Our Customers

Individual Investors

Empowered Investment Decisions Made Easy

Have you ever wondered which stocks were in the same business category as the big names? Where do mutual funds invest, and are those investments a buy or sell? What other funds are like the ones I am investing in and do they perform differently? Whether you are focused on the safety of your bank, credit union or an insurer, or looking at your investments, Weiss Ratings is there to support you.

Lean on us for investment support

With us doing all the data gathering each quarter for banks, credit unions and insurers and daily updates of stocks, mutual funds and ETFs we have your back. We process all of the data so you don’t have to and present it to you in easy to use screens and reports. You decide how deep you want to look at your investments, we just give you the tools to do it with.

Weiss investment ratings of over 40,000 investments will empower you to do business with only the highest rated companies out there. Have the data at your fingertips, be informed, keep up to date. Our independent analysis and opinions together with our powerful yet simple analytical reports and comparative tools will give you complete control. With over 25 years of ratings behind us we are the most trusted voice in the market.

Consumers

Independent Analysis Empowering Decisions

Are you wondering which bank or insurance company you should choose to put your faith and hard earned cash into? Are you looking for an independent view of how safe your credit union is? Are you fed up with hearing that “We have an A rating from X, Y or Z ratings agency” and KNOW that not every company can possibly be that great? Weiss has had your back for over 40 years.

Safety ratings for Banks, Credit Unions and Insurers

Weiss ratings can provide you with the latest information and the tools necessary to make the right decisions. Its independent safety ratings of over 12,000 U.S. banks and credit unions together with 3,500 insurers have been held out as being “more impartial than Moody’s, Standard and Poor’s or Fitch” by Consumer Reports. We are proud of our independent ratings and our aim is to educate you, the consumer, so when you visit your financial institution or sit with your adviser you are armed with knowledge, and knowledge is power.

Weiss safety and investment ratings of over 3,500 insurers and over 40,000 investments will empower you to do business with only the highest rated companies out there.

Have the data at your fingertips, be informed, keep up to date. Our independent analysis and opinions together with our powerful yet simple analytical reports and comparative tools will give you complete control. With over 25 years of ratings behind us we are the most trusted voice in the market.

News and Media

An Independent Perspective on Banking and Insurance Matters

If you are looking for an independent perspective then Weiss Ratings offers over 40 years of track record. Sought out by old media and new, industry publications and authors, Weiss Ratings has been consistently asked for its perspective and used as a background source for articles and breaking news. Among other things Weiss Ratings can offer analysis and commentary, onsite or remote, live or recorded television or radio interviews or written responses.

Some of the news and media outlets referring to Weiss Ratings for our expertise in banking and insurance include:

Television

  • ABC
  • CBS
  • CNBC
  • NBC

Newspapers and Magazines

  • Crain’s New York Business
  • Herald-Tribune
  • Money Magazine
  • Non Profit Quarterly
  • Orlando Sentinel
  • Palm Beach Post
  • Sun Sentinel
  • Tampa Bay Times
  • The Business Journals
  • The Los Angeles Times
  • The New York Times
  • The San Diego Union-Tribune
  • The Washington Post
  • U.S. News & World Report

Other Media

  • Accountingweb
  • Dow Jones MarketWatch
  • eHealth
  • Issues Today Radio
  • NewsMax
  • Philly.com
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Voice America

Industry

  • Advisor Perspectives
  • Bankrate.com
  • Beacon Research
  • Business Insurance
  • InsuranceNewsNet.com
  • LifeHealthPRO
  • Managed Care
  • Modern Healthcare
  • National Mortgage News
  • PropertyCasualty360.com

Universities and Colleges

Financial Decision Making Support System

Pension fund proposals leaving you trusting in one person to advise which funds to pick? Have you ever been asked about how safe your community banks or credit unions that you support are to use and how they compare to others? Have you been reviewing the healthcare coverage for your employees and want to know how strong the provider is? Are there companies that you would like to avoid your pension fund investments going towards and how easily can you access that data? In an age when you need to have the tools to help you be a knowledgeable community investor and better equipped steward of university funds we can help.

Using Weiss to give you support for your decision making processes

Weiss ratings can provide you with the latest information and the tools necessary to make the right decisions. Its independent safety ratings of over 12,000 U.S. banks and credit unions together with 3,500 insurers and investment ratings of 40,000 stocks, mutual funds and ETFs will put you a step closer towards achieving your goals by allowing you to compare and examine the current and historical performance. Weiss also offers standard and custom analysis of individual banks, credit unions, insurers and the industry.

Have the data at your fingertips, be informed, keep up to date. Our independent analysis and opinions together with our powerful yet simple analytical reports and comparative tools will give you complete control. With over 25 years of ratings behind us we are the most trusted voice in the market.

