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In this section, you will find an archive of our global and US news releases for the last 12 months. Click on the link to view one of the news releases.

Little Free Library and Foresters Financial Build 77 Community Libraries

  • Dec 12, 2019

Foresters employees and member leaders assembled and decorated the Little Free Library boxes, filled them with books, then donated them to local neighborhoods

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Foresters Financial makes it easier for certain US cannabis users to qualify for non-medical life insurance

  • Dec 04, 2019

Foresters Financial™ today announces modernized underwriting guidelines across its non-medical life insurance product portfolio for Americans who use cannabis.

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Foresters Financial makes it easier for Americans living with type 2 diabetes to access non-medical life insurance products – an industry first

  • Nov 06, 2019

(Toronto, ON, November 6, 2019) – Foresters Financial™ today announces the launch of its industry-first, non-medical life insurance product portfolio that includes relaxed underwriting guidelines for Americans living with type 2 diabetes...

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Foresters Financial announces the sale of Foresters Life Insurance and Annuity Company to Nassau Financial Group

  • Oct 17, 2019

(October 17, 2019) — Foresters Financial™ (“Foresters”) today announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Nassau Financial Group, L.P., subsidiary Nassau Life Insurance Company (“NNY”), to acquire Foresters Financial Holding Company, Inc. and its subsidiary Foresters Life Insurance and Annuity Company (“FLIAC”). NNY and FLIAC are New York-domiciled life insurance companies...

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Foresters Financial launches enhanced Whole Life Insurance

  • Oct 07, 2019

(October 7, 2019) – Foresters Financial™ (“Foresters”) today announces the launch of Advantage Plus II Participating Whole Life (“Advantage Plus II”), replacing its flagship Advantage Plus Whole Life product, with lower premiums...

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One Hundred and Twenty Volunteers Build Multi-Sport Court at Long Beach, CA

  • Aug 17, 2019

Long Beach, CA / August 17, 2019 – Today, more than 120 volunteers from Foresters Financial, Longfellow Elementary School and the Long Beach community joined KaBOOM! to build a Multi-Sport Court at Longfellow Elementary School...
 

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Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in Alabama, Arkansas and Louisiana

  • Aug 02, 2019

Foresters Financial™, a purpose-driven financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its eligible members1 affected by Tropical Storm Barry in Alabama, Arkansas and Louisiana...

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Partner to Increase Play Opportunities for Arvada Kids

  • Jul 27, 2019

Arvada, CO, July 27, 2019 – The Arvada community was revitalized today thanks to a new a kid-designed, state-of-the-art multi-sport court built at Susan M. Duncan Family YMCA. In just five hours, more than 150 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, the YMCA of Metro Denver and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace... 

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Foresters Financial selects its 2019 scholarship recipients

  • Jul 18, 2019

(Toronto, ON, July 18, 2019) – Foresters Financial™ today announced the recipients of its competitive academic scholarships for 2019...

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Foresters Financial announces 4.3 percent UL crediting rate, well above industry average

  • Jul 15, 2019

(Toronto, ON, July 15, 2019) – In an environment of continued low interest rates, Foresters Financial™ (“Foresters”) today announced that the non-guaranteed crediting rate on its SMART Universal Life Insurance (“SMART UL”) will increase from 4.1 percent to 4.3 percent across new and in-force certficates1...

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Partner to Increase Play Opportunities for Detroit Kids

  • Jun 22, 2019

Toronto, ON, June 22, 2019 – The Detroit community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Bailey Park. In just six hours, more than 150 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, the Bailey Park Project and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace...

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Foresters Financial names its 2019 Community Involvement Award winner

  • Jun 19, 2019

(Toronto, ON, June 19, 2019) – Foresters Financial™, a purpose-driven life insurer, is proud to name Ira Gottshall its 2019 Community Involvement Award winner, celebrating his lifetime of volunteering and giving back...

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Foresters Financial approves 2019 dividend for U.S. participating certificate holders

  • Jun 07, 2019

(Toronto, ON, May 29, 2019) – The Board of Directors for The Independent Order of Foresters has approved a dividend of approximately $24.4 million1 for eligible2 participating U.S. certificate holders in 2019. The dividend investment rate in 2018 was 6.23 percent...

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Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in Ohio

  • Jun 05, 2019

Foresters Financial™, a purpose-driven financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its eligible members1 affected by tornadoes in Ohio...

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Play Opportunities for Mesa Kids

  • May 18, 2019

Mesa, May 18 2018 – The Mesa community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Liberty Arts Academy. In just six hours, more than 100 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, Liberty Arts Academy and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace...


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Foresters Financial Announces Agreement for Sale of its Canadian Asset Management Business to Fiera Capital

  • May 15, 2019

TORONTO – May 15, 2019 – Foresters Financial has entered into a definitive agreement with Fiera Capital Corporation (“Fiera Capital”) under which it will sell the outstanding shares of Foresters’ Canadian asset management business, Foresters Asset Management Inc. (“Foresters Asset Management”) to Fiera Capital...

