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Answer Financial Overview

Encino, CA
201 to 500 employees
1997
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Insurance
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Answer Financial is one of the largest auto & home insurance agencies in the U.S., with over 3.4 million vehicles and homes insured. Insurance shoppers in all 50 states can compare insurance prices from some of the more than 20 top-rated insurers that Answer ... Read more

Mission: Provide friendly customer service and save money and time for U.S. residents seeking auto and home insurance.

Company Updates

  • In June 2016, a group of Answer associates volunteered at the Valley Food Bank in Pacoima, CA during its annual Community Answer Month of Service. Each June, Answer associates donate their time at a variety of non-profits across the country.

  • The partnership empowers auto dealer lienholders to quickly pinpoint customers in default on their insurance and match them with a new policy

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Answer Financial – Why Work For Us?


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Corporate Info

  • Answer Financial is one of the largest auto & home insurance agencies in the U.S., with over 2.8 million vehicles and homes insured.
  • Insurance shoppers in all 50 states can compare insurance prices from some of the more than 20 top-rated insurers that Answer Financial represents.
  • Products offered through Answer Financial include: auto insurance, homeowners insurance, condo insurance, renters insurance, motorcycle insurance, RV insurance & boat insurance.
  • In addition to buying insurance online, customers can buy over the phone with assistance from one of our licensed insurance professionals.
  • Answer Financial is part of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL), the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer.



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Benefits to insure your future.

We take great care when picking members of our team, so we invest in your success and your future. New employees receive competitive benefits, including:

  • Company sponsored training and licensing
  • 401K Retirement Plan (Matched 50% up to 6%)
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Business casual office environment
  • Paid time-off plus Holidays
  • Health / Vision / Dental
  • Life / Disability
  • Wellness Program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Legal Shield
  • Identity Theft Protection & Restoration
  • Fun Team Building Events

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As a company focused on helping people protect what’s important to them, we believe it is important to extend our commitment to our communities. In this spirit, Community Answer™ was created to cultivate lasting relationships with local non-profits that improve our neighborhoods one day at a time. The goal of Community Answer is to unify our team efforts to give back to our communities, and to encourage others who #GiveAHoot to get involved. Here are some of the deserving organizations and missions we support.

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Encino, California Office

New Friends Homeless Center
New Friends helps feed people in need while empowering and equipping them to be productive members in our community.

Tree People
Tree People works to inspire, engage and support people to take personal responsibility for the urban environment, making it safe, healthy, fun and sustainable.

Habitat for Humanity
Habitat helps lift low-income working civilian and veteran families out of substandard housing by offering a gateway to the American Dream of homeownership.

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Ogden, Utah Office

Ogden Nature Center
The Ogden Nature Center makes a 152-acre nature preserve and education center open to the public year-round and providing walking trails, picnic areas, tree houses, bird blinds and an exhibit of live birds of prey.

Union Station Foundation
The Foundation's goal is to preserve and enhance the Ogden Union Station and to promote and protect the heritage of Utah and the American West.

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Knoxville, Tennessee Office

Habitat for Humanity
Habitat helps lift low-income working civilian and veteran families out of substandard housing by offering a gateway to the American Dream of homeownership.

Salvation Army
The goal of the Salvation Army is to meet human needs without discrimination - whether it be to feed, to clothe, to comfort, or to care.

Humane Society
The Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley provides solutions for ending euthanasia of adoptable animals, promoting their mission to Adopt, Spay, Keep.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee Office

Chattanooga Community Kitchen
Chattanooga Community Kitchen works to lessen the struggle and despair of the homeless and needy - out of love and compassion for human kind.

Answer Financial Reviews

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    "Forward-thinking company with the future of insurance in mind"

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    Current Employee - Marketing in Encino, CA
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    I have been working at Answer Financial (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The leadership team welcomes new ideas and suggestions. Management works well together and appreciates the hard work put in from their teams. The newly-renovated, modern office space provides a comfortable working environment.

    Cons

    Employees have to pay for parking out of their paycheck. There is no street parking and public transportation is not a realistic option for many employees.

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Answer Financial Photos

Answer Financial photo of: Cutting the ribbon at our new offices in Knoxville, TN - 2013
Answer Financial photo of: Answer Financial showcased its Streetwise Drivers Club telematics app at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas. CMO Darren Howard was interviewed by Car Biz Today.
Answer Financial photo of: Answer Financial showcased its Streetwise Drivers Club telematics app at the National Automobile Dealers Association convention in Las Vegas. CMO Darren Howard was interviewed by Car Biz Today.
Answer Financial photo of: Bi-lingual career event
Answer Financial photo of: Bi-lingual career event
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Answer Financial Interviews

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Answer Financial.

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    From application to hire everyone is friendly. Background is little intimidating. Some sales roleplaying and the standard questions. i did not feel like it was anything out of the ordinary.

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Answer Financial Awards & Accolades

  • Outstanding Achievement (Web Development), Web Marketing Association (WMA), 2015
  • Inc. Magazine Hire Power Award, Inc. Magazine, 2013

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