Hospitals/medical Institutions

Make Better Informed Credit Decisions

Do you know how financially stable the insurers you bill are? If you are dealing with a local or regional bank is it important for you to rest assured that your bank is strong? Do you have any input into the mutual funds your pension plan operates? Property, liability and workman’s compensation coverage are expensive; do you know if your insurers are able to back up their policy obligations? To support your internal processes, look for an independent voice.

Tools for the job

By gathering and analyzing quarterly financial data submissions by insurers and banks, and processing millions of individual data points we give you tools to make better informed decisions. We have the numbers you want for over 3,500 insurers and 6,000 banks.

Have the data at your fingertips, be informed, keep up to date. Our independent analysis and opinions together with our powerful yet simple analytical reports and comparative tools will give you complete control. With over 25 years of ratings behind us we are the most trusted voice in the market.

Insurance Agents

Assist Your Clients Reach Their Right Decision

When a client walks in and wonders about the reports they have heard concerning an insurer’s financial situation do you duck and run or do you have the tools at your fingertips to give them an independent perspective? Have you ever had two insurers with very similar rates and you are looking to differentiate them for your client? You are trying to advise a client who is turning 65 and they want Medigap coverage; you know which plan works for them but you want to look for the best coverage at the best rate with the strongest insurance company: Sound familiar? As an independent agent, or even one tied to an insurer, knowledge is power. Don’t be blindsided by a client asking about an insurer’s financial strength, be equipped.

Know your competitors, knowledge for your clients

We gather all the data you need, with over 170 insurers offering Medigap policies you don’t have the resources to research all of the companies offering coverage that we do. Clients have questions about which homeowners’ insurer is the strongest and we have the answers. We gather data on over 3,500 insurers every quarter then we process the financial statements and issue ratings so you can answer your clients’ questions and give them your best advice. We are here to help you do that.

Have the data at your fingertips, be informed, keep up to date. Our independent analysis and opinions together with our powerful yet simple analytical reports and comparative tools will give you complete control. With over 25 years of ratings behind us we are the most trusted voice in the market.

Banks

Comprehensive Data and Analysis

Are you concerned that your competitors are doing a better job than you? Do you know how your performance might be signaling that you could be an acquisition target and who that approach might come from? Do you know how you are being viewed by your customers or potential investors? Do you lend to other banks and need to have an independent analysis of your customers? We do our job, so you can do yours better.

Dependability, Accuracy and Reliability

Weiss ratings can provide you with the latest information and the tools necessary to make the right business decisions. Its independent safety ratings of over 6,000 U.S. banks will put you a step closer towards achieving your goals by allowing you to compare and examine current and historical performance of any bank. Weiss also offers standard and custom analysis of individual banks and the industry.

Have the data at your fingertips, be informed, keep up to date. Our independent analysis and opinions together with our powerful yet simple analytical reports and comparative tools will give you complete control. With over 25 years of ratings behind us we are the most trusted voice in the market.

Credit Unions

Make More Informed Business Decisions

Would it be helpful to know where you stand amongst your peers or in the industry? Want to compare your credit union’s net worth, charge offs, and many other ratios against the competition in the area? Do you need tools to gain a competitive edge in the business and to improve products and services for your members? Do you want to make sound investments by choosing only the highest rated companies? We have the tools so you can give your members the services they deserve.

Powerful tools empowering decision making

Weiss ratings can provide you with the latest information and the tools necessary to make the right business decisions. Its independent safety ratings of over 6,000 U.S. credit unions will put you a step closer towards achieving your goals by allowing you to compare and examine current and historical performance of any credit union. Weiss also offers standard and custom analysis of individual credit unions and the industry. We will show you where you stand in the nation or in the neighborhood and identify areas of improvement. Have the data at your fingertips, be informed, keep up to date. Our independent analysis and opinions together with our powerful yet simple analytical reports and comparative tools will give you complete control. With over 25 years of ratings behind us we are the most trusted voice in the market.

Insurance companies

Industry Focused Analysis = Better Decisions 

Do you wonder if you are operating in a silo with no way to judge whether you are competitive except on price? What do you tell your agents when they question your rating and want to know how to answer policyholder questions about your financial strength? Lacking data and want to know if your pricing is competitive? Allow us to help you focus on the important decisions by giving you the tools at your fingertips.

Sector and competitive analysis

Weiss ratings can provide you with the latest information and the tools necessary to make the right business decisions. Its independent safety ratings of over 3,500 insurers will put you a step closer towards achieving your goals by allowing you to compare and examine current and historical performance. Weiss also offers standard and custom analysis of individual insurers and the industry. We will show you where you stand in the nation and identify areas of improvement. Have the data at your fingertips, be informed, keep up to date. Our independent analysis and opinions together with our powerful yet simple analytical reports and comparative tools will give you complete control. With over 25 years of ratings behind us we are the most trusted voice in the market.