Partnership opens access for 12,000 advisors
HOUSTON, December 5, 2013 — Individuals and businesses served in the United States by financial services firm Edward Jones now have access to a suite of life insurance products from member insurers of American General Life Companies (American General). American General’s affiliation as a preferred life insurance partner with Edward Jones further augments the carrier’s extensive distribution network for products, including guaranteed universal life insurance (GUL), variableuniversal life insurance (VUL), survivorship universal life insurance (SUL), and term life insurance.
“We are delighted to have the opportunity to serve the over 12,000 Edward Jones financial advisors in the US as they help individuals reach their serious, long-term financial goals,” said John Deremo, Executive Vice President and Chief Distribution Officer, Life Insurance, AIG Financial Distributors. “Edward Jones is a leader in the financial-services industry, and through our valued partnership, their financial advisors now have access to our portfolio of innovative, flexible protection solutions that truly meet the needs of today’s consumers.”
Edward Jones Principal Merry Mosbacher said, “Our clients face a number of uncertainties, such as longevity, inflation and health care costs. The newly approved American General life insurance products can help our financial advisors address client concerns by offering a way to help them prepare for the unexpected. With approximately $917 billion in life insurance death benefit in force1, and having paid more than $38 billion in claims and benefits in the past five years alone2, American General has been keeping promises to American families and businesses for more than 160 years, and we look forward to a mutually beneficial long-term relationship.”
For more information about American General Life Companies, visit www.americangeneral.com.
For more information about Edward Jones, visit www.edwardjones.com.