What Makes a Great Insurance Agent?

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What Makes a Great Insurance Agent?

When you are shopping for any type of insurance, you are going to want the help and advice of someone who understands the insurance business and who is truly interested in helping you protect yourself rather than making the most money. Unfortunately some insurance agents are in the business for their own benefit and will not tell you when you are paying too much or are buying insurance that you simply don't need. I am a former insurance agent, and I have seen the best and worst. This blog is about noticing red flags when it comes to sneaky insurance sales people and about finding the signs of a truly good agent.


Life With SR-22 Auto Insurance

Mistakes happen in life, and there are many mistakes that can drastically change the way you handle your auto insurance. A conviction for driving under the influence (DUI), driving while intoxicated (DWI) or any other serious driving offense could land you with the need for SR-22 auto insurance. The following is an explanation of how SR-22 works, what to expect while you have it and how it'll affect your auto insurance policy. Read More 

Hybrid Car Owner? How To Lower Your Monthly Insurance Premium

If you recently purchased a small hybrid car and find that your insurance premiums are higher than you expect, ask your insurance company if you can receive discounts on your policy. Although they use electrical power and fuel to operate, hybrid cars usually cost more to insure than regular vehicles. The unique features of hybrid cars can increase their owners' insurance expenses. Features, such as a lightweight, carbon-fiber body, make your car more susceptible to damages than a vehicle made with a steel body and frame. Read More 

Springing For Car Insurance For Your College-Bound Kid? Here’s How To Save Some Money

A great way to make the transition to college life easier on your child is to spring for car insurance so they don't have to worry about coming up with the funds to pay the monthly bill. But that doesn't mean that you have to set up a special savings account just to afford the venture. Here are a few effective ways to save some money on your kid's car and insurance policy rates while you're footing the bill: Read More 

3 Ways To Protect Your New Dental Practice

After finishing dental school and working for another dental practice for several years, you might be ready to branch out on your own. Starting a new dental clinic can be challenging; however, you can make it successful if you take the right steps. As you prepare for this, you will need to find ways to protect yourself, your practice, and your assets, and here are three ways you can do this. Read More 

Tips To Keep Your Space Heater From Becoming A Home Insurance Nightmare

As the temperatures drop and your home heating costs rise, you may be looking for a way to ease the burden on your furnace and your wallet. Space heaters are a popular choice for many homeowners to provide supplemental heat, but they are not without their risks. If you're considering investing in space heaters for your home, it's important that you recognize those risks and take the necessary steps to ensure your family's safety. Read More