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Financial Strength

The financial health of Ameritas provides the strength and stability that customers expect. Our long-standing financial strength enables us to deliver the very best in products and services generation after generation. Read more about our financial strength from Sue Wilkinson, executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.

Total assets under
(in billions)


2019: $37.4
2018: $32.6

(in billions)


2019: $27.9
2018: $24.9

members’ equity
(in billions)


2019: $3.6
2018: $2.9

(in billions)


2019: $2.5
2018: $2.4

Life insurance
in force
(in billions)


2019: $99.0
2018: $93.7

Number of
(in millions)


2019: 4.5
2018: 4.2

Ameritas Ratings

Our commitment to long-term sustainable growth and protecting the resources in our care is reflected in our consistently strong financial ratings. Our ratings say a lot about the way we do business. The strength of our balance sheet, conservative risk management practices and a favorable business profile mean we’re a financially secure organization.


Standard & Poor’s
A+ (Strong) for insurer financial strength.
This is the fifth highest of Standard & Poor’s 21 ratings assigned.


AM Best  
A (Excellent) for insurer financial strength.
This is the third highest of AM Best’s 13 ratings assigned.

Important disclosure information The ratings* assigned to Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. of New York provide an independent opinion of each insurer’s financial strength and ability to meet ongoing insurance policy and contract obligations. Standard & Poor’s and AM Best are recognized among the top authorities in analyzing insurance companies. Ratings are current as of February 2021 and subject to change.

*Ameritas Mutual Holding Company’s ratings by Standard & Poor’s include Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. of New York.

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