Americans turn to the Internet for nearly everything, including researching insurance products. Still, no matter what technology platforms are available now or in the future, advisers will continue to serve an essential role.

“We love the independent agent model. There’s advice, there’s counsel,” Thomas Motamed said last week during a panel at the Big “I” legislative conference in Washington, D.C. “That usually brings the best client to us.”

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