October 19, 2010
CNO Financial Group, Inc. Announces Call on Business Segmentation and Sets Earnings Release Date and Call

CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) announced that the company will host a conference call to discuss the previously announced split of the Conseco Insurance Group segment into Washington National and Other CNO Business (OCB) at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Thursday, October 28, 2010.  During the call, the company will discuss historical information for the Washington National and Other CNO Business segments, which the company plans to release after the market closes on Wednesday, October 27.  Third quarter results will be discussed on a separate call on November 3rd.

The Company will report results for the third quarter of 2010 after the market closes on Tuesday, November 2, 2010.  The company will host a conference call to discuss the third quarter 2010 results at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Wednesday, November 3, 2010.

A web cast of the conference calls can be accessed through the Investors section of the company's website as follows: http://investor.CNOinc.com. Listeners should go to the website at least 15 minutes before the event to register, download and install any necessary audio software.

CNO is a holding company.  Our insurance subsidiaries - principally Bankers Life and Casualty Company, Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company and Washington National Insurance Company - serve working American families and seniors by helping them protect against financial adversity and provide for a more secure retirement.  For more information, visit CNO online at www.CNOinc.com.

SOURCE CNO Financial Group, Inc.