Is a career in insurance adjusting recession proof?

I am not happy with my current job. I feel like I am stuck in a future-less job. I am considering going to school to be a Catastrophe Insurance Adjuster. Is this a career path that is recession proof?

Asked By: - 3/12/2009
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I don't think recession proof is true, but it is resistant to the recession. Catastrophe Adjusting only works about 5 or 6 months out of the year, but makes really good money during that time. The issue is that even insurance companies don't have an unlimited source of income. Some claims that really should be given... More
Answered By: MTR - 3/12/2009
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My concern would be with the company. Like AIG, for example. Some are going to withstand this economic crisis and some are not. Also, when people can't afford food they don't pay their insurance. So less people will cary insurance (esp if they don't have a mortgage or lein)
Answered By: Matron of Honor 04-19-09 - 3/12/2009
Unfortunately, I don't know what to tell you about the career you are looking into. However, I do know of a rock-solid company that offers amazing income potential that is recession proof. If you are interested you can email me for more information at Hope this helps.
Answered By: Karina S - 3/12/2009
Learn internet marketing, it uses computers to market stuff, any stuff. People will always use computers and buy stuff. It is not nation specific either.
Answered By: Jim Porter - 3/12/2009
Most insurance jobs are pretty safe, But don't put all your eggs in one basket. It is always good to get to know other from another company. As if something goes bad at yours you will always have a foot in somewhere else. Adjusting is a safe job as you know there will always be claims that need to be dealt with. I... More
Answered By: Cody S - 3/12/2009
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