Spreading risk: Why keeping it local isn’t always better when it comes to risk


SECURA’s corporate headquarters aren’t far from its roots on a small family farm operated by the Bubolz family at the turn of the 20th Century. Our first “office” was the parlor of the family’s farmhouse, a painting of which hangs in the Home Office. It’s a powerful reminder of where we started and why we continue to focus our efforts on protecting our policyholders as a mutual company.

What financial strength ratings mean for customers in the insurance industry

When looking for an insurance provider, the ability to pay claims is likely at the top of your priority list. Put simply, you want to know that your insurance company is going to deliver when you need it most.

One way to understand whether or not an insurance company is stable enough to reliably pay claims, even in the event of large losses, is by looking at its financial strength ratings. Two of the key industry benchmarks to consider in the property-casualty (P&C) industry are A.M. Best’s Financial Strength ratings and Ward's 50®.

Former farm kids – Today’s farm insurance experts


Curt Weis’ story


When you’re born into a farm family, on the job training begins the moment you can walk. You learn quickly where it’s safe to play, not to startle the animals, and that there’s always a way you can help – no matter your age. Curt Weis, Manager – Farm and Agribusiness Training, can attest to this because he earned his keep by working on his family’s farm right up until he left for college.