Category Archives: Broker General Agency

What are life insurance underwriters looking for?

Life insurance underwriters at carriers look at a long list of factors. Those factors include personal health history, family health history, driving record, prescription, medical records, and MIB (Medical Information Bureau). MIB tracks application history at other carriers. Making healthy lifestyle changes produces a significant difference in an individual’s policy rate classification for life insurance. […]

What is a Brokerage General Agency (BGA)?

Brokerage General Agencies are wholesalers of insurance products, this can be in the Property and Casualty or Life and Health business. They work in a space between dozens of carriers and in this example, they offer products for life, disability, long-term care, annuities, and health insurance products. Brokerage General Agencies work with financial advisors, who then communicate […]