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Highly Sales Driven
Financial Security Advisor (Current Employee), St. John's, NLJune 2, 2014
If you are sales driven then this place is for you. The co-workers are great and the environment is designed to help you succeed.
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You get what you put into it, If you love meeting people and sales
Financial Advisor (Former Employee), Toronto, OntarioApril 28, 2014
Pros: autonomy
Cons: uncertainty involved in sales
Got to love meeting people, thrive in social situations and be willing to deal with the lack of certainty in the career. But if you're a hustler and don't mind not having a fixed salary, then you get what you put into it and based on your ability to sell
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Excellent training program and earning potential.
Financial Security Advisor/Investment Rep. (Former Employee), Kitchener, ONApril 13, 2014
You are a self employed representative of Freedom 55 Financial and it is up to you to make your calls and book clients.
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Productive and friendly work environment with career advancement
Financial Security Advisor (Former Employee), Burlington, Hamilton, OakvilleNovember 14, 2013
There is lot of time flexibility, and very professional environment. Financial professional are very big on compliance side and follow accurate procedures.

Prospecting and getting new business are always a challenge for financial professional on every day basis.
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No support in acquiring customers unless you are prepared to pay for someone elses
Financial Security Advisor (Former Employee), Belleville, ONOctober 18, 2013
Pros: good commission, education program
Cons: no mentoring program
Unless you have previous experience in the financial industry without a non compete claus this company is very tough to be successful with for the first year. You are required to pay for a number of fee's even if you are not generating business. The pay sturcture is completely commission based. There are individuals who have 300-500 customers and arent – more... able to service them but continue to collect fees while new comers are basically thrown to the wolves to defend themselves – less
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Didnt enjoy working there
Financial Advisor (Former Employee), scarboroughOctober 16, 2013
Would not recommend working there

I felt management had too much emphasize on sales target rather than the quality of service
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part-time
Financial Advisor (Current Employee), MontrĂ©al, QCSeptember 30, 2013
Pros: n/a
Cons: i control the time
work at home office or company office ;
do the paper work for the clients and the company ;
sale the insurance and the investment;
work closely with the director and the different departments.
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busy and productive office
Receptionist (Former Employee), Kingston, ONMay 22, 2013
handled client inquires and processed payments. Processed and delivered mail.
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Lots of red tape and delays with litlle support.
Financial Security Advisor (Current Employee), Burlington, ONMay 6, 2013
Pros: unlimited potential
Cons: lots of hard work and time to even begin to reach the potential available
Great experience with cold calling and building a clientel. Pretty much work on your own to develop your business. Training is very extensive and product knowledge is excellent by the end of it.

Co workers are few as everyone is out for themselves and doing their own thing. Management only interested in numbers..

Each day is starting fresh. Selling – more... a policy to someone in need is very satisfying with a few exceptions it is the end of the cycle and you start all over again. Very little continuity and it takes a lot of time to build a base. – less
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Generally speaking, It is good, However,there is some bureaucracy.
Financial Security Advisor (Current Employee), Montreal, QuebecMarch 21, 2013
Pros: products software is powerful. database is great for learning.
Cons: legal support is slow, approving an advisement need one year and even more.
Firstly, check the email from clients or company management. Secondly,make appoint with clients, talk with client about wealth management, family and hobbies and play with them. Thirdly, Learn rules and products and develop material for presentations and advisement. Sometime develop financial model for clients. Develop annual, monthly and weekly plan. – more... Learn from my director about sales technique and products. My director is very experienced in sales and he has been working in this business for more 20 years. The hardest part of the job is closing the deal. My service can benefit client a lot and client really appricate my hard work. – less
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Very professional work enviroment
Financial Security Advisor (Current Employee), London, ONMarch 7, 2013
Pros: good parking availability
Cons: n/a
Very satisfiied with co-workers, management and different type of assistance in every day business
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A great job if you have resources to fall back on in the lean times
Financial Security Advisor (Former Employee), St. CatharinesFebruary 28, 2013
Pros: flexible work schedules
Cons: the cost of doing business with f55f.
Working for Freedom 55 Financial was a wonderful work experience. I met a lot of great people and they were always very helpful. This position offers a lot of choices in the balance of work and lifestyle, however it takes a considerable amount of work and commitment to grow a business.
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Financial Securities Advisor (Current Employee), St. Catharines, ONOctober 23, 2012
Pros: flexable hours
Cons: difficult career
Find clients and offer financial solutions. Difficult to be a success, excellent career if you are.
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A supportive environment to work
Financial Advisor (Former Employee), Burlington, ONMarch 7, 2012
Pros: training and on-support were excellent
Cons: cost is very high for a new employees/advisors
Freedom 55 is an excellent workplace, the training and support were excellent, the cost to advisors are very high, especially for new hires. I would have liked to continue with Freedom 55 on a part-time basis; however, the opporutnity did not exist at the time.

I am greatful for the opportunity and the experience.