A.m. best company
what is the a.m. best company?
The A.M. Best Company cited in the presentation videos is a U.S.-based credit rating agency headquartered in New Jersey that focuses on the insurance industry. Both the Securities and Exchange Commission and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners have recognized A.M. Best.
A.M. Best issues financial-strength ratings measuring insurance companies' ability to pay claims. It also rates the bonds and other financial instruments issued by insurance companies. AIL currently enjoys an “A+” rating from A.M. Best as well as Fitch Ratings, “putting them next to some of the strongest life insurers in the country” (as bestliferates.org puts it).
Note that AIL has also enjoyed accreditation from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since AIL’s founding in the early 50s.