How are insurance agents compensated?
Insurance agents are paid commissions on the policies they sell to customers. In other words, they earn money when they make a sale.
Just contact some Insurance Companies of your choice that you are interested in doing business with. You will generally be contacting the agents marketing department for the company. Ask them about an agents appointment. The Insurance Company provides the underwriting services for their appointed agents. .
What are common questions about life insurance that one should ask the life insurance agents before buying a policy?
When one purchases a car from a dealership and the person needs insurance the dealership will at a minimum have knowledge of local agents one can contact. A person who is just looking for information about auto insurance agents can check their local phone book and their local better business bureau.