Are insurance sales agents going to be around forever?

My husband is looking into becoming an insurance sales agent and I am wondering if anyone thinks this job will eventually become obsolete due to the younger generations getting their insurance online. We are 25 and the only reason we have an insurance agent is because he is a family friend, otherwise we would have gotten it online. I would hate for my husband to invest a lot of time and money opening his own agency if the industry is going to completely change eventually.

Asked By: - 8/10/2009
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First off, insurance industry is one of the biggest in the market and very lucrative and it's a good decision to get into it at this time. The job is not going to get obsolete at all. Following are just some of the reasons... More
Answered By: Umair - 8/11/2009
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Depends, some people will always like the security of a personal insurance agent to call and discuss coverage and claims. The web is convenient but impersonal. Some people will use internet for that reason but as they "need" to know about coverage etc. - they will "need" a human to talk to that's not 4 states away... More
Answered By: JEANNIE - 8/10/2009
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