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Partner to Increase Play Opportunities for Fort Worth Kids

  • May 13, 2019

Fort Worth, TX, 2018 – The Fort Worth community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at North Hi Mount Elementary. In just six hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, school community and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace...

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Foresters Financial bolsters its leadership as it refocuses on life insurance

  • May 08, 2019

(Toronto, ON, May 8, 2019) – Foresters Financial™ today announces the further bolstering of its senior leadership team with the appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer, Bruce Hodges, as the organization repositions itself to focus on its core life insurance business...

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Foresters Financial Announces Strategic Transactions

  • Apr 09, 2019

TORONTO – April 9, 2019 – Foresters Financial™ has entered into definitive agreements to sell assets related to its U.S. asset management business, including First Investors mutual funds, to Macquarie Investment Management (“Macquarie”), the investment manager of the Delaware Funds® by Macquarie family of funds, and its U.S. broker dealer and advisory business to Cetera Financial Group (“Cetera”)...

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Foresters Financial recognizes National Retirement Planning Week

  • Apr 08, 2019

(Toronto, ON, April 8, 2019) - Foresters Financial™ an international financial services provider, believes that having a comprehensive retirement plan is an essential component to financial security and well-being. However, a recent consumer study shows that only 64 percent of American workers feel confident about their ability to retire comfortably...   

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Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin

  • Mar 28, 2019

Foresters Financial™, a purpose-driven financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its eligible members1 affected by flooding in Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin...

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Emergency Assistance to members in Alabama and Georgia

  • Mar 07, 2019

Who: Foresters Financial™, a purpose-driven financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its eligible members1 affected by tornadoes in Alabama and Georgia...

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Foresters Financial reminds Americans February is a great time to ‘Insure Your Love’

  • Feb 01, 2019

A recent survey1 of Americans shows that a vast majority (78 percent) feel preparing financially for life’s unknowns is a way to show loved ones you care...

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Foresters Financial improves the ease of doing business for agents selling medically underwritten insurance products

  • Dec 10, 2018

(Toronto, ON, December 10, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, a purpose-driven financial services provider, is pleased to announce an innovation that will allow our U.S. network of representatives to sell medically underwritten life insurance products faster and more efficiently...

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Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in California

  • Nov 16, 2018

Who: Foresters Financial™, a purpose-driven financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its eligible members1 affected by wildfires in California...

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Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia

  • Oct 18, 2018

Who: Foresters Financial™, a purpose-driven financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its members affected by Hurricane Michael in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia...

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Partner to Increase Play Opportunities for Lincoln Kids

  • Oct 13, 2018

Lincoln, CA – The Lincoln community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Creekside Oaks Elementary School. In just six hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, Western Placer Unified School District and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace...

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Foresters Financial maintains A.M. Best “A” (Excellent) ratings

  • Oct 11, 2018

(Toronto, ON, October 11, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, has maintained its A.M. Best financial strength1 ratings...

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Partner to Increase Play Opportunities for Black Mountain Kids

  • Oct 06, 2018

Black Mountain, NC – The Black Mountain community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Black Mountain Primary. In just six hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, the YMCA of Western North Carolina, Buncombe County Schools and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace...

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Celebrate building 150 Playgrounds Together while Increasing Play Opportunities for Minneapolis Kids

  • Sep 22, 2018

Minneapolis, MN – The Minneapolis community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Jenny Lind Elementary School. In just six hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, Jenny Lind Elementary School and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace...

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Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia

  • Sep 21, 2018

Who: Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its members affected by Hurricane Florence in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia...


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Celebrating 150 playgrounds

  • Sep 21, 2018

On Saturday, September 22, the Minneapolis community will be revitalized thanks to a new playground built at Jenny Lind Elementary School. Nearly 200 volunteers from Foresters, Jenny Lind and KaBOOM! will create the new playground, ultimately helping 1,300 children and their families in the local community for years to come...

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Partner to Increase Play Opportunities for Detroit Kids

  • Sep 15, 2018

Detroit, MI – The Detroit community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Freedom Path Park. In just six hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, Grand Seven Detroit and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace... 

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Partner to Increase Play Opportunities for Schenectady Kids - Community Volunteers Build State-of-the-art Playground in Six Hours at Steinmetz Homes

  • Sep 08, 2018

Schenectady, NY – The Schenectady community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Steinmetz Homes. In just six hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace, which will serve more than 1,200 children and their families in the local community for years to come...

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New study reveals more than 40 percent of Americans don’t have any form of life insurance

  • Sep 04, 2018

(New York, NY, September 4, 2018) – Foresters Financial™ believes life insurance is an essential component of people’s overall financial fitness. It protects families and can also be a useful savings and investment vehicle. But a new study shows that while 84 percent of Americans say that most people need life insurance, only 68 percent say they personally need it and only 59 percent own some form of it1...

