Central Insurance Companies

Insurance Underwriter or Superhero?

Can you believe it? Here we are, already in the month of February, which happens to be Insurance Careers Month! To tell you a little bit about myself, I have worked 22 years in the insurance industry. I know that’s a very long time, but the good news is, I have enjoyed it! I personally have seen how insurance careers are both rewarding and diverse. And we have some fun too!
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A Sense of Purpose = A Career in the Insurance Industry

My career in insurance started like many in the industry – I just kind of fell into it. Then fell in love with it. I entered the industry as a finance major straight out of college. At first, I wasn’t sure exactly what I wanted my career path to be. I just knew I needed a job. I was interviewing for many different positions within the financial services world. Then I read a job opportunity description different from any other within the financial services industry. The description went something like this:
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Application Development in the Insurance Industry: Yep, we have that too!

February is Insurance Careers Month, so I’d like to take some time to talk about my personal experience in the industry.
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Customer Service in the Insurance World

February is a great month! February 14th is Valentine’s Day, which usually involves lots of chocolate, flowers, and other goodies. However, February is also Insurance Careers Month!
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The Insurance Industry Has A Place For You!

Couple meeting financial advisorFebruary is Insurance Careers Month and the funny thing is that many of us in the industry had no intention of ever ending up here. If you ever ask a child what he or she wants to be when they grow up, there’s a very good chance that “insurance salesperson” or “insurance underwriter” isn’t even on their radar!
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Disaster Recovery Plan

Natural disasters can come in many forms, with the most common being related to windstorms, fire, and flooding. More tornados occur in the United States then in any other part of the world. While large scale disasters capture media attention, disasters can also be local in nature, such as electrical blackouts from lightning strikes or a vehicle collision with a power line. Such events can cause significant disruption to your operations.
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Replacement Cost Value Versus Market Value: What’s the Difference?

Many homeowners often wonder why the limit on their homeowner’s insurance policy is more than the market value of their home. In some cases, there can be a drastic difference between what you recently paid for your home versus how much insurance coverage you have. It’s just a way for the insurance company to get more premium, right?
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