Government Securities

Securities issued and/or guaranteed by U.S. and foreign governments which are rated as highest quality (class 1) by state insurance commissioners. Included in this category are bonds (see Bond) issued by governmental agencies and guaranteed with the full faith and credit of the government. Regardless of the issuing entity, they are viewed as being relatively safer than the other investment categories.

Group Affiliation

The name of the group of companies to which a particular insurer belongs.

Weiss Ratings