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Do I Need Flood Insurance?

You might think you don’t need flood insurance if you live in an area that is considered “high and dry.” Although some areas are more susceptible to flooding than others, flooding can occur anywhere. With heavy rains, spring thaws, or rapid accumulation of rain after a wildfire, flooding can occur in places that are not generally considered at risk. How Does Flood Insurance Differ from... Read Article

Life Happens – Be Prepared – Part 8 of a 12 part series

Life Insurance Can Pay Off Your Mortgage No one really likes making that mortgage payment every month. But, if you are doing okay, working as you usually do, it is something you can do. Here’s a harsh, fairly negative view, though. What happens if your family isn’t able to keep making those payments because your income is no longer available to them? Could they do... Read Article

Are You an Unsafe Driver?

Driving on America’s roadways today is a dangerous undertaking. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the U.S. saw 37,461 traffic fatalities in 2016, many of which were caused by driver error. Many people who consider themselves to be safe, dependable drivers actually have dangerous driving habits. Whether you’ve been driving for days or decades, avoiding the following common driving behaviors can help... Read Article

Life Happens – Be Prepared – Part 7 of a 12 part series

HOW DOES PERMANENT LIFE INSURANCE IMPACT ESTATE PLANNING? Estate planning is the process of creating a process for what happens to your investments and assets after your death. It also works to minimize taxation and helps you to protect your family. Permanent life insurance can often be an integral part of this plan. It’s essential to work with a trusted, experienced independent life insurance agent... Read Article

Homeowners Insurance: When Do You File a Claim?

Homeowners insurance is designed to cover damage to your property caused by certain covered events. It stands to reason, as you are paying your premiums, you should take advantage of available coverage. The reality is, it is not always advisable to file a homeowners insurance claim as it can lead to higher premiums or even cancellation in some cases. Underwriters tend to frown on policyholders... Read Article