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Now is the time for young career agents to get into the game

April 27, 2016

In a recent article published in the Insurance Journal, it was encouraging to note that of the 500 young agents who were surveyed, the future of the industry looks very bright indeed. According the report, “Optimism is higher today among young insurance agents than in the recent past…The aging of the insurance industry is one reason young professionals see a bright and secure future career.

Change in Health Insurance Marketplace premiums for 2015-2016

April 25, 2016

In a report published on April 12, 2016 by the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), the key highlights found that for the plan year of 2016, early estimates based on filings “suggested higher premium increases than what Marketplace consumers paid.” The report also found that 67 percent of consumers chose a new plan for 2016.

Although they need it, millennials are avoiding life insurance

April 25, 2016

Recent research from LIMRA has shown that millennials aged between 18 and 34 years old are unlikely to purchase a life insurance policy. Faced with ever increasing expenses, and the burden of debt (college and mortgage loans), this generation is under financial pressure. For them, life insurance just seems to be another expense to avoid.

If you are self-employed – Obamacare is not the only option for you

March 11, 2016

At the Benefits Management Team we work primarily with the self-employed who are looking for affordable health insurance coverage. Obamacare changed a lot of things for the self-employed in terms of affordable health care coverage. Essentially, under the Affordable Care Act, coverage is good for people who are sick and/or have low incomes and can get government subsidies to lower their monthly premiums.

Obamacare in 2016 – Pros and Cons

March 8, 2016

In this very informative video, Drew Ellefsen, co-founder and COO of the Benefits Management Team, discusses the 2016 health insurance market under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Drew covers the pros and cons of the current market place for those under 65. Essentially, Obamacare has worked well for those who were denied coverage in the past, either because they were sick with preexisting conditions, or had low incomes. […]

Health Insurance for Truck Drivers

March 11, 2016

We have specific health insurance products for truck drivers – PPO networks that have nation-wide coverage. If you drive across state lines you can rest assured that you are covered. We also have disability products that will cover you in times of need.

Doing business with BMT over the phone

March 16, 2016

The insurance industry is evolving. The days of an insurance agent visiting your home are coming to an end. More than 80% of insurance policies purchased today are done over the phone.