Don’t make these 5 horrible Financial Advisor mistakes

We all make mistakes. And that’s okay. This is how we grow in both our professional and personal lives. But, by identifying mistakes we’re making or even before we make them, we can change course and better ourselves.

As a Financial Advisor, you may have experienced some, if not all of these common mistakes first hand. Whether you’re just starting your career as a Financial Advisor or you’ve been in the industry for many years, get out of the habit of making these 5 unfortunate mistakes.

Mistake #1: Poorly utilizing your time

Time management is an important skill for any career. Many people get hung up on spending most of their work day completing reactive tasks, such as immediately responding to phone calls and emails. Yes, these tasks are important, but you need to be proactive, as well. You’re not just a Financial Advisor, you’re also a salesperson and you need to spend time growing your book of business.

Poor Time Management
Good time management is key to be a successful Financial Advisor.

Use time blocking to better manage your day-to-day tasks. Sure, you’ll need to dedicate a little of your time to plan out you days/week, but you’ll save yourself time in the long run by planning out dedicated time for your reactive and proactive tasks. Plan out your days using a calendar and include work-related appointments/meetings and reminders. Also, it’s a good habit to include personal activities, such as vacations, dinner dates, family time, etc. to use as incentive to complete your work.

You lose time when transitioning back to a task that you put on hold to respond to a new email. Instead, plan out a time in your day for returning emails and phone calls, so you can concentrate on getting your proactive tasks done.

Mistake #2: Giving 100% of your attention to 1 client

Financial Advisor Couple
Make sure both individuals get to speak when discussing finances.

When your client is a couple, giving all your attention to the individual engaging the most in conversation may seem beneficial. Since he or she is talking more, you may assume he or she is responsible for making all of the financial decisions.

However, what happens if that individual is no longer part of the decision making process? He or she may leave the relationship or unexpectedly pass away.

His or her partner may decide to cancel your services and search for a new Financial Advisor because he or she didn’t develop a relationship with you or may not have had his or her needs met.

Make sure to engage in conversation with all parties. Draw in the less vocal partner, even if you need to politely hush the other.

Mistake #3: Failing to be discreet, especially with couples

While reviewing shared finances, you may uncover expenses unknown to other family members.

Be cautious when discussing financial details within a shared budget. A member of the family may have spent money on something that doesn’t benefit the rest of the family.

The last thing you want is to cause an explosive dispute in your office space. The argument may even lead to the termination of your services.

Discreet Financial Advisor
Be discreet when discussing individual expenses with a family.

Mistake #4: Getting Fiduciary Insurance in place of an ERISA Bond

A common question we’re asked by Financial Advisors is if there’s a difference between an ERISA Bond and Fiduciary Liability Insurance.

The short answer is yes. Both policies serve different functions. 

An ERISA bond doesn’t cover your client as the plan administrator if they mishandle plan funds. Instead, the bond protects employees assigned to the employee benefit plan when the plan administrator mishandle the funds.

Need an ERISA Fidelity Bond?

If your client is seeking protection in case they fail to maintain their fiduciary responsibilities, they would need Fiduciary Liability Insurance. This type of insurance isn’t required, unlike the ERISA Bond which the U.S. Department of Labor does require.

Mistake #5: Moving forward without all the necessary paperwork

You may find yourself with a client who is a friend, family member or a referral from someone you trust. After a verbal agreement of employment, you start working on their finances. However, when you send them an invoice for the significant amount of time you’ve put into working for them, they decide they’re no longer wanting your services and refuse to pay your invoice. With no written contract, you’ll have a difficult time collecting payment for the invoice.

Financial Advisor Client Signature
Make sure your client signs all agreement paperwork before you begin working.

When you begin working with a client, always make sure to have an agreement of payment in writing before engaging in work. Being upfront about associated costs is important, you don’t want to work for free.

Time is money. And if you don’t have a signed contract with your client, they may skip out on paying for the work you’ve put in for them.

