Jonathan Geissler February 21, 2018 No Comments

How to Protect Your Jewelry and Valuables

Garrett Explains | Episode 8   When it comes to items like jewelry, coins, furs, watches, and guns, do you know the limitations in your homeowners insurance policy? Do you have the proper coverage in place, or are you at risk to lose it all? On the heels of Valentine’s Day, Garrett explains it all […]

Jonathan Geissler January 31, 2018 No Comments

Special Coverage for Your Jewelry and Other Valuables

Your standard homeowners insurance policy includes coverage for jewelry and other precious items like watches, coins, and furs. These items are covered by perils included in our policy, such as fire, theft, and vandalism.  However, there are limits of liability for valuable items. Let’s say a fire in your home causes damage to your jewelry […]

Jonathan Geissler January 30, 2018 No Comments

Prevent a Valentine’s Day Disaster

Wednesday is Valentine’s Day! Well, for some, it’s Ugh, Mom Keeps Calling to “Check in” Day. For others, it’s Raised Expectations Day, and seeing the look on a loved one’s face after presenting that perfect piece of jewelry (that may or may not have been hinted at in a not-so-subtle manner over the past few […]

Jonathan Geissler January 22, 2018 No Comments

Two Popular Claims Not Covered by Your Homeowners Insurance

Garrett Explains | Episode 7   Do you know what’s covered under your homeowners insurance? There exists a common misconception that claims arising from fallen trees or wear and tear on the home are covered by most homeowners policies. There are, however, exceptions. Garrett explains it all in Episode 7! Contact our insurance specialists at […]

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 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 25, 2017 No Comments

Insurance: You Get What You Pay For

Garrett Explains | Episode 4   Saving that 15 percent (or more!) on your insurance sounds enticing, but is it worth it in the long run? In Episode 4, Garrett explains what’s at stake in the decision with a personal, real-life claim scenario and a truly teachable moment. Garrett examines the realities of minimum liability […]

Jonathan Geissler September 27, 2017 No Comments

Back to School: An Insurance Checkup

Garrett Explains | Episode 3   Was your child among the millions of students heading back to college this fall? You probably helped them gather everything they need for the semester ahead, but did you also perform an insurance examination? Are your child’s belongings covered? Does your homeowners policy extend to personal belongings away from […]

Jonathan Geissler August 31, 2017 No Comments

What to Consider When Buying Rental or Loaner Car Coverage

Garrett Explains | Episode 2   While insurance companies cover direct physical damage, they’re not obliged to pay for loss of use. With rental car companies now claiming “loss of business income” when customers are involved in an accident, and insurance companies refusing coverage, the decision isn’t so cut-and-dried anymore. Garrett explains it all in Episode […]