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Description

The company sells group and individual life and health insurance, disability insurance, annuities and equity products.


BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.


Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 42 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business


Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

42 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 25 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 3
Billing/Collection Issues 7
Delivery Issues 4
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 28
Total Closed Complaints 42

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

2 Customer Reviews on Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 2
Total Customer Reviews 2

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 08, 2000 Business started: 04/01/1860 Business incorporated 01/01/1860 in
Type of Entity

Corporation

Business Management
Ms. Deanna Mulligan, President & CEO Mr. Richard C. Jones, SVP & Chief Communications Officer
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Deanna Mulligan, President & CEO
Business Category

INSURANCE COMPANIES MUTUAL FUNDS

Alternate Business Names
Guardian Investor Services Corporation Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview


BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.
Details

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.