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9th digit failed

Started by VIRGINIA...active EA in Agency Technology, etc. 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

Is this a subject for the Technology discussion blog, or does it belong somewhere else? More and more we are getting the "error" that the 9th digit has failed in a VIN.  Of course, it's not exactly the 9th digit all the time.  Sometimes it's the…Continue

Independent Agency loan cash out

Started by Commonwealthia in Random & Everything Else, etc.. Last reply by NeW YAWK agent 3 hours ago. 8 Replies

Good afternoon,Are there any  lenders who will do agency loans  to payoff personal debt and balance of agency loan?Thanks.Continue

TDOCS and E-SIGS

Started by MakingitinPA in Agency Technology, etc.. Last reply by Alan Turken 5 hours ago. 3 Replies

Is anyone else having any issues with getting T-docs signed by their clients.  We are having some of the t-docs that are signable and others within the same email, the system will not let the client sign them. It has happened numerous times.  Continue

2018 Blueprint & H2Insight telemarketing

Started by Michael Keefe (real name EA) in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by TCW - Active EA 7 hours ago. 5 Replies

Trying to decide options for the 2018 Blueprint marketing package. H2Insight was promoted for telemarketing the non-Allstate customers. According to the teleconference, they receive the list for home+auto prospecting direct from Allstate and calls…Continue

Customers sometimes call it quits.

Started by Great Small Business in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by notyetgone EA 29 yrs 10 hours ago. 38 Replies

I am sure we all have customers that leave for one reason or another.  It seems as of late, the loyalty is no longer there.  The almighty $$$ speaks, will Allstate upper management ever get the big picture that you can only push customers so far. …Continue

Lincoln Benefit Life Ratings revised from stable to negative

Started by RESUSCITATE in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by WallEE on Friday. 23 Replies

Was recently looking over my VUL written with LBL.  Made me wonder if this policy will still be around in 20 years.  Figured worth looking to see how LBL is doing now that Allstate does not own them.  What I found kind of scares me not only for…Continue

IRA's

Started by IPSSUX - EA in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by Michael on Thursday. 34 Replies

Are all Annuities and MF's required to have a minimum deposit of 5K to receive and IPS??Continue

Alabama claims contact

Started by Skiier32 in Allstate Corporate Leadership, etc.. Last reply by okt0ber on Thursday. 6 Replies

I need some help.  A friend of mine in Alabama, I am in MN, had an accident and Allstate is the party who hit him and is at fault.  He is having trouble getting them to pay the rental car.  They are jerking him around.  Does anyone have a phone…Continue

Allstate in hiring drive as agents age

Started by RFB in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by David on Wednesday. 22 Replies

Allstate in hiring drive as agents ageby Lyle Adriano 12 Oct 2017SHAREAddThis Sharing ButtonsAllstate in hiring drive as agents ageIn an attempt to replace its retiring…Continue

Holiday Office Closings

Started by Ken in Agent Compensation, Agent Issues, Agent Firings, etc. .... Last reply by TedP on Wednesday. 11 Replies

Does anyone have the allowed dates for holiday closings for 2017/2018?Continue

Blog Posts

$10 late fee

Posted by two acres on September 21, 2017 at 10:58am 4 Comments

No one has said anything, post on Gateway under billing and rates.  We are now going to start charging a $10 late fee if payments are not made before cancellation notices are scheduled to go out.  Customers are really going to like this…

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Charge Backs

Posted by Ridingtheshipdown on September 19, 2017 at 9:12am 9 Comments

Replaced a UL policy written in 1999.... with a term .... Got a charge back... Thanks TW   ... worked my tail off as a trusted advisor and lost money....

Lazy Lead Calls 45 day review

Posted by Rick H on September 14, 2017 at 7:35pm 0 Comments

We started with Nate at the beginning of August and have been impressed with his customer service.   Refunds are handled quickly and without issue. For these reasons, Lazy Lead Calls currently has the lowest Cost per Sale out of all of our…

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Thinking of finally going Ind

Posted by agent on September 8, 2017 at 2:07pm 0 Comments

"for all agents that went independent! how much in written premium were you writing your 1ST, 2ND and 3RD year out from Allstate

Nate Johnson of Lazy Lead Calls..

Posted by David B. Carr on September 6, 2017 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Good evening friends and colleagues..

I want to give a September shout-out to Nate Johnson of Lazy Lead Calls. We've become friends and I trust him!

He's generating leads for P&C as well as life,…

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Dale Sands

Posted by Joseph R Knecht on September 1, 2017 at 10:58am 3 Comments

A man suspected of killing an Allstate financial representative during a robbery incident has been arrested by Baton Rouge police.



The insurance salesman, 53-year-old Dale Sands, was reported missing on August 22, with his body…

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Sarah's Telemarketing Conference Call Today, 3:30pm EST..

Posted by David B. Carr on August 29, 2017 at 11:18am 0 Comments

Happy Tuesday morning ABBers! 

Dial in today, Tuesday the 29th, at 3:30pm EST.. 

I hope you are having a great week. Some people couldn't make the last conference call…

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Allstate looks to hire veterans in the northwest, offers $10,000 award for referrals..

Posted by David B. Carr on July 4, 2017 at 11:05am 11 Comments

Allstate Insurance Company has announced its intent to boost its sales force in Washington state and Oregon by hiring military veterans – and will award $10,000 for a referral.

In order to recruit more former…

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