Financial Strength Building Our Tomorrow

At WoodmenLife, we understand what is truly important – keeping your interests in mind as we make decisions that impact the future and overall financial strength of our company.

Read Our 2023 Annual Report

Strength In Numbers Recent Results

In 2023, WoodmenLife demonstrated outstanding financial performance, with a total income of more than $1.1 billion and certificate reserves (funds held to guarantee future benefit payments) of more than $8 billion.

WoodmenLife finished Fiscal Year 2023 with positive results, including assets of $11.3 billion1 and $39.4 billion of insurance in force.

In addition, total surplus for WoodmenLife remained stable, standing at $1.7 billion in 2023.

Assets 10-year history

$11.3 billion in assets for 2023

10-year history


Insurance In Force 10-year history

$39.4 billion of insurance in force for 2023

Insurance In Force 10-year history


Surplus 10-year history

$1.7 billion in surplus in 2023

Surplus 10-year history


Financial Rating

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One way to judge the strength of a company is to look at how its financial strength and performance are rated by an objective rating agency. Our rating is a direct reflection of the care with which WoodmenLife manages our business.

WoodmenLife was assigned a rating of A+ Superior, the second highest out of 13, again in 2023. It was the 48th consecutive year we received the A+ Superior rating.

Doing What’s Right

In an industry based on long-term success, you want to trust your time and money with a company you know will perform. An organization’s investment philosophy directly affects its security and is a vital factor in its growth and stability. We don’t chase profits to please stockholders; we pursue the best interests of our members. WoodmenLife is an organization that has lasted more than a century by looking ahead and doing what’s right.

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A Solid Investment

Another sign of WoodmenLife’s strength is that our investment income has remained steady.


Bonds commonly referred to as “investment grade” are those included in the top four rating categories – Aaa, Aa, A and Baa. Bond ratings are like grades on a report card, with Aaa carrying the smallest degree of investment risk, and C being the highest. At year-end 2023, 99% of WoodmenLife’s bond holdings were investment grade.

Real Estate & Mortgage Loans

Real estate accounted for just under 1% of WoodmenLife’s invested assets in 2023. These holdings consist of property that is owned by, and either leased to others or occupied by, WoodmenLife.

At the end of 2023, 21% of our assets were in mortgage loans. These loans are secured by commercial real estate, including office, retail and industrial properties. WoodmenLife is always a first-lien mortgage holder, and we finance no more than 75% of a property’s value.

2023 Refunds

Refunds2 paid to members holding life and accident and health certificates during 2023 were $24.3 million.


  1. Total assets of $11.3 billion. Liabilities of $9.6 billion; as of Dec. 31, 2023

  2. Refunds are declared annually by the company. The payment of refunds is not guaranteed because they depend on the company’s investment, expense and mortality experience.

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Uniting hardworking Americans to secure their financial future while strengthening our communities and country.

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WoodmenLife Medicare Supplement plans are not connected with or endorsed by the U.S. government or the federal Medicare program.

NOTE: In some states, Medicare Supplement certificates (all plans in CO) are available to those eligible for Medicare due to a disability, regardless of age.

Securities are offered through Woodmen Financial Services, Inc. (WFS), 1700 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68102, member FINRA/SIPC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society (collectively “WoodmenLife”). Securities other than the WoodmenLife Variable Annuity are issued by companies that are not affiliated with WoodmenLife. This material is intended for general use with the public. WFS is not providing investment advice for any individual or any individual situation, and you should not look to this material for any investment advice. WFS has financial interests that are served by the sale of these products or services.

WoodmenLife Extras are available to members. An individual becomes a member by joining our shared commitment to family, community and country, and by purchasing a product. These extras are not contractual, are subject to change and have specific eligibility requirements, such as length of membership, number of qualifying members in household and/or qualifying event.

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A+ Financial Rating

Effective Feb. 1, 2024, WoodmenLife is rated A+ Superior by AM Best for our financial strength and operating performance. For the latest Best’s Credit Rating, access

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