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For all the latest news in the world of Foresters Friendly Society, finance, savings and insurance, have a read through our press releases below.

From information about friendly societies, our company and fund performance, to the latest charity appeals and finance industry updates, you’ll find everything you want to know right here.

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  • Foresters Friendly Society maintains best in class With-Profits league performance

    Foresters Friendly Society has once again been commended in the annual Barnett Waddingham UK With-Profits survey*. For the past 5 years, Barnett Waddingham has surveyed the with profits sector comparing the performance of these funds.

    13 December 2018

  • Foresters Friendly Society unveils new Help at Home Service

    Financial mutual provider Foresters Friendly Society is enhancing its membership package to offer services from professional care provider RedArc by launching the Help at Home service, which has been designed to help members in need of assistance with every-day tasks.

    03 December 2018

  • Dads use tech to develop kids' money habits

    Dads are using their passion for tech and gadgetry to help nurture good money habits in their offspring. They are twice as likely as mums to use technology and games to teach their children lessons about money, according to new research from Foresters Friendly Society.

    05 November 2018

  • Myles Edwards, Membership Director at Foresters Friendly Society, shares his top gardening tips

    In addition to the hours of relaxation retirement provides, many will find they have more time on their hands to pursue new hobbies or revisit old favourites with a revitalised sense of enjoyment. That said, gardening is a popular pastime and has the benefit of keeping your mind and body active as well as encouraging you to get outdoors.

    05 November 2018

  • Principles are as important as profits for family savers

    Socially responsible investing is becoming more mainstream across the UK, as investors look to balance return with their ethics. Around half (49%) of the population believe the provider’s social values including consistency, reliability, trustworthiness, and treating customers fairly are as important as the potential returns, according to new research from Foresters Friendly Society.

    05 November 2018

  • University Preparation – helping young adults make the most of their student finances

    Thursday 16th August is a real red-letter day for this year’s students as they receive their A level results. For many, opening that much anticipated envelope ushers in a whole new life stage. Knowing an estimated 2.32 million young people went off to university in 2016-2017, making sure students are ready to take a major step on the path to independence at university is crucial.

    16 August 2018

  • Foresters Friendly Society announces record sales results in 2017

    Reporting a 30% increase in premium income to £27million and another annual increase in total funds under management to £280million, the mutual provider with over 180 years’ experience has another record year.

    02 August 2018

  • Foresters Friendly Society appoints Internal Investment Manager

    Foresters Friendly Society has completed the selection process for an internal Investment Manager with the appointment of Grant MacKenzie to the role, following the previous appointment of Corrado Pistarino as Chief Investment Officer.

    02 August 2018

  • Foresters Friendly Society to enhance its member and intermediary offering with new system

    Foresters Friendly Society, the mutual financial services provider, is delighted to announce that it has selected Exaxe, the award-winning SaaS solutions provider for the life and pensions sector, to deliver full end-to-end policy lifecycle support to its digital strategy.

    26 July 2018

  • Enjoy An Award Winning Brass Band Concert, Tea, Cakes And Goodies For Free!

    Award winning brass band Foresters Brass will be raising the roof as they perform two concerts at the Riviera Centre in June.

    11 June 2018

  • Spring Clean Your Finances

    With the wintery months finally over and spring officially sprung, cleaning up your finances to reach those savings goals will likely move higher up people’s “to do” lists. Getting your finances in order can be a great way to revitalise your savings, making sure you’re putting aside enough to help you achieve your short and long term saving goals.

    13 March 2018

  • Rainy day savers: Brits more likely to save emergency cash than for retirement

    Short term saving is dominating Brit’s savings habits, with two in five (35%) prioritising saving for a rainy day fund over any other financial milestone, according to the latest sentiment research from Foresters Friendly Society.

    22 January 2018

  • Foresters Friendly Society appoints Chief Investment Officer

    Foresters Friendly Society announced today that it has completed the selection process for an outsourced Chief Investment Officer with the appointment of Corrado Pistarino to the role.

    09 January 2018