USAA Group Serves Armed Forces Niche Market

USAA Group Serves Armed Forces Niche Market

USAA Group Founded by Army Officers Armed The United Services Automobile Association (USAA) was founded in 1922 as the U.S. Army Automobile Association by a group of 25 Army officers frustrated that other insurers considered them too high risk. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, it has become a leader in direct marketing in the auto insurance industry and specializes in helping current and past members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their … [Read more...]

Allstate Insurance Group Second Highest Auto Insurer

Allstate Insurance Group Second Highest Auto Insurer

Sears' Allstate Insurance The Allstate Corporation, founded in 1931 as part of Sears, Robuck & Co, is the largest publicly held personal insurer in the U.S. and ranks second largest by market share, with 10.48% of America's auto insurance business. As of 2012, Allstate had written almost 18 million direct auto premiums. Its name comes from the name of a popular brand of Sears' automobile tires and the company initially began offering auto … [Read more...]