Make sure to look at the Q&A within the FAQ from different  sections like "Learn About EIA", "Your plan level", "Life Insurance"

Frequently Asked Questions

Build A Team

Who can we help become independent agency owners with EIA?


In this video, we discuss different groups of individuals who our existing agents can help become independent agency owners with EIA




How do I educate potential recruits about EIA?


  • You can start with telling potential recruits about your experience as an Agency Owner with EIA
  • Share with the potential recruit www.JoinEIA.com and guide then through it including the FAQs
  • Share with the potential recruit this link to our videos
  • Have the potential recruit join one of our 1 hour Learn about EIA meetings
  • Schedule a 1 on 1 30 min meeting with our Founder, the potential recruit(s), and you




How do I recruit a new agent into the GOLD plan?


Have the new agent sign up on the Opportunity page of your website or come to www.JoinEIA.com and sign up here




How do I recruit a new agent into the SILVER plan?


Have your recruit go to https://www.joineia.com/silver-plan to learn more and click on the Join button.




How do I recruit a new agent into the BRONZE plan?


Have your recruit to to https://www.joineia.com/bronze-plan to learn more and click on the Join button.





Learn About EIA

What is the story behind EIA?


The video below explains more about the company as told by the founder, Nathan Quayle.




Is there a demo of the website included in BRONZE, GOLD, & PLATINUM plans?


You can watch our tech demo of the website below. You can also sign up for our Opening An Agency with EIA: CLICK HERE




Where can I see a demo of the comparative raters, and other tech provided with the SILVER, GOLD, and PLATINUM plans?


You can watch our tech demo of the comparative raters




What products and carriers do you have in my state?


You can review the products available by state with our EIA Carrier Grid




How much money can I make with EIA?


Ultimately this is up to you with the package you choose and the licenses you have. With EIA, you can have P&C, Life, Health and more products in your portfolio to help you meet customer needs and make money. For P&C

  • Bronze plan provides referral fees for P&C sales as you aren't P&C licensed.
  • Silver plan provides 7% new 5% renewal for most P&C sales + commission overrides
  • Gold plan provides 9% new 6% renewal for most P&C sales + commission overrides
  • Platinum plan provides 80% of gross commission new and 60% of gross commission renewal for most P&C sales
For Life, you can see the commission rates available in the EIA Carrier Grid Watch the video for our GOLD Plan for Auto and Home insurance sales: EIA provides an Opportunity Estimator There is more potential than what we can show in an estimator. The estimator only shows Auto and Home and EIA provides a full suite of personal lines products (auto, home, condo, renters, motorcycle, boat, PWC, UTV, ATV, RV, Umbrella, etc.) plus small business commercial, Life, Health, and alternative products Sign Up for our Opening An Agency Webinar: CLICK HERE




How does EIA compare to the competition financially?


With our 4 plans, I think you'll find that we have a fit for everyone and that we beat the compeition in take-home $$ Check out our video on financial comparison You can also join our Webinar for Opening An Agency: CLICK HERE




How do I get appointed with P&C carriers in the GOLD or PLATINUM plans?


Read about our quick appointment process in the EIA Carrier Access and Appointment Process




Can I quote and sell the day I join?


With BRONZE, GOLD, or PLATINUM plans, your website's online quote and sales capability starts as soon as you set up your 4EIA website (which can be done in about 30 minutes after you join). This allows consumers to go online and quote and buy Auto, Home, Condo, and Renters insurance directly from your website and some Life products if you signed up for Ethos. For SILVER, GOLD, and PLATINUM plans - you receive Auto and Home comparative rater access whch provides more carriers and products than the website's online capabilities. This is normally provided in 1-2 busienss days after you join and you can start quoting and selling as soon as you have the comparative raters. For Life insurance under EIA's contract with FFL, we can start that contracting process right away so that you can start selling soon




Does EIA provide leads?


We have relationships with Hometown Quotes, Smart Financial and more for discounted leads. EIA also provides

  • A professional website that has social media, email, SEO, and lead capture forms
  • Some free Life leads
  • Monthly sales training webinars
  • Plus more




What products can I sell with EIA BRONZE PLAN?


