Basics of Insurance

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What is an Insurance Agent -- Job Description, Salary, Job Openings, & More

In the real world, "insurance agent" gets used as an umbrella term describing anyone in the agency, but the more specific definition describes the agent as the "principal" of the agency.

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What is an Insurance Producer -- Definition, Job Description, & More

An insurance producer is a licensed salesperson working in an insurance agency. The main goal of the insurance producer is to acquire new customers and cross-sell new policies to existing customers of the agency.

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What is a Life and Health Insurance License

Life and health insurance licenses are two of the most basic licenses you can attain. With these licenses, you can sell life insurance, and health insurance, but that should be obvious!  Check out what it takes to get these licenses.

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What is a Property and Casualty Insurance License

Property and casualty insurance covers a broad range of products that are designed for personal and commercial clients. While the products cover a wide variety of areas, they are all designed to protect the client from financial issues that could come from any kind of damage or injury caused to others.

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How To Pass The Insurance Exam -- Tips, Tricks, Practice Tests, & More

If you're getting ready to take a state insurance exam, or any exam for that matter, it's good to know what you're getting yourself into.

Here at StateRequirement, we want you to be able to walk into the testing center with confidence that you will leave being one step closer to getting your insurance license.

In this article, you will learn everything that you will need to know to face your exams without fear.

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What are the Series 6 & 63 Licenses -- Securities Licensing for Insurance Agents

The FINRA Series 6 and NASAA Series 63 licenses are the required licenses of the insurance agent or financial planner who sells life insurance and other products tied to securities and investments.

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How to Get Your Series 6 License - Securities Licensing for Insurance Agents

The Series 6 (Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative)Securities License is a a license regulated by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). The Series is the primary license sought by insurance sales professionals and financial advisors...

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How to Get Your Series 63 License - Securities Licensing for Insurance Agents

The Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law) Securities License is a license regulated by the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA). The Series 63 is the partner license to the Series 6...

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What is the Securities Industry Essentials Exam?

The Security Industries Essentials Exam (SIE) is a new exam being introduced by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in October 2018. The SIE is being designed to allow people to enter the securities and insurance industries without being affiliated with any qualified firm.

In the past, it was...

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