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    CUNA Mutual Group Again Named to “Barron’s 100 Best Annuities” Feature

    posted in News & Press Aug 17, 2021

    Single Premium Immediate Annuity, Future Income Annuity, Zone and ZoneChoice Annuities Featured Amongst the Ranks

    CUNA Mutual Group announced that Barron’s has again featured several of its products in the “100 Best Annuities” feature for 2021. The MEMBERS® Single Premium Immediate Annuity (SPIA) issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company, MEMBERS® Future Income Annuity (deferred-income annuity) issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company and MEMBERS® Zone Annuity issued by MEMBERS Life Insurance Company were ranked once more with the new addition of the CUNA Mutual Group’s ZoneChoice™ Annuity product issued by MEMBERS Life Insurance Company. In total, the four annuities were featured in 10 spots on Barron’s list.

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    For the Third Year Running, CUNA Mutual Group Annuities Recognized Among the Best

    posted in Retirement Planning, News & Press Jul 26, 2021

    A top U.S. weekly financial magazine has for the third year in a row recognized multiple annuity products from CUNA Mutual Group for its annual list of the best annuities available to investors, across numerous product categories. (Wondering which annuities made the lists in previous years? See our 2019 and 2020 announcements.)

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    CUNA Mutual Group Launches ZoneChoice™ Registered Index-Linked Annuity

    posted in News & Press Jul 21, 2021

    ZoneChoice gives consumers a simpler investing experience that can be personalized to each individual’s risk tolerance and features a new index developed by Barclays

    Madison, WI., July 13, 2021 – CUNA Mutual Group, a leading insurance and financial services company, announced today the launch of the new ZoneChoice Annuity issued by MEMBERS Life Insurance Company, a registered index-linked annuity. This new product will allow savers to personalize their investment strategy to meet their unique risk tolerance with the potential to deliver higher returns through varying market cycles along with valuable downside protection.

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    CUNA Mutual Group Annuities Launches Acceleration® Experience Platform to Help Strengthen and Innovate Advisor Practices

    posted in News & Press May 27, 2021

    Online platform expands CUNA Mutual Group’s digital suite of advisor resources

    Madison, WI., May 27CUNA Mutual Group announced today the digital launch of Acceleration®, a value-add program designed to help appointed advisors strengthen their client relationships and grow their practices to best meet their evolving financial planning needs.

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    New Proprietary Report from CUNA Mutual Group Explores How Annuities Can Meet Investor Needs and Their Advisors’ Practice Goals

    posted in News & Press Jan 12, 2021


    MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Group today published a report based in part on proprietary investment advisor survey data that explores how advisors can optimize their practice and effectively serve their clients by incorporating annuity products into their toolkit.

    The report, “Advisors. Annuities. Answers – Rethinking Retirement Planning” describes the fundamental reasons why annuities may make sense for investors in today’s market—low interest rates make it tough to generate income for retirement, and COVID-related market volatility has many investors looking for solutions to control risk—but it also makes the practical business case for how annuities can fit in to the many different types of advisory practices.

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    CUNA Mutual Group Launches Digital Behavioral Finance Advice (BFA™) Advisor Tools

    posted in News & Press Oct 8, 2020


    MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Group Annuities is enhancing the advisor-client conversation by introducing a new digital version of the Behavioral Finance Advice approach to investing, which features new tools and client sales aides for advisors.

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    Why Advisors Need Behavioral Finance as Much As Clients

    posted in Client Relationships, News & Press Oct 6, 2020


    If you’re like many financial advisors, you might have studied economics and gotten a business, finance or accounting degree. Or maybe you’re just naturally analytical and have always been good with numbers. Make no mistake, those attributes are definitely a good thing when it comes to managing your clients’ money.

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    CUNA Mutual Group Debuts MaxProtect™ Fixed Annuity

    posted in News & Press Sep 22, 2020


    Guaranteed product rounds out CUNA Mutual Group’s diverse roster of retirement solutions

    MADISON, Wis. CUNA Mutual Group, a leading insurance and financial services company, announced today the launch of a new MaxProtect™ Fixed Annuity, underwritten by CMFG life Insurance Company, a multi-year guaranteed annuity providing investors a guaranteed rate of return while helping to protect their nest egg from market volatility. MaxProtect™ joins CUNA Mutual Group’s already-robust portfolio of annuities, which had fourteen mentions in Barron’s 2020 Top 100 Annuities list.

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    4 Cuna Mutual Group Annuities Make Barron's Top 100

    posted in News & Press Aug 11, 2020


    MADISON, Wis. — CUNA Mutual Group announced that it dominated the best annuities list with 14 qualifying categories among Barron’s 100 Best Annuities for 2020. With four products being featured across those 14 qualifiers, the number of CUNA Mutual Group products making the list has doubled compared to the previous year.

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    "Impact: Learning From Leaders" Series Expands

    posted in News & Press Aug 6, 2020


    The “Impact: Learning From Leaders” series features monthly industry experts

    MADISON, Wis. As a means to help financial advisors better serve their clients, CUNA Mutual Group is introducing an educational call series that will cover a broad array of industry topics.

    Every third Wednesday of the month, a noted guest speaker will present during the “Impact: Learning From Leaders” virtual webinar series hosted by the CUNA Mutual Group annuities team. This advice and information from industry experts will include topics that will help financial professionals handle difficult conversations and objections, build business, receive market updates, as well as cover retirement income and planning, retirement risks, behavioral finance and more.

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