As you aren't licensed in P&C with the EIA BRONZE PLAN, you can receive referral fees for quotes on P&C products. If you have your Life/Health license you can sell our Life and Health products. If not, you can still receive referral fees for these products You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here




What products can I sell with the EIA SILVER, GOLD, & PLATINUM plans?


With the EIA SILVER PLAN, you can use the Comparative raters to sell all the personal lines insurance products plus small business insurance products that EIA has to offer and receive commissions from those sales. If you have your Life/Health license you can sell our Life and Health products. If not, you can still receive referral fees for these products. You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here




What are the costs of the different plans?


Bronze - $25 a month includes the website with ability for consumers to get their own quotes and buy online for Auto, Home, Condo, Renters, and Flood or call our call center to close the sale and buy other P&C products. + more access to sell Life, Health, and other non-insurance products. You receive referral fees for P&C products and Life Products if you aren't licensed in those. The ability to promote your own Life and Health products or seill ours if you are licensed Silver- $50 a month includes E&O insurance, comparative raters to sell auto, home, condo, and renters insurance products. You receive 7% new and 5% renewal commissions and the ability to recruit and earn override commissions. Plus our Life, Health and other insurance products are available for you. Gold - $70 a month and includes all of Bronze and Silver + the ability to bind and earn higher commissions on P&C 9% new 6% renewal plus the ability to recruit and earn override commissions. Plus you can join our Life and Health programs with some of the industry's highest commissions Platinum - $100 a month and includes all of Bronze and Silver + the ability to bind and earn higher commissions 80% of Gross Commission new 60% of Gross Commission renewal , but not the ability to recruit and earn override commissions for P&C. Plus you can join our Life and Health programs with some of the industry's highest commissions




Can I promote my Life, Health, and other insurance products with the EIA website?


Yes, we have the ability to build any product tile you need and then you can link that tile to your specific landing pages for your products. Watch video below to learn more




How do I get appointed with Life and Health carriers?


To join Ethos, please use this link To join under EIA's FFL contract, reach out to Nathan at Nathan@JoinEIA.com and he will get you set up.





FAQ Navgation

How to navigate the FAQ


There are Categories at the top of the FAQ

  1. Learn about EIA - this is for those new to EIA and wanting to learn more
  2. Bronze Plan - this is for EIA agents on the Bronze plan to provide training and answer questions
  3. Silver Plan - this is for EIA agents on the Silver plan to provide training and answer questions
  4. Gold Plan - this is for EIA agents on the Gold plan to provide training and answer questions
  5. Platinum Plan - this is for EIA agents on the Platinum plan to provide training and answer questions
  6. Build A Team - this is for existing Silver and Gold EIA agents looking to expand their business
  7. Life Insuarnce - this is for agents of any and all plans, including the Free plan





Bronze Plan

How do I use the Small Business Referral Tool?


Watch our video to learn more. Use your email as the Referral Code




What non-P&C products can I also sell with EIA?


You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here If interested in any of them, please reach out to Nathan




How do I sign into my backoffice of my website for the Bronze plan?


Click on this link backoffice and sign in




How do I attend weekend Q&A meetings?


For EIA Silver and Gold plan agents only. In these optional meetings, EIA will provide an overview of what is new, have an open Q&A session, and provide some quick tips and tricks. Please use this link to attend Q&A meetngs




What if I have other specific questions not answered above?


Please schedule a 1 on 1 meeting with us and we can review your questions. Thanks




What products can I sell with EIA BRONZE PLAN?


As you aren't licensed in P&C with the EIA BRONZE PLAN, you can receive referral fees for quotes on P&C products. If you have your Life/Health license you can sell our Life and Health products. If not, you can still receive referral fees for these products You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here




How do I learn about Life and Health offerings through EIA?


The Life and Health offerings are available for all plans within EIA. Check out the Life Insurance section of the FAQ above.




