Jonathan Geissler January 3, 2018 No Comments

An Insurance To-Do List for 2018

Improving Your Financial Health   Let’s face it — your New Years resolution to eat healthier, exercise more, or work a little less doesn’t always last the full calendar year. There are, however, several steps you can take right now that will have long-range, positive implications on your financial health. Insurance serves as a financial […]

Jonathan Geissler December 27, 2017 No Comments

Just a Few Reasons You Would Need Umbrella Insurance

Living in a busy world, our lives constantly intersect with the people around us, and some interactions can have surprising consequences. It is increasingly important to make careful insurance choices to protect yourself from the unexpected. Because, even if you carry excellent coverage with high limits, situations can still arise that leave you liable for […]

Jonathan Geissler December 27, 2017 No Comments

Tips to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing

The Hudson Valley faces nearly 2 weeks of continuous below freezing temperatures. Not only that — we’re looking at teens and low twenties during the day and single digits every single night. Extreme low temperatures like these can bring about frozen pipes, which not only create an inconvenience, but can also cause major damage to […]

Jonathan Geissler December 14, 2017 No Comments

Home Business? Coverage Denied!

Garrett Explains | Episode 6 Are you operating a business out of your home? If you run any sort of home business, like an office out of the house or a contracting business, don’t assume that you have coverage under your homeowners policy. As long as your business occupies your home’s premises, you are leaving yourself […]

Jonathan Geissler November 14, 2017 No Comments

4 Ways Renters Insurance Has You Covered

You probably lock the door and close the windows every day when you leave your apartment. Your whole life is in there, after all. But are you covered against damages and theft? For some reason, many renters don’t take advantage of the insurance available to them. They should: It’s affordable, accessible, and can save them […]

Jonathan Geissler October 5, 2017 No Comments

Home Fire Escape Planning Tips

In a house fire, EVERY SECOND COUNTS. Seconds can mean the difference between escaping safely from a fire or a life-ending tragedy. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced “Every Second Counts: Plan Two Ways Out” as the official theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign from October 8 through October 14, 2017. Why […]

Jonathan Geissler September 14, 2017 No Comments

Which Catastrophes Does Renters Insurance Cover?

Many tenants assume their property is covered under the landlord’s insurance policy. However, when catastrophe strikes, they may be left with little or no recourse to recover, since their landlord’s policy covers the building or home they rent, but not the personal property stored inside. Renters insurance provides financial reimbursement to cover the tenant’s lost […]

Jonathan Geissler August 3, 2017 No Comments

How to Handle an Insurance Rate Increase

Benjamin Franklin once said: In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. But if you’re among the millions of Americans who own an insurance policy, you’re sure to face an increase in your premium at some point in your life too. Premium increases are never fun. Working with your independent agency, […]

Jonathan Geissler July 21, 2017 No Comments

Backyard Fire Pit Safety

It doesn’t get any better than spending time with friends and family around a blazing fire in your backyard fire pit — unless, of course, that fire blazes just a bit too much! A fire pit can be a fantastic addition to your home, but it’s also a potentially dangerous one if you’re not prepared. […]

Jonathan Geissler July 19, 2017 3 Comments

4 Biggest Benefits of an Independent Insurance Agent

You receive instant service from a human being, not an automated recording. Independent insurance agents aren’t just some purchase button on a website, and we aren’t sitting in a giant call center thousands of miles away. As a trusted part of the community for four generations, our mission is to be your advisor for all your insurance […]