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There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?

Woody Allen

Have you ever met someone who loves working in their insurance firm? Have you tried to tell them to stop talking about insurance clients or new policies but they wouldn’t because they’re too excited about it? Well, there is a day dedicated just for those kinds of people. It’s Insurance Nerd Day! Insurance Nerds are the kinds of people who love to talk about insurance, read insurance publications, collecting insurance memorabilia, and posting about insurance news to their friends. So, if you want to give something to your friend, start here by learning more about Insurance Nerd Day!

History of Insurance Nerd Day

Insurance Nerd Day is intended to break the “boring” stigma that comes with what people think of when it comes to insurance nerds. Because of the lack of interest in the insurance industry, Pioneer State Mutual Insurance Company declared Insurance Nerd Day back in 2016. Each year, the company celebrates their employees in order to attract young talent and encourage other professionals to get involved in breaking the stereotype.

While Pioneer State Mutual founded the holiday, there are now multiple insurance companies and insurance nerd websites that have popped up to celebrate this holiday. One of those websites is, a website that defines insurance nerds and regularly posts about insurance news and learn from the experts about what the insurance industry is all about. If you’re into learning more about what the craze is about insurance, then follow some of your favorite blogs and learn from the best.

How to Celebrate Insurance Nerd Day

One of the best ways to appreciate insurance workers is by thanking them for what they do. If you have a friend who works in the industry, listen to some of their conversations from work and learn a bit about working in that industry. If you’re a college student considering your job options, then check out your local insurance companies and see if they have jobs available. Do some research into insurance and understand the fine details that most wouldn’t know about. This is also a day to check out what your insurance holds and see how up to date you are on your insurance plan. Also for fun, you can hashtag #InsuranceNerdDay on your favorite social media websites and tag your insurance friends in your posts, thanking them there for all of their hard work.

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