StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results on October 22, 2008 and Hold Webcast Conference Call on October 23, 2008

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. (StanCorp) (NYSE: SFG) announced today it will release third quarter 2008 financial results on October 22, 2008, following the close of market. The press release will be available shortly thereafter on the Companys website at www.stancorpfinancial.com.

StanCorp management will also hold an investor and analyst conference call to review StanCorps third quarter 2008 results on Thursday, October 23, 2008, at noon Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Pacific time).

To listen to the live webcast of this conference call, logon to www.stancorpfinancial.com/investors. Windows Media Player will be required to listen to the webcast. A webcast replay will be available starting approximately two hours after the original broadcast. The replay will be available through December 12, 2008.

A telephone replay of the conference call will also be available approximately two hours after the conference call by dialing (800) 642-1687 or (706) 645-9291 and entering conference identification number 64979685. The replay will be available through October 31, 2008.

About StanCorp Financial Group, Inc.

StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries marketed as The Standard Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, StanCorp Mortgage Investors, StanCorp Investment Advisers, StanCorp Equities, StanCorp Real Estate, and StanCorp Trust Company is a leading provider of financial products and services. StanCorp's subsidiaries serve approximately 8.5 million customers nationwide as of June 30, 2008, with group and individual disability insurance, group life, AD&D and dental insurance, retirement plans products and services, individual annuities and investment advice. For more information about StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., visit its website at www.stancorpfinancial.com.

Contact: 

StanCorp Financial Group, Inc.
Investor Relations and Financial Media
Jeff Hallin, 971-321-6127
jhallin@standard.com
or
General Media and Public Affairs
Bob Speltz, 971-321-3162
bspeltz@standard.com