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Family First Life

My Experiences with FFL (Family First Life)

I was at a Starbucks the other day with a friend of mine when I got a call from a company that I applied for a job with. They interviewed me right there on the spot and I accepted the job, but said I had to complete some training and get a certification first. 

I spent about $200 getting the certification and spent at least a week studying and getting ready. During this time, I went to BDM (Business Development Meetings) where they advertised the company to us. They said that we would all make hundreds of thousands a dollar a year, that it would be free, and that they would purchase leads for us to start.

Although we did get some leads from them, they were old (and perhaps illegal) and before I made my first sale they pressured me to buy more. Like most recent college graduates, I have a mountain-load of debt and am POOR, but the sales pitch worked. With dollar signs in my eyes, I spent all my money (about $500) on 20 leads. Ouch. 

The Process

If you’ve ever been in life insurance sales, you know the deal. Guilt people into buying insurance by making them think of their funeral. I get it though, it’s for the common good. Forcing people to save for an expense that is inevitable. There are some good perks to these policies, also. The problem for me was that I just couldn’t look someone in the face and talk about such morbid things, and then profit from it. There are a couple other things I hated about this, also: the phones.

The idea was that most of the money was made on the phones. Essentially, it was a “do and say whatever it takes to let them in your house”. Being taught that a lie of omission is still a lie when I was in my late teens and early 20s (in AA, we call it “rigorous honesty”), I had a hard time with this. Let me give you an example.

When you call, you say that you are with the “benefits center”. I laughed out loud when I heard this. Basically, the most effective way to get into the house is to play it like it’s some sort of social insurance program that they are eligible for. So when you get to the house and you have to explain that they are paying for it, and that it is state regulated, not a state program, it is an uphill battle. Most of the agents that I watched have people still convinced that it is government assistance when they sign the form and pay their first premium.

Now, for my favorite part, and the red flag that had my father knowing it was scammy all along. They want you to bring all your friends to the BDM and sign them up also. Then, you make money when they sell insurance too. A lot of people are making a lot of money with this system, and FFL is a very generous form of this sort of business. This is the article that I wrote trying to get employees:

Family First Life (original marketing article)

Family First Life is an Independent Marketing Organization. Like any other business, it depends on the people. If you are reading this, if you put in the work you can make a lot of money and help a lot of people. The money that we make is a side effect of helping people, and if you have an attitude other than that you won’t make any money.

Family First Life is an Independent Marketing Organization. Like any other business, it depends on the people. If you are reading this, if you put in the work you can make a lot of money and help a lot of people. The money that we make is a side effect of helping people, and if you have an attitude other than that you won’t make any money.

Getting Involved

If you are interested in helping people save for retirement or their “final expenses”, this might be for you. If you are called to help support people through the process of death, or help them move money out of the stock market into safer assets (because they are getting close to retirement or the funds are misallocated according to their risk aversion or risk appetite), then you could make half a million dollars a year, with hard work.

Start for tomorrow.

"The Rogue IMO"

“Ok Great… insurance sales… I can make $50k a year by cold-calling and having people slam the door in my face. No thanks!”

I get it. Nobody likes cold-calling, and insurance sale has a bad reputation. But listen close and listen hard: the reason for that bad repuation is the reason Family First Life exists. Watch this video.

"BUSINESS HAS
ONLY TWO FUNCTIONS
MARKETING AND
INNOVATION"
-MILAN KUNDERA

Sage Market Technology Consulting

Getting Involved

Thanks for checking us out. If you would like to move forward with this opportunity, please book an appointment with me at hayden-rear.youcanbook.me.

[end original article]

Final Thoughts

Family First Life is a great option if you want to get into insurance sales, but they are still a marketing company. They are essentially a very advanced affiliate marketing company that makes money when you sell insurance and when you buy leads. Some of the tactics were, in my opinion, dishonest. I had a hard time selling the idea of death to people, so it didn’t work out for me. If you would like to get involved, though, let me know.

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