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Jill Lazar Named New Homesteaders Account Executive

August 06, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company VP-Field Sales Dan Lodermeier is pleased to announce that Jill Lazar has joined Homesteaders’ industry-leading team of account executives. Lazar is a licensed funeral director and certified preplanning consultant with 20 years of funeral service experience.

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Homesteaders Releases New eCheck Payment Option

June 17, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company has announced the release of a new electronic check (eCheck) payment option for policy owners. The new feature is available for premium payments on multi-pay policies and early pay-ups, adding to an already robust suite of payment options.

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A.M. Best Company Affirms Homesteaders' Financial Strength

May 09, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — A.M. Best Company, a global rating agency focused on the insurance industry, has announced the affirmation of Homesteaders Life Company’s financial strength rating of A- (Excellent)* with a stable outlook.

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Homesteaders Introduces Two New Products

April 23, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company Executive VP-Sales and Marketing Lyndon Peterson announced today the release of two new products – Assurance Elite® and Assurance Connect®.  The new offerings round out the company’s already robust portfolio by providing a high agent compensation and low premium payment option.

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Homesteaders Partners with Kates-Boylston for Second Annual Pre-need Summit

April 02, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, is partnering with Kates-Boylston Publications to offer the highly anticipated second annual Preneed Summit in Atlanta, GA. Funeral home owners, managers and producers are invited to the Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel on November 8, 2019, for a day of intensive learning.

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Jill Muenich Joins Homesteaders as Vice President of Business Development

March 27, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company Senior Vice President of Planning and Development Kim Medici Shelquist announced today that Jill Muenich is joining Homesteaders’ Planning and Development team as Vice President of Business Development. Muenich will assume her new role on April 1.

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eFuneral Launches Interactive Digital Storefront

March 07, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — eFuneral® Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Homesteaders Life Company, has launched a groundbreaking online planning platform, connecting funeral providers to a new generation of consumers through a customizable digital storefront.

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Homesteaders to Host 2019 Certificate in Strategic Business Management Class in St. Louis

February 26, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, is partnering with Drake University to offer the fifth annual Certificate in Strategic Business Management course for funeral professionals. The class will take place at Saint Louis University, May 8-10, 2019.

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Shaffer Elected Chairman of Homesteaders Board of Directors

February 21, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — The Homesteaders Board of Directors announced today that Stephen Shaffer has been elected Chairman of the Board. He succeeds Stephen Lang, who will continue serving as a member of the Board.

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Homesteaders Recognizes Account Executives for Outstanding Achievement

February 05, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, held its annual sales meeting and recognition banquet last week in Long Beach, California. During the event, the company recognized account executives for providing exceptional service and delivering results for their funeral home customers.

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