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The Internet is a vast pool of knowledge with information and resources only a few clicks away. But not everything it has to offer is designed to benefit you. Internet scams are everywhere, affecting both consumers and businesses.

Business Insurance, Insurance Needs

March 22, 2019

Protect Your Business From Internet Fraud

Welcome to 2019! With the rush of the holiday season behind us, January can feel like a welcome respite. It can also be a good time to take stock of last year and look ahead toward what changes may be coming in 2019.

Insurance Needs, Personal Insurance

January 10, 2019

Taking Stock of Life’s Changes

How can you, as a small business owner in the Chicago area, keep expenses under control and still provide the best employee health insurance for a more reasonable price? The choices are mind-boggling and the costs seem to only go up.

Business Insurance, Health Insurance, Insurance Needs

March 15, 2018

Finding the Best Employee Health Insurance: Who’s Doing the Homework?

Nothing is more constant than change. We all know that, simply by living our lives. And most of us worry about it. For example, despite the incredible gains the stock market achieved last year and the unflappable confidence of industry and business communities nationwide, people still worried.

Business Insurance, Insurance Needs, Personal Insurance

February 16, 2018

The More Things Change…the More Things Change

I have worked in the insurance industry for a number of years, and in that time have spoken with countless people involved in a car accident. While I have always been able to give them advice based on my professional opinion, I have never been able to speak from experience. Until now.

Insurance Needs, Personal Insurance

January 21, 2018

What I Learned From Being in a Car Accident

Thanks to technology and public-awareness campaigns (don’t text and drive!), driving has become safer over the past few years. So why have auto insurance rates generally been trending upward? You would think that having safer vehicles, with all the safety bells and whistles, would decrease insurance costs, right? Think again.

Insurance Needs, Personal Insurance

January 4, 2018

Examining an Upward Trend in Auto Insurance Rates

The emergence of ridesharing over the last several years has turned the limousine and taxi industry on its head. And, as with other emerging trends in society, the insurance world has had to adjust to keep up with the times.

Insurance Needs, Personal Insurance

November 6, 2017

I Want to Be an Uber Driver: How Do I Get Ridesharing Insurance?

As an insurance agent, I have been asked numerous times something like the following: “Well, I have an umbrella policy, so it should be covered, right?” or, “If my house burns down and I don’t have enough coverage, my umbrella will cover it, right?”

Insurance Needs, Personal Insurance

October 24, 2017

Is an Umbrella Policy the ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card?

Scammers and hackers seem to be everywhere these days. Identity protection is top of mind for nearly everyone. And with this heightened awareness, it’s especially alarming when a news story breaks about huge data breaches at large organizations that handle sensitive information.

Insurance Needs, Personal Insurance

October 11, 2017

Identity Protection Is More Important Than Ever

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