Blog concrete5 Blog Zend_Feed_Writer 2 ( Every 13 Seconds a Burglary Occurs in the U.S.

Every 13 seconds, a burglary occurs somewhere in the U.S., according to Two-thirds of those crimes are home break-ins.]]>
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:01:58 +0000 0
Avoid Car Insurance Rate Hikes

It seems that the cost of just about everything is on the rise these days. We can help you make sure that your auto insurance premium isn’t one of them.]]>
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 16:29:29 +0000 0
What is Umbrella Insurance?

Umbrella insurance protects people when they’re sued after an event that transpired at their home, in their car, or because of something they did. For example, if you’re skiing and accidentally hurt a fellow skier on the slopes, they could sue you for medical expenses.]]>
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 20:28:16 +0000 0
Helpful Tips for New Drivers

With school right around the corner, driver's training classes will once again be buzzing with eager young drivers. Driver’s training classes teach students how to drive, but there are plenty of lessons they may not have time to cover. Beyond learning defensive driving techniques and being sure not to use their phone while driving, there are lots of things that new drivers should know before they hit the road. ]]>
Tue, 06 Aug 2019 19:10:41 +0000 0
Top five things stolen from cars

We thought we’d have a little look at what gets stolen the most from cars, and what, if anything, you can do about it.]]>
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:06:21 +0000 0
7 Items You Should Never Leave In Your Car

When Jacqueline L. left an unopened bottle of wine in her car overnight a couple years ago, it never occurred to her that it would be a problem. So when the Los Angeles resident returned to her car the next afternoon, she was shocked at what she found: Extreme heat had forced out the cork, and wine had spilled out all over. “My back seat smelled like wine for a week,” she says. ]]>
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:22:09 +0000 0
Does My Auto Insurance Cover Rental Cars?

When it comes time to rent a car, here are two common questions that customers often ask us: • Do I need to buy the insurance offered by rental car companies? • If I am in a car accident and need to rent a car, am I covered? Let’s find out the answers.]]>
Thu, 27 Jun 2019 22:12:53 +0000 0
Who's Liable If a Ball Hits Your Car?

A car can get damaged hundreds of different ways. A golf ball, baseball, soccer ball, and others can all cause damage to a vehicle if it makes contact with enough speed. It is not uncommon for a car to get damaged by a ball at a sporting event or in the neighborhood pickup game.]]>
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:40:11 +0000 0
Stop Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is dangerous, claiming 3,450 lives in 2016 alone. NHTSA leads the national effort to save lives by preventing this dangerous behavior. Get the facts, get involved, and help us keep America’s roads safe.]]>
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 20:20:11 +0000 0
Understanding Water Damage Claims and Your Insurance Policy

After a long, cold winter, many of us yearn for the transition to spring. More daylight, chirping birds, increased outdoor activity, and the start of Major League Baseball are all signs that we’re getting closer to warmer days.]]>
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 19:48:26 +0000 0
The Agent Guide to Umbrella Insurance

You may have heard the term umbrella insurance before, but what is an umbrella policy and how does it fit into the bigger picture when purchasing insurance?]]>
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:56:16 +0000 0
Free Pancake Day

IHOP announced that its annual free pancakes day offering is taking place today,Tuesday, March 12.]]>
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 14:19:53 +0000 0
ERIE Earns Top Spot in J.D. Power Auto Claims Study

When you experience an unlucky break… that’s where we shine. Together with The Agent Insurance Services and Erie Insurance, we are here to make your day brighter with award-winning auto claims service that makes you feel supported and cared for.]]>
Thu, 07 Mar 2019 15:27:33 +0000 0
Top 3 Reasons You Should Trust Your Insurance Agent

Insurance is so much more than just something you legally have to have. So instead of searching out strictly the cheapest insurance or going online to buy your own, find yourself a trustworthy agent that is willing to educate you and answer your questions… because who knows when you’ll need it?]]>
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:28:43 +0000 0
Top Reasons Why You Should Make a Home Inventory Checklist

You’ve worked hard to accumulate your belongings. Would you be able to remember all of your possessions if they were stolen or destroyed in a disaster? By taking the time to document your belongings before the unexpected happens, you can help ensure that you can fully recover afterward. Learn the biggest reasons why you should have a home inventory list, plus tips on how to begin creating one, with help from The Agent Insurance Services.]]>
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:25:02 +0000 0
5 Essential Products to Help Weather a Winter Storm

Forget hot cocoa and a blanket—these products could save your life in a serious snowstorm]]>
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:53:00 +0000 0
5 Tips to Keep Your Pipes From Freezing

Extreme cold temperatures put your home or business at risk for frozen pipes. As water freezes, it expands and puts pressure on pipes. When there’s too much pressure on pipes, they burst. ]]>
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 20:14:22 +0000 0
Car Battery Tips for the Cold Weather

Winter is the absolute worst time for a car battery to go. When temperatures drop to near or below zero, it is common for drivers to get stuck with a car that won’t start. This is because your car battery loses 33% of its power during the cold winter months, making it susceptible to failure. To prevent a dead battery in the middle of winter, your car’s battery needs its own care and maintenance.]]>
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 18:29:03 +0000 0
Water damage to your home – why it happens and how to prevent it.

Familiarize yourself with the different types of water damage, how you can prevent them and if they’re covered in a standard homeowner’s insurance policy. It’s important to review your policy with your insurance agent to understand what coverage you have in your policy and what coverages you may want to consider adding.]]>
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:11:09 +0000 0
When NOT to File a Homeowners Insurance Claim

True or false: When in doubt, file a homeowners insurance claim… While some people may believe a "might as well" approach is best, it can actually hurt your cause. Whether or not you should file a claim depends entirely on the amount and type of damage.]]>
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 21:21:06 +0000 0