CHARLESTON -- Country Financial Representative Matthew Taggart of Charleston has achieved Master Status for the organization, according to a press release.

Seventy-eight financial representatives were selected to receive the honor. Country Financial has more than 2,000 financial representatives in 19 states. This is the third consecutive time Taggart has achieved Master Status.

Master Status is awarded annually by Country Financial to financial representatives for their continued commitment and success toward providing for the financial security of their customers. These financial representatives also strive to help maintain our financial strength, ensuring the company can deliver on its promises to these customers.

Taggart began his career with Country Financial in 2006.

Taggart serves clients in Coles, Clark, Cumberland and surrounding counties. His office is located at 105 S. Washington St., Westfield, and the office phone number is 217-967-5222. Taggart can also be reached at or via his business website at

The Country Financial group ( serves about one million households and businesses throughout the United States and offers a full range of financial products and services from auto, home, business, farm and life insurance to retirement planning services, investment management and annuities.