The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, especially for scammers. Consumers are typically spending more, doing it quickly, and not paying as much attention to who they’re buying it from because of the rush. With the COVID-19 pandemic,…
Category: Cyber, Prevention, Trusted Choice
Tags: attachments, Black Friday, Black Friday shopping, credit cards, cyber crime, Cyber Monday, cyber security, CyberScout, online banking, online safety, online shopping, phishing, phishing scams, public wi-fi, scammers, secure websites, skimmers, strong password
A few years ago, my dad started his own archery business out of his and my mom’s garage. He LOVES hunting and has a passion for helping others improve their hunting experiences, whether it’s buying a new bow, fixing a…
Category: Business, Claims, Commercial, Financial, Home, Household Inventory, Independent Agents, Liability, Personal, Trusted Choice
Tags: commercial, commercial insurance, commercial policy, home business, home business policy, home insurance, home office, home-based business, homeowners insurance, homeowners policy, independent agent, liability, liability claims, merchandise, slip and fall, slip and fall accidents, small business, Trusted Choice
Working as an insurance professional, my friends and family often ask me about insurance. I’m sure others out there have these same questions so I thought I would try to help answer them.
Category: Education, Independent Agents, Personal, Saving Money, Trusted Choice
Tags: best rate, deductible, independent agent, loss free credits, loss prevention devices, loyalty credit, packaging policies, payment timeliness, Trusted Choice
Here today, gone tomorrow. Record-setting weather events in the past few years show just how quickly anyone can lose a home, autos, or property. What’s more, tornadoes, hurricanes, hailstorms, and wildfires don’t discriminate. Anyone is at risk.
Category: Central, Claims, Commercial, Independent Agents, Personal, Service, Trusted Choice
Tags: comprehensive coverage, counseling, expert advice, independent agent, independent insurance agent, insurance advisor, insurance company, insurance coverage, insurance policies, insurance policy, insurance premium, personal service
Finding the right insurance agent can be just as important as finding the right doctor or dentist. Ultimately you’re going to put a lot of faith in this person and hope that they have your best interests in mind while…
Category: Central, Claims, Home, Personal, Service, Trusted Choice
Tags: captive agent, claims advocate, direct write, independent agent, insurance company, online agent, telephone agent
How do you know you’re getting “value” from your insurance policy? Can you save money and get broader coverage on your insurance policies? The answer is yes…but you have to ask the right questions. Questions like “Do all companies offer the…
Category: Auto, Home, Independent Agents, Personal, Saving Money, Trusted Choice
Tags: Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, deductible waiver, experience, Indepedent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, independent agent, National Association of Professional Insurance Agents, Trusted Choice
How much do you spend on groceries each month? Gas? Cell phones? Car insurance? I recently made a list of my monthly expenditures in preparation for a meeting with my financial advisor. How did my list look after completing this not-so-fun…
Category: Auto, Central, Financial, Home, Independent Agents, Personal, Saving Money, Trusted Choice
Tags: anti-theft, collision, comprehensive, credit, deductible, discount, independent agent, insurance, iPhone, passive restraint, premium, saving money, Starbucks, Trusted Choice, vanilla latte
Recognize this logo? You’ve probably seen it in an ad or on TV, or maybe in your insurance agent’s office. Do you really know what it means?
Category: Central, Independent Agents, Personal, Service, Trusted Choice
Tags: business insurance, coverage choices, independent agents, personal insurance, Service, Trusted Choice, value