Which insurance carrier is right for you? Compare ratings, rates, and quotes from Sentry and Farm Bureau.
Sentry insurance specializes in business insurance and its subsidiary, Dairyland, sells high-risk car insurance, which includes SR-22 and FR-44 filings.
In 1939, in Des Moines, Iowa, Farm Insurance Company was founded to meet the liability insurance needs of farmers. As the company grew and opened offices in other states, it expanded its product line to include car, home, and life insurance as well as other types of coverage. By the year 1996, the holding company, FBL Financial Group, was listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The company was formerly known as Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company but was reorganized and renamed in 2010. Today, the company goes by the name Farm Bureau Financial Services and is known for its superior car and home insurance products. It has around 1,600 employees and 4,000 field associates in different states.
Below is a list of the average rates that drivers typically pay with Sentry and Farm Bureau Mutual (IA Group). On average, Sentry charges approximately $288.35 per month while Farm Bureau Mutual (IA Group) comes in at around $113.04 per month. For Sentry, the cheapest state average is Idaho at $152.42 per month and the most expensive is Delaware at $512.06 per month. For Farm Bureau Mutual (IA Group), the cheapest state average is Iowa at $76.57 per month and the most expensive is New Mexico at $128.12 per month.
|State||Sentry||Farm Bureau Mutual (IA Group)|
Drivers will typically get a discount if they insure multiple vehicles. Here is a list of average rates that Sentry and Farm Bureau Mutual (IA Group) typically charge for drivers who have more than 1 vehicle.
|Number of Vehicles||Sentry||Farm Bureau Mutual (IA Group)|
Drivers who own their home rather than rent can sometimes get a small discount. We found that on average Sentry charges $268.43 per month and Farm Bureau Mutual (IA Group) charges $112.05 per month for customers who own their home.
|Own/Rent||Sentry||Farm Bureau Mutual (IA Group)|
Which car insurance company is better? We've made it easy to compare companies side by side. See how Sentry and Farm Bureau ranked among the industry ratings.
|A.M. Best Rating||A+||A|
|NAIC Complaint Ratio||0.92|
What coverage is available through Sentry and Farm Bureau? Both insurance companies offer Auto, Commercial, Home, and Life insurance. Additional products from Farm Bureau insurance also includes Condo, Farm, Health, Motorcycle, Renters, RV, and Umbrella insurance. Considering these two top insurance providers? Check out the list below. To view a full list of products that are available, visit Sentry and Farm Bureau Mutual (IA Group) Insurance page.
Sentry offers a wide range of discounts to its policyholders, including Homeowners, Multi-vehicle, and Payment Frequencys discounts. In contrast, Farm Bureau also offers a few discounts that Sentry doesn’t, including Safe Young Driver, Low Mileage, and Good Student discounts. Start taking advantage of discounts offered by insurance providers like Farm Bureau and Sentry insurance and save yourself some money. You can review the full list of discounts that these two companies offer below.
|Driving Course Discounts||Claim Free Discount|
|Homeowners Discount||Continued In-Force Credit|
|Multi-vehicle Discount||Discounts for Multiple Cars|
|Payment Frequency Discounts||Driven to Safety Discount|
|Transfer Discount||Driveology: The Science of Save Driving®|
|Vehicle Safety Feature Discounts||Farm Bureau Member’s Choice|
|Good Student Discount|
|Low Mileage Discount|
|Safe Young Driver Discount|
The Sentry Mobile parking app is available for iOS and Android. The app interacts with your parking meter in real-time and lets you buy time on an MPS parking meter. You can also access a map of nearby meters and parking space availability.
The Farm Bureau Member Benefits app is available for iOS and Android. This mobile app offers some benefits and services including financial services and insurance products, entertainment discounts at local attractions, savings on hotels, rental cars, vehicles, retail items and more.
|Sentry Mobile App|
|iOS||2.7||5 user reviews|
|Android||3.1||8 user reviews|
|Farm Bureau Mobile App|
|iOS||3.8||15 user reviews|
|Android||3.1||99 user reviews|
|Sentry Contact Info|
|Address||1800 North Point Drive, Stevens Point, WI 54481|
|Phone||1 (800) 473-6879|
|Farm Bureau Contact Info|
|Address||5400 University Avenue West Des Moines, IA 50266-5997|
The statistics listed on this page are from our own in house reporting. We track and record quotes that carriers have provided based on various criteria. The rates and averages shown on this page should only be used as an estimate.
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