5 Questions with … Allstate Agent Matt Elwood

I was honored when offered an opportunity to write for the Allstate Insurance Blog regarding my thoughts on life insurance. Being an insurance agent in Port Angeles, WA, it was my first time having a national audience. Here is an excerpt from the post:

"When it comes to life insurance, there are some common misconceptions: Many people think that life insurance is too expensive or won’t pay out. Matt Elwood, an Allstate Personal Financial Representative based in Port Angeles, Wash., offers his expertise on these concerns and more. Here’s his take on life insurance, in simple terms.

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Matt Elwood

Matt Elwood grew up in Port Angeles, graduating from the high school before moving south to attend Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. While earning his B.S.in Business Administration he secured an internship at Northwestern Mutual and started his financial career. After graduating from Pepperdine, Matt built a successful Insurance practice in Los Angeles while earning his investment licenses. After a decade of being away from family, Matt decided to move back to Port Angeles and purchase his mother’s Agency. The Helen Elwood Insurance Agency has been an established Allstate agency in Port Angeles for many years. Matt purchased the business in January 2011 and renamed it Elwood Benefits. Matt is focused on growing the business which leaves him little time for anything else. When he does take a break you’ll find him enjoying his family or out on the golf course.