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State Farm® Announces 2014 Financial Results

The State Farm property-casualty (P-C) companies reported an underwriting loss of $939 million in 2014 on earned premium of $56.9 billion, compared...

Feb 25, 2015, 19:30 ET

Neighbors to Nominate Community Causes for a Chance to Win Big

Neighbors across the country will soon have an exciting opportunity to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood...

Dec 18, 2014, 15:10 ET

Hispanics Represent Over Half Of All Renters In The U.S., Yet Most Are Uninsured

 Only twenty nine percent of Hispanics who rent their homes report having renters insurance, according to a new survey by State Farm. In fact,...

Dec 18, 2014, 14:42 ET

Hispanos representan más de la mitad de todos los inquilinos en los Estados Unidos, aún así la mayoría de ellos no están asegurados

 Sólo un veintinueve por ciento de hispanos que alquilan sus casas reportan tener seguro del inquilino, de acuerdo con una encuesta nueva...

Dec 15, 2014, 20:01 ET
Which 2 high schools won private concerts by The Band Perry?

100 High Schools Share $3.25 million in Celebrate My Drive® grants

 Celebrate My Drive, powered by State Farm,® is proud to announce winners of the campaign designed to raise awareness and promote teen...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:16 ET
High Schools can win $100,000 and private concert by The Band Perry (PRNewsFoto/State Farm)

Teens Commit to Safe Driving for Celebrate My Drive

Thousands of teens from more than 3,200 high schools across the U.S. and Canada are committing to safe driving as part of the State Farm Celebrate...

Dec 11, 2014, 07:00 ET
State Farm CarCapture start screen

Vehicle Recognition App Assists Car Buyers

 Today State Farm announced its latest mobile app CarCapture™, available for iOS and Android. Through object recognition technology...

Nov 18, 2014, 15:06 ET

Drivers Admit To Using Their Phone When Behind The Wheel - Here's When

Though a large majority of drivers support laws prohibiting cellphone use while driving one thing is apparent: people are still using them. State...

Nov 18, 2014, 14:36 ET
Do drivers try to manage their risk when they use their cellphones? A new report from State Farm shows that one quarter of Hispanic drivers say they read and respond to emails, read and update social media while driving. (PRNewsFoto/State Farm)

Smartphone Ownership And Driver Distractions High Among Hispanics

 Three in 10 Hispanic drivers said they have engaged in webbing while driving, according to a first-of-its-kind distracted driving survey by...

Nov 18, 2014, 05:00 ET

Usuarios de celulares inteligentes y distracciones al manejar, alto entre Hispanos

Tres de cada 10 conductores hispanos dijeron que han participado en el uso del Internet mientras que estuvieron manejando de acuerdo con una...

Nov 10, 2014, 11:41 ET

Are You And Your Car Ready For The Next Polar Vortex?

 Last year showed us that winter weather can come sooner, end later, and hit unsuspecting parts of the country. That could mean heavy snows,...

Nov 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

¿Usted y su carro están preparados para el próximo vórtice polar?

El año pasado nos mostró que el clima de invierno puede llegar más pronto, terminar más tarde, y azotar partes del país...

Sep 15, 2014, 11:57 ET
New State Farm(R) data shows odds drivers will collide with a deer are rising.  (PRNewsFoto/State Farm)

Drivers Beware: The Odds Aren't In Your Favor

U.S. drivers are nearly 3 percent more likely to collide with a deer in the next 12 months than they were last year, according to new claims data...

Sep 15, 2014, 08:00 ET
State Farm.  (PRNewsFoto/State Farm)

Precaución a los conductores: las probabilidades no están a su favor

 Los conductores en los Estados Unidos tienen casi un 3 por ciento más de probabilidades que el año pasado de chocar con un venado en...

Aug 28, 2014, 06:00 ET
New object recognition technology in the State Farm Pocket Agent app simplifies the claims process. (PRNewsFoto/State Farm)

State Farm® Innovates Pocket Agent® App

State Farm has just made submitting an auto claim via a mobile device even easier. New object recognition technology in their Pocket Agent app will...

Aug 13, 2014, 10:40 ET

Celebrity Dog Expert Victoria Stilwell Embeds In The State Farm® Arson Dog Training Program For New Web Series

If arson is an 'under the radar' crime, the dogs and handlers who uncover hidden clues at fire scenes to detect arson fraud are positively...

Aug 01, 2014, 16:31 ET
Celebrate My Drive(R) - win a concert by Grammy(R) nominated The Band Perry. (PRNewsFoto/State Farm)

The Band Perry Helps Teens Celebrate Safe Driving

Teens who commit to safe driving have the chance to bring award winning superstar sibling sensation The Band Perry to their hometown for a private...

Aug 01, 2014, 07:00 ET
Celebrate My Drive(R) - win a concert by Grammy(R) nominated The Band Perry. (PRNewsFoto/State Farm)

Jóvenes Invitados a Conducir con Seguridad

 State Farm está ofreciendo a los adolescentes que se comprometen a ser conductores responsables la oportunidad de llevar una banda...

Jun 24, 2014, 08:00 ET
Lightning Safety Week: State Farm releases top 10 states for lightning claims (PRNewsFoto/State Farm)

Striking Statistics about Lightning Claims

Lightning is the second leading cause of storm-related deaths in the U.S., exceeded only by floods. In 2013, State Farm paid $137 million in claims...

Jun 18, 2014, 08:00 ET
State Farm.  (PRNewsFoto/State Farm)

7 soluciones de seguridad para sobrevivir un huracán

 ¿Usaste la madera contrachapada de tus contraventanas para el huracán para construir una casa en el árbol o el soporte de...