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Investing in a Volatile Market

  • Dec 12, 2018

Financial markets have been rather volatile recently on the back of various factors. The following information may help you understand what this means for you and your investment.

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Radio presenters posing with two young children inside a cardboard picture frame promoting Foresters Financial and Mission Christmas

Foresters Financial members assist with Mission Christmas

  • Nov 23, 2018

More than 50 hands-on volunteers visited Cash for Kids sites in Leeds and Nottingham to assemble over 200 packages as part of their Mission Christmas campaign. 

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Infographic detailing the average cost of a wedding including cake, venue hire and honeymoon prices.

The costs of becoming an adult

  • Nov 22, 2018

Have you sat down and thought how much your child’s dreams will cost? Whatever they wish for – be it going to university, their first house to buy or rent, their first set of wheels or to have their first independent holiday – it will all cost money.

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Foresters Financial names Alvin Sharma as new Global Chief Financial Officer

  • Aug 24, 2018

(Toronto, ON, August 24, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alvin Sharma as our new Global Chief Financial Officer, effective September 17, 2018. He will be based in Toronto...

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Foresters Financial releases 2017 annual report

  • May 17, 2018

(Toronto, ON, May 17, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services company, is pleased to release its annual report to members. The magazine and digital version are called Moved to Action and include information on our grant programs, membership activities and 2017 financial results...

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Foresters Financial appoints David Longfritz as new Global Chief Marketing Officer

  • May 04, 2018

(Toronto, ON, May 1, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Longfritz as its new Global Chief Marketing Officer, effective May 7, 2018.

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Foresters Financial Appoints James Boyle as Its New President and Chief Executive Officer

  • Dec 18, 2017

(Toronto, ON, December 18, 2017) – Robert Lamoureux, Chair of Foresters Financial Board of Directors, announced today the appointment of James Boyle as Foresters new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 8, 2018.


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World Savings Day: The costs of becoming an adult

During the 1st International Savings Bank Congress which took place in Milan, Italy the Italian Profess or Filippo Ravizza declared the 31st October as World Savings Day. Promoted all around the world, the idea of the day is to save money in order to gain a higher standard of life and to secure the economy.

As a company who is committed to children’s savings, we have gathered some costs of key events and opportunities your child may be faced with by the time they reach adulthood.

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Foresters extends its help to members in Florida and Puerto Rico by donating an additional $50,000 to the American Red Cross

  • Sep 14, 2017

Last month, Foresters Financial donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to help families who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. You can find out more about our assistance to Texas and Louisiana here.

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Foresters Financial has extended its help to members in Florida and Puerto Rico as well and has donated an additional $50,000 to the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Irma.

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Foresters Financial donates $50,000 to the American Red Cross to aid Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas

  • Sep 01, 2017

Foresters Financial has donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to help families who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

"Our thoughts go out to our members and the families whose lives have been turned upside down by the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas," said Chris Stranahan, International Fraternal President, Foresters Financial. "Foresters sincerely hopes our support for our members and of the American Red Cross relief effort will help during this difficult time, and aid people in rebuilding their lives and communities."

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Foresters Financial announces departure of CEO Anthony Garcia; appointment of Michael Stramaglia and Sonia Baxendale as co-Interim Presidents and CEOs

  • Jul 27, 2017

(Toronto, ON, July 27, 2017) – Foresters Financial ™ announced today that it has appointed Mr. Michael Stramaglia and Ms. Sonia Baxendale as Co-Interim Presidents and CEOs, replacing Anthony Garcia, effective immediately.

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Got a Dream House in Mind? Making it Real Might Have Just Gotten Easier

  • Jun 30, 2017

From modern minimalist apartments to beautifully refurbished Victorian houses, we all have an image of the perfect home in mind. However, with the ever-increasing prices of housing, setting foot on the property ladder seems to be more and more of an unattainable dream to most millennials*(people born between 1981-1995).

If you find yourself relating to this predicament, you might also be one of those who are excited about the brand new government-funded savings account: The Lifetime ISA. When George Osborne announced the Lifetime ISA in the March 2016 budget, it, understandably, kept people on the edge of their seats but it is worth a good amount of careful consideration.

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Foresters Financial brings its purpose to life

  • Apr 27, 2017

(Toronto, ON, April 27, 2017) – Following the Foresters Financial™ rebrand announcement in 2016, the financial services organization has launched the video series, “Community Matters”, which uses brand storytelling to bring its value proposition and core story to life.

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Brexit and the Volatile Market

  • Jun 24, 2016

The verdict is in. After months of debate, campaigning and uncertainty, Britain has voted to leave the European Union. While many of us wonder what this now means for the UK economy – you may also be wondering what this means for your own savings with Forester Life.

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Brexit update - Forester Life Stakeholder Funds

  • Jun 27, 2016

The Forester Life Stakeholder Managed Funds have been specifically designed for our customers with a range of outcomes in mind. Read a Brexit update from our investment partners Schroders.


Schroders Brexit update

In the news

We have great stories to tell and we’re excited when we get coverage. Here is just a snapshot of print and digital articles about Foresters Financial. 

1 An "A" (Excellent) rating is assigned to companies that have a strong ability to meet their ongoing obligations to policyholders and have, on balance, excellent balance sheet strength, operating performance and business profile when compared to the standards established by A.M. Best Company. A.M. Best assigns ratings from A++ to F, A++ and A+ being superior ratings and A and A-being excellent ratings. In assigning the rating for The Independent Order Foresters on July 1, 2015, A.M. Best stated that the rating outlook is "stable", which means it is unlikely to change in the near future. See for our latest ratings.

2All figures in Canadian dollars. 

3In the United States, life insurance and annuity products are underwritten by The Independent Order of Foresters or Foresters Life Insurance & Annuity Company.   In Canada, life insurance and annuity products are underwritten by The Independent Order of Foresters or Foresters Life Insurance Company.”
4In the United Kingdom, various protection, savings, investment, pension and annuity products are provided by Forester Life Limited. In addition a subsidiary company Forester Fund Management Limited, trading under the brand The Children’s Mutual, provides a number of child savings products.
5Foresters member benefits are non-contractual, subject to eligibility requirements and limitations and may be changed or cancelled without notice. This program is administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc.

® Ronald McDonald House Charities, RMHC, Ronald McDonald House, Ronald McDonald Family Room, and Ronald McDonald Care Mobile are all registered trademarks of McDonald’s Corporation or its affiliates and are used with permission. 

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