Why Become an Insurance Adjuster – Part 2 Minimal Education Requirements

Career education fees can seem daunting.  A year of college will run most over $15,000.  A college degree will run you $50,000 or more!  However, your new career investment as an insurance adjuste is minimal.  Pluls the high earning potential far exceeds the investment. Credit Hours Most college degrees require at least 120 Credit hours. …

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Why Become An Insurance Adjuster – Part 1 Small Investment

Many people are unfamiliar with the insurance claims adjusting field, particularly the CAT (catastrophe) adjusters. Simply put, adjusters are sent by insurance companies to help home and business owners with their property claims. A Cat Adjuster is sent to areas hit by catastrophic events such as a hurricane or tornado. We’ve created a five part…

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Attributes of a Successful Claims Adjuster – Part 8

I’m glad you’re still reading this 8 part series about the attributes of a successful adjuster. I hope they’re serving as effective reminders of needed personal skills.  It’s important to recognize your strengths and work on your weaknesses.  Let’s look at the last attribute now. Attribute of a Successful Claims Adjuster #8 – Having a…

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Why A Texas Adjuster License Is So Popular

Many people want to know why the Texas Adjuster License is considered the Holy Grail of adjuster licenses. Let’s take a moment to break things down for those of you wanting to know how to become an insurance adjuster. 1)    Texas has been well recognized by other states and has reciprocity with every state that…

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Tornados, Tropical Storms and Hurricane Season

June 1st was the official “opening” of hurricane season and already we have a storm forming in the Gulf right after we’ve seen multiple tornadoes ravaging the Midwest. Many adjusters are already busy with the hail and tornados the Midwest has already experienced this spring.  There are so many events that don’t make national news,…

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Why It’s Good To Be A Texas Insurance Adjuster

Many people have never heard of CAT adjusting. CAT is the short version of catastrophe.  A CAT adjuster is one who goes out after storms such as Hurricane Sandy and adjusts claims for companies whose insureds have experienced property damage.  In the industry, this is also referred to as an independent adjuster. Independent adjusters can…

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My Training As A CAT Adjuster

I used online training to get my Texas Insurance Adjuster License and then went to get my Xactimate training. Next was Practical Adjusting training. Personally, I prefer the online training because it’s really more cost effective, and I didn’t have to take time off from work. As I mentioned earlier, I started sending out my…

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