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Buying insurance with an independent agent

Infographic: Benefits of buying insurance with an independent agent

Posted in General, Auto, Home, Life, Business

Buying insurance on your own can be like climbing a mountain without an experienced mountaineer to help you get to the top. Learn why an independent insurance agent is the ultimate guide to help you find insurance that’s the perfect fit for you.

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.

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.

Winterize your home

Video: Winterize your home with Uncle Insurance

Posted in Home

Uncle Insurance walks you through several tips to begin preparing your home for the cold months ahead and may help you avoid unnecessary claims (and aggravation!). 

Winter home preparation

The do’s and don’ts of winter home prep

Posted in Home

From preventing ice dams and frozen pipes to maintaining sidewalks and chimneys, these tips can help you begin to prepare your home for the cold months ahead.