Information and general advice for individuals.

Flood Insurance 101

Floods can come in quickly and leave damage and destruction when they leave. Many homeowners know that floods are a concern to have, especially if you live in a flood zone. However, many homeowners make the mistake of assuming that their homeowners insurance covers flood damage. Flood insurance is a separate product from homeowners insurance. Only a flood insurance policy will financially protect you from flood damage costs. Flood insurance is designed to provide an alternative to disaster assistance to meet the costs or repairing flood damage to buildings and their contents. [...]

2022-04-18T17:30:36+00:00October 11th, 2018|

Renters Insurance 101

Do you rent your home or apartment? Have you ever thought about what would happen if your home or apartment were to be broken into, damaged, or if someone were to injure themselves there? This is where renters insurance can be beneficial. Renters insurance is coverage for your personal property against damage or loss, not only where you rent, but also while you travel. It insures you if someone’s injured while they’re on your property and insures you elsewhere while you engage in daily activities. Renters insurance can cover medical payments for [...]

2018-12-10T14:53:45+00:00October 4th, 2018|

Life Insurance & Business Owners?

When you think about life insurance you probably think about life insurance to cover your debt, income, children’s education, or funeral costs. However there is another aspect to life insurance that most people do not consider, that is how life insurance comes into play as a business owner and why it is so important for business owners to have life insurance. Whether you built your business from the ground up or inherited it from previous generations, you work hard to maintain the dream that is your business. You likely have employees, family [...]

2018-12-10T14:54:09+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Health Insurance Open Enrollment

OPEN ENROLLMENT It is that time of year again. Open enrollment is right around the corner and you may be starting to think about health insurance coverage and what that means for you, your business and your employees. Value of Offering Benefits to Your Employees Health insurance plans can be expensive, so why should you offer these benefits to your employees? Here are some important reasons. Offering health insurance benefits to your staff can help ensure a stable and motivated workforce and lower turnover rates. By investing in your employees and offering [...]

2022-09-20T14:42:27+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Term vs. Whole … What Type of Life Insurance Do You Need?

When it comes to life insurance there are different options out there that you can pick from. There is term life insurance which breaks down into a return of premium and traditional and then there is permanent life insurance which breaks down into whole and universal. What does this mean and how do you know which one to select? Term Life John is 33 years old. He is married and has 3 children. John is an accountant. His wife, Erin, stays at home to raise the children. They own a home that [...]

2021-07-28T15:59:11+00:00September 18th, 2018|

1 Million Dollar Policy!?

Life insurance is important to protect those you love. You have heard that it can provide financial protection to them when they are grieving you and take away that worry and burden. You want to protect your loved ones and you have decided that you want to get life insurance. You walk into your local agency, sit down, and the agent asks how much coverage you would like. Huh? You have no idea. Let’s break it down together. Do you have any debt? When you pass that debt doesn’t go away and [...]

2018-12-10T15:00:11+00:00September 13th, 2018|

Life Insurance 101

Life Insurance. It is something that almost everyone needs but no one ever wants to talk about. However, it is really important to talk about and to make sure you are protecting your loved ones. Picture this, you pass away unexpectedly and you didn’t have life insurance or a will. You had always said you would get to that eventually or when you were older. Now your loved ones are stuck dealing with your funeral costs, settling your estate, and their grief from losing you. Wouldn’t you want them to be able [...]

2019-11-19T18:09:39+00:00September 6th, 2018|

Travel Insurance

Set the scene. You are about to board your flight to the vacation of a lifetime. You have spent months planning and obsessing over this vacation. You are so ready to just put your feet in the sand and relax. Over the intercom, you hear that all flights to your destination have been canceled due to a massive hurricane that is coming into the area where you are flying to. You start to panic. You are unsure if you will be able to reschedule or even get your money back. The airline [...]

2020-11-12T17:09:29+00:00August 2nd, 2018|

Umbrella Insurance: A Full Rundown

Imagine, you are enjoying a wonderful Saturday morning outside. You are out walking Fido, who by the way is the friendliest dog, and you see your neighbor outside. You stop to say hi and he is trying to pet Fido. Out of nowhere, Fido bites him! You apologize but your neighbor is saying they are going to sue you for the damages. No problem, your homeowners should cover this issue, right? Until you talk to your agent and learn that your coverage isn’t enough to cover the total cost. The cost is [...]

2018-12-10T15:03:02+00:00July 31st, 2018|

Insuring Your Matrimonial Memories

Here comes the bride through a beautifully landscaped garden on the grounds of a quaint country inn. But wait! An unforeseen storm, accompanied by roaring thunder and flashes of lightning, sends everyone scurrying. The bride and that expensive gown are drenched. It’s a washout as the downpour continues unabated. It looks like Mom and Dad are going to eat the bill and forced to settle for a do-over with a Justice of the Peace. Okay, so that’s an extreme example, but all kinds of things can disrupt, interrupt or destroy those few [...]

2018-12-10T15:04:23+00:00July 26th, 2018|
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