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 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 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 6, 2017 No Comments

The Most Common Home Insurance Exclusions

Beware of exclusions in your insurance policy   Exclusions stink. That said, you can’t afford ignore them, especially when it comes to your home. It’s a harsh world out there, and one small oversight can potentially drain your savings in an instant. Here are some of the most common homeowners exclusions: Earthquakes, landslides, and sinkholes. […]

Jonathan Geissler June 28, 2017 No Comments

Protect Your Home During Summer Vacation

Summer – that time of the year to get away for a much-needed vacation! It’s also that time of the year you leave your home unattended for a few days, or sometimes weeks. Before you head out, make sure that you mitigate the risks that come with leaving your home unoccupied for an extended period of […]

Jonathan Geissler November 21, 2016 No Comments

Staying Safe This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day to enjoy a peaceful, happy get-together with family and friends. Besides the occasional dispute with an in-law or the inevitable family symposium on the U.S. election sure to take place in every home, there is little to worry about on Thursday. Right? You may be surprised to hear that Thanksgiving is […]

Michelle Dixon September 22, 2015 No Comments

Know How your Home Insurance is Calculated

A question that often comes up is how Home Insurance is calculated. This is important to know so you can be confident that you’re receiving proper coverage and paying fair premiums. It’s easiest thought that your Home Insurance is determined by the condition of your home and how resistant it is to damage and theft. So, simply put, […]