Posts in Personal Insurance

  1. 14 Steps to Avoid Winter Damage to Your Home

    With the holidays behind us, we’re officially in the snowy season of winter. When a snow storm hits, we’re all concerned about the roads and travelling, but the condition of our roof, gutters, and pipes are not top-of-mind. However, each year, winter weather causes frozen and burst pipes, ice dams, power outages and other damages […]

  2. Jetting Off? Dodge Disaster with this Vacation Checklist

    You’ve packed your vacation gear and checked your list twice, but what about everything you’re leaving behind? If you’re in and out of the house a lot this summer or you have a big vacation or road trip coming up to end the season, you could be leaving your home and possessions at risk. Download […]

  3. Six Sizzling Summer Insurance Tips to Help You Keep Your Cool

    As the weather heats up, our guard goes down. It’s finally time to enjoy the weather and spend time with family and friends, but with the dog days of summer come many seasonal risks. Pools are open, grills are fired up, kids are home—if you’re not careful, accidents can occur. Read on to learn about […]

  4. Why Appraising Valuables Is Important, and How to Find a Qualified Appraiser

    Have you recently inherited a piece of jewelry or art that is not yet insured? It’s also possible that the worth of a valuable you own has increased over the years without your knowledge, and it’s no longer adequately protected by your policy.

  5. Life Changes — Your Personal Insurance Policies Should Too

    How long has it been since you reviewed your personal insurance policies? How long have you been with the same insurance company for all your personal risk management needs including auto, homeowner’s, and umbrella policies?

  6. Stay in the Know: Three Things That Can Cancel Your Homeowners Insurance

    Don’t get blindsided by cancelled homeowners insurance. Three common things that most people don’t think or know about account for the majority of cancelled policies: dogs, trampolines, and filing two claims in three years. Knowing about these exposures ahead of time and discussing them with your insurance agent can help you to avoid potential claims […]

  7. Car Insurance Rates are Up — 6 strategies to keep your rates under control

    Before we get into the several ways you can mitigate the rising cost of auto insurance, let’s talk about a question I hear all the time: Why does car insurance cost more than it used to? There are a number of reasons:

  8. Does Your Homeowners Policy Protect You From Halloween Horrors?

    On Halloween, you probably expect spooky sights like ghosts and goblins — but there are additional, unexpected risks that can make this holiday even scarier.  

  9. Most common business and personal exposures – Are you covered?

    June 28th is National Insurance Awareness Day. It is a great reminder to make sure you are adequately protecting your business and your family. With changes in your business, personal life or circumstances around you, your exposures change as well. It’s a good practice to review your various coverages periodically and make necessary adjustments to […]