To find reputable insurance brokers in their area, consumers should ask knowledgeable people or small business trade associations for referrals, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Consumers should assess potential brokers by checking their credentials, their records and the strength of the companies with which they write policies.
Personal and professional acquaintances and organizations can give detailed accounts of local insurance brokers explains the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Consumers should make sure brokers have appropriate credentials and be licensed in the state where they write policies.
To get the best products and services, consumers should fully inform themselves about their insurance needs before seeking a broker, notes Insure U.