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Oct 06, 2016, 11:00 ET Media Alert - Foresters Financial offers Emergency Assistance to members in Ontario

TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Who: Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider committed to the well-being of families, is offering assistance to its members affected by...


Sep 16, 2016, 13:00 ET Foresters Financial maintains A.M. Best "A" (Excellent) ratings

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, has maintained its A.M. Best financial strength1 ratings across the organization. The independent...


Aug 13, 2016, 15:00 ET Foresters Financial, KaBOOM! and volunteers bring families together with new playground at Driftwood Parkette

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - The Toronto community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Driftwood Parkette. In less than eight hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters...


Jun 03, 2016, 17:03 ET Foresters Financial ends Canadian sales-based travel incentive conferences for independent advisors

TORONTO, June 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Toronto-based international financial services provider Foresters Financial™ announced today its decision to end sales-based travel incentive conferences for its...


May 09, 2016, 13:00 ET Foresters Financial donates $25,000 to Canadian Red Cross to aid wildfire relief efforts in Fort McMurray

TORONTO, May 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Foresters Financial™ is donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help families who have been affected by ongoing wildfires in Fort McMurray and surrounding Alberta...


May 05, 2016, 15:00 ET Media Alert - Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in Fort McMurray

TORONTO, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Who: Foresters™, an international financial services provider committed to the well- being of families, is offering assistance to its members affected by wildfires in...


May 05, 2016, 10:00 ET Foresters Financial completes the purchase of Aegon Capital Management and Aegon Fund Management

Asset management business expands into Canada TORONTO, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Foresters Financial™, the Toronto-based international financial services provider, announced yesterday, May 4, 2016, the...


Mar 01, 2016, 11:30 ET Foresters to purchase Aegon Capital Management and Aegon Fund Management

TORONTO, March 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Foresters™, a Toronto-based international financial services provider, announced that it has entered into an agreement, dated February 29, 2016 with Proj Fox...


Dec 01, 2015, 11:00 ET Foresters awards nearly 1,000 academic scholarships to students across North America

More than $30 million awarded internationally to help scholars plan for their futures, improve communities TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Investing in a post-secondary education just got easier for...


Sep 21, 2015, 08:00 ET Foresters announces plans to change its brand name to Foresters Financial

TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Foresters™ CEO Tony Garcia announced today plans for the Foresters family of companies to be known collectively by one brand – Foresters Financial – in Canada, the...


Sep 19, 2015, 17:00 ET Foresters, KaBOOM! and volunteers bring families together with new playground at North Middle School

Playground will enhance family and community well-being CALGARY, Sept. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The Calgary community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at North Middle School. In less...


Aug 08, 2015, 15:00 ET Foresters, KaBOOM! and volunteers bring families together with new playground at Heron Park

Playground will enhance family and community well-being TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The East Scarborough community of Toronto was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Heron Park....


Jul 15, 2015, 14:00 ET Media Alert - Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in Washington State and Western Canada affected by wildfires

TORONTO, July 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Who: Foresters™, an international financial services provider committed to the well-being of families, is offering assistance to its members affected by wildfires in...


Jul 10, 2015, 11:00 ET Foresters receives A.M. Best "A" Excellent rating for 15 consecutive years

Subsidiaries upgraded from "A-" to "A" rating TORONTO, July 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Foresters™, an international financial services provider, has maintained its "A" (Excellent) Financial Strength Rating...


May 09, 2015, 16:00 ET Foresters, KaBOOM! and volunteers bring families together with new playground at Ottawa Community Housing

Playground will enhance family and community well-being OTTAWA, May 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Ottawa community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Ottawa Community Housing. In less...


Apr 01, 2015, 10:52 ET First Investors Encourages Everyone to Gain Knowledge during Financial Literacy Month

NEW YORK, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Ever since the US Senate designated April as Financial Literacy Month 12 years ago, Americans have been encouraged to learn what it takes to become financially secure. ...


Jan 07, 2015, 12:28 ET First Investors Reminds Americans to Get Financially Fit

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2015 /CNW/ -The average savings rate in the US is about 5% of disposable income, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis1. But, that's hardly enough to save for important life...


Nov 25, 2014, 13:48 ET Media Alert - Foresters offers Emergency Assistance to members in Buffalo, New York affected by snow storm

TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Who: Foresters™, an international financial services provider committed to the well-being of families, is offering assistance to its members affected by the snow storm...


Nov 11, 2014, 09:30 ET The Perfect Holiday Gift for Your Family? Your Undivided Attention

Study finds Christmas and Thanksgiving are the country's top holidays in which technology use by family members is considered most annoying Families encouraged to take a break from technology...


Nov 06, 2014, 11:38 ET Financial literacy makes good cents

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Do you understand basic financial concepts? Are you confident about every financial decision you make? If you had to take a quiz on financial literacy, would you pass?...


Oct 11, 2014, 15:00 ET Foresters, KaBOOM! and volunteers bring families together with new playground at Turning Point School

Playground will enhance family and community well-being INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Indianapolis community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Turning Point School....


Oct 04, 2014, 16:00 ET Foresters, KaBOOM! and volunteers bring families together with new playground at Hemphill Elementary School

Playground will enhance family and community well-being BIRMINGHAM, AL, Oct. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Birmingham community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Hemphill Elementary...


Oct 01, 2014, 10:00 ET Give Thanks to Your Family by Unplugging

Study finds Thanksgiving is one of the country's top holidays in which technology use by family members is considered most annoying Families encouraged to take a break from technology TORONTO, Oct....


Sep 13, 2014, 16:21 ET Foresters, KaBOOM! and volunteers bring families together with new playground at Marshall Meadows

Playground will enhance family and community well-being SAN ANTONIO, TX, Sept. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The San Antonio community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Marshall Meadows....


Aug 28, 2014, 11:00 ET New program addresses students' reliance on technology

Study finds digital distractions are impacting students' grades TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/- In a recent survey, more than 27% of students said they have a hard time controlling their use of...