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 14, 2017 No Comments

Home Business? Coverage Denied!

Garrett Explains | Episode 6 Are you operating a business out of your home? If you run any sort of home business, like an office out of the house or a contracting business, don’t assume that you have coverage under your homeowners policy. As long as your business occupies your home’s premises, you are leaving yourself […]

Jonathan Geissler November 27, 2017 No Comments

Talking Small Business Cyber Risk

Garrett Explains | Episode 5 Do you store ANY customer data on a computer? Do you use SOME form of technology to do business? If so, you face cyber risk every day. In Episode 5, Garrett examines some mind-boggling statistics, breaks down why your small business is at risk, and explains how to protect it […]

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 limits […]

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 26, 2017 No Comments

Why is My Auto Insurance Premium Rising, and What Should I Do?

Garrett Explains | Episode 1 In the first ever installment of our brand new video series, our president breaks down some unfortunate trends in the auto insurance industry and dishes out several tips to help you combat it.               Related: Garrett Explains | Episode 2: What to Consider When […]

Garrett Durland September 11, 2013 No Comments

Value of a Trusted Choice Independent Agency

A very good Commercial client of ours came into our office and dropped off a “competitive” proposal on my desk…it was about $1,200 less than our current premium and his comment was “You need to sharpen your pencil”.  I responded that I was very pleased he brought the proposal in for us to review, because very often a “savings” in premium […]

Michelle Dixon September 6, 2013 No Comments

3 Ways Insurance Companies May Reward you for “Going-Green”

“Going green” or being green can save you money; not only through conserving energy and resources, but also through your insurance premiums! With advancements in cleaner technologies and more attention to the environment, some insurance companies are willing to thank you by lowering premiums for people who build green homes, drive less, or who own […]