In the News

Why Advisors Historically Underuse RILAs in Planning

Insuance News Net, 10/1/2022
Although increased market volatility, driven by global events such as the pandemic, has spiked a rise in the market share of RILAs, they are complex and still relatively new, representing only about a quarter of overall annuity sales.

Creating Innovation Through Simplification With CUNA Mutual

Google Podcasts, 8/31/2022
To focus on customer centricity, CUNA Mutual Group simplifies the process to obtain life insurance and leverages technology to better serve their customers. It sounds easy, but it hasn’t always been this way. Listen in as Kevin and Nick discuss how their teams have worked together to help build an innovative system to improve the customer experience.

The Power of Financial Literacy

Portfolio, 8/17/2022
In honor of National Financial Awareness Day that took place earlier this week, we had the opportunity to interview Martin Powell, head of annuity distribution at CUNA Mutual Group and a supporter of BISA’s Black Voices Unmuted task force, to share how providing more coaching and education for clients will help them better understand their financial choices looking forward.

The Best Annuities for Income Growth

Barron's, 8/4/2022
These are boom times for annuities, which are providing retirement savers and investors with not only their hallmark stability during what has been a dismal year for both stocks and bonds, but also the richest benefits in more than a decade and, in some cases, the promise of major upside when stocks rebound.

Supporting Financial Inclusion in the Fintech Space

CUInsight, 7/20/2022
Funding diverse fintech entrepreneurs allows the Discovery Fund, an arm of CUNA Mutual Financial Group, dedicated to supporting diverse entrepreneurs developing fintech solutions, to uncover products that help credit unions meet the needs of an increasingly diverse member population.

Can Annuities Boost Retiree Returns

Financial Advisor Magazine, 3/24/2021
Variable annuities can post decent gains depending on the vagaries of the market, but they're also subject to market volatility. What about the more secure portion of a retirement plan? Can fixed-rate annuities help build returns?

Consumer Centric Product Design

CU Insight, 9/14/2020

To serve members best, we must further emphasize a consumer needs-based approach to developing the solutions we offer. CUNA Mutual's Laurie Winger explains how.

Black Lives Matter: DEI Beyond the Brand

CU Times, 8/24/2020

Now is the time for credit unions to put action, strategy and resources behind their statements of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. CUNA Mutual’s leader of diversity, equity and inclusion Angela Russell shares more.

The Future of Work Starts Now

Cuna Mutual Group, 7/3/2020

Credit unions should use the pandemic to build a better normal – one that improves how we hire and retain talent and better serve members. CUNA Mutual Group's Andrea Cooper shares more with the Credit Union Times.

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