Conclusion: Don’t make these Financial Advisor mistakes

If you’re guilty of making 1 or more of the mistakes above, now is the time to take corrective action. Just remember to avoid these mistakes as you continue forward in your career as a Financial Advisor.

Prioritize your time: Block out specific time for both reactive and proactive tasks.

Engage with all parties: Don’t give all your attention to one party. You may lose your client if they separate or the individual making all the decisions passes away.

Discretion is important with family clients: You may discover financial details that one party may not wish to disclose with his or her family. Be mindful when discussing such expenses.

Understand ERISA Coverage: If your client is the plan administrator for their company’s employee benefits, The U.S. Department of Labor requires they secure an ERISA Bond with a minimum bond amount of $1,000 or 10% of the plan funds handled the previous year, whichever amount is more.

A common compliance issue with ERISA Bonds is not having the necessary amount of coverage. All ERISA Bonds under the amount of $500,000 include Inflation Guard when purchased through Surety Solutions, A Gallagher Company. So, your client will not have to worry about an increase in premium when plan funds increase mid-term or about being out of compliance with the U.S. Department of Labor.

Select a bond amount to get free ERISA Bond quotes.

The ERISA Bond protects the employees tied to the benefits plan, not your client. Your client could choose to get the optional Fiduciary Insurance to have coverage as the plan administrator.

If you have any questions about ERISA Bonds and would like to speak to a Surety Bond expert, give us a call at (866) 722-9239 or send an email to info@suretysolutions.com.

