About Guardian We’re behind you. And Guardian is behind us.We take our commitment to our clients very seriously. That’s why we’ve chosen to affiliate ourselves with Guardian (The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America).Every day, Guardian serves 29 million people through a range of insurance and financial products. We go above and beyond to help people and their families pursue financial security, and we inspire well-being within our communities. We ensure companies can take care of their employees and help individuals thrive after unexpected loss. From our founding in 1860, we have believed in doing the right thing for our policyholders and customers. And as one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we know what matters most: putting the needs of our customers first. Preparedness, peace of mind, and confidence - just a few things we’ve brought to insurance for over 160 years Helping communities thrive Guardian Corporate Social Responsibility is dedicated to our legacy of good by investing in creating more equity and access in underserved communities. We do this through a focus on economic opportunity, financial empowerment and health and wellness. Economic Opportunity Our investments in workforce readiness and digital career training address the skills gap by providing career coaching, advising on curricula and experiential learning opportunities. Financial Empowerment We take pride in sharing our know-how to help individuals build the essential life skills needed to manage their own finances and plan for their financial futures. Health and Wellness Our community partner resources help promote health and wellness by providing dental care for people who would not otherwise be able to obtain that care. Learn more Why choose a Guardian agency? As a Guardian agency, we have access to the full breadth and depth of Guardian’s financial strength, resources and products. When you choose to work with us, you’re choosing:Financial strength Guardian has consistently earned high ratings for its financial strength and claims-paying ability from the industry’s leading rating agencies:*A++ (Superior) from A.M. Best CompanyAA+ (Very Strong) from Standard & Poor’sAa2 (Excellent) from Moody’s Investors ServiceAA+ (Very Strong) from FitchWhat does that mean to you? That you can feel secure that we’ll be able to make good on our promises. And that can make a big difference when you’re trusting a company with your financial well-being.Depth of resources — Through Guardian’s Business Resource Center, we have access to specialists in a wide range of areas, from law to estate planning to tax strategies. They can craft time tested, all-around strategies that cover every facet of your financial life.Innovative solutions — Guardian is always working hard to stay at the forefront of the industry. So whatever products and services we offer you, you can feel confident that they’re dependable, effective and represent the latest thinking.Exceptional customer service You can depend on us to deliver on our promise to be there for you when you need us most. Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic uncertainty, we've kept pace with the changing needs and expectations of our customers. Once again, J.D. Power1 recognized Guardian Life for providing "an outstanding customer service experience" for phone support and by DALBAR2 as an industry leader in delivering superior service to our customers. *The ratings of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian) quoted in this report are as of December 31, 2021, and are subject to change. The ratings earned by Guardian do not apply to the investments issued by The Guardian Insurance & Annuity Company, Inc. (GIAC) or offered through Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS). Rankings refer to Guardian's standing within the range of possible ratings offered by each agency.1J.D. Power 2021 Certified Customer Service Program recognition is based on successful completion of an audit and exceeding a customer satisfaction benchmark through a survey of recent servicing interactions. For more information, visit www.jdpower.com/ccc.2DALBAR’s 2021 Service Awards were earned by exceeding stringent benchmarks in detailed criteria covering all aspects of the customer experience over the course of the year. For more information, visit www.dalbar.com.