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Columbus Life Tackles Social Security Topics in YouTube Video Series

Insurance Forums Staff

CINCINNATI – Dec. 13, 2016 – To help clients understand the complications of Social Security, Columbus Life Insurance Company (Columbus Life), a member of Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern), has introduced a series of videos on its YouTube channel.

“Columbus Life is committed to helping our financial professionals’ clients plan for a successful retirement,” said J.J. Miller, president and chief executive officer for Columbus Life. “We believe these videos will help clients understand one of the components of retirement plans – Social Security – and break down the complexities of this topic into quick and easy-to-understand concepts.”

The Social Securityseries includes an introduction and nine other one- to two-minute videos featuring Morgan Scott, advanced markets vice president for Columbus Life, discussing the following:

• Spousal Benefits

• Survivor Benefits

• Social Security and Divorce

• Eligibility Requirements

• Claiming Strategies

• Effects of Taxation

• Restricted Application

• File and Suspend

• Myths and Misconceptions

Visitors can view the videos and subscribe to the company’s YouTube channel at YouTube.com/ColumbusLife. For more information on Columbus Life and its products and services, please visit ColumbusLife.com.

About Columbus Life Insurance Company: Columbus Life Insurance Company is a top-rated company providing life insurance and annuity products for clients in 49 states and the District of Columbia. With a heritage dating back to 1906, the company provides retirement, estate planning, and advanced business planning services to the affluent market through a nationwide network of independent producers and registered representatives. The company maintains outstanding ratings from leading financial ratings agencies, including A+ for superior financial strength (second highest of 16 ratings) from A.M. Best, and a Comdex Ranking of 96. Columbus Life is a member of the Western & Southern Financial Group.

About Western & Southern Financial Group: Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company, is now the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned ($45.4 billion) and managed ($23.1 billion) total $68.5 billion as of Sept. 30, 2016. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its six life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings and a Comdex Ranking of 96. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.1; IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners LLC1; Touchstone Advisors, Inc.1; Touchstone Securities, Inc.2; W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.2; and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. For more information on the Western & Southern family of companies, visit www.westernsouthern.com. Western & Southern is the title sponsor of the Western & Southern Open (www.wsopen.com), a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world’s top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.


1 A registered investment advisor.

2 A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.

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