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How to Choose Insurance for Every Life Stage

As your life changes, so do your insurance needs. Whether you’re about to walk down the aisle, expanding your family or about to leave the workforce, protecting your assets with the right amount of insurance coverage is key. As people become more successful, they’re reluctant to change their insurance and become underinsured. And that can read more


The Sparkling Benefits of Jewelry Appraisals

A vital step in protecting and preserving the value of your jewelry is getting an updated appraisal on a regular basis. In fact, if the most recent appraisal of your jewelry took place five or more years ago, it’s time to get a new appraisal. You may be asking what a jewelry appraisal does for read more


Falling in Love: Fall Weddings

Just like every other bride or groom, you have a laundry list of things to do before the big day. Steak or chicken, seating charts and color choices are taking over your life! And while other couples are fighting for every weekend in May or June, you’re relaxed and waiting for your fall wedding date read more


Home Sweet Home: Do I Need Renters Insurance?

It’s one of the most misunderstood insurance products on the market. If you live in an apartment or have a child renting an apartment at college, renters insurance is a must. Renters insurance protects you from losses caused by theft, natural disasters or a lawsuit. Yet many renters don’t have such insurance. Data from a read more


Why Jewelry May Not Be Covered in Your Home Policy

Perhaps you just got engaged and you’re wearing a brand new, expensive engagement ring. Maybe your husband bought you a gorgeous pearl necklace for your wedding anniversary, or you have an heirloom jewelry collection that belonged to your grandmother. Your jewelry may be the most expensive personal property you own. If these special and costly items read more


Getting Married? Insurance FAQ for Newlyweds

Getting married is a significant rite of passage in a couple’s life. And while you’ll probably become preoccupied with wedding planning from the moment you or your partner pops the question, it’s far more essential to plan for everything that comes after you’ve said your vows. As boring as it may seem, it’s essential to read more


How to Replace Important Personal Documents

Sometimes we lose important papers in a disaster, sometimes we lose them when moving, and sometimes we just plan lose them. Don’t worry. Here’s a list of commonly lost documents and how to get replacements: Birth and Death Certificates – Birth and death certificates can be replaced by visiting your county vital records office or online read more


Why Everyone Needs an Independent Insurance Agent

Independent insurance agents are becoming one of the best-kept secrets of the industry. While America is being bombarded with cute TV commercials, witty billboards and ear-catching radio announcements from direct writers promising to save you $400 on your current rates, consumers are forgetting about their advocates, the independent insurance agents. We are there to make read more


Which Old Insurance Policies can be Tossed?

A client recently asked us what insurance policies they needed to keep on file because they were looking to streamline their insurance file. We know the accumulation of old insurance policies and documents is a problem for many adults. Below are some guidelines to help you: For property and liability policies, such as auto, home, read more