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  24. How can I profit from a decline of stock prices in the insurance sector?

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    Understand the meaning of the phrase "always be closing" and the mentality and approach it is intended to represent for salespeople.
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    Understand the difference between secured and unsecured debt and how the reliability and trustworthiness of the issuing entity ...
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