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Foresters Financial announces winners of 2018 Competitive Scholarships in Canada and the United States

  • Aug 31, 2018

(Toronto, ON, August 31, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, is pleased to announce the 250 recipients of our 2018 Competitive Scholarships in North America...

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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 names Ryan Fleming as its 2018 Community Involvement Award winner

  • Aug 10, 2018

(Toronto, ON, July 30, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, is pleased to announce Ryan Fleming as our 2018 Community Involvement Award winner...

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Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in California

  • Aug 09, 2018

Who: Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its members affected by wildfires in California...

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Foresters Financial approves 2018 dividend for U.S. participating certificate holders

  • Jul 31, 2018

(Toronto, ON, July 31, 2018) – The Board of Directors for The Independent Order of Foresters has approved a dividend of approximately $24.3 million1 for eligible2 participating U.S. certificate holders in 2018. That is up more than 2 percent from the $23.7 million disbursed in 2017. The dividend investment rate in 2017 was 6.58 percent...

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Partner to Increase Play Opportunities for Chicago Kids - Community Volunteers Build State-of-the-art Playground in Six Hours at Nixon Elementary School

  • Jun 30, 2018

Chicago, IL – The Chicago community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Nixon Elementary School. In just six hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, Nixon Elementary School, Hermosa Neighborhood Association, Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI) and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace, which will serve more than 900 children and their families in the local community for years to come...

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Partner to Increase Play Opportunities for Houston Kids - Community Volunteers Build State-of-the-art Playground in Six Hours at Sammons Elementary School

  • Jun 16, 2018

Houston, TX – The Houston community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Sammons Elementary School. In just six hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, Sammons Elementary School and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace, which will serve more than 1,100 children and their families in the local community for years to come...

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A New Playground Brings Joy to San Bernardino’s Perris Hill Park - Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Put Kids First in San Bernardino

  • May 19, 2018

San Bernardino, CA – Today more than 200 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, the City of San Bernardino and the national non-profit KaBOOM! transformed San Bernardino’s largest park. In just six hours, Perris Hill Park received a new playspace, which will serve more than 1,200 children and their families in the local community for years to come...

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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 offers Emergency Assistance to members in Hawaii

  • May 16, 2018

Who: Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its members affected by volcanic eruption and earthquakes in Hawaii...

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Foresters Financial gives back to the Waimea, Hawaii community, presents Sindy Wylie with Community Involvement Award

  • May 09, 2018

(Toronto, ON, May 9, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services organization, gave back to the Waimea, HI, community during its annual convention on April 25, 2018...

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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 offers Emergency Assistance to members in North Carolina

  • Apr 24, 2018

Who: Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its members affected by the tornado in North Carolina.

 

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Foresters Financial and KaBOOM! Partner to Increase Play Opportunities for Jacksonville Kids - Community Volunteers Build State-of-the-art Playground in Six Hours at the Winston Family YMCA

  • Apr 21, 2018

Jacksonville, FL – The Jacksonville community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at the Winston Family YMCA. In just six hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters Financial™, the Winston Family YMCA and the national non-profit KaBOOM! created the new playspace, which will serve more than 6,500 children and their families in the local community for years to come...

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Foresters Financial wins prestigious IABC 2018 Gold Quill Award of Excellence for employee engagement

  • Apr 18, 2018

(Toronto, ON, April 18, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, has won an International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) 2018 Gold Quill Award of Excellence in the communication management/employee engagement category...

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Foresters Financial and Financial Horizons Group donate employment kits to Operation Stand Down in Tennessee

  • Mar 22, 2018

(Toronto, ON, March 22, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, teamed up with Financial Horizons Group to package and donate 150 employment kits for U.S. armed forces veterans’ group Operation Stand Down in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Foresters Financial and FFP Insurance Services donate hygiene kits to The Shade Tree shelter

  • Feb 26, 2018

(Toronto, ON, February 26, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, teamed up with FFP Insurance Services to package and donate 200 hygiene kits for women to The Shade Tree shelter in Las Vegas, Nevada...

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Foresters Financial Reminds Americans to “Insure Their Love” This February

  • Feb 01, 2018

(New York, NY, February 1, 2018) – According to LIMRA, an international insurance trade association, 65%  of adults agree they need life insurance and 30% of U.S. households have no life insurance at all.* That’s why this February, Foresters Financial Services, Inc. would like to remind everyone to not only show their love, but to “insure their love.”

It’s nice to receive the typical Valentine’s Day gifts such as flowers, candy or dinner out. But what about something with a more lasting impact, such as the financial security you can obtain from life insurance? It is the ultimate gift of love. 

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Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in California

  • Jan 15, 2018

Who: Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider committed to doing more for families and communities, is offering assistance to its members affected by mudslides in California. 

 

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