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20:51 02 Mar 22
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Chris L.
17:07 08 Feb 22
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23:24 10 Dec 21
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17:49 30 Nov 21
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Eva Hammel H.
Eva Hammel H.
16:46 30 Nov 21
Katrina Fearn, Client Service Manager at Surety, is an absolute pleasure to work with!! She is always highly responsive, and has provided me nothing but excellent service since our first interaction. I highly recommend working with her and the Surety team. They will always go above and beyond. Thank you for all that you've done!
Zakieh A.
Zakieh A.
16:38 04 Nov 21
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Ashley W.
18:25 10 Aug 21
Gerry J.
Gerry J.
16:30 08 Aug 21
Katrina and Surety Solutions was awesome to work with and made the process seamless. Even after I, PERSONALLY, made a mistake and caused a delay, Katrina was able to spot my mistake and kindly address the error while still delivering my bond as if nothing had happened.I have nothing but good things to say about Surety Solutions.
Xavier A.
Xavier A.
15:40 22 Jul 21
jerry T.
jerry T.
04:44 03 Jul 21
Katrina and Surety Solutions were very helpful and fast. I needed to change the bond I ordered and they handled that within minutes. Their response time to emails and request were great and that is why I will continue to work them both. All I ask for is relatively decent response time when there are issues that need resolved and Katrina far exceeded that and was friendly on top of everything else. Well done.Kris
Kristopher M.
Kristopher M.
14:23 24 Jun 21
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Danny S.
Danny S.
14:41 15 Jun 21
Surety Solutions has been the most amazing and easiest company to work with on Bonds in my past 17 years of doing insurance. They are very quick to respond and very personal to work with. Jake Durrant is absolutely the best!
Bonnie A.
Bonnie A.
20:39 20 May 21
Suzie T.
Suzie T.
17:14 07 May 21
Easy experience.
Tonya B.
Tonya B.
01:18 21 Apr 21
I had the pleasure of working with Katrina Fearn to obtain mortgage broker surety bonds and I can say with zero hesitation, that she is wonderful to work with. Extremely responsive, communicative and helpful. Surety Solutions + Katrina = Great Partnership. Thanks!!!
Ryan M.
Ryan M.
20:18 19 Apr 21
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Umesh M.
Umesh M.
23:34 07 Apr 21
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Ernesto U.
Ernesto U.
19:08 10 Feb 21
Just obtained Mortgage Broker Surety Bond for two states. not only the price was right but service and professionalism exceeded my expectations. i can't thank Steve enough and wish i knew them sooner.
Ruslan K.
Ruslan K.
22:43 08 Jan 21
I bought a surety bond for my business. The name on the application has my middle name on it and the policy didn't. That would or could have created a problem. I wrote to customer service to complain. Well not complain but ask for it to be changed. Since it was Thanksgiving weekend I wasn't expecting to hear back till this week sometime. Well to my surprise it was "Very" Quickly. JD was very helpful and professional. Fixed it then contacted me with the corrected version. Couldn't be happier. " Good Business is Good Business"
MrDarryk
MrDarryk
05:17 01 Dec 20
JP M.
JP M.
01:46 04 Nov 20
Amazing customer service and friendly and informative reps.
Obsesion H.
Obsesion H.
04:45 26 Oct 20
Surety solutions handled my request for a Guardianship Bond professionally, with great care and provided great value to my family. Of all of the insurance companies I contacted for my need, Surety Solutions was by far the most responsive, courteous and knowledgeable. I very much appreciate their fine service!!
Irena S.
Irena S.
03:00 25 Sep 20
The entire staff from Jake to Katrina were more than professional and bent over backwards to meet mine and The State of California's requirements
Kirk G.
Kirk G.
19:10 23 Jun 20
This process could not have been easier! Mr. Chipman sent me an email link and I just followed the steps. I highly recommend Mr. Beau Chipman to anyone who needs this service.
Sharon H.
Sharon H.
23:29 28 Apr 20
Justin R.
Justin R.
23:53 17 Mar 20
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Doss E.
Doss E.
03:42 11 Mar 20
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Oksana B.
Oksana B.
06:41 05 Mar 20
