Have you ever researched the differences between “independent” insurance agents and “traditional” agents?
Wondering how to find an insurance agent company that is right for you?
You’ve come to the right place! In this post, we’ll explore what you need to know about insurance agent companies.
Independent vs. Traditional
As you search the web for an insurance company, you’ll likely see agents described as “independent” or “traditional.” While these one-word descriptions might read like a brief personality profile, they are actually referring to the type of company the agent works for.
Independent insurance agencies offer policies from a number of different companies. They do the legwork for you, saving you time and providing you with quotes from a variety of companies. Traditional agents, also referred to as captive agents, work for a single company and can only sell policies from that company.
A Company of Agents
Kincaid Insurance is a locally-owned and operated team of independent insurance agents. Being locally owned allows us to better understand our customers’ needs. We’re not beholden to a board of directors in a far-off place. Rather, we pride ourselves on being part of the local community. When disaster strikes, we’re there to help our neighbors rebuild, whether it’s related to storm damage, a break in, or another incident.
Learn more about our 24-hour claim support service.
Tips for Picking an Insurance Agent Company
If you decide an independent insurance agent company is a good fit for you, it’s important to evaluate several providers. Get started by asking people you trust for referrals. Conduct an online search and check ratings and reviews for insurance agencies you’re considering working with.
Once you’ve narrowed down a list of insurance agent companies, start talking to the agents. Talking to more than one agent can help you find the absolute best fit for your insurance needs. After all, you’re searching for someone you can rely on when the going gets tough.
Get in Touch
The independent insurance agents at Kincaid Insurance will help you assess your needs and find a policy that is right for you. We will work hard to compare policies from a number of different companies to find the best fit. Our team is always happy to answer your insurance questions and provide you with a no-obligation free quote.
Kincaid Insurance is headquartered in Rockport, Indiana. Our independent agents work with businesses and individuals in Mt. Vernon, Evansville, Vincennes, Louisville, Owensboro, and the surrounding area. Call our office toll free at 1-877-888-5506.Request a Free Quote