When it comes to the Medicare insurance industry, agents who have a strong platform are those most likely to see the greatest success. Coordinating and managing the various aspects of the job can be daunting, and the reason that some fail. Conversely, many who succeed are those who utilize the tools available to streamline their business for maximum productivity. This article looks at some of the valuable tools available to Medicare agents.
The baby boom retirement wave is here, and that means hundreds of thousands of potential clients asking, “When should I file for Social Security?” If you aren’t helping answer this question, you’re missing out on one of the biggest opportunities to grow your business. With the right support and technology, incorporating Social Security planning into your existing practice can be simple and can produce both immediate and long-term, sustained growth.
If you’re a financial professional who provides advice to retirement investors, it’s important that you understand the rule regarding a new fiduciary investment advice exemption so that you can ensure you’re in compliance. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Feb. 12, 2021, surprised many by announcing that it would allow the regulation to go into effect on Feb. 16, 2021, but a non-enforcement policy allows time to prepare.
There’s a good opportunity for agents specializing in Medicare to make additional sales by revisiting their existing book of Medicare Supplement clients. Seniors desire adequate coverage for dental and vision. It’s up to you to present them with viable solutions that meet their needs and budget. Senior Market Sales® helps by offering agents proprietary tools and products designed to capture those additional sales.
Offering a comprehensive senior product portfolio, the industry’s best technology tools, outstanding service and proprietary marketing programs, we support every facet of an agent’s business.Why SMS?
65,000+ agents under contract
Top contracts with national, A-rated carriers
The industry’s best technology and tools
We offer real solutions that help you reach more prospects, get more referrals and, ultimately, grow your practice. Our consultative approach to helping our advisors means we let the problem dictate the solution.View carriers
Patent-pending retirement planning tools and processes
Multiple live and electronic training opportunities
Established and successful marketing programs
Many MGAs have found SMS to be the business partner to help them succeed. We offer full back-office support, including contracting, certification, supplies and new business status. Our credibility with carriers means you can turn to us to help resolve problems with clients and/or commissions. We do not recruit your agents nor use your client records for anything other than to support your efforts.
Incentive trips open to MGAs
Your own online contracting portal
Proprietary enrollment methods
SMS subsidiary Futurity First has the flexibility to meet the needs of advisors at every stage of their careers. With an unparalleled choice of product and investment solutions, Futurity advisors are able to provide independent planning strategies and recommendations to their clients.Request Information
20 branch offices throughout the U.S.
Proprietary marketing and lead programs
Unparalleled advisor support
Lucrative compensation plan
Health care and health insurance are no longer seen as separate from financial planning. More than any other company, Senior Market Sales is helping agents and advisors service their clients’ health and wealth needs in retirement.
Our software and tools are designed to help you manage and simplify your practice, save time, eliminate mistakes and make your business stand out among the crowd.
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