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Standring Financial Insurance Services, Inc. (SFIS) has worked with clients for over 40 years to protect their business, their families and their livelihoods.  A client receives objective and confidential service with the goal of continuing his or her personal and business success.  We provide our clients with total financial analysis through a network of experienced professionals with expertise in:

  • Retirement Programs (401k, Simple IRA and SEP-IRA plans)
  • Wealth Management 
  • Employee Benefit and Retention Services (Group Health Insurance, Vision, Dental, Group Life Insurance) 
  • Estate Strategies 
  • Business Continuation Strategies (Key-Person Life / Disability, ESOP) 
  • Trust Services 
  • College Planning

SFIS possesses a combination of experience, professionalism and access to a wide variety of products and services utilizing some of the most respected names in the financial services world. We can help you meet your financial goals, estate objectives and insurance needs.

Whether your goals include preparing for milestone life events like retirement or college, or whether you're simply looking for life, disability income, or long-term care insurance protection, we promise you a new level of attention, insight and capability.

*Fixed insurance offered through Standring Financial Insurance Services, Inc.*

About Our Licenses

The financial services industry distinguishes between its licenses to sell insurance products (Life and Health Insurance, Disability Income, Long-term Care products, for example) and investment products (Annuities, Mutual Funds, ETF's, Stocks/Bonds, etc.)  Each state also has its own licensing requirements. An agent or broker can be licensed to sell different products in different states.

Andrew F. Ariens, CLU, CPFA, CLTC has insurance licenses in California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Ohio.

Andrew is licensed to sell investment products in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan and Ohio.  Andrew is a Registered Representative of, and offers securities through, Cambridge Investment Research Inc., member FINRA/SIPC.

Andrew is also a fee-based adviser through Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor.

Robert T. Standring, CLU is licensed to sell insurance in Florida and Illinois.

Contact SFIS

Andrew F. Ariens, CLU, CLTC, CPFA

773-881-8000 x100


Andrew earned his bachelor's degree from St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI. He is licensed to sell insurance and investment products in Illinois and various states. Andrew has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation, his Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC) accreditation and recently completed the Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA) credential to help retirement plan fiduciaries manage their roles and responsibilities.  He brings critical perspective on the 21st century marketplace and the products you need to enhance your financial situation.

Robert T. Standring, CLU

773-881-8000 x101


Bob Standring graduated from the University of Illinois, Champaign with a degree in Business Management in 1974. Shortly thereafter, he began building Standring Insurance.  He has earned the designation of Chartered Life Underwriter, the insurance industry's recognition of a professional's commitment to knowledge and service.  With licenses to sell insurance in several states, Bob can provide coverage for your business and personal financial needs.