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How to Select an Insurance Agent PDF Document

 

When selecting an agent, choose one who is licensed to sell insurance in Florida. Some agents have professional insurance designations such as the following:

  • CEBS..... Certified Employee Benefits Specialist

  • CFP......... Certified Financial Planner

  • ChFC...... Chartered Financial Consultant

  • CIC......... Certified Insurance Counselor

  • CLU........ Chartered Life Underwriter

  • CPCU..... Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter

  • LUTCF.....Life Underwriting Training Council Fellow

  • RHU........Registered Health Underwriter

Make sure you select an agent with whom you feel comfortable and who will be available to answer your questions. Remember: An agent may represent more than one company. To verify whether an agent is licensed, call the DFS Consumer Helpline toll-free at 1-877-MY-FL-CFO (1-877-693-5236).