Jonathan Geissler April 7, 2022 No Comments

The Society of CIC Recognizes Tammy Artusa for Five Years of Leadership and Professional Development

Warwick, NY  |  Tammy L. Artusa, CPCU, CIC, AIS, ACSR, AAI, AINS, Managing Partner at Seely & Durland Insurance, was honored for her ongoing pledge to education, professional leadership, commitment to excellence, and dedication to the insurance profession. The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) presented Mrs. Artusa with a certificate of achievement recognizing five […]

Jonathan Geissler April 7, 2022 No Comments

The Society of CIC Recognizes Dot Pinckney for Twenty Years of Leadership and Professional Development

Warwick, NY  |  Dot Pinckney, CIC of Seely & Durland Insurance was honored for her ongoing pledge to education, professional leadership, commitment to excellence, and dedication to the insurance profession. The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) presented Mrs. Pinckney with a certificate of achievement recognizing twenty consecutive years of successfully maintaining the CIC designation. […]

Jonathan Geissler March 18, 2022 No Comments

Insurers Increasing Auto Premiums

Inflation Forcing Carriers to Raise Auto Rates   We noted before that it takes little effort to recognize the pain of inflation when we stop to pump gas or check out at the grocery store. The increased cost of living has become widespread and continues to rise, from transportation and food to healthcare and housing. […]

Jonathan Geissler February 14, 2022 No Comments

Save Money by Self-Insuring Small Auto Claims

With harsh weather conditions and fluctuating temperatures in the northeast, debris and gravel emanating from the road, and minor accidents and fender benders, windshield chips and breakage are extremely common. In fact, auto glass damage generates more insurance claims by far than any other vehicle-related claim. Electing auto glass coverage as part of one’s auto […]

Jonathan Geissler January 7, 2022 No Comments

No More Doggie Hit List

We have some welcome news for dog owners and some potentially bad news for those homeowners who remain pup-free. New York will soon become the latest state to place restrictions on an insurance carriers’ ability to limit or deny homeowners insurance coverage based on ownership of specific dog breeds. The law, which takes effect on […]

Jonathan Geissler December 14, 2021 No Comments

Inflationary Increases Affecting Your Home Insurance Costs

It takes little effort to recognize the pain of inflation when we stop to pump gas or check out at the grocery store. The increased cost of living has become widespread and continues to rise, from transportation and food to healthcare and housing. The cost of building materials in particular has been increasing significantly and […]

Jonathan Geissler August 30, 2021 No Comments

Samantha Ferrari Joins Seely & Durland Insurance

Warwick, NY – Seely & Durland Insurance is excited to welcome its newest member of the SDI Family, Samantha Ferrari, as Director of First Impressions. Born and raised in Greenwood Lake, NY, Samantha graduated from Warwick Valley High School before pursuing her studies in health sciences at SUNY Plattsburgh. She currently majors in business management at […]

Jonathan Geissler August 17, 2021 No Comments

Seely & Durland Insurance Earns 2021 Big “I” Best Practices Designation

Warwick, NY – As our 87-year anniversary approaches, 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 262 independent agencies throughout the U.S. qualified […]

Jonathan Geissler August 3, 2021 No Comments

Protect Your Funeral Home’s Data from These Threats

It is surprising for many people to learn that so-called “low-tech” data management (or hard-copy file management) has many risks associated with it. Here are three major threats you should know to keep your funeral home’s data as safe and secure as possible. Threat #1: Storage of your hard-copy documents. What would happen if your […]

Michelle Dixon July 29, 2021 1 Comment

Wedding Insurance: What Does it Cover?

Your wedding day is one of the most important moments in your life. There are many factors outside of your control that can profoundly affect or even postpone your special day. This is what keeps many brides up at night prior leading up to the big day! What if there was an inexpensive alternative to […]