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What is an Insurance Agent?

Insurance agents, sometimes known as insurance sales agents or brokers, are involved in selling a variety of insurance and financial products, including property, life insurance, health insurance, disability and medical insurance.

Insurance agents use computer software to sell insurance to their clients.  Specific information about the customer is entered into the program and stored in the insurance company database, such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and other personal information.  The insurance application is examined, the insurance company decides whether to take out the insurance for the term of the policy, and the insurance cover and premium amount are determined.

For example, if someone is looking for life insurance, insurers take age and financial history into account. Insurance companies also take into account a person's driving ability when applying for insurance such as life, disability or health insurance.  They also use computer software to determine whether to approve an applicant and are responsible for all aspects of the claim process, such as eligibility, entitlement to coverage, coverage and premium. 

If not enough applications are approved, the company will not make enough money from premiums. Insurance companies must strike a balance between risky and cautious decisions, and if...


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