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World Financial Group Reviews

Updated Oct 17, 2019

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3.9
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74%
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83%
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World Financial Group CEO Joe DiPaola  (no image)
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318 Ratings
Pros
  • "I just started part-time to make couple of hundreds(in 24 reviews)

  • "Unlike many franchises, the license may only last 10 to 20 years(in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "I don't have issues with recruiting friends and family for my other businesses but I WFG a bit of challenging(in 41 reviews)

  • "If you want to make money, you have to work for it(in 30 reviews)

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  1. "Scam?.....ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at World Financial Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work at your own pace, make an additional part time income. Massive income and growth potential for you and your family.

    Cons

    Like any other business, this also takes time to build, and involves lots of rejections.

    Advice to Management

    None.

    World Financial Group2019-10-15
  2. "Financial advisor and planer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at World Financial Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great environment or get your own pace set your own hours do as much or as little as you want

    Cons

    In my opinion there are no cons. It just comes down to people‘s willingness to grow and take control of their own future

    World Financial Group2019-10-11
  3. "if you want to become successful by working hard, This is Proven Place"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at World Financial Group part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Many Success Stories, who became somebody from a ordinary human being

    Cons

    you need to work and follow the system

    Advice to Management

    keep up the great work do not worry about lazy people who want to become successful overnight

    World Financial Group2019-10-03
  4. "Pyramid scheme"

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    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at World Financial Group part-time

    Pros

    Good money if you have good network

    Cons

    You will feel like you're in a cult

    World Financial Group2019-09-30
  5. "BS"

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    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at World Financial Group part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work at your own pace and have a own business

    Cons

    Waste of time. Is another pyramid scheeme

    World Financial Group2019-09-21
  6. Helpful (1)

    "FSR"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at World Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment. Flexible hours

    Cons

    All good. but Commotion based

    World Financial Group2019-08-21
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great company so far"

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    Current Employee - Non-licensed Member in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at World Financial Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    There is lots of training that is free. Great culture. Everyone very friendly.

    Cons

    Paying for seminars. Having to talk to family and friends.

    World Financial Group2019-08-18
  8. "Amazing Introduction to Investments/insurance"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at World Financial Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Atmosphere, Energy, Support,Travel, Team building

    Cons

    No cons. its definitely not easy but worth it for the long term

    World Financial Group2019-07-17
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Very Culty"

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    Former Employee - Insurance Sales Agent 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at World Financial Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good Money on the side, go in get your money and get out.

    Cons

    Two hour meetings where you sit while others gloat about their achievements. Unsustainable for regular people.

    World Financial Group2019-08-18
  10. "Building new industry and financial foundation"

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    Current Employee - Insurance Sales Agent 

    I have been working at World Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Great structure, training focus, friendly environment

    Cons

    So bureaucratic and too large

    World Financial Group2019-07-07
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