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Oct 12, 2015 4:13 pm


I graduated in 2014. I have been working as an Insurance Broker in Connecticut since then. Best compensation job at the time so I took it. Coming up on 2 years now & I am ready to make a change. I would love nothing more to change into a career path of Financial Advising or Wealth Management.

I put in 45-70 hours a week depending. I am making decent money but kind of topped out. The brokerage I work for does not pay renewals just new business & I do not mind putting in tons of hours but if I am going to put in that time I want to sell a product with more pop.

I currently have my P&C License and my Life & Health. I have decent selling back ground in the sense I am an insurance broker & cold calling persuasion is the name of the game. I understand I would need my Series 7 & 66 but need to be sponsored.

I just would need suggestions on best route to get into this line of business. How should I proceed(next step)? Any suggestions on which company to aim for to start a career in thsi line of work? Good idea switching from insurance to wealth management?

Any guidance would be most appreciated.

Thank you.

Oct 29, 2015 3:18 am

thanks for asking this question…

Mar 24, 2016 7:08 pm

Not sure if you made a move yet, have you?

You should really be honest about a few things. do you have a moveable book at this time to start your career off? How good are you at making a client and marketing yourself? Most important part about this business is the ability to convince someone that you can be of service to them. And that you can assist them with their money better than they can for themselves. If you have that, you pretty much should go into the securities side of the business. Don’t worry about the steady paycheck, that’s not something most people in this industry have.