Advertising Disclosures

ELCO Mutual and its representatives are not legal or certified tax professionals. For tax and/or legal advice, please contact a licensed professional. ELCO Mutual contracts with independent licensed insurance producers and does not guarantee nor certify them as financial planners. Not insured by the FDIC or associated with any government program or agency. Annuities are not associated with a bank. Withdrawals taken from annuities before the age of 59 1/2 are subject to the IRS's 10% excise tax. Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) cannot be opened past the age in which Required Minimum Distributions (RMDS) begin. Dividends are declared by the company's board of directors and are not guaranteed. When purchasing a single premium whole life policy, please note that the policy is a Modified Endowment Contract (MEC). Any distributions taken by the owner may be taxable (including from the accelerated death benefit rider). Death benefits for life insurance contracts are contingent on any due premiums being paid. The information on this website is intended for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended to provide investment advice or a recommendation. Clients seeking advice should consult a licensed professional. All life insurance policies and annuities are underwritten and issued by ELCO Mutual Life and Annuity. Also known as ELCO Mutual Life and Annuity Company in Florida. Policy Forms: Platinum Eagle: (ICC19-SPL-19), Golden Eagle: (ICC19-WLP-19), Silver Eagle: (ICC19-FE19, ICC21-GBWL21, ICC19-MWL19, ICC21-GIWL21m ICC21-SPLR21), Preneed: (PNMPSI20, PNMPGI20, PNSPL20), DFD: (DFD21, DFD0113), Presidio Plus: (ICC21-TSPL21), Guardian Eagle Single Premium: (ICC19-MYGA[term length]-19), Guardian Eagle Flexible Premium: (ICC16-FPA16), and Immediate Annuities: (SPIA11 and ICC17-AIFXB17). Policy forms may vary by state.


The endorsements/testimonials presented should not be construed as a recommendation to purchase or an indication of the value of any product or service. This testimonial represents the current opinion of the author and is provided by an actual ELCO Mutual agent who is affiliated with ELCO and did not receive compensation from this endorsement.


The sale or liquidation of any stock, bond, IRA, certificate of deposit, annuity, or other asset to fund the purchase of an annuity or life insurance product may have tax consequences, early withdrawal penalties, or other costs or penalties. We recommend that you consult independent legal or financial advice before selling or liquidating any assets to fund the purchase of life or annuity products. An annuity may not be sold to a senior if its purpose is to affect Medi-Cal eligibility (see Ca. Ins. Code § 789.9 or your legal or financial advisor for more information.)”