Independent Agent

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Independent Agent

An insurance agent who sells policies on behalf of several different companies. That is, an independent agent is self-employed and keeps commissions from whatever company for which he/she sells policies. Theoretically, an independent agent can offer objective advice, though if one company offers higher commissions than the others this can create a perverse incentive.
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His agent, Independent Talent Group, has not responded to requests for comment.
His agent, Independent Talent Group, did not respond to requests for comment last night.
Some advantageous attributes built into the offering consist of a professionally managed premium reserve account strategy, use of an independent escrow agent, independent Life Expectancy (LE) advisory board (in addition to the two standard LEs), a strategic investment laddering approach and the participation of qualified and non-qualified funds.
To become a KeyRing agent, independent retailers must fill in an agreement form, whereupon they become eligible for a two stage commission programme.
AIG Star and AIG Edison offer life, medical and annuity products to individuals and groups through their captive agent, independent agent, corporate and bancassurance channels.
Prior to joining Prudential, Howard was president of Conseco Retirement Services where he was responsible for fixed, variable and equity-indexed annuity business, which included the company's retail broker-dealer and independent agent, independent broker-dealer and bank distribution channels.

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