The staff is very friendly and on more than one occasion went above and beyond normal customer service to make sure that we were fully taken care of. I would highly recommend this company.
Diana F.
Diana F.
07:20 24 Feb 20
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Tiara A.
Tiara A.
03:01 31 Jan 20
Very timely and professional work on providing services to our firm. We are very satisfied.
sherry N.
sherry N.
17:44 22 Jan 20
Great service. No hassle. Great communication.Thank you Cryssi for the excellent service!!!
Ivan R.
Ivan R.
23:52 08 Jan 20
Cryssi B. went above and beyond to get my bond issued in record time and delivered incredible customer service throughout the process. So impressive and refreshing. I am so grateful.
Kerri L.
Kerri L.
03:29 14 Dec 19
Absolutely great to work with!
Katrina and M.
Katrina and M.
17:11 23 Oct 19
Quick and easy process to get my notary bond. Best price and the documents arrived by mail way faster than expected. I highly recommend.
M. G.
M. G.
03:56 23 Oct 19
Great communication, fast and to the point service. Great follow up too.
Kiraspider
Kiraspider
20:58 17 Oct 19
Katrina is very fast and responsive and we got our insurance in few hours! She is the best! We will collaborate again for sure! Thank you! 🙂
Petra G.
Petra G.
16:08 10 Oct 19
They helped so much when I went to my states tag office who denied my paperwork multiple times due to the format. Surety helped me every step of the way.
Lara C.
Lara C.
07:44 23 Sep 19
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Bill The K.
Bill The K.
15:16 11 Sep 19
Surety Solutions is a fantastic company to work with. I was in a unique situation and was having trouble finding a company willing to underwrite an estate conservatorship bond for me. Surety Solutions took the time to listen to me and shopped around with their underwriters and found someone willing to underwrite the bond. Having to experience the probate system is a major headache; however, Surety Solutions makes sure the bonding portion of it does not have to be 🙂
Tommy M.
Tommy M.
02:15 04 Sep 19
My experience with Surety Solutions agent (Katrina) was professional, solution-driven and responsive throughout the whole process. From applying for a bond quote to purchasing and receiving the bond was simple and efficient. My questions were answered promptly with upbeat attitude and patience. Customer service definitely exceeded beyond my expectations. I would certainly use their service again in the future.
Susan L.
Susan L.
16:07 20 Aug 19
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Sandra L.
Sandra L.
17:10 15 Aug 19
This place was actually super helpful, and really speedy! Their blog on their page has nice, easy to follow information, and their staff are super friendly and helpful. I was looking all over for some of this information, trying to weave through weird shady looking sites, and Surety Solutions really is the one to go with. quick, clean, trustworthy, professional. Thanks for all your help!
Audrey K.
Audrey K.
06:20 27 Jul 19
Surety Solutions was able to help me secure a bond and guide me through the probate process in a very friendly and competent way. I really appreciated their speed, efficiency, and knowledge.
Shana O.
Shana O.
18:14 22 Jul 19
I made a mistake in selecting the correct bond and they fixed it with a quick call.Thanks Again!
Jason D.
Jason D.
21:45 10 Jul 19
I worked with Cryssi at Surety Solutions in order to secure a $900,000 conservator bond. Their quote was by far the best out of several companies I requested quotes through ($2,110 vs. $3,500). Cryssi was always very helpful and responded very quickly during business hours and often during after hours via email. I will continue to work with and renew with their company especially if their quotes and customer service remain this excellent. Thank you again! MikeSo just an update to my original post. It was time to renew the conservator bond this year and Cryssi at Surety Solutions made the process extremely streamlined and convenient. I received an email stating it was time to renew the bond with a link to pay online. My rate didn't change at all and it took about 30 seconds to renew my bond. This has been an easy, convenient, and one of the most affordable companies to work with. Some of the best customer service in the market which is sometimes hard to find these days! Thank you again for an affordable quote which was seamless to renew. Thank you Cryssi!
Michael B.
Michael B.
20:24 30 Jun 19
