NU Online News Service, March 3, 2003, 11:39 a.m. EDT – The Insurance Marketplace Standards Association, Washington, says nine U.S. life insurers have qualified to renew their membership in the group.

The group promotes high ethical standards in the marketing, selling and servicing of individual life insurance, annuities and long-term care insurance.

The companies that have renewed their IMSA memberships are American Centurion Life Assurance Company, Albany, N.Y.; American Enterprise Life Insurance Company, Minneapolis; American Partners Life Insurance Company, Minneapolis; Beneficial Life Insurance Company, Salt Lake City, Utah; Guarantee Reserve Life Insurance Company, Calumet City, Ill.; Knights of Columbus, New Haven, Conn.; Reliable Life Insurance Company, St. Louis, Mo.; Union National Life Insurance Company, Baton Rouge, La.; United Insurance Company of America, Chicago.