At last! A Life and Health licensing curriculum presented in a plain-English, no-nonsense manner designed with one objective in mind, a passing score on the State Insurance Licensing Exam. This state-of-the-art learning resource introduces you to the required information in a logical, progressive sequence. You begin with the definition of risk and are then guided step-by-step through the most intricate issues of Variable Universal Life and Equity Indexed Annuities. You will enjoy the crisp, conversational style that practically eliminates the tedium of learning, and you will appreciate the use of important interactive strategies that help adults understand and remember. What Is Included? Let's be candid the most expensive mistake some students make is to shortcut their preparation, fail by one point and then have to pay the full cost of retaking the exam. The Ultimate Success Licensing Package helps avoid all that by providing all the essential tools plus Instructor Connect that will enable you to pass the State Licensing Exam on your first attempt. A. Online Prep Course B. Resource Guide C. Instructor Connect D. Exam4Caster A. Online Prep Course features: The Online Prep Course will allow you to learn and remember the critical insurance vocabulary, concepts and products that will be tested on your State Licensing Exam. You'll find no fluff, no nice-to-know, no war stories just the essential information that you will need to obtain your license. This crucial knowledge is presented in easy to read, user-friendly language that is devoid of legal complexities and legislative mumbo-jumbo. We've even taken care to clearly define the insurance terms before we use them. The instructional content is reinforced with: · Interim quizzes in the format of your state exam so that you may monitor your progress easily · Key Points summary at the end of each chapter that reduces the critical information to less than a page · An extensive glossary/index that allows you to effortlessly define or locate that important term you simply cannot remember · A rigorous final exam designed to tell you if you are adequately prepared for the State Exam · State Law material translated into plain English which simplifies the section of the test that causes 70% of the failures. Online Course Outline: Your state insurance regulators built an Exam Content Outline which dictates the information which we must include in the Online Course and Resource Guide. Parts I through III of the Course and Resource Guide make up the 'national core' portion (useful in any state). Part IV is the State Law section of your course. Part I: Introduction to Life & Health Insurance · Chapter 1 Purpose of Insurance · Chapter 2 Contract Law · Chapter 3 Underwriting and the Application Part II: Life Insurance · Chapter 4 Traditional Life Policies · Chapter 5 Flexible Feature Life Policies · Chapter 6 Policy Provisions · Chapter 7 Policy Options · Chapter 8 Policy Riders · Chapter 9 Annuities and Retirement Plans · Chapter 10 Business and Group Life · Chapter 11 Social Security Part III: Accident and Health · Chapter 12 Health Foundations · Chapter 13 Medical Expense Policies · Chapter 14 Disability Income Policies · Chapter 15 Uniform Individual Health Policy Provisions · Chapter 16 Group Health Insurance · Chapter 17 Medicare and Medicaid · Chapter 18 Limited Health Insurance Policies Part IV: State Insurance Laws · Chapter 19 General State Insurance Law · Chapter 20 State Life Insurance Law · Chapter 21 State Health Insurance Law B. Resource Guide features: The Life and Health Resource Guide mirrors the content, sequence and style of the Online Course. It fleshes out the subject matter, serves as a useful reference and provides a format that can be easily highlighted to organize and reduce the tedium of note taking. Our team of editors includes classroom instructors, insurance company trainers and testing engineers who have actually built insurance exams for use across the country. The Sagamore editorial team has as its motto, 'Dull is a 4 letter word.' C. Instructor Connect: This valuable resource provides access to a live instructor, for 90 days from date of purchase, who can tutor you on difficult concepts, answer any questions that you may have concerning the course content, work with you on overcoming test anxiety or simply clarify test procedures for your State Licensing Exam. Lead Instructor Bio: Jack Frick, CIC, CISR, AIS, M. Div. has over 30 years of insurance industry experience that includes being a claims adjuster, commercial lines underwriter, claims adjuster, sales manager, agency owner, field representative and Director of Training for a major insurance carrier. Jack holds over 12 years experience as an insurance pre-licensing instructor. During his tenure as an instructor he has trained over 13,000 students with a 90%+ licensing exam pass rate. Jack has been a co-author of numerous insurance text-books, frequent industry speaker, and served 9 years at the National Alliance for Insurance Availability: Our live instructor is available to you from 8:30am to 4:30pm CST by phone and email (voicemail and email responded to within 24 business hours). Exam Remediation: If you should fall short on your first attempt to pass the State Exam, you are encouraged to send your results to your instructor. He will analyze your scores and develop a personalized review plan to organize your study and deliver it to you by email. You can then focus your efforts on the material that is most likely to produce a passing score on your next attempt. D. Exam4Caster: 4 focused exams designed to be progressively more difficult and linked to specific test objectives. · Exam 1, Fact Check – Terms and Definitions: if student does not master this material they will not pass. 60% of the state exam is made up of terms and definitions. · Exam 2, Checkup - Written at the difficulty level of the state exam and covering similar content. A student scoring 75% or above can feel comfortable about passing state exam. · Exam 3, Double Check – for students who did not do well on Exam 2 and need remediation. If scoring 75% they are ready for state exam · Exam 4, Checkmate (The Beast!) – This exam is not for everyone and is more difficult than the state exam. A score of 60% would be outstanding and is ideal for highly competitive people and those who absolutely must pass on first attempt.