United Heritage Insurance named to list of Top 50 National Life Insurance Companies

United Heritage Life Insurance Company, a Boise Metro Chamber member for 27 years, was recently named to the Ward’s 50 Benchmark Group of life-health insurance companies in the U.S. This prestigious award was given in recognition of outstanding safety, consistency and performance in the five year period as analyzed by the Ward Group from 2010 to 2014.

“In selecting the Ward’s 50, we identified companies that pass financial stability requirements and measure their ability to grow while maintaining strong capital positions and underwriting results,” explained Jeff Rieder, Partner and Head of Ward Group, in announcing the release of results for 2015. Since 1991, Ward Group has conducted its analyses of nearly 800 life and health insurance companies, comparing performance among the top fifty with the insurance industry at large. Each of the Ward’s 50 companies must pass primary safety and consistency tests before being measured against major benchmarks for financial performance.

“This national listing among Ward’s 50 reflects our historically favorable operating performance, conservative investment philosophy, and long-term relationships with our network of more than 1100 independent agents throughout 38 states and the District of Columbia,” stated Dennis Johnson, President and CEO of United Heritage Financial Group and United Heritage Life Insurance Company. United Heritage Financial Group owns four insurance companies based in Idaho, Oregon and California, which benefit from numerous shared corporate services that include investments, treasury and financial reporting, information technology and human resources, legal and regulatory compliance, and specific actuarial functions. 

Founded in 1934 as Grange Mutual Life Insurance Company in Nampa, Idaho, the company was renamed United Heritage Mutual Life Insurance Company in 1991 with its national headquarters moved to Meridian in 2001. It converted to a mutual holding company in 2001 and was renamed United Heritage Life Insurance Company.The only life insurance company headquartered in Idaho, it is licensed throughout 38 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.