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FBI warns of New Email Banking Scam

Some crafty criminals are aiming to steal one of the most valuable pieces of your personal property: your banking information. In a new warning, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warns account holders of a new […]

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Last Week’s Tornado Losses Will Likely Cost Insurer’s Over $1 Billion

In the aftermath of last week’s devastating tornadoes, independent agents and carriers are working to handle volumes of claims for those affected by the storms in the Midwest and South.  Two forceful storm systems swept […]

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Bracing for tornado fury again?

It was deja fury all over again in the Midwest this week, where devastating tornadoes seemed to pick up where they left off last spring. Hardest hit were Branson, Mo., where twisters killed three, injured […]

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How Safe is Your Next Car?

Thinking about a new car?  If you factor safety into your choice (most people do), then you’ll want to know which vehicles aced crash tests and are considered the safest to buy. From minicars and […]

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Six Tips for New Car Buying:

1. Check the safety ratings – The nonprofit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) offers vehicle safety ratings. Its annual list of Top Safety Picks are based on how well a vehicle protects its occupants in a crash. […]

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Beware of Scammers Circulating Phony Checks

Several of the largest and most trusted insurance carriers with whom we place business are investigating reports of a growing problem related to counterfeit checks written on fraudulent insurance company accounts. Many consumers across the country have reported receiving fake Insurance Company checks as payment […]

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Boat Theft Often Occurs in the Off-Season

If you’re about to store your boat for the off-season, be sure it’s in a secure location. Many theft cases happen when the boat is ashore. “There are an unbelievable number of cases in which […]

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Ten Trouble-Free Tips for Travelers

Will you be one of the millions on the road this summer? Safety is one of the most important things to consider as you pack your car and leave home. To help you get ready […]

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Study: 1 in 7 Drivers Are Uninsured

The Insurance Research Council (IRC) estimates that 1 in 7 U.S. drivers are uninsured. “This forces responsible drivers who carry insurance to bear the burden of paying for injuries caused by drivers who carry no insurance at […]

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Maintaining a Safe Workplace is Smart Business

People First  Keeping your employees safe and healthy is good for your business. To do that: Offer prevention and wellness activities Have options in place so injured employees can receive immediate treatment Consistently search for […]

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Tips for Tax Time

If you’re one of the millions of people who like to complete and file your taxes with plenty of breathing room before the mid-April deadline, chances are you’re collecting paperwork, firing up the computer or […]

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Don’t Let a Tornado Topple You

Tornadoes are one of nature’s most powerful and destructive forces; an F5, the strongest and most violent of tornadoes, can level almost any house and its occupants. Thankfully, F5 tornadoes are rare. Most are weaker […]

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