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As a mutual insurance holding company, American Enterprise is inspired by the opportunity to serve you. We don’t answer to shareholders. Our focus is on you, and we’re dedicated to fulfilling our promise to always be here when you need us most. We are committed to helping you secure your financial future by providing solutions that protect your health, happiness, and the financial resources of your entire family.
In April 2019, AM Best revised the outlooks to positive from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “A-” of American Enterprise's six insurance company subsidiaries under the brands of American Republic®, Medico®, and Great Western Insurance Company (GWIC®). The A- (Excellent) rating is fourth highest of 15 possible ratings given by AM Best. As an independent, non-government company, AM Best does not recommend products or services but does provide independent opinions of a company’s overall financial strength. For the latest ratings, access www.ambest.com.
American Enterprise has multiple insurance companies under the American Republic®, Great Western, and Medico® brands.
American Republic Insurance Company was founded in 1929 by Watson Powell, a pioneer in the health and accident insurance business. From the beginning, the company was dedicated to providing personal insurance services to individuals and families at an affordable price. American Republic remains focused on delivering quality coverage with integrity and outstanding service.
Medico has provided quality insurance solutions to people across America since 1930. Among the three Medico companies — Medico Insurance Company, Medico Corp Life Insurance Company, and Medico Life and Health Insurance Company — they're licensed in 41 states and have about 250,000 active policies. Medico was acquired into the American Enterprise family of companies in 2012.
Great Western Insurance Company focuses on providing Preneed insurance to the funeral home industry and is licensed in 46 states and the District of Columbia. John E. Lindquist, owner of Lindquist Mortuaries & Cemeteries, founded the company in 1983. After working together for several years, Great Western was acquired into the American Enterprise family in 2018.
Through our family of companies, we distribute and offer the following insurance products.
American Enterprise has diverse distribution channels that allow specialized approaches to meet the needs of our customers.
American Republic Insurance Services agents work face-to-face with clients to assess their needs and discuss which life and health insurance is right for them.
Americare Group's licensed representatives work with clients over the telephone and internet to help them find and purchase insurance products that best fit their needs.
Funeral home partners and Final Expense agents assist customers with end-of-life plans with Great Western's Final Expense and Preneed Funeral insurance solutions.
Medico works with more than 20,000 independent brokers and agents who offer Medico's products to fill in coverage gaps and provide security to our customers.
Supporting our employees and the communities where we live and work are fundamental parts of who we are at American Enterprise. We live by our values every day — in our offices and in our communities.
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