What You Need to Know
- Susan Neely says ACLI members´ products help protect customers against the risk of death.
- She says those products can help customers build wealth.
- Some of the people those products could help are members of underserved communities, Neely says.
Through life insurance and other financial protection products we offer, the positions we take and the investments we make, the life insurance industry is primed to advance racial and economic equity throughout the nation. With our Economic Empowerment and Racial Equity Initiative, life insurance companies are working on concrete steps to attain broader economic empowerment in financially underserved communities across the United States.
Our products build financial certainty and enhance the transfer of intergenerational wealth.
Our investments in underserved communities increase the promise of upward mobility for their residents.
Our support for the CEO Action on Diversity and Inclusion pledge commits signatories to make diversity and inclusion a priority within the company, and to create and share strategic inclusion and diversity plans with their boards of directors.
Our support for financial literacy initiatives, including those by Junior Achievement, will empower more young Americans with the tools they need to develop and bolster their financial proficiency for a lifetime.
No matter their age, job, gender or race, all people deserve the chance to build financial certainty that will serve them in good times and bad.