Video: Put it away

Posted in Auto

Distracted driving is a dangerous safety risk for today's drivers, resulting in more than 3,000 deaths each year. Get the facts on the dangers of texting and driving and why the best option for your smartphone is always to "put it away."

Don't think you drive distracted?

Don't think you drive distracted?

Posted in Auto

Distracted driving takes more than 3,000 lives a year in the United States alone. And while your first instinct might be to think that you don’t drive distracted, not so fast. Ask and answer these questions honestly to find out how you could be safer on the road.

Insuring your college-bound student

Insuring your college-bound student

Posted in General, Auto, Home, Life

If you have a son or daughter heading off for college, you’re probably thinking about dorm supplies and textbooks — not insurance. Unfortunately, that oversight could end up costing you or your child big bucks. Follow these guidelines to make sure your coverage is in A+ shape before move-in day.

finding a trustworthy contractor

Finding a trustworthy contractor

Posted in Home

While the majority of home repair contractors are honest and reputable, unfortunately there are people and businesses who prey on consumers after a disaster.  Follow these tips when talking with potential contractors.

Insurance 101 for new business owners

Insurance 101 for new business owners

Posted in Business

If you’re thinking about starting a small business, you know a thing or two about taking risks. But at the same time, it’s smart business to limit your risks however and wherever you can. That’s where business insurance — and solid advice from your independent agent — come into play. 

How to prepare for an earthquake

How to prepare for an earthquake

Posted in Home

Many homeowners are surprised to find out that their home is susceptible to earthquake damage, as earthquake zones are spread throughout the Midwest and eastern portions of the United States. There are steps you can take to reduce the likelihood that your home and personal property are damaged by an earthquake.