As the world continues to adjust to COVID-19, our Financial Friday Round-Up is dedicated to resources for dealing with this global situation. Click any of the links below to find agent resources for working through the pandemic, information on the home office deduction, the rise of the internet life insurance agent, and more.
Many people are still nervous about using the home office deduction on their tax return, thinking that might tip off the IRS to look more closely at your return. This week’s NASE Minute dispels that myth, encouraging you to take that credit if you can, especially as everyone begins to work from home. Watch the video to find out how to qualify for this deduction.
National Life Group, one of our trusted carrier partners, has been providing great updates and materials about how to navigate life as an agent in this pandemic. Check in routinely for information on indexed annuities, how COVID-19 affects claims, and how to protect yourself and your clients.
There’s no better time for life insurance and consumers are noticing—Forbes reports on the number of families rushing to get covered since the spread of coronavirus. Take advantage of this opportunity and read this piece to stay informed on how to help anyone looking to get covered quickly.
Though it may be old, this piece in ThinkAdvisor about the advantages of selling life insurance online is more prescient than ever now that everybody is working from home. Read to overcome misgivings you may have about selling insurance virtually and for evergreen advice on how to start selling online instead of face-to-face.
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