Auto-Owners.com is the web presence of a clearinghouse of independent insurance brokers. They were founded in 1916 and have been providing financial services products since. The company is comprised of five property and casualty companies, paired with an annuity and life/health insurer. The company is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan. Prospective policyholders enter their information and receive a series of quotes based upon this information. Coverages vary greatly by the policyholder's state of residence.
Mercury Insurance Company has been selling auto insurance since 1962 and is continuing to grow each day. It is one of the fastest growing companies and is a leader in insurance in California. Today, there are over 51,000 employees. Mercury Insurance is headquartered in Los Angeles, and primarily provides coverage for auto, business insurance and homeowners' coverage. Auto coverage is through a network of more than 7,000 independent agents throughout 11 states.
Alfa Insurance was founded in 1946 by the Alabama Farmer's Federation as a way to insure the Alabama farming community. They are currently available in eleven states of the mid-east and southern United States. With a client base of over 1 Million policies and financial service products, Alfa Insurance has a proven track record. Alfa offers a number of beneficial services and financing options to the areas in which they cover. However, policies written by Alfa do not include as many discounts which are available from other companies, but most of the standard discounts are available to policyholders.
Plymouth Rock, originally founded in 1982, was the result of Jim Stone's vision to create a new form of auto insurance. As a former Massachusetts Insurance Commissioner, Stone had found a new way to provide quality coverage to drivers without over-charging their customers. Without sacrificing quality, Plymouth Rock found a way to provide a high-level of coverage at a competitive rate.
Dairyland has been hard at work insuring riders and drivers since for decades. Originally, the company started out by writing auto insurance, but eventually started to provide motorcycle insurance. While Dairyland is based in Wisconsin, they sell insurance on a nationwide level. Their headquarters are in Wisconsin, but there are branches and customer service centers all across the country. The Dairyland platform is built on providing competitive rates, money-saving discounts, and a high-level of customer service to auto and motorcycle clients.
AARP has partnered with The Hartford Group since 1989 to provide auto insurance for AARP members and non-members alike. AARP is currently headquartered out of the District of Columbia (Washington, DC). They are a large nonprofit organization with around 5,000 employees. They pride themselves in their unique benefits, low rates, and quality service to every state but Massachusetts in the United States.
Farm Bureau Financial Services was founded in 1939 as a property and casualty insurance company specifically for farmers and to meet their unique needs. They are currently headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa. Currently, the company only offers their property and casualty (including automobile insurance policies) to a limited geographical region. Some customers have reported difficulty getting information from independent agents, but this varies widely, and does not appear to be a universal condition for the company.