About Us

Since 1883, Modern Woodmen of America has brought people together, supported families and strengthened communities.

About Us
Modern Woodmen of America, Rock Island, IL

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Grow with Modern Woodmen! As a financial representative, you can make a positive impact for your family and your community.

Financial Planning

We can help you meet your current needs, achieve your future dreams and plan for all stages of life.

Planning for Life
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Forward motion – with the wisdom of the past

Our Products

Modern Woodmen maintains a portfolio of high-quality financial products that can help you meet a wide range of life needs.

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Financial planning

Browse our helpful tips and articles to understand what’s important to you and your loved ones.

My Membership

When you join Modern Woodmen, you become a member of the organization. You trust us with your financial needs. And you have the opportunity to access member benefits and impact your community.

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Make a payment, update your address, and access account information, online forms and fraternal benefits from the member website.

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Retirement Distribution

Make your money last through retirement

You worked hard to save for your retirement. But, will your savings last as long as you do? Together, we can create a retirement distribution plan to help you reduce the risk of outliving your money.

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Planning for life Retirement Distribution

With proper planning, you can provide yourself a guaranteed retirement paycheck that will last as long as you live. It’s natural for you to have questions. Let us help you answer them.

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​What are Required Minimum Distributions?

Keep your hard-earned dollars working for you.

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​Will You Outlive Your Savings?

Regardless of how much you may have saved for retirement, you need to develop a retirement income strategy that will help you to turn your retirement savings into an adequate and sustainable amount of retirement income.

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​Nest Egg’s Full ... Now What?

Two quick tips to consider.

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​When Should I Start Taking Social Security?

Deciding when to take Social Security can feel overwhelming, but by considering various factors in your life, you can make the right choice for your retirement years.

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​Retirement Distribution Member Profile

My top financial concern right now is affording the things in life I like to do (trips and doing fun things with my grandchildren). I want to make sure I don't outlive my money.

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