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Western & Southern Life is Growing on Cincinnati's East Side

July 24, 2014

ENP Newswire - 24 July 2014

Release date- 23072014 - The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company (Western & Southern Life), a member of Western & Southern Financial Group, is growing its services and staff at its Cincinnati-East agency.

The Cincinnati-East agency includes offices at two locations - Cherry Grove and Blue Ash. Beginning this month, the Cherry Grove office joined the Blue Ash office in offering expanded services that include retirement strategies and investments, in addition to life insurance. On July 1, W&S Brokerage Services, Inc. began offering 529 college funding plans through its growing network of investment agencies nationwide.

For more than 125 years, Western & Southern Life has been supporting clients with their financial and insurance needs in Cincinnati, said Troy Brodie, interim president of Western & Southern Life's Agency Group. That tradition continues in our Cincinnati-East agency where we are pleased to provide more comprehensive services while cutting through the jargon to provide simple, practical solutions.

The Cincinnati-East agency is staffed with 21 associates, but an expansion is underway with plans to hire two new financial representatives each month for the next three years.

We are committed to providing financial stability to our neighbors in the Greater Cincinnati community, and this expansion further demonstrates that, said Brodie.

Cincinnati-East Agency contact information:

8601 Beechmont Avenue

Cincinnati, OH 45255-4773

(513) 474-3858 10200 Alliance Road, Suite 100

Blue Ash, OH 45242-4716

(513) 891-0777

Products offered include life insurance, variable annuities, mutual funds and retirement plans from Western & Southern Life and various member companies of its parent, Western & Southern Financial Group. Securities offered through W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.-1

About The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company (Western & Southern Life)

The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, and its wholly owned subsidiary Western-Southern Life Assurance Company (both known as Western & Southern Life), are members of Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) and offer life insurance, interest-sensitive life insurance, fixed annuities, retirement strategies and personalized needs analysis for individuals, families and businesses in the middle-income market. It serves customers through 171 field offices nationwide, plus and a state-of-the-art call center known as the Client Relationship Center. For financial tools, career opportunities and product information, see

About Western & Southern Financial Group

Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) is a diversified family of financial services companies. Its assets owned (in excess of $42 billion) and managed (in excess of $26 billion) totaled approximately $69 billion as of March 31, 2014. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. It has six life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company). Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.-1; IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners LLC-1; Touchstone Advisors, Inc.-1; Touchstone Securities, Inc.-2; W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.-2; and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. For more information on the Western & Southern family of companies, visit Western & Southern is the title sponsor of the Western & Southern Open (, a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world's top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.

-1 A registered investment advisor.

-2 A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.

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-1 W&S Brokerage Services, Inc., is a registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC. Member, Western & Southern Financial Group. There may be an in-state qualified tuition plan that provides benefits not available from the 529 plans currently offered through W&S Brokerage Services. Before investing, investors should consider whether their state of residency offers similar qualified tuition plans with more beneficial state tax benefits, or other benefits. 529 plans are subject to investment risk, including the potential loss of principal.

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Source: ENP Newswire

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