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For better, for worse
June 1, 2016

COUNTRY Financial® names Senior Vice President of Financial Service Operations
April 24, 2014

Kelvin Schill has been named COUNTRY Financial's new senior VP of Financial Service Operations

COUNTRY Financial® names new Chief Information Officer
April 11, 2014

Meet Therace Risch, COUNTRY Financial's new CIO

$72 million dividend payout to policyholders.
January 8, 2014

COUNTRY Life Insurance Company has announced an estimated $72 million dividend payout to whole life policyholders in 2014.

Farm Safety Media Kit
August 3, 2012

Farm Safety Media Kit
July 15, 2011

Farm Safety Media Kit
August 5, 2010

Farm Safety Media Kit
August 11, 2009

Farm Safety Media Kit
August 7, 2008

Simple steps students can take to afford college, avoid student loan debt, and plan for future
May 9, 2018

The month of May has students of all ages moving on to their next chapter. For graduating students, it is a month marked by important decisions that will likely impact their long-term financial health.

Money Smart Kid Essay Contest Winner Announced
May 7, 2018

Janet Musangali, a seventh-grade student at Frontier Middle School in O’Fallon, was named the winner of the 2018 Money Smart St. Louis Essay Contest.

Farmers anxious to get crop planted, reminded to put safety first
May 7, 2018

Cold weather may have slowed the start of planting season in April, but chances are, Illinois residents are now seeing tractors on the road and in fields as they make their way to work and other activities.

44th Annual COUNTRY Financial Kids Relays Set for May 19
April 27, 2018

The COUNTRY Financial® Kids Relays, presented by COUNTRY Financial in partnership with the Optimist Club of Salem and the City of Salem Public Works Parks and Recreation, will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Willamette University’s McCulloch Stadium.

St. Louis Park Student Named 2018 Money Smart Teen Essay Contest Winner
April 27, 2018

Yonah Davis, a junior at St. Louis Park High School, was named the winner of the 2018 Money Smart Teen Essay Contest presented by COUNTRY Financial and the Minnesota Council of Economic Education.

New Study: Despite Recent Market Volatility, More than Half of Americans Feel Financially Prepared For Their Financial Future
March 21, 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average recently showed signs of a correction after suffering two daily drops of more than 1,000 points. Despite the plunge, about half of Americans report they are financially prepared should it happen again.

COUNTRY Financial names Director of Total Rewards
Dec. 20, 2017

Kristin Adams, of Bloomington, has been named director of Total Rewards in the Human Resources Division at COUNTRY Financial®.

Golfers from near and far taking a swing at the 13th annual COUNTRY Youth Classic.
June 19, 2014

COUNTRY Financial sponsors the 13th annual COUNTRY Youth Classic (CYC).

American's financial security sentiments hit three-year low.
June 17, 2014

Read the COUNTRY Financial Security Index update for June 2014

Many not saving at all for their Golden Years.
May 20, 2014

Find out why 1 in 4 Americans don't have any retirement savings.

Most Americans think they're part of the shrinking middle class.
April 15, 2014

Read the finding of COUNTRY Financial's new survey on the state of the middle class

Americans struggle to make the grade on basic finance knowledge.
March 18, 2014

Many Americans lack basic knowledge of some key financial metrics and topics

Tips to help prevent flooded basements as temperatures rise, heavy rain expected.
February 19, 2014

Find out how you can avoid the dreaded flooded basement.

For love or money? Survey reveals different approaches among Americans.
February 11, 2014

Learn how having too much debt could be turning off potential dates.

Main Street and Wall Street at odds.
January 14, 2014

Americans favor paying back their debts to spending on new items.

Will You Have A Job in 2013?
September 18, 2012

About COUNTRY Financial

COUNTRY Financial is a marketing name for COUNTRY Life Insurance Company®, COUNTRY Mutual Insurance Company® and their respective subsidiaries, located in Bloomington, IL. COUNTRY Financial serves about one million households and businesses throughout the United States and offers a wide range of insurance and financial products and services.