Florida Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (FAIFA)
Made up of 31 local associations with a total membership of nearly 4,500. Site provides a variety of information, including legislative affairs and professional development.Lobbying staff in Tallahassee to protect your career before the House, the Senate, the Governor’s office, and the Department of Financial Services (DFS).
Lobbying staff in Washington to protect your career before the House, the Senate, and the White House.
Professional Development: Florida-required Continuing Education (live classes around the state, and online), online securities courses, Certified Financial Planner ® courses, LUTCF (Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow designation), FSS (Financial Services Specialist designation), and LILI (Leadership in Life Institute).
Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance: Up to $2 million is available to members at very competitive rates with a variety of coverage limits and deductibles to fit your needs and your budget. Endorsements available for financial products & services, property-casualty, sub-agents for commission overrides, others. Available through NAIFA (AON). Call toll-free (800) 247-3448 for a no-obligation quote – must be a member to apply for coverage, however. (NOTE: Receive a 10% discount on your premium for 3 years (assuming you’re claims free) when you take FAIFA’s 3-hour E&O CE class (you also get Florida CE credit!) periodically held statewide.
Office Depot Discounts: Save up to 30% on office supplies. (NOTE: Depending on how much you spend on office supplies each year, this one could save you the cost of your membership dues!!)
Your Own Website at Discounted Rates: Your business deserves a professional and affordable presence on the web! Generate leads, maximize your referrals. It’s easier than you think!
Your Tech Online: Computer problems? Live computer help 24 hours a day. Computer repair has never been easier or quicker. Just sit back and watch as they fix your computer right in front of your eyes. Discounted rates.
Nextel: Get discounts from 3% to 18% on service plans, flat-rate pricing on equipment, and 10-20% on accessories. Plus get a $25 credit when you activate.
UPS: Is your express mail costing you a fortune? Get discounts on overnight deliveries.
MBNA: The new MBNA MasterCard offers no annual fee and a low APR. Earn frequent flyer miles for air, hotel, and car rentals with the “Travel Rewards” program.
The Omnia Group: Find the right person for the job from now on. The Omnia Profile® will help you sort through the employee interview process as you decide which applicant to hire. Members are eligible for one complimentary profile ($150 value) to evaluate the tool.