Flood Insurance: Pre-vacation Flood Prevention

Traveling or going on vacation? Watch for some in-home flood prevention tips you should consider before heading out of town. Vacation flood prevention tip: Examine all of your faucets and pipes for leaks. Even just a tiny crack or pinhole in a pipe could cause serious flooding. Vacation flood prevention […]

Collectible Auto Insurance Tips: Avoid Theft

Theft deterrents such as audible alarms, identification markers and alarm window stickers all decrease the chances of your car being stolen. 1. If you store your collectible car in an outbuilding, check on it regularly, use a deadbolt lock on all outside doors, and keep blinds or shades closed. An […]

Auto Insurance Tips: Is Your Airbag Safe?

Own a previously owned vehicle? Or been in an accident where the airbag deployed? Your airbag system could be at risk. 1. When purchasing a used car, use available resources to verify the car’s history including if the airbag has ever been deployed. 2. Less-than-reputable repair shops have scammed unsuspecting […]

Insurance Tips: Top Five Mistakes Drivers Make

Tailgating Leave a three-second cushion between you and the vehicle in front of you. Leave even more time when road conditions are bad or when you’re travelling at higher speeds. Stopping Instead of Yielding Accidents can happen when drivers stop at a yield sign. “Yield” simply means to slow down […]

Auto Insurance Tips: Five Tips to Prevent Auto Accidents

Risky driving behavior causes accidents. Be safe and avoid accidents by following these safe-driving tips: Watch Your Speed: It’s easy to go too fast—especially when you are in a hurry. Remind yourself to slow down and keep it safe. Mirror, Mirror: Properly adjust all mirrors before starting your trip. It is also […]

Boat Insurance Tips: Cold Weather on the Water

As fall sets in across the country, some boaters want to take advantage of the cooler days on the water. The key is being prepared. Tip 1: Top off your fuel before heading out on the water on a colder day, and be sure you have plenty of extra dry […]

RV Insurance Tips: Cold Weather (Ice Road) RVing

As fall sets in across the country, some RVers want to take advantage of the cooler days on the road but just like the Ice Road Truckers the key to doing Cold Weather RVing is being prepared. Tip 1: Keep your RV propane tank filled. It will minimize condensation and […]

Auto Insurance Info: Four Facts about Speeding

Exceeding posted speed limits accounts for nearly one-third of all fatal car crashes. Next time you are rushing to get somewhere and find yourself speeding, consider the following facts from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA): Don’t Let Low Traffic Fool You: Speeding-related fatalities are twice as likely to happen […]

Auto Insurance Tips: Five Steps to Take After An Accident

If you’re ever in an accident, it’s easy to forget what to do right away. Follow these five steps to ensure the safety of you, your passengers and everyone else involved: Call the Police. Even for small accidents, call 911. Police will help redirect traffic and document the incident. Avoid Additional […]

Homeowners Insurance Tips: Protecting Your Family from Fire

Fires can strike anywhere – in structures, buildings, automobiles, and the outdoors – but fires that affect our homes are often the most tragic and the most preventable. Over 75% percent of all fire fatalities occur in home fires. This year’s National Fire Prevention Week theme is “Protect Your Family from Fire.” You can protect […]