Jonathan Geissler May 19, 2017 No Comments

How Does Electronic Funds Transfer Save You Money on Your Insurance Payments?

Are you still paying your bills by phone, or mailing a check each month? There may be an easier and more cost-effective way. An electronic funds transfer (EFT) is the automatic transfer of funds from your credit card, checking, or savings account to your monthly bill. That means: • You can pick your own due […]

Jonathan Geissler May 19, 2017 No Comments

Spend Now to Save Hundreds?

Do you shop for the best rates for loans and savings accounts? Do you use a loyalty club card at checkout in the grocery store? We all do. Because every little bit of savings adds up. You may not realize, however, that even greater savings opportunities exist in your insurance costs. You can experience instant savings […]

Michelle Dixon April 20, 2017 No Comments

Can My 19 Year Old Child Drive the Rental Car?

You and your family are going on vacation and you plan on renting a car.  Your 19 year old son will be going with you.  Per the rental company’s contract, he cannot drive the vehicle unless he is 25 years or older. However, during the course of the vacation, without giving it much thought, you […]

Jonathan Geissler March 27, 2017 1 Comment

The 3 Biggest Spring Vehicle Risks in the Hudson Valley

The latest Farmers Insurance Seasonal Smarts Digest uses the last four years’ worth of auto claims data from roads around the country and in the Tri-State Area to highlight some of the most common hazards drivers face during the spring season. Farmers’ claims data from 2013-2016 identified the three major trouble spots between March and May for […]

Jonathan Geissler March 7, 2017 No Comments

Umbrella Insurance: What’s the Point?

A primer: Umbrella insurance is additional liability coverage, expanding and strengthening your primary home and auto liability. This insurance provides an extra layer of liability protection over your vehicles, home, and any of your treasured “toys,” such as boats, RVs, or motorcycles. If you have a business, you may need a separate commercial umbrella policy. What are the benefits […]

Jonathan Geissler March 7, 2017 No Comments

2 Umbrella Insurance Myths You Need to Know About

While insurance is a complicated topic, it is important to be educated about the different types of policies and coverage available, its uses, benefits, and drawbacks. We come across a great deal of misinformation on the Internet, making it difficult to distinguish the truth from the myths. When it comes to umbrella insurance, two common myths […]

Jonathan Geissler March 2, 2017 No Comments

Get Better Value for Your Insurance Dollars After an Accident

  A car accident is a stressful and scary event, as several questions race through your mind at once. Should I approach the driver? Should I move my car? Do I call the police? When should I make a claim? Hopefully, you’ve established a high level of trust with your insurance agency and the claims specialist representing […]

Jonathan Geissler February 13, 2017 No Comments

Do You Trust Your Insurance Claims Specialist?

There are many reasons why you should choose an independent insurance agency, but claims support may just be the most important. This is especially true here in the Hudson Valley region, where homeowners, drivers, and business owners turn to their local independent insurance professionals to handle the protection of their assets. Enter, Linda Decker. Linda, […]

Jonathan Geissler December 5, 2016 No Comments

Is Your Car Ready for Winter?

Cold and stormy weather introduces many challenges to our everyday lives – one of which is keeping our cars and trucks operating efficiently and safely. Forecasters are expecting northeastern U.S. to harbor frequent storms and above-average snowfall this winter. They also report that temperatures in the northeast will average 3-5 degrees Fahrenheit lower than last […]

Jonathan Geissler November 15, 2016 No Comments

BUCK-le Up for Deer Season

Let’s face it – if you live in the Hudson Valley area, your true neighbors are probably the infamous white-tailed deer. Prying their faces through the garden fence for a quick appetizer before devouring shrubs and flowers along the walkway for dinner, they are everywhere and their appetites seemingly boundless. Sadly, our noisy neighbors become […]