They did everything they said they would & more! Great people excellent people skills polite and quick. Noproblems
Christopher F.
Christopher F.
19:08 24 May 19
I needed a California Certificate of Title Bond so I came to there site. This company was very professional and helpful. I appreciated there live chat options. There website was easy and fast to use. I had to call in and speak to someone and he (Thomas) was very helpful and polite. Thank you guys for a great experience if I ever need another Bond I will be using your company for sure! Keep up the great customer service. Thanks again!
John P
John P
17:59 30 Apr 19
Thank you Thomas and Katrina for the superb professional, fast service you both provided me. I shopped around online for a few days comparing Bond Companies and calling asking questions, and praying. Your website is a cut above the others; your process is quick, straight forth, no tricks nor confusion, but honest online service!I received a Great Rate for my bond compared to other companies, saving me money!Thomas answered my questions upfront with patience & clarity; & Katrina was right on top of email correspondence, my invoice, I received my email bond copy in hours of applying online & hard copy I received next day!Surety Solutions of Gallagher's overall process, Thomas & Katrina made sure, my experience with them was overall stress free, affordable & outstanding!I am still amazed how fast I received my hard copy bond from the time I started to finished, and with FedEx, I had my bond, No errors in my hand the next day! I thank GOD for the stress free & excellent service I received !
Jacqueline
Jacqueline
13:41 25 Apr 19
Beau was super helpful when I had questions about buying a used car from a seller with an unusual title situation. I have not bought a used car before, so it was very reassuring to talk through my concerns about the situations and the safest ways to move forward. He thoughtfully responded to my inquiries without pestering for my contact info or trying to sell me products - such customer service is hard to find these days! Thank you!
Michael S.
Michael S.
22:52 19 Apr 19
I had been dreading the red-tape of obtaining a surety bond for a lost vehicle title. I had just obtained a quote from another company online and was not pleased with the price. Surety Solutions was less expensive---by far---and their service was outstanding: efficient and polite. The quote was obtained, approval given, and the transaction was complete in a just a couple of hours. I could not be more pleased!
kathy B.
kathy B.
22:20 15 Apr 19
Huge Kudos to Cryssi @Surety Solutions! Thank you for being so responsive and accommodating with helping me get my Bond taken care of. It was a pleasure working with you and your company!Rob with Caliber Auto Sales
ROBERT S.
ROBERT S.
02:42 12 Apr 19
Brent W.
Brent W.
20:01 11 Apr 19
It was a very easy and smooth experience. I got the bond that I needed for a competitive rate. Cryssi was great.
Sheree M.
Sheree M.
15:39 10 Apr 19
Cryssi was my rep. Responds back on a timely manner. She goes above and beyond to insure customer satisfaction! I will do business with Surety Solutions again and recommend to others! Thank you Cryssi! From Bridge City Cleaners!
kimchibator
kimchibator
23:17 02 Apr 19
Cryssi saved the day. We were finally ready to submit our DBO app and realized we had the bond created in our previous business. Expecting a significant red-tape delay, we reached out to Cryssi who managed our little crisis with not only absolute professionalism, but with expedience. She was also so personable!
Deanne R.
Deanne R.
20:31 28 Mar 19
Cryssi & Danielle are great to work with. Very responsive and solution minded. We needed to extend the dates of our coverage and paperwork to show that coverage. They responded quickly and took care of us right away. Thank you!
Mark W.
Mark W.
00:24 28 Mar 19
Working with Cryssi at Surety Solutions is fast and easy!
Love of the Magic V.
Love of the Magic V.
16:31 26 Mar 19
They are quick to help you I will say that!!
Michael L.
Michael L.
17:46 22 Mar 19
Visited and contacted several different surety bond websites prior to seeing this one. Had my bond purchased in less than 10 minutes!!!!! Spoke with Cryssi and she was very professional, answered all of my questions and had my surety bond emailed to me within an hour, will receive the original one tomorrow morning!!!!! So pleased with Cryssi and the ease of obtaining the bond. Lastly, out of all of the places I contacted, this surety bond was $75.00 less than all of the other places that I checked into.
