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Preparedness Month

Thanks to the folks at Foremost, I now know it is National Preparedness Month and I am unprepared. But I didn't need them to tell me I am sort of unprepared. That being said, I think I will dive into this more because there is a lot of merit to...

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National Dog Day

National DOG day Apparently, it is National Dog Day. Although I find the whole "National _____ day" or "National_____month" baffling, dogs are great. A post had a question saying What is your favorite breed? And my response was rescued dogs. Yes, a bit biased since ours is rescued. Also, at...

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I find RVs and Campers FASCINATING!!!

Lots of things fascinate me, and two of those things are RVs and trailers. Personally, I find it fun to wonder what kind of adventures it has been on or is about to go on when passing them on the highway. The lots where they are sold are also much...

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What about that car accident?

What to do after a car accident? Is an interesting question. Here is a great link that the folks at Foremost put together. Honestly, we can find similar lists from any company you work with. But, here are some things they don't mention; 1. Should you file that claim? Sadly,...

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How close are you to water?

So when insuring a home, your cost is based on dozens of factors one of which is how close you are to water. Along with this, you are also rated on how close you are to a firehouse. Then, both of those are changed based upon being in an area...

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Boat? Other Structure?

Such a fun-looking thing, but what is it to you?  Well at its core it is a boat. But, now it has been repurposed to "yard art." But, unlike a statue, a gnome, or something else you may have, this likely ends up as an "other structure," in insurance terms...

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Who are you buying from?

Do you actually know where you are buying your insurance from? Insurance, like other industries, has lots of layers and if we are being honest, does it really matter? If at the point you buy something(point of sale) as long as you feel your needs are met and the pricing...

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How much do you want? How much is available?

If given the choice would you want $50,000 or $175,000? Easy answer right. What if you could have $50,000 to pay for all of your medical bills and lost time from an auto accident or $175,000? Another easy answer right. Now check your auto insurance policy's No-Fault(also called Personal...

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Swimming Safety: 10 Tips for Summer

Summer is here and people are flocking to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 10 people drown every day — and two of...

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When Should I Review My Home Insurance Coverage?

Insurance is an important part of being a homeowner. Not only does it protect you from damages caused by things like fire and vandalism, but it can also protect your personal property or additional structures like garages, and provide liability coverage.

But when is it time to review your coverages?...

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