Today, we’re diving deep into the intricacies of life insurance commissions—discussing everything from payment structures to maximizing your earnings. Whether you’re new to the industry or a seasoned professional, this episode is packed with essential insights that can propel your career forward.

Join Zach McElwain, and Chris Ball as we celebrate a significant milestone—hitting 1 million views on YouTube! This achievement isn’t just about numbers; it’s about the impact we’re striving to create by sharing strategies that have propelled our careers and can do the same for yours.

In this episode, we cover the real talk on commissions, including the differences between As Earned and Advanced Commissions, and provide practical tips on improving your placement rate and persistency. We’re here not just as hosts but as your partners in navigating the complexities of life insurance sales. From anecdotal tidbits to detailed policy discussions, this episode is your go-to resource for all things related to life insurance.

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