Buckle Up—Even in the Back Seat

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) recently reported on a survey they conducted about safety belt usage among adult passengers. The survey found adults have a misperception that buckling up in the back seat is optional. Four out of five adults surveyed...

Common insurance myths — busted!

We get it—sometimes it’s hard to separate insurance fact from insurance fiction. For example, did you grow up thinking that car insurance costs more if you drive a red car? What about if you live in an apartment—does your landlord’s insurance policy cover your stuff?...

Equifax Data Breach: What Can You Do?

  Millions of Americans were impacted by a recent Equifax data breach. According to a report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau(CFPB), 143 million Americans are at risk of having their personal information stolen. However, the CFPB offers helpful tips to...

9 Life Changes to Tell Your Insurance Agent About

Keeping up with the speed of life is hard. Whether you’re getting married, expecting a baby, or getting ready to downsize, it’s important to talk to your insurance agent about what these changes mean for your insurance needs. Read through the list below to see if any...

Back to College Q & A

Is your child among the million students heading back to college any day now? If so, you’re probably busy helping them gather all the things they need for life away from home. One of the things that you’ll want to discuss with them before they go back to college is...

How to Handle a Windshield Repair

Ever been carefully driving along when—Whack!—a rock hits your windshield? Your eyes scan for damage as you wonder whether you need a windshield repair or a complete windshield replacement. The good news is that a chip or crack doesn’t necessarily mean you need a...

Protect Your Pets from Hot Cars

To a dog, there’s nothing more exciting than going for a ride, having the window rolled down and feeling the wind in your ears. However, when the car stops and owners run a “quick” errand, what can happen to your pet is dangerous. According to the American Society for...

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...