Weekend Reading – Differentiation Edition

by RJ

in Random

Since the release of The Gen Y Guide to Managing Your Credit on July 31st,  I have spent the last two weeks learning everything there is to know about personal insurance.

The first week in August, I was in Denver, CO at the Hartford School of Insurance. I passed the course and now can technically call myself a PLCS or a Personal Line Customer Specialist.

This past week, I attended the CHUBB Producer School. I spent two days understanding the difference between a CHUBB insurance policy and policies from direct writers like GEICO, Progressive… Plus, CHUBB was kind enough to have a few professional speakers come in and talk about networking and selling. Well worth my time.

A little bit about my career sitatioright now, I’m licensed in most states to sell property, casualty, life, and health insurance. Which, surprisingly, isn’t that hard to accomplish. However, once I become a Certified Financial Planner® around December of this year, I will also become a fiduciary. The great thing about becoming a fiduciary through my Certified Financial Planning® designation, is that by CFP® fiduciary standard, I have to put the clients interests first. Making me one of the few licensed insurance agencts, who have sworn to put their clients interests, above their own. This is just one way I’m going to differentiate myself. How about you?

Oh by the way, here’s the weekend reading…

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RyanNo Gravatar August 15, 2010 at 11:46 am

Loved the “But it Will Make You Happy” article, I’ve always thought about what it would be like to get rid of most of my possessions but can’t get myself to do it.

RJNo Gravatar August 16, 2010 at 9:14 am

@Ryan. – Couldn’t agree more. Now that we’re moving, it’s amazing how much stuff you accumulate in all corners of the house.

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