Posted on 4/13/2015 8:00 AM By Rich Savino
Back in the day, it was simple. You purchased a car or a home and you made an appointment or wandered into your local, corner, Insurance Office. The agent was usually a local resident who you knew from church, or little league and you would discuss the local school budget while he researched the perfect policy for you.
These days, consumers have a multitude of choices when it comes to insurance … Internet, phone, big box and agency. Some would say that the brick and mortar community insurance agencies are an antiquated concept. I would argue that independent insurance agencies are ever lasting and vital to the insurance industry and all policyholders. We offer benefits that no Internet Company could come close to providing. Here are four benefits:
1. The Personal Touch: To the agency, you are not a number, you are our neighbor. Sitting with our clients, discussing their individual needs, gauging what policy and provider is correct for their specific requirements is the bonus customers re ...