Boat Safety Best Practices

Boat safety is one aspect of boating you can’t afford to forget. In 2016, 701 people lost their lives in boating accidents, according to the United States Coast Guard. Another 2,900 were injured in 4,463 total boating accidents for that year. As concerning as these...

The Hidden Cost of Car Ownership

When you think about the costs of owning a car, what do you think of – the gas, maintenance or maybe insurance? Actually, depreciation is often one of the larger expenses of car ownership. According to U.S. News & World Report, new vehicles lose value at an...

Six Questions to Ask an Insurance Agent

When your life changes oftentimes your insurance needs to change, too. Yet it’s not always clear what kind of insurance protection fits you, your family or your business. What a family of six needs is much different than what a single 20-something needs. That’s why at...

You Love It, We Insure It

Maybe it’s the motorcycle that’s been sitting silent all winter. Or the RV in storage, or a shiny new boat. Whatever it is, now is the time to take out your favorite “toy.” When you do, it pays to think about how to protect it from accidents, bad weather and more....

Top 10 Springtime Pet Dangers

From flowers to warm weather, spring ushers in all kinds of changes. Yet not all of these are welcome changes when it comes to your pet. But knowing what dangers they should avoid can go a long way toward keeping your furry friend safe. Here are the top 10 springtime...

The Add-on Every New Car Needs

Ah, there’s nothing like that new car feeling when you buy a car — that distinct new car smell and the lush interior. The techy gadgets and the sweet sound system. But after you finish selecting all the options you want, there’s one more you might consider. And...

Does Insurance Cover Lost or Stolen Luggage?

You’re on your trip or away from home when something unexpected happens. Your luggage gets lost, or even worse, it’s stolen. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do. The airline lost my luggage About two percent of luggage is lost for every 1,000 passengers...

Auto Fatalities on the Rise, Again

  With so much new car safety technology, it’s hard to believe that traffic deaths would be on the rise. Yet that’s exactly what a new release from the National Safety Council revealed. The organization shared that 40,000 auto fatalities occurred in 2016—which...

9 Things to Know If You Have a Backup Generator

Whether it’s a hurricane or a routine power outage, navigating a dark house is never fun. That’s why many people choose to install backup generators in their homes. A backup generator can power your home until regular electricity resumes. While backup generators can...