Affiliations and Organizations
Better Business Bureau
Primerica is rated A+ by the Better Business Burea (BBB), and it is an accredited member. BBB is an unbiased organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Businesses that earn BBB accredited business status contractually agree and adhere to the organization’s high standards of ethical business behavior. BBB provides objective advice, free business Reliability Reports and charity Wise Giving Reports, and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust. To further promote trust, BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution support for consumers and businesses when there is difference in viewpoints. The first BBB was founded in 1912. Today, 128 BBBs serve communities across the U.S. and Canada, evaluating and monitoring more than three million local and national businesses and charities.
For more information, please visit www.bbb.org.
Primerica Life's, National Benefit Life's and Primerica Life Insurance Co. of Canada's financial strength is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best, the oldest and most prominent rating agency in the industry.*
*A.M. Best ratings range in order from the highest ratings as follows: A++, A+, A, A-, B++, B+, B, B-, C++, C+, C, C-, D, E, F. Primerica's term life insurance is underwritten by National Benefit Life Insurance Company, Home Office: Long Island City, NY, in New York State, Primerica Life Insurance Company, Home Office: Duluth, GA, in all other U. S. jurisdictions; and Primerica Life Insurance Company of Canada, Home Office: Mississauga, Ontario, in Canada.
American Council of Life Insurers
The American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association with approximately 300 member companies operating in the United States and abroad. ACLI advocates in federal, state, and international forums for public policy that supports the industry marketplace and the 75 million American families that rely on life insurers’ products for financial and retirement security. ACLI members offer life insurance, annuities, retirement plans, long-term careand disability income insurance, and reinsurance, representing more than 90 percent of industry assets and premiums.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
FINRA is dedicated to investor protection and market integrity through effective and efficient regulation of the securities industry.
FINRA is an independent, not-for-profit organization authorized by Congress to protect America’s investors by making sure the securities industry operates fairly and honestly.
- Writes and enforces rules governing the activities of more than 3,995 securities firms with approximately 643,295 brokers;
- Examines firms for compliance with those rules;
- Fosters market transparency; and
- Educates investors.
FINRA’s independent regulation plays a critical role in America’s financial system –by enforcing high ethical standards, bringing the necessary resources and expertise to regulation and enhancing investor safeguards and market integrity – all at no cost to taxpayers.
For more information, please visit www.finra.org.
Primerica Life Insurance Company of Canada is a member of Assuris. Assuris is a not-for-profit organization that protects Canadian policyholders in the event that their life insurance company should fail. Their role is to protect policyholders by minimizing the loss of benefits and ensuring a quick transfer of their policies to a solvent company, where their benefits will continue to be honoured. Assuris is funded by the life insurance industry and endorsed by government. There is no cost to policyholders for Assuris’ protection.
For more information, please visit www.assuris.ca.
Investment Funds Institute of Canada
PFSL Investments Canada Ltd., mutual fund dealer, is a member of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (“IFIC”). IFIC is the voice of Canada’s investment funds industry, including fund managers, distributors and industry service organizations. IFIC proactively influences and advances industry issues within the regulatory framework, members’ efficiencies, knowledge and proficiency.
For more information, please visit www.ific.ca.
Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada
PFSL Investments Canada Ltd., mutual fund dealer, is a member of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (“MFDA”). The MFDA is the national self-regulatory organization (SRO) for the distribution side of the Canadian mutual fund industry. It was established in June 1998 at the initiative of the Canadian Securities Administrators. The MFDA regulates the operations, standards of practice and business conduct of its members and their representatives with a mandate to enhance investor protection and strengthen public confidence in the Canadian mutual fund industry.
For more information, please visit www.mfda.ca.