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Starting an Agency

Ten Steps to an Independent Insurance Agency

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Starting an independent insurance agency can seem like a daunting task.  Where do I begin? How do I get licensed, find insurance companies to represent, open an office, and hire people?  If you are reading this, it means you are considering embarking on this journey. While there are many challenges that will face you there are also many rewards that will await you, such as the ability to call your own shots, a healthy return on investment in the form of owner’s equity and the satisfaction of being in a business that protects people and their valuables. 

We hope that you will use the following ten steps to assist you in your journey to opening your own Independent Insurance Agency.

Ready to get started?

If you are still ready to begin this journey, KAIA offers a couple of resources to help equip entrepreneurs with the knowledge and tools to open and operate an independent insurance agency.

We're here to help you! Contact Joan Sutton, VP of Member Experience, today.

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