Jonathan Geissler December 15, 2020 No Comments

Why Are Building and Reconstruction Costs Rising?

The U.S. construction industry has been overwhelmed since late summer with exorbitant price increases. Total reconstruction costs, including materials and retail labor, surged 9.2 percent from October 2019 to October 2020. A 5 percent increase in total costs occurred in the third quarter of 2020 alone. The key factors driving these increases include multi-month manufacturing […]

Jonathan Geissler December 9, 2020 No Comments

Does Comprehensive Auto Insurance Cover That?

Source: smartinsurance.tips   Comprehensive auto insurance has a head-scratching name because it is far from “comprehensive.” It pays for a very specific set of problems. If you have a car loan, your lender likely requires it. And if your car is paid off, you likely want it even if you’re an excellent driver. That is […]

Jonathan Geissler November 3, 2020 No Comments

Got Questions About Life Insurance?

Source: insureabilities.com Photo credit: Rawpixel   We’ve Got the Answers That Will Clear Up Your Confusion   There are lots of reasons why it is a good idea to have life insurance, but whatever your circumstances, realizing you need life insurance is the easiest part. The hard part, of course, is figuring out the process, the […]

Jonathan Geissler September 17, 2020 No Comments

Client Spotlight: Edenville General Store

Edenville General Store is a family-owned, old-fashioned spot for friends and families to get together and relax over great food and warm conversation. Located in the center of Edenville at 240 Pine Island Turnpike, Debbie Walter and her husband opened the general store in 2014. With a wide range of smoked meats, homemade soups, homemade […]

Jonathan Geissler September 15, 2020 No Comments

Tammy Artusa Earns CPCU Designation

Warwick, NY | Tammy Artusa, Managing Partner at Seely & Durland Insurance, has been awarded the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation and diploma by The Institutes for successfully completing courses and examinations on risk management principles, insurance policy contracts, and coverage analysis. The Institutes, a leading educational organization for the risk management and property-casualty […]

Jonathan Geissler August 24, 2020 No Comments

Client Spotlight: Fischer’s Auto Repair

In 1998, John Fischer opened Fischer’s Auto Repair at 21 Spring Street in Warwick. 22 years later, Fischer’s Auto has become indispensable, a trusted staple of the Warwick community. Open Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM, Fischer’s Auto Repair is a registered NY State Auto Inspection and complete auto service and repair […]

Jonathan Geissler July 22, 2020 No Comments

What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance

Source: daveramsey.org   Long-term care can be an emotionally charged topic. After all, no one wants to think about themselves or their loved ones being incapable of living on their own. But if you want to make a smart financial decision and protect your nest egg, long-term care insurance is a must. Take Joe and […]

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. […]