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William Blount Risk Advocates is your trusted independent insurance agency in Tennessee including, Knoxville, Nashville and all surrounding counties.Your family, your business and your possessions are all important to you, but you may not know how to best protect them. We have the experience to navigate the unique risks you face, serving as your insurance advisor.

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Trinity Benefit Advisors was founded in 2006 and continues to be privately owned in order to provide the highest level of service, tools and staff to our clients. In 2017, Trinity Benefit Advisors and Russ Blakely & Associates partnered forming the largest independent benefits advisory firm in eastern Tennessee. Our combined company pairs leading businesses with best-practices, technology, and people to deliver even greater value to our clients.

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How can I find an insurance broker near Richardson?

Mployer Advisor lets you search for Richardson-area insurance brokers, advisors, or consultants in one place. Narrow your results at the top of this page by M Score rating, company size, the type of insurance you’re looking for, or even your industry.


How are insurance brokers in Richardson paid?

Most often business insurance brokers are paid through commissions and fees. Small and mid-size companies’ insurance brokers are typically paid through commissions. These are paid to the broker by the insurance company you select. Larger companies often set up a fee-based arrangement instead of a commission-based arrangement with their broker or consultant partner.


Can I compare insurance brokers in the Richardson area?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Richardson area. It’s why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Richardson insurance brokers. We include overviews, customer reviews, and our independent rating called an M Score. The higher the M Score, the broader the broker’s experience. With an M Score, you are empowered to choose the best broker for your company.


What is the difference between an insurance broker, agent, and a consultant in Richardson?

Insurance brokers, agents, and consultants in Richardson all have a similar role as they help a business or individual select an insurance company and plan.

You can use Mployer Advisor to find Richardson based insurance brokers and consultants.


Should I hire an independent Richardson insurance broker?

Finding the best insurance for your business can feel intimidating, as there are a lot of options in Richardson. For most organizations, it’s beneficial to hire an independent broker.

An insurance broker local to the Richardson area will have familiarity to the Richardson healthcare systems and insurance plans. This gives Richardson insurance brokers unique insight that others from out of the area may not have. Also, independent insurance brokers are able to quote you prices for your employees from a wider range of insurance carriers and therefore can often find prices and plans that better fit unique needs.


How do I choose a benefits broker in Richardson?

It can feel overwhelming to sift through the many brokers in the Richardson area. That is why Mployer Advisor provides a free comprehensive list of all Richardson insurance brokers. We include overviews, customer reviews, and our independent rating called an M Score.


Can I change my insurance broker?

If you are currently working with a broker, it’s important to know that you can always change your insurance broker. Even if you’re happy with your broker, it’s a good idea to evaluate Richardson-based insurance brokers often.

If you do not feel like you as a business are not receiving the right price or level of service you deserve, you should evaluate a new insurance broker. Mployer Advisor provides a free list of Richardson based insurance brokers and consultants for you to review including customer ratings and independent scores.


Will my insurance broker handle my insurance claims?

Insurance brokers in Richardson do not specifically handle claims, that is the role of your insurance carrier. Your insurance broker can help you navigate the claims process if needed, especially for large and or questionable claims.


Do all Richardson brokers have an M Score?

We work hard to ensure every M Score is accurate, helpful, and pushes the insurance brokerage industry to be open and transparent. It’s calculated using a brokerage's breadth and depth of experience across industries, employer sizes, and offerings. An industry-first, the M Score is available for most Richardson-based brokers and more are being added every day.


When is the best time to shop for a new insurance broker?

Making the right insurance choice saves money, helps retain the best employees, and can prevent unforeseen costs. An insurance broker is an invaluable asset so the best time to shop for a new Richardson-area insurance broker is earlier than you think. Extra time helps identify the skills and capabilities expected of your ideal broker, lets you understand how different brokers deliver different results, and gives you the ability to use neutral third-party tools like Mployer Advisor to evaluate broker options.



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