Based in Lincoln, Neb., Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and its affiliated companies provide a wide range of insurance and financial products and services to customers throughout the United States. The financial health of Ameritas, which provides the strength and stability that customers expect, is reflected in the strong ratings the company has consistently earned from Standard & Poor’s and A.M. Best Company. As a mutual company, Ameritas has a structure designed for long-term stability and growth. Since its founding in 1887, Ameritas has been about people coming together to plan for and protect what's most important.

Rated A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s for insurer financial strength. This is the fifth highest of Standard & Poor’s 21 ratings assigned. Rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company for financial strength and operating performance. This is the third highest of A.M. Best’s 15 ratings assigned. Ratings as of 6/15/2017.

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Americo Financial Life and Annuity Insurance Company

For more than 100 years, Americo Life, Inc.’s family of insurance companies has been committed to providing the life insurance and annuity products consumers need to protect their mortgage, family, and future.1 They listen to what consumers want from an insurance policy or annuity and do their best to provide a proper solution for each individual situation.

Innovative thinking has helped Americo Life, Inc. build a strong financial foundation for its business. Americo Financial Life and Annuity Insurance Company (Americo) is a member of the Americo Life, Inc. family of companies. Americo Life, Inc. is one of the largest, independent, privately held insurance groups in the United States.2 For more information, visit

Rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best.3

Rating as of January 1, 2017

1. Americo Life, Inc. is a holding company and is not responsible for the financial condition or contractual obligations of its affiliate insurance companies.
2. “Admitted Assets, Top Life Writers-2016,” A.M. Best Co., as of September 2016.
3. Rating for Americo Financial Life and Annuity Insurance Company (Americo), October 2016. Americo Financial Life and Annuity Insurance Company has a financial strength rating of A (Excellent, 3rd out of 15 rating categories.) A.M. Best’s rating is assigned after a comprehensive quantitative and qualitative evaluation of a company's balance sheet strength, operating performance, and business profile. A.M. Best uses a scale of 15 ratings, ranging from “A++” to “F.”

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Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company

Based in Wilmington, Delaware, Athene Annuity is a different kind of annuity company, a fixed annuity specialist with a fresh perspective and unique capabilities that can help you build your business and strengthen client relationships.

An emerging leader in fixed annuities and reinsurance for the U.S. retirement savings market, Athene Annuity was formed to help today’s new generation of retirees achieve their dreams and lifestyle goals. While the financial landscape continues to become more complex, we’ve gone back to the basics, offering high-quality, competitively priced fixed annuities delivered with exceptional service that you can depend on.

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Rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best.

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National Life Group

National Life Group is a diversified family of financial service companies that has successfully forged a strong identity as a product innovator offering personalized service. Companies in the group offer a comprehensive portfolio of life insurance, annuity, and investment products to help individuals, families, and businesses pursue their financial goals.

National Life Group is a Fortune 1000 company, serving more than 840,000 customers. The Group's two life insurance companies include its flagship company, National Life Insurance Company, founded in Montpelier, Vermont, in 1848; and Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, Addison, Texas, chartered in 1955.

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National Life Insurance Company and Life Insurance Company of the Southwest are rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best, the third highest of 16 ratings for financial strength as of 2/1/13. Ratings are subject to change.

National Life Group® is a trade name of National Life Insurance Company and Life Insurance Company of the Southwest and their affiliates. Each company of National Life Group is solely responsible for its own financial condition and contractual obligations. Life Insurance Company of the Southwest is not an authorized insurer in New York and does not conduct insurance business in New York.


PHL Variable Insurance Company

PHL Variable is a member of The Phoenix Companies, Inc. Founded in 1851, The Phoenix Companies, Inc. offers annuities and life insurance designed to meet income and protection needs of families and individuals planning for or living in retirement. The Phoenix Companies and Legacy Marketing Group® are not affiliates For more information, visit

Rated B (Fair) by A.M. Best, the seventh highest of 16 active company ratings for financial strength.

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