Business cards, vdieos for publishing on social, and more


You can see and download these items in our brand guide link




How do I set up my website?


You can watch this video.




How do leverage my website after I set it up?


Watch this video





Silver Plan

How do I use the Auto Comparison Rater to quote?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I use the Home Comparison Rater to quote?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I see the Progressive rate before I get an appointment?


You can set up the client in the ART system and get to RC1. When that runs and produces rates for your client, you can then email or text the TAMID to Nathan and someone at EIA will run the quote so that the Progressive rate shows up for you in the Notes section.




How do I get Swyfft or Openly quotes and sales?


Swyfft is a coastal homeowners carrier that EIA sells in NJ, FL, TX and a few other states. Openly is a homeowners carrier that EIA sells in the states where they are available. Currently, AZ, IL, KY, OH, PA, and TN. Other states coming soon. Please send the named insured, Address, Coverage A amount, date of birth of named insured via email to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and someone at EIA will run the quote for you and send it to you.




How do I get Neptune Flood or NFIP quotes and sales?


Neptune Flood is a private flood insurance company. NFIP is the National Flood Insurance Program as part of FEMA Please send the named insured, address, and coverage requested via email to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and someone at EIA will run the quote for you and send it to you.




I just joined and when can I access the comparative rater?


It takes a day or 2 after you join to get the Comparative raters turned on for you. If after 2 days of joining you haven't received the Comparative rater access email, please try the follwoing

  • Go to https://art.answerfinancial.com/ and use the reset password button
  • Type in your email
  • Check your email for the reset password email. It will come from service@online.answerfinancial.com Check your inbox, junk, promotions, notifications, etc. folders.
  • If you receive it, please reset password and sign in. Let us know if that worked for you.
  • If you don't receive it, please let us know by emailing Nathan@JoinEIA.com and we'll get the system team involved




How do I leverage the call center to close a sale?


Please reference this document Silver Sales Process




How do I use the Small Business Referral Tool?


Click here for the link and watch the video below. Use your email for the referral code




How do I learn about the P&C carriers?


We have carrier fact sheets for you to reference where you can learn all about the carriers on the platform




What non-P&C products can I also sell with EIA?


You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here If interested in any of them, please reach out to Nathan




How do I attend weekend Q&A meetings?


For EIA Silver and Gold plan agents only. In these optional meetings, EIA will provide an overview of what is new, have an open Q&A session, and provide some quick tips and tricks. Please use this link to attend Q&A meetngs




What if I have other specific questions not answered above?


Please schedule a 1 on 1 meeting with us and we can review your questions. Thanks




What are the service and claims numbers for the P&C carriers?


You can use this link to find out the claims and service numbers of the carriers




How do I learn about Life and Health offerings through EIA?


The Life and Health offerings are available for all plans within EIA. Check out the Life Insurance section of the FAQ above.





Gold Plan

How do I set up my website?


You can watch this video.




I've got P&C carrier appointments, when I bridge out of the comparison raters to make a sale in the carrier's platform, how do I get credit for that sale?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I receive P&C carrier appointments?


Please reference this document EIA Carrier Access and Appointment Process




How do leverage my website after I set it up?


Watch this video




How do I request and set up a Facebook Business page as part of the GOLD plan?


Please request a Facebook Business page to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and after we build it and assign you as the admin, we'll reach out via email to let you know it is ready. Then you can finish setting up your page and if you need help, we included this video




How do I post to my Facebook Business page as part of the GOLD plan?


Watch this video and make sure when posting you use the Social Sharing Links in your backoffice of your website. You can get to those by signing into your backoffice, then in the menu, Leads, Social Sharing. In there are 4 different links to use when posting to social media.




How do I sign into my backoffice of my website for the Gold plan?


Click on this link backoffice and sign in




I just joined and when can I access the comparative rater?


