Why using an insurance broker is the best way to buy insurance
Advocacy. No matter how well you plan and prepare, when things go wrong for your business, you need to know there’s an advocate on your side. It’s the number one reason why a Canadian insurance broker is your best choice.
Unlike an insurance agent who represents one or more insurance companies in Canada, an insurance broker only represents you, the insurance buyer.
Here at ALIGNED Insurance, we take pride in delivering a different and better insurance experience to Canadian businesses. We focus exclusively on supporting commercial business and advocating on behalf of our clients across the country. Our commitment to you is the reason why the ALIGNED broker you work with acts as your advocate in the Canadian insurance marketplace.
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Helping others is what drives your ALIGNED insurance broker
For us, insurance is personal. As a university student, ALIGNED President and CEO Andrew Clark’s life changed forever when he was involved in a serious auto accident for which he was at fault. Soon after the accident, Andrew received a $2,200,000 statement of claim.
To this day, the support that his insurance broker and insurance company provided still feels like a miracle. The insurance broker and insurance company made certain that those involved received compensation for injuries incurred as well as repaired Andrew’s truck.
Recalling how his insurance broker advocated for him and others, Andrew was drawn to an insurance career. After rising through the ranks of two of the world’s largest insurance brokerages, Andrew’s passion for helping others brought him to a crossroads. He decided to create ALIGNED, an insurance brokerage that exclusively focuses on helping Canadian business.
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Why an ALIGNED commercial insurance broker is your best advocate
We are always here for you. As insurance brokers, we know that aligning our insurance experts to understand and support your business is why so many people choose to work with us.
More specifically, here’s how the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada defines what brokers do for their clients:
“Brokers are licensed professionals whose primary purpose is to help their clients find the insurance protection that is right for them. They provide expert, unbiased advice on insuring your home, car or business.
A broker works for you, the consumer, not the insurance company. This means you have more personal advice, more choice, better pricing and a representative that’s on your side in the event of a claim.”1
You can expect more from an insurance broker in Canada. Specifically, brokers:
- “Offer a wide choice of products and price comparisons from a number of insurance companies
- Give advice on your specific risks and suitable insurance protection
- Provide clear information and explain the policy details
- Support and represent you if you need to make a claim”2
Here at ALIGNED, we are always advocating for our clients. We understand your business, your risks and where you are headed. And when things go wrong, we will be there for you. Our focus on helping you in good times and bad is why we are proud to call ourselves your insurance advocates.
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Real reviews. Our clients share why they chose ALIGNED Insurance brokers.
It’s important to work with an insurance broker who focusses on listening and understanding your needs. Robyn Selmes stands out when it comes to advocating on behalf of the clients she works with.
Here are two reviews about insurance broker Robyn Selmes that ALIGNED clients recently posted on Google:
“If an insurance company or organization is a war, Aligned Insurance and Robyn should become a GENERAL. In search of Commercial Auto Insurance for our business, we have heard two or three companies promising to call back after first conversation and they never did. Robyn Selmes handled all our questions, searched for two different discounts to reduce premium and also advised on other insurance benefits. Her professionalism was superb. Aligned Insurance remains number one in Commercial so far. Keep it up guys, you are definitely making a difference.”
“Although I found a more competitive rate elsewhere, working with Robyn Selmes from Aligned Insurance, was a delight! She’s very knowledgeable, patient, thorough, and honest. Robyn was very helpful in assisting me with choosing an insurance plan that was most suitable for my business. She went through the policy and explained everything to me! I would highly recommend becoming a client with this company, especially of Robyn’s, based off of the customer service that was provided to me. Thank you Robyn, it was a pleasure working with you!”
And here’s what Robyn Selmes has to say about what makes our commercial insurance brokerage so unique: “Fundamentally, what I think sets ALIGNED apart is its focus on commercial insurance and a core belief in offering choice to clients. Choice is what stands out about ALIGNED – whether it’s the vast number of markets we can access or our unique fee-for-service option – we deliver commercial insurance differently.”
Advocacy. Choice. Business expertise. What sets ALIGNED Insurance brokers apart.
Client feedback tells us when we are excelling as insurance brokers in Canada as well as how we can enhance the insurance products, services and support we deliver. When a client takes time to post a comment about ALIGNED Insurance in general or about a specific Advocate who they work with, we know that we’re on the right path.
Here are a few examples of recent reviews that people have posted about ALIGNED Insurance brokers on Google. These excerpts from client reviews do not include commenters names. To read complete Google reviews about us, just search for ALIGNED Insurance on Google.
“The very best service for many years! They are the best!”
“Excellent! Sydni Felice is always available and responds in a timely manner. Price is the best in the market. I totally recommend.”
“Kristen Snider at Aligned has been very professional and helpful throughout the entire process of acquiring CGL insurance. The unique nature of my business dissuaded many brokers from searching for policies for me but Kristen was willing and able to find me a policy.”
“As one BC’s first licensed non-medical cannabis retailers, not only did Aligned have our backs when most insurance companies wouldn’t even talk to us, but they have continued to give us excellent and supportive service.”
“It is a great all in one insurance company.”
“The staff at Aligned were very helpful in outlining insurance options to meet my needs at very competitive prices. Great attentive service!”
“Really impressed with the Aligned Insurance experience. Thanks for getting us set up with better coverage for less $$$.”
“Kristin Snider from Aligned Insurance was both professional and helpful with procuring the most suitable insurance for my business needs. Overall, great service and satisfied with the outcome.”
“Great experience, the people are very knowledgeable, friendly and they have very comparable pricing! Highly recommend them!!”
“Quick and reactive. Aligned has been our commercial insurance partner for years and always delivers a high level of service with positive results!”
“Great people to work with. I had the pleasure to move my business to Aligned. It was seamless transition and the online quote process was very simple. Team was attentive to my business needs.”
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The Canadian insurance marketplace is complex and constantly changing. This is why, now more than ever, it’s important that you choose an insurance brokerage that specializes in client advocacy.
Here at ALIGNED, we take great pride in advocating on behalf of our more than 1,600 clients each and every day.
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We’re here to help you find the BEST commercial insurance…
Our team of insurance brokers is available to help answer any and all questions you might have about all of our commercial insurance products. If you have a question about business insurance, are uncertain about what a particular insurance coverage term means, or simply want to find commercial insurance that directly aligns with your needs, don’t hesitate to call us toll-free at 1-866-287-0448.
Sources: 1,2 Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
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