Segments in this Video

Life Insurance Broker: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:14)


Brad Snitzer is a life insurance broker. He works with businesses and individuals on fulfilling their financial needs, including estate planning and personal planning.

Life Insurance Broker: Career Beginnings (00:37)

Brad Snitzer came to the insurance business through a friend's recommendation and his career counselor's recommendation.

Life Insurance Broker: Keys to Success (00:35)

A life insurance broker must work hard and learn about the products in order to give good advice.

Life Insurance Broker: Education and Certification Requirements (00:57)

A state insurance license requires a class and exam, and 16 hours continuing education per year. People enter the industry through an insurance company or insurance agency.

Life Insurance Broker: Workplace Atmosphere (01:03)

A life insurance agent works in an office; travel is mostly in state due to licensing. A broker sets his own hours.

Life Insurance Broker: Advice for Aspiring Pros (00:39)

For a career in life insurance, take a business or finance track in college. Accounting background is valuable for tax knowledge.

Life Insurance Broker: A Day on the Job (01:21)

An insurance broker is in and out of the office depending on appointments that day. He keeps up on news and trade journals and makes phone calls and appointments.

Life Insurance Broker: Industry Goals and Services (01:26)

A life insurance broker must insure support for a family or business in case of tragedy, selling the product that will fit a particular situation.

Life Insurance Broker: Industry Challenges (01:10)

Constant change to tax laws and competition from online brokers are challenges for the insurance industry. Increasing lifespan lowers insurance rates.

Life Insurance Broker: Looking at the Future (00:60)

The life insurance industry still uses paper but will become more automated. Premiums will continue declining due to increased life expectancy.

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Life Insurance Broker—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a life insurance broker? In this Career Q&A video interview, Brad Snitzer talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in the field. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 10 minutes

Item#: BVL93209

ISBN: 978-1-64023-216-7

Copyright date: ©2015

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