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A.M. Best Company affirms Modern Woodmen's A+ rating


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2011, 4:30 pm
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Press release submitted by Modern Woodmen of America

A.M. Best Company, an independent insurance industry rating agency, recently affirmed Modern Woodmen of America's financial strength rating. A.M. Best rates Modern Woodmen's financial stability, security and management performance as A+ (Superior), the second highest of 15 ratings.

The fraternal financial services organization received the rating based on a comprehensive quantitative evaluation of the organization's balance sheet strength, operating performance and business profile. Insurers in the superior category are considered to have a superior ability to meet their ongoing obligations.

Founded in 1883, Modern Woodmen of America touches lives and secures futures. The fraternal financial services organization offers financial services and fraternal member benefits to individuals and families throughout the United States.




















 




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