CINCINNATI – July 6, 2016 – Equipping financial representatives with a new digital resource, W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc., wholesale distributor of annuities and life insurance from Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) member companies, has launched a YouTube channel. “Financial representatives are eager to build client understanding of today’s abundance of information,” said Mark E. Caner, president, W&S Financial Group Distributors. “Because the brain processes visual information more efficiently than text, we believe these videos provide a valuable tool to help financial representatives enhance client understanding of key planning concepts.”
W&S Financial Group Distributors’ YouTube channel advances the company’s mission – helping Americans invest, protect and manage risk for their retirement and legacy – while also highlighting the strength of Western & Southern. The channel includes:
- Three retirement-oriented videos about Social Security strategies and single premium immediate annuities
- Two legacy-oriented videos about insurance for the living and insurance for new parents, and
- Four videos about Western & Southern highlighting the company’s financial strength, its corporate philanthropy and the Western & Southern Open
New content will be added regularly to the channel, including three videos featuring Western & Southern spokesperson Cris Collinsworth discussing life insurance and retirement income concepts.
About W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc.
W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. distributes fixed and immediate annuities and life insurance products from Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company, all member companies of Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. Marketing through a national network of broker-dealers, financial advisors, independent agents and financial institutions, W&S Financial Group Distributors assists financial professionals in helping Americans invest, protect and manage risk for their retirement and legacy. For more information, visit our Insights for Professionals.
About Western & Southern Financial Group
Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company, is now the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned (more than $43 billion) and managed (almost $23 billion) total more than $66 billion as of March 31, 2016. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its six life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings and a Comdex Ranking* of 96. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.1; IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners LLC1; Touchstone Advisors, Inc.1; Touchstone Securities, Inc.2; W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.2; and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. For more information visit the Western & Southern Family of Companies. Western & Southern is the title sponsor of the Western & Southern Open, a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world’s top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.
* Lafayette Life has a 97 Comdex Ranking.
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