Thrivent introduces new term life insurance product
May 9, 2019
Thrivent announced the launch of its new term life insurance product that gives members cost-effective protection for a set period of time. It’s designed for individuals who want to provide financial security for their families or cover an existing debt obligation, like a mortgage. The insurance benefit can also be used to help protect a business or pay for college.
New book draws upon religious art to inspire readers and spark contemplation on compassion, giving and sacrifice
April 8, 2019
Inspiring Generosity: Stories of Faith and Grace in Art, a new book from The Thrivent Collection of Religious Art (“the collection”), presents forty original prints, drawings and illuminated manuscripts spanning eight centuries of Western art history. With pieces from prominent artists like Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn and Édouard Manet, the artworks highlight examples of compassion, giving and sacrifice. Each piece is presented with commentary that provides art historical, theological and devotional insights.
Thrivent announces matching opportunity to help victims impacted by recent flooding and tornadoes
March 25, 2019
Thrivent, a not-for-profit membership organization of Christians, today announced it will match one dollar for every two dollars made in personal donations on Thrivent.com to featured organizations supporting victims impacted by recent flooding and tornadoes. Thrivent will match up to $250,000. In addition, the organization is encouraging its members to volunteer by forming Thrivent Action Teams or for eligible members to consider directing Thrivent Choice Dollars to relief organizations.
Thrivent Mutual Funds named one of Barron's Best Fund Families in 2018
March 19, 2019
Thrivent Mutual Funds has been named as the no. 4 fund family in Barron’s annual ranking of the Best Fund Families of 2018 based on performance for the year ending on December 31, 2018. The firm outranked more than 90 percent of the fund families included in the ranking. The magazine article, which published on March 8, 2019, recognized a total of 57 fund families for this year’s fund family ranking. In addition, Thrivent Mutual Funds came in at an no. 3 out of 55 funds in the five-year ranking category.
Facts, Figures & Recognitions
Facts & Figures
* As of Dec. 31, 2018.
** Funding for Thrivent's outreach comes from our tax exemption as a not-for-profit fraternal benefit society. Money we would otherwise pay in certain taxes instead goes to strengthen the communities, congregations and causes our members care about. Members are actively involved in deciding where the money goes locally.
See the ways others view Thrivent through the awards and recognition we've received.
Ethisphere® – World's Most Ethical Companies® (2012-2019)
For the eighth year in a row, Thrivent was selected as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies®" by Ethisphere Institute as a result of its commitment to ethical leadership, compliance practices, and governance and corporate citizenship. Ethisphere Institute is an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance.
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Highest score for customer advocacy among insurance companies (2018)
In a 2018 customer advocacy report, Forrester, a research and insights provider, recognized Thrivent as a firm that demonstrates advocacy with a strong focus on benevolence through a variety of programs that help members give back to their communities.1
–Customer Advocacy 2018: How Advocating For Customers Helps Financial Firms Drive Loyalty, Forrester, December 2018.
2020 Women on Boards (2011-2019)
Thrivent has been selected as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning "W" Company for nine consecutive years for championing diversity. Recipients of this award have 20% or more of their board seats held by women.
Excellence in Financial Literacy Education™ (EIFLE) Award (2008-2013, 2015, 2016, 2019)
Thrivent has received ten Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards from the Institute for Financial Literacy in recognition of its commitment to innovation and quality financial literacy education efforts. The awards were given for Thrivent's adult education programming.
Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council Green Professional (2017)
Thrivent was recognized as a Green Professional by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for taking action on sustainability.
1Forrester asked 43,116 US consumers to rate 129 U.S. financial services businesses across four industries–banking, insurance, wealth management/investment, and credit card issuers–on a scale from 1 ("Does what’s best for the firm") to 5 ("Does what’s best for me"). Thrivent Financial comes out on top for insurance category this year, with 73% of its customers rating the firm high on customer advocacy. The customer advocacy rating is the percentage of customers who give the firm a score of 4 or 5. Forrester's Customer Advocacy 2018: How Advocating For Customers Helps Financial Firms Drive Loyalty.
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