It takes a day or 2 after you join to get the Comparative raters turned on for you. If after 2 days of joining you haven't received the Comparative rater access email, please try the follwoing

  • Go to https://art.answerfinancial.com/ and use the reset password button
  • Type in your email
  • Check your email for the reset password email. It will come from service@online.answerfinancial.com Check your inbox, junk, promotions, notifications, etc. folders.
  • If you receive it, please reset password and sign in. Let us know if that worked for you.
  • If you don't receive it, please let us know by emailing Nathan@JoinEIA.com and we'll get the system team involved




How do I use the Auto Comparison Rater to quote?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I leverage the call center to close a sale for carriers I don't have appointments?


Please reference this document EIA Carrier Access and Appointment Process




How do I see the Progressive rate before I get an appointment?


You can set up the client in the ART system and get to RC1. When that runs and produces rates for your client, you can then email or text the TAMID to Nathan and someone at EIA will run the quote so that the Progressive rate shows up for you in the Notes section.




How do I use the Home Comparison Rater to quote?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I get Swyfft or Openly quotes before I'm appointed?


Swyfft is a coastal homeowners carrier that EIA sells in NJ, FL, TX and a few other states. Openly is a homeowners carrier that EIA sells in the states where they are available. Currently, AZ, IL, KY, OH, PA, and TN. Other states coming soon. Please send the named insured, Address, Coverage A amount, date of birth of named insured via email to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and someone at EIA will run the quote for you and send it to you. You'll get credit like you sold the policy and after only 1 sale, you can apply for an appointment.




How do I get Neptune Flood or NFIP quotes before I'm appointed?


Neptune Flood is a private flood insurance company. NFIP is the National Flood Insurance Program as part of FEMA Please send the named insured, address, and coverage requested via email to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and someone at EIA will run the quote for you and send it to you. You'll get credit like you sold the policy and after only 1 sale, you can apply for an appointment.




How do I use the Small Business Referral Tool?


Watch our video to learn more Use your email as the referral code




How do I learn about the P&C carriers?


We have carrier fact sheets for you to reference where you can learn all about the carriers on the platform




What non-P&C products can I also sell with EIA?


EIA has Ethos Life products and Dental available You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here If interested in any of them, please reach out to Nathan@JoinEIA.com




How do I attend weekend Q&A meetings?


For EIA Silver and Gold plan agents only. In these optional meetings, EIA will provide an overview of what is new, have an open Q&A session, and provide some quick tips and tricks. Please use this link to attend Q&A meetngs




What if I have other specific questions not answered above?


Please schedule a 1 on 1 meeting with us and we can review your questions. Thanks




How do I learn about Life and Health offerings through EIA?


The Life and Health offerings are available for all plans within EIA. Check out the Life Insurance section of the FAQ above.




Business cards, videos for publishing on social, and more


You can see and download these items in our brand guide link




What are the service and claims numbers for the P&C carriers?


You can use this link to find out the claims and service numbers of the carriers




EIA reduced pricing on leads contact information


Check out our blog post about our preferred lead vendor





Platinum Plan

EIA reduced pricing on leads contact information


Check out our blog post about our preferred lead vendor




How do I sign into my backoffice of my website?


Click on this link backoffice and sign in




How do I request and set up a Facebook Business page as part of the Platinum plan?


Please request a Facebook Business page to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and after we build it and assign you as the admin, we'll reach out via email to let you know it is ready. Then you can finish setting up your page and if you need help, we included this video




How do I post to my Facebook Business page as part of the Platinum plan?


Watch this video and make sure when posting you use the Social Sharing Links in your backoffice of your website. You can get to those by signing into your backoffice, then in the menu, Leads, Social Sharing. In there are 4 different links to use when posting to social media.




I just joined and when can I access the comparative rater?


It takes a day or 2 after you join to get the Comparative raters turned on for you. If after 2 days of joining you haven't received the Comparative rater access email, please try the follwoing

  • Go to https://art.answerfinancial.com/ and use the reset password button
  • Type in your email
  • Check your email for the reset password email. It will come from service@online.answerfinancial.com Check your inbox, junk, promotions, notifications, etc. folders.
  • If you receive it, please reset password and sign in. Let us know if that worked for you.
  • If you don't receive it, please let us know by emailing Nathan@JoinEIA.com and we'll get the system team involved




How do I use the Auto Comparison Rater to quote?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I leverage the call center to close a sale for carriers I don't have appointments?


