Atlantic American Partners With BetterInvesting to Target Retail Investors

Atlantic American Partners With BetterInvesting to Target Retail Investors

ATLANTA, Nov. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atlantic American Corporation
(Nasdaq:AAME) (www.atlam.com) today announced that it has agreed to a
strategic partnership with BetterInvesting (www.betterinvesting.org), the
premier nonprofit association serving the retail investor.

"We are very excited about joining in partnership with BetterInvesting," said
Hilton H. Howell, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Atlantic American, an insurance holding company with subsidiaries serving
specialty markets of the life, health and property and casualty insurance
industries. "This gives us the opportunity to reach more individual investors
and thousands of BetterInvesting clubs committed to long-term investing. It is
part of our aggressive strategy for informing the investment community about
our company and its growth prospects."

"We're very pleased to have Atlantic American Corporation join the
BetterInvesting community," said Kamie Zaracki, BetterInvesting CEO. "Atlantic
American's commitment to individual investors will educate these investors
about the company's operations, financial results and growth opportunities. As
a result, individual shareowners will be empowered to make more-informed
investment decisions and secure their financial future."

Atlantic American is an insurance holding company involved through its
subsidiary companies in specialty markets of the life, health, and property
and casualty insurance industries. Its principal subsidiaries consist of
American South Insurance Company, American Safety Insurance Company, and
Bankers Fidelity Life Insurance Company.

Note regarding Private Securities Litigation Reform Act: Except for historical
information contained herein, this press release may contain forward-looking
statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results
could differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking
statements due to a number of factors and risks detailed from time to time in
statements and reports that Atlantic American Corporation files with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: Hilton H. Howell, Jr.
         Chairman, President & CEO
         Atlantic American Corporation
         404-266-5505