6 Home Renovations that Can Affect Your Insurance

If you’re planning a home renovation, you may want to call your insurance agent first because this decision can impact your homeowners insurance. Some home renovations will change the amount of coverage you need, while others could even help you qualify for a discount. We cover six common scenarios that could affect your insurance, so you

5 Tips to Protect Your Possessions with Valuable Items Insurance Coverage

5 Tips to Protect Your Possessions with Valuable Items Insurance Coverage You may think that a homeowners insurance policy provides adequate coverage for all your valuables, but policies may provide limited or no coverage for certain items — including generally expensive items — that are damaged or stolen. For example, many homeowners policies generally have a $1,000 or $1,500

How to Protect Yourself from Package Theft and ID Fraud

There are several key times each year when people spend time shopping in stores and online for the perfect gifts for their loved ones, or themselves. While it is easy to get caught up in the fun of it all, it is important to remember that with increased purchasing comes heightened risk of theft. Thieves on the prowl throughout

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Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Spring Home Maintenance Tips The milder days of spring are a perfect time to do a thorough spring cleaning and perform home maintenance. After a long winter, it is a good idea to spend time on preventive measures to help maintain your home and property throughout the year. Tasks such as cleaning out your gutters, checking

Finding the Best Business Insurance

Finding the Best Business Insurance (When making good choices is kind of your job) Finding the ideal coverage is a journey that no bigwig should go alone. Our independent insurance agents will be there, water bottle in hand, to coach you through all your options to make sure your company is completely protected. What is

Finding the Best Small Business Insurance

Finding the Best Small Business Insurance (Because you deserve a break) Owning a business isn’t just some 9-to-5, working-for-the-weekend endeavor. It’s a carefully crafted, self-invested game plan to do something you’re passionate about … and to build a small fortune. This makes finding the right coverage incredibly important. Our independent insurance agents know the ins,

A Deeper Look Inside Professional Liability Insurance (Even the pros make mistakes)

A Deeper Look Inside Professional Liability Insurance (Even the pros make mistakes) So you’re a (insert job title). You provide people with goods or services and in return, they pay you for it. But being a pro isn’t easy, and despite the number of years you have spent in your line of work, mistakes can

Equifax Cyber Security Data Breach

Equifax Cyber Security Data Breach As you are most likely aware, Equifax, a major credit bureau, announced recently that a cyber security incident, discovered in July, that may have exposed names, birth dates, Social Security numbers and addresses of approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. In addition, a smaller amount of driver’s license numbers, credit card numbers and

Auto Insurance…Rates Going Up!!!

In June of 2015 I put together a message regarding trends in home insurance particularly with rising rates and deductibles from unprecedented claim payouts from wind and hail storms. My industry was going thru a transformation on home insurance that was big time affecting consumers. My message provided an education on why, plus a warning