Let’s make sure we’re all on the same page about the definition of an independent adjuster. Staff adjusters are also known as company adjusters or employee adjusters. They work for an insurance company as W-2 salaried employees. Independent Adjusters Independent adjusters (IA’s) have
Is Working Close to Home Realistic for Independent Adjusters? This is a common question posed by prospective independent adjusters. It concerns the feasibility of working from home. Most folks understand that independent adjusting can require extensive travel, but must it? Can
How are Independent Adjusters Paid? Staff adjusters are almost always salaried employees of insurance companies. Therefore, compensation in the traditional form of a bi-weekly paycheck with taxes gets taken out. Independent adjusters, however, are typically 1099 independent contractors who must handle
Benefits of Centralized Licensing Many insurance carriers have started to consolidate their national licensing efforts into one central location. In the past, most insurers left licensing and compliance to their regional offices. Also, their local managers. This leads to duplication of
What is Xactimate? Xactimate, created by Xactware, is the industry’s most popular claims adjusting software. Adjusters no longer have to write claims by hand or reference pricing books. Also, they no longer use calculators to perform a complete estimate. The Xactimate
Survivors Of 2017 California Wildfires Out Of ALE Benefits, Their Homes Not Yet Rebuilt In the wake of California's catastrophic wildfires, many people have tried putting their lives back together. The process of rebuilding can feel like a second hardship.
Why a Career in Insurance Adjusting Why should you choose a career in an insurance adjuster? This is an ever-expanding career that will always provide job security. Contact us today if you have any questions about a career in insurance adjusting. Insurance