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 16, 2020 No Comments

9 Great Ways to Support Local Businesses During Coronavirus Shutdown

Most local businesses are suffering right now, while others have been forced to temporarily shut down. Government financial relief can only take you so far. Ultimately, the onus is on all of us – the local communities and customers, to support local businesses. Here are nine ways to do that: Purchase gift cards or certificates […]

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 March 16, 2020 No Comments

Coronavirus and Your Business Insurance: What You Need to Know

In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, your independent agents at Seely & Durland understand the concern and uncertainty you are experiencing around the evolving situation, and we are committed to being flexible and responsive to our clients’ needs. We continue to receive calls and emails almost every day regarding the insurance implications of the […]

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 November 21, 2019 No Comments

Seely & Durland Proudly Supports Access: Supports for Living

  Warwick, NY  |  Seely & Durland Insurance and the Selective Insurance Group Foundation partnered to support the efforts of Access: Supports for Living through a $1,000 grant.  Access was selected by Seely & Durland for the grant as part of the Selective “President’s Club Matching Gift” initiative, which allows premier agents the opportunity to […]

Jonathan Geissler October 8, 2019 No Comments

The Society of CIC Recognizes Garrett Durland for Twenty Years of Leadership

Warwick, NY  |  Garrett Durland, CIC, CPIA of Seely & Durland Insurance was recently honored for his ongoing pledge to education, commitment to excellence, and dedication to the insurance profession.  The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) presented Mr. Durland with a formally inscribed certificate for his continued participation in the CIC Program. Earning his […]

Jonathan Geissler September 18, 2019 No Comments

October 9 Deadline for NYS Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

The clock is ticking. We are just weeks away from the deadline for conducting sexual harassment prevention training, required by New York State law. All New York State employers are required to adopt written sexual harassment prevention policies and institute annual anti-harassment training for employees.  To satisfy the requirements, employers must train all employees, including […]

Jonathan Geissler September 12, 2019 No Comments

Seely & Durland Insurance Earns 2019 Best Practices Designation

  Warwick, NY – On the eve of its 85-year anniversary, Seely & Durland Insurance has been selected once again to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies in the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) “Best Practices” study group. Only 267 independent agencies throughout […]