Eric Estevez Expertise: Accounting, Insurance, Taxes Title: Financial Professional Education: William Paterson University Location: Little River, SC Highlights Member of The Balance's Financial Review BoardIndependent Insurance Broker—Life, Property, and CasualtyOwner of HLC Insurance Broker, LLCMore than 13 years of experience as a business professional in accounting and insurance Experience Eric worked for more than 13 years in both public and private accounting jobs before making the switch to the insurance industry. He has now worked for more than four years as an insurance producer writing life, business, home, and auto policies. He is a licensed life, health, property, and casualty Producer. Eric owns his own insurance company: HLC Insurance Broker, LLC.Eric is passionate about financial education, entrepreneurship, and balancing a healthy mindset toward business. His time is spent helping his client base prepare for the unexpected. He is committed to understanding the needs of his clients, while educating them so they are able to understand the products that will protect them when needed most. Eric's specialities include life insurance, business insurance, and home insurance. A Bachelor's degree in Accounting and his work experience in tax accounting has served as a solid base in supporting his current book of business. The best investment is in yourself Education Eric received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from William Paterson University in 2008. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.