Frequently Asked Questions

What is World Financial Group (WFG)?

World Financial Group offers life insurance, among other products and services, to clients through its affiliated insurance agency, World Financial Group Insurance Agency, Inc.. In addition, agents also provide clients with information about financial fundamentals so they can make sound decisions both now and in the future. These things combined, help ensure a client has a more sound financial future.
What products does WFGIA offer to their clients?
While WFGIA does not manufacture any insurance products itself, it does offer products through well-known insurance companies such as Transamerica, Nationwide and many others.
What products does WFGIA offer to their clients?
While WFGIA does not manufacture any insurance products itself, it does offer products through well-known insurance companies such as Transamerica, Nationwide and many others.
Why join WFGIA?
World Financial Group offers a variety of tools and resources that other companies may not. Additionally, we have a unique compensation and field advancement system that encourages people to grow in their careers.
How do I join WFGIA?
Please contact an agent in your area if you are interested in becoming part of WFGIA and have not yet been contacted. You will need to sign an Associate Acknowledgement & Non-Disclosure Agreement, if you’re not currently life licensed or an Agent Agreement if you already have an active life insurance license in your state of residency. You will pay a one-time, $100 fee that goes directly to the home office and is used for administrative costs such as running a background check and other items.
Where does WFG conduct business?
All 50 states in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.
How long does it take to become a licensed agent with WFGIA?
New associates have nine months to earn their life insurance license. WFG provides an onboarding platform with training videos and discounted pre-licensing courses from several different educational providers. Typically, most associates become licensed within three to four months.
What types of providers and other companies are available through WFG?
Products are offered through several well-known companies, including: Transamerica, Nationwide, American Financial Solutions Group (AMS), Prudential and Pacific Life.
How is WFGIA regulated?
Through state departments of insurance as well as federal regulations as they apply to life insurance. The WFG home office also has a full compliance team responsible for monitoring agent behavior and ensuring best ethical practices are being followed by our agents at all times.
How large is WFGIA?
There are currently approximately 43,000 WFG insurance agents across North America.
Who owns WFGIA?
WFGIA is a Transamerica company, which is a subsidiary of Aegon (NYSE: AEG), a global provider of pensions, insurance and asset management headquartered in the Netherlands.
Who is the CEO and President of WFG?
Tom Dempsey is the current President and CEO. Prior to accepting his current role with the organization, Dempsey served as managing director for wholesale distribution within Transamerica’s individual and work place markets. Dempsey has nearly two decades of experience in the financial services industry and joined Transamerica in 2008.
When was the company founded?
World Financial Group was formed in 2001 with industry veteran Tim Stonehocker serving as the company’s first CEO.

When was the company founded?

Prior to 2001, WFG was known as World Marketing Alliance (WMA). When Aegon purchased certain assets of WMA it was renamed to World Financial Group. Our securities-registered representatives are part of our broker-dealer, Transamerica Financial Advisors (TFA). WFG Direct is a California-only platform that enables sales representatives to offer home security products and education planning services.

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