHIP an open-book test?

[10:48.254] Is AHIP a timed test?

[11:06.595] What score do I need to pass?

[11:15.187] How much should I prepare?

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

AHIP Medicare + Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (MFWA) Training Site

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Description

Find Your Ritter Sales Specialist

Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

Register for your FREE RitterIM.com account

Ritter's Carrier Certification Info

Ritter Carrier Product Info

The Survivor’s AEP Checklist

 

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AHIP Test Tips & Tricks for Medicare Certification

Learn the rules for taking the AHIP test, information on discounts and reimbursement, how to prepare yourself, test-taking tips, legit tech hacks, and more! Before you begin your first attempt at AHIP certification, be sure to listen to this ASG Podcast episode!

How to Check for Your First Looks

Get your First Looks and get ready to succeed this AEP! In this episode, we talk carrier first looks, how to find them on the Ritter platform, and what you can do with the info you learn!

How to Recruit Insurance Agents to Your Downline

Want to build a successful downline for your insurance business? Don’t miss our best practices for recruiting agents to your agency! And be sure to check out the show notes for a link to grab your copy of our eBook – Developing an Agency – Your Guide to Getting Started.

Largest COLA In a Decade Projected & How It Affects Part B Premiums

What does the annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) look like for 2022? Does the COLA impact Medicare Part B premiums? What about inflation, and Social Security Income? We cover it all in this info-packed episode!

Maximum Broker Commissions for Medicare Advantage & Medicare Part D

CMS recently released the 2022 maximum broker commissions for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D. Find out the dollar amounts you could receive for writing MA and PDP business this AEP.

 

Articles to Share with Your Clients:

 

Cookbooks vs. Cooking Books: What's the Difference?

If you're looking to improve your cooking, there are options you can try at home. Among these are cookbooks and cooking books. You may be surprised by the difference between the two.

FDA Approves First Alzheimer's Drug Since 2003

The Food & Drug Administration has approved the first Alzheimer's disease drug in almost twenty years, but with it has come controversy.

What Certifications & Training Does a Medicare Sales Agent Need?

Trust is essential in any relationship, especially one with someone who's supposed to help you find a Medicare plan. Luckily, agents who sell Medicare plans must complete specific certifications and trainings!

 

Ritter Insurance Marketing eBooks & Guides:

 

Agent Survival Kits: Beginners or Experts

Modern Medicare Marketing for Today’s Agents

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans

The Complete Guide to Client Loyalty and Retention

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

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

2022 Maximum Broker Commissions for Medicare Advantage & Medicare Part D

For the seventh year running, CMS has increased the maximum broker commissions for both Medicare Advantage and Part D initial enrollments and continued the growth of maximum Medicare broker commissions for 2022 renewals.

How to Check for Your First Looks

The moment when carrier First Looks become available is a very exciting time for insurance agents! It can put a spring in your step and help you get in the mood for the upcoming Annual Enrollment Period!

2021 State of the Senior Market: In Review

Craig Ritter, CEO of Ritter Insurance Marketing, recently gave his annual State of the Senior Market address to 412 agents, who attended from all across the U.S.

 

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Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

June 21, 2021

 

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2022 AHIP certification is LIVE! Find out what's changed from last year and where you can find carrier-specific cert requirements!

 

Read the text version.

 

Register for your FREE RitterIM.com account

 

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

AHIP Medicare + Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (MFWA) Training

America’s Health Insurance Plans Official Website

Register for your FREE RitterIM.com account

Ritter’s Certification Center

 

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June 18, 2021 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for June 18, 2021: AHIP Certification News, AHIP Health Coverage Map, KFF Medicare Part D Enrollment Analysis, Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, Federal Reserve Meeting + Inflation Clarification

Largest COLA In a Decade Projected & How It Affects Part B Premiums

What does the annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) look like for 2022? Does the COLA impact Medicare Part B premiums? What about inflation, and Social Security Income? We cover it all in this info-packed episode!

Maximum Broker Commissions for Medicare Advantage & Medicare Part D

CMS recently released the 2022 maximum broker commissions for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D. Find out the dollar amounts you could receive for writing MA and PDP business this AEP.

 

Articles to Share with Your Clients:

 

Dishes to Impress Your Friends: Crêpes

Impressive meals don't just have to be at dinnertime. If you're having friends over for breakfast or brunch and want to flex your culinary muscles, try whipping up the amazing Crêpe Suzette!

The Signs of Heatstroke and Heat Exhaustion

It's not uncommon to feel hot during the summer, but when does it become a problem? What are some of the signs of heatstroke and heat exhaustion?

What to Do If Your Medicare Card is Lost or Stolen

Knowing what to do if your Medicare card is lost or stolen is important. Luckily, getting a replacement Medicare card is easy. Here’s how to get a new Medicare card!

 

Ritter Insurance Marketing eBooks & Guides:

 

Agent Survival Kits: Beginners or Experts

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Prescription Drug Plans

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

How to Check for Your First Looks

The moment when carrier First Looks become available is a very exciting time for insurance agents! It can put a spring in your step and help you get in the mood for the upcoming Annual Enrollment Period!

2021 State of the Senior Market: In Review

Craig Ritter, CEO of Ritter Insurance Marketing, recently gave his annual State of the Senior Market address to 412 agents, who attended from all across the U.S.

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!

 

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