Toni R.
Toni R.
23:26 21 Mar 19
Great Customer Service! Was able to process my request and also review great information they provide - step by step guide amazing! quick and easy- best part of dealing with Title issues- HIghly recommend
CARLOS A.
CARLOS A.
18:14 19 Mar 19
Very,Very helpful and Very,Very fast same day it was like christmas i defiinitly recomend this company
Brandon C.
Brandon C.
02:23 13 Mar 19
I've always had the best experience with this company, and often try to imitate their high level of service in my own company. Cryssi answers my questions quickly and paperwork gets mailed right away. They obviously follow an efficient system that flows throughout the organization. Highly recommend!
Laura C.
Laura C.
18:01 06 Mar 19
I HAD A GREAT EXPIRENCE WORKING WITH THEM
LG T.
LG T.
17:00 04 Mar 19
Great company, really informative and responsive. Thomas was super helpful and patient as he walked me through a million questions that I had. I dealt with a few other less helpful companies before I selected this one. Highly recommend.
Melisande A
Melisande A
17:51 01 Mar 19
WOW! I am so glad I found this site. I called a local company and they wanted me to fill out and email so much information. With this company it was all online and easy and super fast. I also messed up and put the wrong expiration date and it was so easy to chat online and fix it. I paid for the faster shipping which is 2 business days, its so worth it. Thanks again Surety Solutions and to Beau who I was chatting with online, you were awesome.
anthony G.
anthony G.
18:45 27 Feb 19
These guys are very knowledgeable! They when out of their way to answer all my questions. I'll be getting my bonds from them.
Needed some quick assistance. and they were able to help me with the questions i had.
Kingtrix G.
Kingtrix G.
23:41 26 Feb 19
Beau helped me understand bonded titles and what I needed to ask my DMV when I thought I was in a hopeless situation! Thanks so much!
Sophia Rose W.
Sophia Rose W.
19:42 25 Feb 19
This was a pleasurable non stressful experience for me I was well informed and its gonna make it that much easier at the DMV NOW
Jennifer F.
Jennifer F.
23:01 22 Feb 19
Exceptional customer service.
Roman Y.
Roman Y.
16:18 22 Feb 19
gozie victor O.
gozie victor O.
00:05 22 Feb 19
My representative does a great job, always takes care of my needs and answers any questions I may have
Robert R.
Robert R.
13:29 20 Feb 19
Wonderful experience. Clear, concise explanation. I spoke with Beau and got all the information I needed to help me out.
David N.
David N.
00:04 20 Feb 19
The answers to my inquiry were so helpful and prompt iy was very encouraging. I sincerely appreciate the exoertise to get me started on a long awaited resolution to my title issue. Thank you so much!
Darrick H.
Darrick H.
14:23 16 Feb 19
Saraswoti B.
Saraswoti B.
22:33 13 Feb 19
Sunshine S.
Sunshine S.
21:13 13 Feb 19
Absolutely Fantastic. Though Katrina coud not help me she gave me 5 companies that could!
Very honest. Loved my chat
Pamela D S.
Pamela D S.
17:08 07 Feb 19
Fast, knowledgeable and friendly. Great experience.
don P.
don P.
23:46 06 Feb 19
Laura N.
Laura N.
23:34 06 Feb 19
Straight-forward and quick. Online form was very easy to fill out and I received our bond the very next day.
John K.
John K.
23:22 05 Feb 19
Katrina was amazing. She helped me through buying a vehicle with no title. Very confident and friendly. I would refer her to anyone. Thank you Katrina.
Brent S.
Brent S.
19:18 04 Feb 19
Amazing company that helps in anyway possible. They stay right on top of things with all available information right on hand. Great company to go with and without hesitation.
Suzelle R.
Suzelle R.
03:53 03 Feb 19
Surety Solutions was very helpful with answering son tough questions that I had. They were honest enough to make a recommendation to me, even though that recommendation would mean that I would not likely end up being a customer right now. However, I will definitely keep their number on file!
Hayward Bryant J.
Hayward Bryant J.
19:37 01 Feb 19
Chris Prolago (.
Chris Prolago (.
19:37 01 Feb 19
great help!
Eva A.
Eva A.
18:17 01 Feb 19
Fast and courteous service! Very detailed correspondence and Crissy made my transaction very easy and pleasant. Keep up the good work!
chanel M.
chanel M.
22:08 24 Jan 19
Beau is a great guy! Explained everything that I need to know and I wanted to learn!
