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I hope you're doing well. We met at Liberty this summer when I was interning in the Duluth office. I was just reaching out because I wanted to thank you for posting articles that have helped me learn how to prepare for the CPCU exams and how to be ready to enter the work force as a young insurance (pre) professional! I am also going to purchase your book. It looks like a good read!

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I have been following InsNerds for a short while and I also enjoy the podcasts. I also have a copy of the book! Keep up the great work. It is so nice to have people in the industry who are excited about insurance. Maybe there are more of us insurance nerds than we know. I manage a midsize independent agency and the topics you guys discuss are always relevant to our present and future. Thanks.

Tony Veteto Vice President at Independent Agency

I am a Millennial approaching the completion of my first year in the wonderful insurance industry. I've followed InsNerds consistently over my short career. I greatly appreciate the contributions you've made to Millennials trying to navigate the fascinating albeit complex world that is insurance. Your guidance has helped me complete my AU-M and AINS designations along with passing all eight CPCU tests.

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The most awesome podcast in insurance!

Profiles in Risk is our original podcast. It is now dedicated to interviews of influencers in the Insurance and InsurTech industries. New episodes every Sunday night.

Our book Insuring Tomorrow: Engaging Millennials in the Insurance Industry is a best seller and it has a 4.9 Stars average on Amazon.

Need Career Advice? Chat with Tony: Our co-founder Tony Cañas is so passionate about helping you grow your insurance career that he offers one hour phone chats to help you figure out where you want to go, give you career advice and open some doors with you from his 8,500+ LinkedIn connections! Oh, and it’s free.

The World’s Simplest Insurance Glossary explains the complicated world of insurance in Simple English, using only the 1,000 most common words in the language so even a 6 year old can understand it.

The Bookshelf features our reading recommendations for insurance professionals.