Jonathan Geissler May 15, 2020 No Comments

Estate Planning Tips for Young Adults

Most young adults in their 20s and 30s are not thinking about estate planning. But making important decisions well in advance can provide peace of mind and help cut down on unnecessary costs. To help you make the best decisions possible, here are the top estate planning tips you need in your 20s and 30s. […]

Jonathan Geissler April 13, 2020 No Comments

COVID-19 Executive Order and NYDFS Amendment Regulations

There have been recent Executive Orders and Insurance Regulation Amendments in the state of New York, as a result of the COVID-19 situation: Insurers operating in the State of New York may not impose fees of late payment of premiums caused by COVID-19 disruption and must accept a policyholder’s written attestation as proof of financial hardship. […]

Jonathan Geissler February 18, 2020 No Comments

Michelle Dixon Promoted to Supervisor

Warwick, NY | On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Michelle Dixon was officially promoted to Personal Client Relations Supervisor. In addition to providing great care and service to clients, Michelle will be applying her invaluable wealth of knowledge by diligently guiding the personal lines staff in her new supervisory role. “It has been an honor to […]

Jonathan Geissler December 30, 2019 No Comments

Why You Need to Clear the Snow and Ice Off Your Vehicle

Garrett Explains | Episode 18   In 2013, the NYS Senate amended a 2008 vehicle and traffic law requiring motor vehicles to be cleared of accumulated snow, sleet, hail, or face the consequences with a ticket and a hefty fine.  That means even the hard to reach spots on your roof or in the bed […]

Jonathan Geissler August 28, 2019 No Comments

Why Choose An Independent Insurance Agency?

Garrett Explains | Episode 17 What separates an independent insurance agency from the rest?  In Episode 17, Garrett explains! Click here to watch our 3-minute video. Contact our insurance specialists at 845-986-1177 to learn more. We are your business, home, auto, and life insurance solutions provider, partner, and adviser, serving Warwick, Greenwood Lake, Florida, Goshen, Pine […]

Jonathan Geissler August 27, 2019 No Comments

Common Home Insurance Discounts Available to You

Discounts will always vary on the insurance carrier and state, but it is worth a shot at asking your independent insurance agent about the following home insurance discounts so you don’t miss out if they are available to you! Claims-free discount: As an insurance company, what would be your favorite kind of customer to insure? […]

Jonathan Geissler July 22, 2019 No Comments

Unfreeze Your Credit Before Applying for Insurance

Did you know that in the state of New York, if one or more of your credit reports is frozen when applying for an insurance policy, you could end up with a higher quote, and, ultimately, a higher premium? That is because you would not be able to earn any discounts for having a good […]

Jonathan Geissler June 27, 2019 No Comments

Is it Time to Take Earthquake Insurance Seriously?

According to the U.S. Geological Survey Survey’s (USGS) latest report, nearly half of Americans across 48 states are at risk for damage from an earthquake.  90 percent of Americans live in areas considered seismically active. Yet, the Insurance Information Institute estimates just a quarter of all homeowners in earthquake-prone areas have earthquake insurance. Why is […]

Jonathan Geissler May 24, 2019 No Comments

Understanding Insurance to Value

Garrett Explains | Episode 16   Did you know that 65 percent of homes are underinsured?  Whether it’s your home, a special piece of jewelry, a business (large or small), or any circumstance, really, you want to know that you will be made whole in the event of a catastrophe.  We’ve seen too many cases […]