About Horace Mann

Horace Mann was founded in 1945 by two Springfield, Ill., teachers who saw a need for quality, affordable auto insurance for teachers. We chose our name to honor the father of the American public education system, Horace Mann.

Today, Horace Mann offers a variety of insurance and financial solutions to help our customers and their families protect what’s important to them today and prepare for tomorrow. And we’re proud to have been selected by the state of Iowa to be one of four companies to help their educational, state and municipal employees achieve their financial goals and prepare for a successful future.

With educational workshops to both help you understand your options and identify dollars in your existing budget to direct toward your financial goals, Horace Mann is dedicated to helping you identify your retirement goals and working with you to develop a plan to achieve those goals.

And with interactive, online enrollment tools, we make it easy to enroll and get started on the path to achieving those goals.

We back all our promises on the strength of more than $10 billion in assets.1 And we’re highly rated by independent rating agencies, who routinely review us on our financial strength and claims-paying ability.

1Horace Mann Educators Corporation Form 10-K filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on Feb. 29, 2016


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24/7 Online Enrollment
You're just 2 steps away from completing your Horace Mann Retirement AdvantageTM enrollment.

Step 1: Create an account through SmartPlan, our step-by-step enrollment tool, which offers

  • A series of educational videos explaining the program and your choices
  • Online tools to calculate what you need to save now to help reach your objectives
  • A quiz to find our your investor type
  • A sample investment portfolio that matches your investor type

Step 2: Complete a Salary Reduction Agreement to start contributions directly from your paycheck

  • Download the form in SmartPlan or from our Forms library
  • Return your signed form to your employer's payroll department
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PO Box 4511
Springfield IL 62708