6 Tips for Choosing An Independent Agent

1. Know the difference between independent agents and other insurance agents or carriers.  An independent agent represents a number of different insurance companies. In contrast, agents who represent large national companies only sell products from that carrier. A direct insurance company sells to you directly without an agent, typically online. An independent agent has the…

Do You Have Enough Coverage to Rebuild Your Home?

Imagine how devastating it would be to lose your home in a fire. Now imagine not being able to rebuild it completely because you didn’t have the correct amount of insurance. Selecting the proper amount of coverage is the single most important decision you can make with your Homeowners policy. Without it, you may not…

You’re No Kid, and That’s No 10-Speed!

As the weather gets warmer outside most motorcycle riders are beginning to ride more often. Now is the best time to review your motorcycle insurance to make sure you are properly covered! In addition, please take note of the below important safety tips to keep you safe on the road! Nine out of 10 motorcycle…

Got Pet Insurance?

You buy health insurance for yourself, so why not buy it for your best friend too? Caring for a sick pet can be very costly, especially since your furry friend cannot tell you what is wrong. Pet insurance is becoming more and more common these days and can come in very handy when you need…

Do You Have Enough Coverage to Rebuild Your Home?

Imagine how devastating it would be to lose your home in a fire. Now imagine not being able to rebuild it completely because you didn’t have the correct amount of insurance. Selecting the proper amount of coverage is the single most important decision you can make with your Homeowners policy. Without it, you may not…

Avoiding Distractions While Driving Could Save Your Life!

You’ve seen them on the roads; you might even know a few of them. And you could be one yourself. Distracted drivers in come in all shapes, sizes, ages and experience levels. Even if you’re not one today, you could become one at any moment — in the time it takes you to answer your…

Prevent Vehicle Break-Ins

A few tips for ensuring your vehicle does not get burglarized: Take ALL valuables out of your car. Most break-ins today are usually “crimes of opportunity,” and are not committed by professional thieves. Any item, no matter how insignificant, may create an interest for break-in. Try not to leave purses, wallets, shopping bags, gym bags,…

Have Expensive Jewelry? Schedule it on Your Homeowners or Renters Policy!

A standard homeowners policy includes coverage for jewelry and other precious items such as watches and furs. These items are covered for losses caused by all the perils included in your policy such as fire, windstorm, theft and vandalism. However, there are special limits of liability for certain items, meaning that the insurer will not…

All About Condo Insurance

Condo or Condon’t — Condo Insurance You’ve taken the plunge and opted for condo life.  Now that the papers are signed, it seems like everything is taken care of for you—building maintenance, roof repairs, landscaping, insurance, etc.  It’s time to relax because everything is covered, right? Not quite.  The insurance policy provided by the condo…

Is Your Home as Efficient as it Could Be?

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues and they’re not only annoying — they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills. Would you like to save $200 to $400 a year on your energy costs? That’s how much the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program…