While accumulating retirement savings, a First Choice annuity contract owner benefits from tax deferred growth; the contract owner pays no income tax on the earnings in the annuity contract until they are withdrawn. - July 01, 2010
First Investors Corporation is looking for smart, highly motivated individuals to join its team. All college graduates are encouraged to apply.
In the wake of a deep recession, this might not seem like the ideal time to embark on a career in financial services. However, tough times create opportunities... - May 12, 2010
The year 2010 marks the eightieth anniversary of First Investors Corporation.
In 1930, amidst the Great Depression, Financial Independence Founders—the predecessor firm of First Investors Corporation—was established. The Company wished to cater to the everyday, individual investor, which... - May 06, 2010
At the Lipper Awards Ceremony on March 24, 2010, two First Investors funds received honors in three categories. Awards were based upon Consistent Return.1
In the category of Single-State Insured Municipal Debt Funds over Three Years, the First Investors North Carolina Tax Exempt Fund (FMTNX) took top... - April 28, 2010
On January 25, 2010, First Investors Corporation will be on the Purdue University campus for the 2010 Resume Critiques. - January 25, 2010
On January 25, 2010, First Investors Corporation will be on the Ball State University campus for the H.H. Gregg Center for Professional Selling 2010 Sales Career Fair.
The Career Fair will be held at the H.H. Gregg Center for Professional Selling from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 25. - January 21, 2010
This New Year, First Investors Corporation is encouraging its clients to make a financial resolution.
Most people begin this season with the best intentions. However, one resolution that’s definitely worth making—and keeping—is getting an annual financial “checkup.” And... - December 30, 2009
Beginning in 2010, individuals can convert their Traditional IRAs into Roth IRAs regardless of income level. Previously, you could only convert a Traditional to a Roth if your modified adjusted gross income was $100,000 or less, whether you were married or single. - December 25, 2009
First Investors Corporation is pleased to announce the promotion of Johnathan Wilsey to the position of Division Manager of the Springfield, Massachusetts sales office. Jon’s promotion took effect on October 16, 2009.
A graduate of SUNY College at Potsdam, Jon has been with First Investors Corporation... - November 18, 2009
First Investors Corporation’s top managers will gather at the biennial New Representative Development Conference, November 5 – 8, 2009 at Loews Coronado Bay Resort in Coronado, California.
The purpose of the First Investors New Representative Development Conference is to recognize managers... - November 04, 2009
Congress has declared October 18-24, 2009 to be National Save for Retirement Week. Statistics have increasingly shown that Americans have inadequate retirement savings. Outside of employer-sponsored plans, most American workers save very little.
Today, fewer people are receiving pensions, and the future... - October 21, 2009
irst Investors Corporation is pleased to announce the promotion of Kimberlee Kubski to the position of Division Manager of the Atlanta, Georgia sales office. The promotion took effect August 11, 2009.
A graduate of the University of Arizona, Kim Kubski has been with First Investors Corporation since... - October 14, 2009
First Investors Corporation is pleased to once again participate in Customer Service Week, a national effort to recognize the importance of customer service and the valuable role that it plays in organizations. Customer Service Week will take place October 5 – 9, 2009.
Customer Service Week is... - October 07, 2009
First Investors Management Company, Inc. (“FIMCO”) is pleased to announce that Rajeev Sharma has joined its portfolio management team.1 Mr. Sharma serves as Co-Portfolio Manager of the First Investors Investment Grade Fund and the First Investors Life Series Investment Grade Fund.
Prior... - September 30, 2009
At the 2009 First Investors Cloud Club Convention in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Carrie Mullins and Anu Patel were inducted into the Gold Level of the First Investors Chairman’s Circle.
The First Investors Chairman’s Circle is a recognition program that honors lifetime career achievement. In order... - September 16, 2009
First Investors has again joined more than 100 companies and industry organizations to promote Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM), a public awareness campaign initiated by the LIFE Foundation to educate Americans about the value of life insurance protection. - September 10, 2009
As teachers return to the classroom this fall, First Investors Corporation is reminding them to educate themselves about their retirement options.