Please reference this document EIA Carrier Access and Appointment Process




How do I see the Progressive rate before I get an appointment?


You can set up the client in the ART system and get to RC1. When that runs and produces rates for your client, you can then email or text the TAMID to Nathan and someone at EIA will run the quote so that the Progressive rate shows up for you in the Notes section.




How do I use the Home Comparison Rater to quote?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I get Swyfft or Openly quotes before I'm appointed?


Swyfft is a coastal homeowners carrier that EIA sells in NJ, FL, TX and a few other states. Openly is a homeowners carrier that EIA sells in the states where they are available. Currently, AZ, IL, KY, OH, PA, and TN. Other states coming soon. Please send the named insured, Address, Coverage A amount, date of birth of named insured via email to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and someone at EIA will run the quote for you and send it to you. You'll get credit like you sold the policy and after only 1 sale, you can apply for an appointment.




How do I get Neptune Flood or NFIP quotes before I'm appointed?


Neptune Flood is a private flood insurance company. NFIP is the National Flood Insurance Program as part of FEMA Please send the named insured, address, and coverage requested via email to Nathan@JoinEIA.com and someone at EIA will run the quote for you and send it to you. You'll get credit like you sold the policy and after only 1 sale, you can apply for an appointment.




How do I receive P&C carrier appointments?


Please reference this document EIA Carrier Access and Appointment Process




I've got P&C carrier appointments, when I bridge out of the comparison raters to make a sale in the carrier's platform, how do I get credit for that sale?


Watch the following video. The password to open the video is in your welcome email




How do I use the Small Business Referral Tool?


Watch our video to learn more Use your email as the referral code




How do I learn about the P&C carriers?


We have carrier fact sheets for you to reference where you can learn all about the carriers on the platform




What non-P&C products can I also sell with EIA?


We have life products with Ethos and Dental available You can also sell non-insurance products that EIA offers like LegalShield for legal protection, Reliashield for ID theft protection, Long Term Care Alternative, and home security with ADT. You can learn more about these products by clicking here If interested in any of them, please reach out to Nathan@JoinEIA.com




How do I attend weekend Q&A meetings?


For EIA Silver and Gold plan agents only. In these optional meetings, EIA will provide an overview of what is new, have an open Q&A session, and provide some quick tips and tricks. Please use this link to attend Q&A meetngs




What if I have other specific questions not answered above?


Please schedule a 1 on 1 meeting with us and we can review your questions. Thanks




How do I learn about Life and Health offerings through EIA?


The Life and Health offerings are available for all plans within EIA. Check out the Life Insurance section of the FAQ above.




How do I learn about Life and Health offerings through EIA?


The Life and Health offerings are available for all plans within EIA. Check out the Life Insurance section of the FAQ above.




Business cards, videos for publishing on social, and more


You can see and download these items in our brand guide link




What are the service and claims numbers for the P&C carriers?


You can use this link to find out the claims and service numbers of the carriers




How do I set up my website?


You can watch this video.




How do leverage my website after I set it up?


Watch this video





Life Insurance

How do I get appointed with Life and Health carriers?


To join Ethos, please use this link To join under EIA's FFL contract, reach out to Nathan at Nathan@JoinEIA.com and he will get you set up.




How do I get appointed to with AE (Association for Entrepreneurs) for access to 1-800 Telemed, Vision, RX card, Dental, Accident, Critical Illness?


Go to http://www.afeusamanage.com and fill out the form using access code EIA




How do I learn about the products offered through Ethos?


There are product sheets you can find in this link




How do I learn about the Longevity (Long Term Care) referral Program?


There are product sheets you can find in this link




How do I learn about the products through Association for Entrepreneurs (1-800 telemed, Vision plan, RX drug card, Dental, Accident, Critical Illness, etc.)?


There are product sheets you can find in this link