Pros: your earnings were directly related to the amount of time you chose to put in
Cons: the constant need to develop new clients never ended. no resting on ones laurels.
I earned my insurance licensing and my NASD licensing, learned volumes about retirement plans, investing, and became a financial planner. Management was always guiding you to excel. All of the agents worked independently and therefore, other than meetings or gatherings, you pretty much worked alone. The hardest part of the job was generating new clients – more... but the most enjoyable was to create long term clients. This took time but you had to be motivated, which I was. – less