Ercan G.
Ercan G.
00:58 23 Jan 19
Very respectful young man very helpful I appreciate it this time
Rick M.
Rick M.
00:04 23 Jan 19
I personally had a great experience with the customer service representative that I spoke with very nice, very well understood and straight forward.
Jaii N.
Jaii N.
00:00 23 Jan 19
Cryssy helped with my bond. Made it easy. I will be recommending this company to all.
Tim B.
Tim B.
10:38 20 Jan 19
Alexander V.
Alexander V.
19:35 17 Jan 19
Katrina Rocks! one of the best online chat experiences yet.extremely knowledgeable and patient quality service for sure. will definitely recommend to others.
Tina
Tina
18:59 17 Jan 19
elizabeth L.
elizabeth L.
18:46 17 Jan 19
Christopher F.
Christopher F.
00:55 15 Jan 19
Super easy to work with!
K S
K S
00:01 11 Jan 19
Howard G.
Howard G.
23:38 09 Jan 19
Very informative and knowledgeable. Answered the questions I had.
Stephanie M.
Stephanie M.
16:36 09 Jan 19
They were extremely helpful and knowledgeable about our situation.
Tiffany R.
Tiffany R.
17:32 08 Jan 19
Just received my bond for becoming a private investigator. cryssi from customer service was super helpful, as i kept messing up my application (sending in wrong format) and she was nothing but helpful with correcting this. I was also a bit worried about the process of obtaining a bond, as i never have, but it was shockingly easy and not expensive at all. Would re use if i need an upgraded bond.
lizzy B.
lizzy B.
20:32 07 Jan 19
Tyler D.
Tyler D.
20:28 04 Jan 19
Very helpful getting me focused to the solution on getting a lien bond in place.
Edward R.
Edward R.
00:45 03 Jan 19
Cryssi was very polite and helpful and is a great person to work with. I will be a repeat customer for sure!
Ken K
Ken K
17:49 29 Dec 18
Great experience. Very quick and friendly.
Brad M.
Brad M.
22:48 28 Dec 18
This was the easiest and least expensive service for my E&O and Bond EVER!!! Katrina made this process so easy and fantastic, I really was just beyond pleased with her and Surety Solutions!!! Won't go anywhere else!!!
Casey A.
Casey A.
21:43 26 Dec 18
Beau, has been very helping and knowledgeable he was prompt with his answer and was able to provide information in a quick manner. Thanks Beau for all your assistance and wonderful customer support!
Karen H.
Karen H.
00:40 21 Dec 18
its has been a wonderful experience dealing with Surety Solutions. would recommended them to my family and freinds.
William G.
William G.
21:49 17 Dec 18
Although I wasn't able to get down to the bottom of my situation Beau was absolute amazing and resourceful ! Would most definitely recommend!
Brandon D.
Brandon D.
17:07 14 Dec 18
Very helpful!I was finally able to figure out the next step in my very long battle with a horrible dealership. Looks like the odds are in my favor for once.
Ashley F.
Ashley F.
17:14 12 Dec 18
Same day service that is reliable. Great company!
Adam K.
Adam K.
23:35 11 Dec 18
This process was fast, easy, and the price is definitely right!!
Tamiann P.
Tamiann P.
18:27 23 Nov 18
Great service. The whole process was easy and quick. Very thorough service. They are the Best Surety Bond business.
Tom G.
Tom G.
22:58 13 Nov 18
Beau was great 😁 very very helpful I’ve never lost a title in my life and I have had several will teach me to be more careful next time but if I ever do this stupid move again I will definitely be going though you guys .... and asking Beau for help 😁
Cyndi D.
Cyndi D.
23:17 31 Oct 18
Great team Here. Excellent Follow Up and customer Service.
Edward C.
Edward C.
18:34 23 Oct 18
Cryssi was amazing! My company was setup with a high quality general contractors bond with absolute ease. I would and have recommended them to others. Excellent doing business with such a professional company! Thank you!
Michael O.
Michael O.
22:53 16 Oct 18
Very helpful people and with proper knowledge for what they are doing!
Pramit S.
Pramit S.
16:52 12 Oct 18
Mohammad A.
Mohammad A.
16:15 11 Oct 18
I’m impressed and how quickly they reply to me and not only that they also send me a link that I’ll guide me through what I needed.They went above and beyond.
Kwesi C.
Kwesi C.
21:29 20 Sep 18
Steve Shike's customer service is outstanding AND he saved me 50% on my Bond! I'm so thankful I found him!
Evelyn R. M.
Evelyn R. M.
20:49 06 Sep 18
Tyrone J.
Tyrone J.
15:24 21 Aug 18
Very helpful! Fantastic service.
John M.
John M.
21:25 09 Aug 18
Arthur B.
Arthur B.
16:26 09 Aug 18
