Don't accuse New England Life Insurance of a regional bias. The company, which operates as New England Financial, provides insurance and financial planning products and services throughout the US. Targeted to small and midsized business owners and wealthy individuals, New England Financial's products and services include life, long-term care, and disability income insurance. Its New England Securities subsidiary offers estate, retirement, and financial planning products in the form of annuities and mutual funds. New England Financial also provides business planning services and employer-sponsored benefits to its business-owner clients. A subsidiary of MetLife since 1996, the firm traces its origins back to 1835.
Boston-based New England Life operates out of New England Financial-branded offices -- including 30 general agent offices -- located throughout all 50 US states; it is also licensed to operate in all US districts and dependent territories.
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The New England Financial general agent offices provide support to the 1,700 independent agents and brokers who sell its products and services. Customers can also purchase MetLife branded property/casualty insurance for home and autos through the New England Financial agencies. Targeted customer groups for New England Financial include high-net-worth individuals, small business owners, and executives employed by small and midsized companies.
The company specializes in providing targeted coverage solutions for wealthy individuals and businesses. Its tailored consulting programs include family wealth preservation and creation planning; business owner protection and employee benefit planning; and legacy planning.