iA Financial Group offers group retirement plan members the ability to designate and modify beneficiaries online

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 31, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - iA Financial Group (Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.) is pleased to announce that members of its group retirement plans can now designate or modify beneficiaries online when they enrol in their plan or, once enrolled, via its secure My Client Space website.

This new paperless procedure will be simpler, quicker and more efficient for plan members. It also offers the following benefits:

  • Modern functionality allowing plan members to take action right away
  • User-friendly, easy-to-access interface
  • Instant application of changes made by members, which become effective immediately and without delay

This new feature was developed in accordance with retirement plan rules and all applicable provincial legislation. It is therefore available across Canada, except in the province of Manitoba.

"We are very proud we have simplified the process of designating and updating beneficiaries. This is a great addition to our already strong offering of online services and to our client experience. It is perfectly in line with our commitment to offering high-performing, intelligent solutions to our clients and partners," stated Renée Laflamme, Executive Vice-President, Group Benefits and Retirement Solutions.

This enhancement to its online services once again demonstrates the desire of iA Financial Group to build long-term relationships with its clients, founded upon simplicity and innovation.

About Group Savings and Retirement
Group Savings and Retirement has been administering pension funds for over 60 years. It offers a wide range of products and services adapted to the needs of savings and retirement plan members. With regional offices across Canada, it is one of the largest group savings and retirement service providers in the country.

About iA Financial Group
Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group offers life and health insurance products, mutual and segregated funds, savings and retirement plans, RRSPs, securities, auto and home insurance, mortgages and car loans, and other financial products and services for both individuals and groups. It is one of the four largest life and health insurance companies in Canada and among the largest publicly traded companies in the country. iA Financial Group stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol IAG.

iA Financial Group is a business name and trademark of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.

 

SOURCE Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.

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For further information: Pierre Picard, Manager, Public Relations, Office phone: 418-684‐5000, ext. 1-1660, Email: pierre.picard@ia.ca

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