014: Need a Personalized Insurance Plan? Timothy Kim on How to Find Reliable Agents

November 17, 2016

About your host

Chad Weninger

​I have been a mortgage broker for 10 years and have held several different positions within the industry to get me to where I am today. Over the years I have helped many families achieve the goal of home ownership as well as save thousands in finding the right mortgage for their needs.



Timothy Kim is an Insurance Advisor with The Co-Operators Solve Insurance in Kelowna, BC. The Co-Operators is a full-service insurance company, providing products and services to best suit its clients individual needs. The Co-Operators was established in 1945. Guided by co-operative principles and the primary goal of providing excellent services to its clients, The Co-Operators is driven by long-term business decisions, strong customer relations, and providing for the needs of its members and their communities.

Timothy has lived in Kelowna for the past 10 years. Passionate about providing for his family and building strong relationships with his clients. Originally licensed in 1991, Timothy began his own business in marketing and later transitioned to a career in insurance, utilizing his passion for working with people. He began his position with the Co-Operators in 2009.

Timothy shares what sets The Co-Operators apart from other insurance companies, discussing how to find a reliable insurance agent and the importance of hard work.


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Key Points

  • [0:26] Tell us a bit about yourself.
  • [1:13] What areas do you specialize in?
  • [1:41] How did you get into the business?
  • [3:34] What sort of marketing company did you run prior to your current position?
  • [3:55] What has been the most satisfying experience in your career?
  • [5:27] I enjoy working with people. Each deal is more than just a business transaction.
  • [5:46] What is the best business advice you’ve ever received?
  • [6:01] Put in the work every day.
  • [7:09] Who should consider the services offered by The Co-Operators?
  • [7:54] What parameters exist surrounding possessions in the case of forest fires?
  • [10:29] What should a client expect when working with you?
  • [11:09] Services are personalized and flexible to suit the clients’ needs.
  • [11:45] How does The Co-Operators simplify the insurance process?
  • [13:50] What does the insurance-buying process look like for the average buyer?
  • [15:45] I personally go out to homes to ensure that coverage is sufficient and tailored to the individual.
  • [17:31] Tell us about the specifics regarding oil tanks and inspections.
  • [18:36] What are some of the common mistakes people make when buying insurance?
  • [18:47] Many people do not understand the different types of coverage.
  • [19:19] Ensure you can realistically afford your premiums.
  • [20:15] How does an insurance company differentiate between flooding and natural disasters?
  • [22:00] What three things should people look for when working with an insurance advisor?
  • [23:18] Work with an agent whom you can rely on and trust.
  • [23:59] What sets apart The Co-Operators from other insurance companies?
  • [24:58] How can people contact you?


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About your host

Chad Weninger

I have been a mortgage broker for 10 years and have held several different positions within the industry to get me to where I am today. Over the years I have helped many families achieve the goal of home ownership as well as save thousands in finding the right mortgage for their needs.







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