Friday, July 27, 2012

Finding the Right Insurance: Why Using an Insurance Agent or Broker Can Help

Here is an excerpt from a new blog post at

As insurance has grown increasingly complex over the years, it has become that much more important to have an insurance professional to aid in your insurance shopping process.  Although it is now possible to purchase insurance without going through an insurance expert, it is still recommended to do so if you are someone who does not have a lot of time on your hands.  In this article, Long Island Insurance Executive Gregg S. Marcus seeks to review the variables that a person should consider when looking for insurance.
Insurance agents and insurance brokers can help you determine and put into place some of the very key aspects of your insurance-seeking process.  First, insurance professionals help you decipher what your insurance needs are, based on your location and other factors.  Then, he or she reviews with you a list of insurance companies and policies that will provide you with adequate coverage and fit your financial plan.  An insurance professional has the necessary tools to provide you with a policy that is right for you at a low price.  These are factors that would not be readily available to you without an insurance professional.  Insurance agents or brokers are also helpful because they can answer any questions you may have, both before purchasing the deal and afterwards.  With a professional working nearby, you can easily file claims and receive payments in a simple, timely manner.  Also, any necessary changes you may need to make over the years are easily adjustable with the help of an insurance professional.  Although some of this insurance research can be done on the internet, the relationship between a broker or agent and a customer is something very different altogether.  It is a partnership to ensure that you are getting adequate coverage for a reasonable price—a relationship that you would not find with a computer monitor.

To view this post in its entirety, click here to visit the Gregg S. Marcus official website.