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Polls Archive

Why do you prefer one insurer over another?

  • Relationship with insurer (32%)
  • Underwriting service (23%)
  • Depends on my client's needs (13%)
  • Product features/flexibility (10%)
  • Claims service (8%)
  • Competitive premium rates (8%)
  • Commission (3%)
  • Technology, eg electronic u/w (2%)
  • Convenience (2%)
  • Other (0%)

Start Date: November 19, 2008 @ 7:23 am
End Date: December 3, 2008 @ 8:47 am

Which of the following statements MOST ACCURATELY reflects why you use risk research software?

  • Don't Use (38%)
  • Product Features Research (31%)
  • Pricing Comparisons (16%)
  • Compliance (6%)
  • Productivity (5%)
  • Builds the Bridge of Trust (2%)
  • Sales Tool (2%)
  • Other (0%)

Start Date: October 29, 2008 @ 10:48 am
End Date: November 19, 2008 @ 7:29 am

What is the main cause of Underinsurance in Australia?

  • Consumer attitudes - "I'll be right" (35%)
  • Cost of insurance cover (15%)
  • Lack of media presence (12%)
  • Other (12%)
  • "I have enough in my Super" (9%)
  • Not enough experienced advisers (9%)
  • Too complicated (6%)
  • Not enough adviser training (2%)

Start Date: October 8, 2008 @ 9:34 am
End Date: October 29, 2008 @ 2:43 pm

What is the most significant impact of automatic underwriting on your business?

  • Greater efficiency/productivity (44%)
  • Speedier underwriting decisions (30%)
  • Lower-value clients more profitable (11%)
  • Disagree it adds value (7%)
  • More profit potential (5%)
  • Ability to service more clients (4%)
  • Other benefits (0%)

Start Date: September 24, 2008 @ 1:05 pm
End Date: October 8, 2008 @ 9:40 am

How should advisers be paid for the sale of life insurance products?

  • Commission (63%)
  • Adviser Choice (18%)
  • Client Choice (12%)
  • Fee For Service (6%)
  • Not Sure (1%)

Start Date: September 10, 2008 @ 11:30 am
End Date: September 30, 2008 @ 8:56 pm