One advantage public school employees have is the ability to open a 403(b) account to invest for their retirement. Contributions made to a traditional 403(b)... - September 02, 2009
Senior Vice Presidents Cindy Bordeaux and Forrest Strickland have been presented with the David D. Grayson Award in recognition of their contributions to First Investors Corporation. - August 26, 2009
The 2009 First Investors Cloud Club Convention was a highlight of the year for many associates, but was particularly special for Senior Associate Louis Lombardi, who was attending the 50th Convention of his career.
It is widely believed that Lou Lombardi is the only person in First Investors’... - August 05, 2009
First Investors’ top representatives and managers gathered at the annual Cloud Club Convention, June 25-28 at the El Conquistador Resort in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. - July 03, 2009
It’s summertime, which means more hours of daylight, higher temperatures, cooking on the barbeque and trips to the beach. This summer, First Investors Corporation is also encouraging clients to “shore up” their savings and investment accounts by making regular contributions.
Signing... - June 10, 2009
First Investors Corporation recently announced the members of the 2009 First Investors Chairman’s Council. The 25 members were determined by their performance rankings for 2008-09. - June 03, 2009
The updated First Investors Life Level Term product offers new features and benefits. A new underwriting category, Preferred Plus, has been added, which gives the most insurable candidates the opportunity to benefit from First Investors Life’s best term premium rates. - May 28, 2009
The First Investors Insured Tax Exempt Fund II (EIITX) and the First Investors Insured Tax Exempt Fund (FITAX) and were ranked first and fifth, respectively, in the long-term municipal bond fund category in the May issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. - May 20, 2009
First Investors Corporation is looking for smart, highly motivated individuals to join its team. Recent college graduates are especially encouraged to apply. A background in business or finance is not required to apply for the position of First Investors Financial Services Representative. - May 13, 2009
The FIRST ADVANTAGE annuity from First Investors Life is designed for those who want both growth and safety for their retirement savings, as well as the opportunity to establish a safety net of guaranteed1 retirement income. - May 06, 2009
First Investors is pleased to announce that Muzinich & Co., Inc. (“Muzinich”) is now serving as the investment subadviser of the First Investors Fund For Income and the First Investors Life Series High Yield Fund. - April 29, 2009
First Investors has opened a new office in Sandy, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City. Heading up the new office is Division Manager Travis Johanson. - April 22, 2009
First Investors just released the Spring 2009 issue of First Investors Insights.
First Investors Insights is a semi-annual newsletter that is mailed with clients’ account statements. It is also available on www.firstinvestors.com under the header, “Information Center.”
The Spring... - April 15, 2009
First Investors is pleased to announce the promotion of Frank Patton to the position of Division Manager of the Lexington, Kentucky sales office. The promotion took effect February 2, 2009.
A graduate of Western Kentucky University, Frank Patton has been with First Investors since 2001, when he signed... - April 08, 2009
The First Investors Special Situations Fund (FISSX) was ranked eighth in the Small-Cap Value category by The Wall Street Journal.
The Wall Street Journal ranked the top-performing funds in 16 different categories, ranked by year-to-date total returns as of February 27, 2009. Total return was measured... - April 01, 2009
First Investors believes the fundamentals of saving and investing are not unlike those of gardening. If an investor wants his or her portfolio to have the potential to grow and bear fruit in the future, he or she needs to plant the seeds today. - March 25, 2009
Although he has several weeks left until the final tally on April 24, Patrick Sciarra looks strong in the First Investors’ performance rankings for 2008-09. - March 18, 2009
Income tax returns are due shortly, but many investors may still have a chance to take one more deduction. - March 11, 2009
First Investors placed 14th out of the 59 fund families in Barron’s annual fund ranking survey for 2009. Published in conjunction with Lipper, the survey is based on 2008’s results.
As in the past, Barron’s has segmented the universe of funds into five categories: U.S. Equity (48.6%),... - March 04, 2009
The 2009 First Investors Managers’ Conference will take place March 4 – 5, 2009 at the Sheraton Hotel Raritan Center in Edison, New Jersey. - February 25, 2009
Although the qualifying period doesn’t end until April 24, 2009, Greg Steinmetz is in the running to be First Investors’ top performer for 2008-09. Greg has had an exceptional career with First Investors Corporation. - February 21, 2009
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, First Investors is reaching out to those without life insurance and those whose current coverage is insufficient. In communities nationwide, First Investors representatives are sitting down with clients and helping them insure their love through life insurance. - February 11, 2009