Should You Buy Life Insurance for Children?

We all want our kids to live long, healthy lives, which is why child life insurance may not feel like a top priority. It’s worth considering, though, as it can lock in low rates and act as an investment vehicle for your children. As your insurance agent, we care about...

Flood Preparedness: Before, During, & After

Flooding is a temporary overflow of water onto land that is normally dry. Floods are the most common natural disaster in the United States. Failing to evacuate flooded areas or entering flood waters can lead to injury or death. Floods may: Result from rain, snow,...

Yard Work Safety Tips To Keep You Out of the ER

Amid all the green lawns and manicured gardens of summer lies a grim statistic: Every year, while mowing the grass, cutting a branch, or power washing a deck, at least 100 people die and an estimated 143,000 are injured badly enough to require a trip to the emergency...

Summer Fire Safety Tips

According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are an average of 385,500 residential fires every year. While taking out a Homeowners insurance policy with fire insurance coverage will help protect you from the costs incurred from a house fire, following...

Tips for Washing Your Car

Remember how fun washing your mom or dad’s car was as a kid? Using the sponges and spraying your brother or sister with the hose was a picture-perfect way to kick off Spring cleaning.   Now it might not be as magical as it was when you were a kid, but washing...

Homeowners Insurance Facts

When you decide you want to buy your first home, homeowners insurance may not be the first thing you think about. However, most mortgage lenders require you to have homeowners insurance before they will approve your loan. There are a few things you should know about...

Tips for Sub-Zero Temperature Car Care

When the temperatures drop into the single digits, you most likely want to curl up with a good book or binge-watch the latest show – whatever you can to just stay indoors. Chances are, at some point you’ll still need to go out. When you do, you’re going to want to...

Winter Survival Kit for Your Vehicle

Don’t wait for snow and ice to arrive before winterizing your vehicle. Make sure both you and your vehicle are ready to hit the road safely during inclement weather. Most likely the tires you have on your vehicle are all-seasons and are fine for every weather...

Avoiding Ice Dams on Your Roof

For areas of the country that deal with bitter cold, snow and ice can bring unwelcomed damage to your home. An example of such damage are ice dams which are ridges of ice that form when heat inside your home enters the attic and melts snow on the roof. As the snow...

Boat and Motorcycle Winterizing Tips

Winter means it's time to say “goodnight” to summer vehicles like boats and motorcycles. Storing your vehicle for winter isn't as simple as putting it in the garage. So, before you tuck your vehicle in until spring, here are some tips to ensure you r winter vehicle...