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Get Involved with the Midwest Veterans Closet »

November 13th, 2018

497.6 It’s hard to argue with the fact that numbers are a part of our everyday life.  The number

Walk to End Alzheimer's 2018 »

October 31st, 2018

On September 29th, ELCO Mutual sponsored the Promise Garden tent at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2018 »

October 31st, 2018

Earlier this month, ELCO Mutual sponsored the Survivor’s Tent at the Making Strides Against

Military Appreciation Month »

May 1st, 2018

May is National Military Appreciation Month.  It gives us a chance to honor active duty members,

ELCO Mutual's Sand Volleyball Team »

February 26th, 2018

Volleyball has been a growing sport in the United States since its creation in 1895 by a YMCA

Santa’s For Seniors »

December 13th, 2017

2017 has been a year of many firsts for ELCO.  From new product offerings for our clients,

Veteran's Day 2017 »

November 7th, 2017

        This Veterans Day, we at ELCO wish to honor our military veterans and current service

Two Women Talk About Breast Cancer and The Power To Fight It »

October 27th, 2017

Breast Cancer Awareness Month, also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness

2017 W.D. Bruce Invitational »

October 27th, 2017

A tradition reignited 2017 has been a benchmark year for ELCO Mutual in many ways. Accomplishments

Accountants find a Home at ELCO Mutual »

September 26th, 2017

Many have heard the expression, “Home is where the heart is”.  I’ve heard a version of that

ELCO School Supply Drive »

September 19th, 2017

  Earlier this month, ELCO employees and their families banded together to collect school supplies

Phishing In The Storm »

August 28th, 2017

Due to the impact and financial loss of Hurricane Harvey, many unscrupulous individuals may seek

Tax Deferral: The Power of Compound Interest »

August 8th, 2017

What is tax-deferral? Tax-deferral is a popular feature that positively affects most individual

ELCO's Senior Vice President Throws First Pitch At Miller Park »

August 3rd, 2017

The July 29th night baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs included a

Department of One »

August 2nd, 2017

The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) met again in 2017, representing 285,000 members

An Annuity vs. a Certificate of Deposit (CD) »

July 10th, 2017

How do they differ? Long considered alternatives to one another, certificates of deposit and fixed

The “We Care Team” »

July 3rd, 2017

If a person was asked what a Claims Department does at an insurance company, more than half would

What is a deferred annuity? »

June 13th, 2017

A deferred annuity is a contract purchased from a financial institution, usually an insurance

Nice Guys Finish First »

May 15th, 2017

There is compelling evidence for a revolutionary way of thinking about personal success in

Turning Ideas Into Reality »

April 26th, 2017

What does a former UPS package handler, construction worker, farmer, bouncer, and benefit

Bernie’s Book Bank »

April 14th, 2017

Friday April 7th was quite a busy day for the ELCO family. The day began just like any other, the

We’re Listening »

March 22nd, 2017

“We are not just the department that helps its clients and agents get things done.  We are the

TRIBUTE TO W. D. Bruce, February 28, 2017 »

March 1st, 2017

Earlier this month, W. D. Bruce (Bill) stepped down as Chairman and CEO.  He has spent his entire

ELCO Loves Its Employees »

March 1st, 2017

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks” --James Allen: British Author,


January 17th, 2017

Admirably Purposeful, Determined and Unwavering, Firm, Unswerving, Steadfast, Unfaltering,


December 15th, 2016

While most of us know a hot latte’ can do wonders for a person’s disposition during the holiday

Thank You to Those Who Have Served »

November 11th, 2016

Today we honor the veterans who have fought for our country's freedom and peace. ELCO Mutual Life

ELCO’s First Annual “Season of Giving” »

November 1st, 2016

ELCO is proud of our participation in giving programs such as Bernie’s Book Bank here in Lake

Lifestyle Changes »

October 20th, 2016

These lifestyle changes may help protect the brain as you age.   1. SHORE UP YOUR HEART Of all

Watch out for these common scams »

September 26th, 2016

The Kansas Attorney General recently shared some helpful tips regarding senior scams and how to

ELCO Agents Give Back Too »

September 14th, 2016

ELCO Agent Daryl Isgitt (a principal of Front Range Financial Group - Highlands Ranch, CO) recently

How A Reverse Mortgage Works »

September 13th, 2016

A reverse mortgage enables a home owner who is at least 62 years of age to borrow money based upon

ELCO Gives Back @ Bernie's Book Bank »

August 26th, 2016

Following last month's successful volunteering at Feed My Starving Children, ELCO employees and

ELCO Celebrates its 70th Anniversary »

June 6th, 2016

On June 3rd ELCO Celebrated its 70th Anniversary by having a Celebration for our Agents, ELCO