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Since 1906, Midland National Life Insurance Company has been protecting families and preserving legacies for more than 110 years.  Midland National, a member company of Sammons Financial Group have made a "Our Company History" brochure that you can download and view as a PDF by clicking here.   There, you can view the entire company history in one easy to print document.

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2018: Midland National Ranks on NerdWallet’s Best Life Insurance Companies

Midland National Life Insurance Named to Best Life Insurance CompaniesMidland National was named to the list of Best Life Insurance Companies on the personal finance website NerdWallet. Based on consumer feedback as well as third-party ratings including A.M. Best and J.D. Power, this ranking reflects Midland National’s financial stability and commitment to customer service.
NerdWallet Notes Midland National's Process Using a faster and less invasive process for purchasing term life and some universal life insurance policies, our WriteAwaySM Accelerated Underwriting can eliminate the need for lab tests and examinations. The website also emphasized how ratings for financial strength are crucial when choosing a life insurance company because “you’ll want a company that can pay claims many years down the road.” Midland National’s consistent A+ rating from A.M. Best demonstrates our strong operating performance and positive financial outlook.
Learn more about our ranking on NerdWallet. 

2018: Midland National Makes Ward's Top 50

For the third consecutive year, Midland National® has been named to Ward’s Top 50 list of top-performing life-health insurance companies. Ward analyzes the financial performance of over 700 companies handling life and health insurance, and they identify the top performers based on the passage of safety and consistency screens. Those named to the top 50 have achieved superior performance over a five-year period (2013-2017).
Steve Palmitier, president and COO of Midland National Life Insurance Company, says, “As one of the leading insurance companies in the U.S., Midland National has built upon its success by continuing to emphasize providing quality products and excellent service. Our naming to this year’s list serves as further validation that our company has maintained its ability to meet stakeholder obligations.”
Being named to Ward’s top 50 is the third recent commendation for Midland National, following Fitch’s affirmation of Midland National’s A+ rating, the fifth-highest out of 19…

2018: Midland National Receives A+ Rating from A.M. Best

Ratings agency A.M. Best1 has affirmed Midland National®’s Financial Strength rating as A+, the second highest rating out of 15 total, for 2018. According to A.M. Best, rating reflects balance sheet strength, as well as “strong operating performance, favorable business profile and appropriate risk management.” They also affirmed the outlook on Midland National’s credit rating as Stable.
A.M. Best is the most widely recognized provider of insurance industry-focused ratings, financial data and news. It judges the financial strength of insurance companies as well as the credit quality of the company’s obligations. They first rated Midland National at A+ in 1980, and for over 35 years we’ve maintained our ranking.
Learn more about Midland National’s ratings by A.M. Best.

1 A.M. Best is a large third party independent reporting and rating company that rates an insurance company on the basis of the company's financial strength, operating performance and the ability to meet its obligati…

For Love & Money: Finance Issues that Confront Couples

For Love & Money - Insights from Midland National Life Love may be blind, but it definitely knows how to count. Finances and spending habits head the list of common disagreements among couples, whether they are married or not. Couples desiring a strong, happy relationship must be able to talk about money because it can damage an otherwise harmonious bond.

Often, couples know little about each other’s financial situations or their views on spending and saving. In a recent survey, one-in-three people said their partner’s spending habits proved different than expected, 40 percent didn’t know their partner’s credit score and 32 percent didn’t know what they’re partner earned. Money issues range from a partner’s spending habits, major purchases and debt to savings, finance and investment decisions.
It isn’t always easy to have that “finance talk.” But it’s essential since a clear majority of individuals surveyed say they are likely to split from someone who isn’t financially responsibl…

2018: Midland National Kicks Off Vacation Sweepstakes

Midland National’s 2018 Vacation Sweepstakes is underway. Running through the month of August, the contest features a $1,000 prize to help you plan your next vacation. To enter, visit Midland National’s Facebook page to fill out the entry form.
In addition to the $1,000 grand prize, weekly drawings for Amazon gift cards will be offered. Be sure to follow Midland National’s Facebook page so you don’t miss your next chance to win.
Throughout the month of August, Midland will also be sharing great vacation themed content, including vacation budgeting tips, travel ideas for retirees, how to reduce travel stress, how to protect your identity while traveling, and more.
Liking, sharing and commenting on the sweepstakes post will inform your family and friends of their chance to enter, but it isn’t necessary to increase your chances of winning. The winner will be notified shortly after the sweepstakes closes on August 31st.
The sweepstakes is open to the general public (company affiliates, em…

Midland National Parent Company Donates to Community School - 2018

Sammons® Financial Group, parent company to Midland National, donated a total of $74,863 towards construction and furniture for new science laboratories at Galileo Scholastic Academy of Math & Science (Galileo). Friends of Galileo, a parent-led fundraising group, initiated the development of the new labs and gained support from Sammons Financial Group, Chicago Public Schools, a private family and the school’s 2017 Reach for the Stars fundraiser.

Galileo, which is a member of Chicago Public Schools, desperately needed 4-8th grade science labs to replace the traditional classrooms that were being used for science classes. Equipment was also extremely outdated. After the school’s administration expressed the need for labs, Friends of Galileo decided to take the lead in transforming a classroom into two adjoining science laboratories and supplying it with new equipment.

“The new labs would not have been possible without the cooperation of Galileo and Chicago Public Schools along wit…

Midland National Rated in Top 10 Annuity Carriers - July 2018

Following affirmation of its A+ rating from Fitch, Midland National® Life Insurance Company was ranked among the top 10 indexed annuity carriers for the first quarter of 2018 in Wink's, Inc., Quarterly Indexed Sales & Market Report.

Midland National earns high year-over-year ratings from third-party, independent reporting companies. The strength of Midland National's investment portfolio – which emphasizes high-quality bonds that provide safety, liquidity, and competitive rates – supports the guarantees in its annuities and life insurance products.

Midland National’s parent company, Sammons® Financial Group, Inc.2, has a combined rank #4 in Indexed Annuity Sales for first quarter of 2018.

Learn more about Midland National’s ranking in the Quarterly Indexed Sales and Market Report.

1 Fitch Ratings, a global leader in financial information services and credit ratings, on April 24, 2018, assigned an Insurer Financial Strength rating of "A+" Stable for Midland National…