This collection of information from ACLI – fact sheets, commentary and video – describes the life insurance industry’s role as one of the largest sources of investment capital in the United States, fueling job creation and economic growth. With long-term investments made to meet guarantees to policyholders, life insurers make essential contributions to our nation’s economic strength.
Life insurance companies invest $640 million every day that drives economic and job growth across the country.
Life insurers invest $6.9 trillion in the U.S. economy.
Life insurers purchased 1/3 of all Build America Bonds issued to raise capital for infrastructure.
64% of the life insurance industry's investments are in bonds.
Life insurers' investments in housing have doubled over the last 10 years.
Life insurers pay out $2.1 billion every day, compared to $2.7 billion from Social Security.
The life insurance industry generates approximately 2.6 million jobs in the U.S.
#MeetingTheMoment for Communities showcases life insurers’ investments in each state and provides real-life stories of our impact in key sectors, including agriculture, education, health systems and housing.
Explore our State Fact Sheets for up-to-date information about the life insurance industry in all 50 states and Washington D.C.
ACLI's statementabout industry support for infrastructure projects emphasizes their role in advancing economic empowerment and racial equity.
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Life insurance companies help Americans protect their family’s financial future & prepare for whatever life brings. And the industry's investments meet the moment for communities across the country, helping Main Street thrive. #MeetingTheMoment https://vimeo.com/547522939
The life insurance industry's long-term investments drive economic and job growth across the United States. Learn how ACLI member companies are #MeetingTheMoment for businesses and communities in every state:https://www.acli.com/For-Communities