Horace Mann Educators Corporation (HMEC) is an insurance holding company. Through its subsidiaries, HMEC markets and underwrites personal lines of property and casualty (primarily personal lines automobile and homeowners) insurance, retirement annuities (primarily tax-qualified products) and life insurance in the United States. The Company's operating segments include Property and Casualty, Annuity, Life, and corporate and other. The Property and Casualty Segment offers private passenger automobile insurance. The Annuity Segment markets both fixed and variable annuity contracts, primarily on a tax-qualified basis. The Life Segment offers traditional term and whole life insurance products. The Company also markets its products primarily to K-12 teachers, administrators and other employees of public schools and their families. It markets and services its products through a sales force of full-time agents supported by the Company's Customer Contact Center.