I've decided to venture on to a new path with a business of my own. For peace of mind I wanted to be bonded to protect both myself and future clients. I cannot believe how simple a process it was and how quickly my documentation was expedited!Thank you Cryssi for your assistance and look forward to years of success with Surety Solutions by my side.
S&S Transport L.
S&S Transport L.
18:32 07 Aug 18
Don S.
Don S.
19:09 06 Aug 18
Emily W.
Emily W.
16:03 02 Aug 18
Crystal was friendly and knowledgeable. She was able to provide me with the information that I needed and did not try to sell me something that I didn't need. Thank you for your honesty!
Ulaine H.
Ulaine H.
22:23 31 Jul 18
Surety helped me get what I needed for my CCB license. Easier to work with and quick processing my bond. I will definitely use them again.
Susan
Susan
21:28 31 Jul 18
i highly recommend their computer chat facility. The representative I reached, Crystal, was knowledgeable as well as helpful, and put me on the right track to obtain the solution for my situation.
Lamar B.
Lamar B.
20:22 31 Jul 18
Helped me by answering several questions that I couldn't get an answer to elsewhere! Thank you!
Adam D.
Adam D.
17:08 30 Jul 18
I am very happy with their service. The personal attention I received was very refreshing. Customer service is dead for the most part but not at Surety Solutions. Well done.
HOOP
HOOP
18:51 27 Jul 18
They walked me thought a tough situation and they were professional all the way!AAA+++
Cori Y.
Cori Y.
22:14 26 Jul 18
Great customer service and excellent resource for information. Crystal is wonderful to work with.
Chad W.
Chad W.
17:25 24 Jul 18
easiest experience ever.
nXn G.
nXn G.
16:08 24 Jul 18
Stevie was quite experienced on telling me the ins and outs of a lot of different situations and I do believe that I will be able to get my vehicle registered and I really appreciate all your help and she was on the phone for quite a while answering all my questions so I do appreciate it.David Daigle
Dave E.
Dave E.
22:16 03 Jul 18
Started the process of getting my mortgage bond this morning, and it was completed before I knew it. Easiest proceess I have been through. Thanks!
Michael S.
Michael S.
21:33 02 Jul 18
Excellent customer service! Speedy help. Nothing but good to say!
crabber68
crabber68
20:00 15 Jun 18
The agents here are amazing. I have needed a few different changes made, and within minutes they had them done and new copies to my email. Super polite and very attentive. Life customer here for sure.
Richard L.
Richard L.
23:29 12 Jun 18
I have had to obtain E&O and Surety bonds on the past and my experience has always been complicated. Surety Solutions was amazing I literally sent in my paperwork at 9AM and had what I needed by noon the same day!! I would highly recommend them to anyone!
Samantha C.
Samantha C.
20:29 25 May 18
Our company works with Stevie Lindhe on E&O Insurance Policies for Individuals. We always get great and quick service from her. We can only recommend this company. Thank you so much Stevie
Renate E.
Renate E.
16:15 23 May 18
It is very easy to work with Steve Shike. I can always rely on him and he helps me right after I call him or send him an email with any of my issues with surety bonds. He is always available and willingly helps me. Steve you are the best! I highly recommend Surety Solutions they are really amazing!
Eleonora K.
Eleonora K.
17:07 04 May 18
Super fast and friendly! They took the pain out of the process. 🙂
Tonya G.
Tonya G.
20:57 02 May 18
They were SO helpful when I needed a surety bond. Both the person I chatted with online and the person I emailed with were prompt with answering my questions and helping me to get exactly what I needed. I highly recommend Surety Solutions!
Mimi L.
Mimi L.
01:19 24 Apr 18
Outstanding company to work with as it relates to my business bond needs. They made it super simple and easy.
Thomas P.
Thomas P.
19:44 20 Apr 18
Great people skills come to mind when I think of this company, Stevie and Brad were really nice and helpful, I spoke with Stevie first and she really nice especially with the day i was having trying to get the car legal and it seemed as if everywhere I went everyone was rude and snobby but she was genuinely nice and gave me hope that there was a chance I could get my car legalized finally. Her customer service was awesome and I want to thank you both. I spoke with Brad today and his energy was just as great as hers. You guys are AWESOME
Scott G.
Scott G.
21:05 16 Apr 18
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